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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S News: Will its Gold Edition outshine Microsoft's Surface Pro 4?

After Samsung released the new Galaxy TabPro S last March, the new Gold Edition update is being released with a more beautiful finish and bigger system memory.

By Christine Pamintuan, EnStars on Oct 18, 2016 03:25 AM EDT
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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S was released earlier this year, but Samsung has released an updated version giving it more powerful specs and a beautiful finish. With that, fans should also expect a price increase compared to the earlier version of the device.

According to The Verge, the new Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition will still have the same 12-inch AMOLED display and detachable keyboard case as the previous model. However, it will now come with an 8GB of RAM instead of the existing 4GB of RAM. It will also have a solid state storage of 256GB.

Another striking update for the device is its gold color. According to iTech Post, the exterior of the device is made of magnesium-alloy construction with elegant gold finish. It was said that this is a significant change from the previous white and black options for Samsung's tablets.

Other specs for the device remains unchanged like the Intel Core M3-6Y30 processor and the pair of 5-megapixel webcams. The screen also has 2,160 x 1,440 resolution screen and the device is equipped with 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

The device is sleek with a thickness of 6.3mm and it is very handy considering it only weighs less than 700 grams. It also has a solid battery with 10.5 hours battery life. The device is also fast charging and it can be fully charged in less than 3 hours.

Meanwhile, there are also some comparisons being made between the Galaxy TabPro S and the Surface Pro 4. Surface Pro 4 is now available for $899 for a 4GB RAM and 128 GB storage combination. It also packs with Intel Core i5 processor compared to the TabPro's Intel core m3 processor.

Each of the devices' features may be different on significant levels but surely many would opt for the Galaxy TabPro's double memory. As of writing, Microsoft is selling the Surface Pro 4 at USD 899 while the new Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition is available for USD 999.99. 

 

 

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