Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab S6, a new tablet with a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display, a dual camera setup, an on-screen fingerprint scanner, and an upgraded S Pen stylus with new features as well as a rear groove for storage.
Samsung on Wednesday announced its latest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4, and this time around the company is pushing the tablet's productivity and multitasking prowess in an attempt to woo customers before Apple's expected iPad Pro revamp sees release.
Though Barnes & Noble no longer makes its own tablets, it's still in the hardware business with a brand-new $179 Nook intended to take on the iPad, this time with a model built by Apple's chief rival, Samsung.
Samsung on Thursday unveiled the Galaxy Tab S lineup, which comes in 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch flavors, boasts 2,560-by-1,600 pixel resolution Super AMOLED displays, supports fingerprint recognition and integrates Galaxy-only inter-device sharing software.
With Intel largely absent from the current booming smartphone and tablet markets, the chipmaker has reportedly secured a deal with Samsung to power one of the company's upcoming 10-inch Android tablets.
As ordered by a U.K. judge, Apple has updated its regional website to state that Samsung did not infringe on its patented iPad design, and also included the judge's determination that Samsung devices are "not as cool."
Samsung is fighting Apple's requests for a preliminary injunction against its Galaxy Tab with the argument that the 4G capability of its tablet means it does not directly compete with Apple's 3G-equipped iPad 2.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday was unimpressed by Apple's argument that a federal trial judge incorrectly denied the injunction of several Samsung products as part of the companies' ongoing worldwide patent dispute.
The iPad's worldwide dominance over its Android counterparts continues, and demand is so strong that recent estimates see the Apple tablet outperforming rival Samsung's Galaxy Tab even in the electronics maker's home market of South Korea.