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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S: The Best of a Tablet and a Laptop

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S: The Best of a Tablet and a Laptop

Featuring Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Samsung Canada introduces the Galaxy TabPro S, the two-in-one device that lets you enjoy both worlds

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada, one of the leading suppliers of mobile technology in Canada, announced today the Canadian availability of the Galaxy TabPro S, a two-in-one device designed for on-the-go consumers and business professionals seeking the productivity of a laptop with the ultra-portability of a tablet. The Galaxy TabPro S is the first in the Galaxy family of devices to run on the Windows 10 Pro operating system, offering a full-size ergonomic keyboard with trackpad along with a 12" Super AMOLED touch screen display that delivers an unparalleled mobile office experience.

"Our world is more mobile than ever and there is a demand for a device that meets both the personal and business consumption needs of Canadians," said Paul Brannen, Senior Vice President Mobile, Samsung Electronics Canada. "Whether you're working, browsing, streaming or gaming, the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S lets you do all those things, delivering excellent productivity and functionality within an ultra-portable, two-in-one design."

The Galaxy TabPro S with Windows 10 Pro combines the convenience of a tablet with the high performance of a laptop to deliver the ultimate style, speed and power that can be easily adapted to the home and business environments for maximum efficiency and enjoyment. With a 12-inch Super AMOLED display, a long-lasting 10.5 hour battery*, Adaptive Fast-Charging* and a streamlined, compact tablet form factor, Tab Pro S provides true mobile business productivity. Windows 10 Pro offers innovative features such as Cortana, a personal digital assistant; Microsoft Edge, designed to deliver a better web experience; and streaming Xbox One game content to Windows PCs.

"The Galaxy TabPro S is a Windows-based two-in-one, perfect for Canadians who want the functionality of a Windows 10 Pro device," said Jason Hermitage, General Manager, Microsoft Canada. "The Windows 10 Pro-based Galaxy TabPro S is a great companion for someone in the office, between meetings, or at home relaxing."

About the Galaxy TabPro S:

-- Super AMOLED display: The lightweight, power-efficient 12-inch AMOLED
display allows users to work efficiently and enjoy entertainment with
exceptional clarity and colour accuracy. The Galaxy TabPro S features a
multi-touch screen and deep colour contrast to show true-to-life colours
and precise details for an optimal viewing experience whether indoors or

-- Powerful PC Performance: Bringing PC performance to a tablet, the Galaxy
TabPro S runs Windows 10 Pro from Microsoft. It combines an Intel(®)
Core(TM) m3 processor with 4 GB RAM + 128 GB solid state drive so you'll
have the power to work and a faster, with a more reliable place to store
your data. The fanless design features 4.5W of power consumption,
reducing noise disruption and at 2.5 hours charging time, the innovative
battery technology allows for up to 10.5 hours of work and play*.

-- Productivity Where You Need it: Working from home and work and
everywhere in between is now easy. The Galaxy TabPro S comes with a
full-size, detachable keyboard and integrated touchpad, so you can do
just about everything you need to do on your tablet, from polishing a
presentation to writing an email.

-- Slim. Sleek. Stylish: Thin and light, the Galaxy TabPro S is designed
with the sleek lines you expect from Samsung. At .25 inches thin and
weighing only 1.5 pounds, Galaxy TabPro S is designed to be easily
carried around all day.

Retail Availability

The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S will be offered in black and available for pre-order beginning May 13(th) at Samsung Experience Stores and available at major retailers across Canada on May 25(th). The device will retail for $1,399 CDN (MRSP) and the detachable keyboard is included in the price.

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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Product Specification

Model Code SM-W703NZKAXAC
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Attribute Value
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UPC Code 887276169064
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Operating System Windows 10 Pro
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Processor CPU Speed 2.2GHz
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CPU Type Dual-Core
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Display Size (Main Display) 12.0" (303.7mm)
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(Main Display) 2160 x 1440 (FHD+)
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(Main Display) Super AMOLED
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Colour Depth
(Main Display) 16M
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C-Pen Optional
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Camera Video Recording Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps
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Main Camera -
Resolution CMOS 5.0 MP
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Front Camera -
Resolution CMOS 5.0 MP
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Main Camera -
Flash No
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Main Camera -
Auto Focus Yes
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Memory RAM Size (GB) 4 GB
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Network/Bearer Multi-SIM N/A
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SIM size N/A
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Infra Wi-Fi Only
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Connectivity ANT+ No
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USB Version USB 3.1
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Technology GPS, Glonass
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Earjack 3.5mm Stereo
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Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MIMO
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Wi-Fi Direct Yes
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Version Bluetooth v4.1
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PC Sync. N/A
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General Information Form Factor Tablet
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Sensors Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor
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Physical specification Dimension (HxWxD, mm) 198.8 x 290.3 x 6.3
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Weight (g) 693
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Video Playback
Time (Hours) Up to 10.5
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Capacity (mAh) 5200
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Removable No
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Audio and Video Video Playing Format MP4,WMV
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Video Playing
Resolution UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@24fps
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Audio Playing
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Services and
Applications Gear Support N/A
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S-Voice No
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Mobile TV No
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Colour BLACK
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ROM Size (GB) 128GB
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Memory N/A
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*Recharge time and duration may vary according to individual usage patterns. This data was compiled from testing performed by Samsung under specific test conditions. Results may vary based on testing conditions. Based on laboratory testing. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, and voice, data and other application-usage patterns

About Samsung Electronics Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances and printers. Samsung is a leader in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home initiatives. In 2015, Samsung was ranked one of the top 10 most influential brands in Canada, based on a study by Ipsos Reid. Committed to making a difference in communities across Canada, its Samsung Hope for Children corporate giving program supports children's education, sustainability and health-related issues. Globally, Samsung employs 319,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of $196 billion.

To discover more, please visit

Follow Samsung Canada at, on Twitter @SamsungCanada

SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada

CONTACT: Emily Getz, North Strategic for Samsung Canada,, 647.466.2602


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