Samsung announced a slew of products today in India. Starting with the Galaxy Tab S6, this new tablet from Samsung now supports and comes with S Pen. It can be used to take photos and videos and even acts as a Bluetooth remote control. The S Pen gives the Tab S6 capabilities to create illustrations, taking notes and more. The transparent notes feature allows users to take notes while watching a video. The Tab S6 comes with a magnetic charging strip behind the tablet which is used to attach the S Pen and charge.
Galaxy Tab S6 also comes with enhanced Samsung DeX support, thus like the Galaxy Note10+, one can use the apps on a larger screen. The DeX function has also been added to Galaxy Tab S6’s new Keyboard Cover, which lets users launch and close DeX with the tap of a key. The keyboard has been fine-tuned for better functionality, including a trackpad, a free-angle stand and a dedicated indent for the S Pen.
The Galaxy Tab S6 features a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display and has quad speakers tuned by AKG and Dolby Atmos. The hardware specifications include a Snapdragon 855 processor and dual rear cameras of 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel with an ultra-wide lens. Galaxy Tab S6 also features an in-display fingerprint sensor. The front camera is 8-megapixel. Galaxy Tab S6 comes with Samsung’s AI – Bixby that allows users to search the latest content on Netflix with the Bixby Voice. Samsung also bundles a six-month YouTube Premium membership with the tab.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 comes in Mountain Gray and Cloud Blue colours. The tablet will be available in stores and online from 11 October and is priced at Rs. 59,900. It comes with introductory offers of up to Rs. 5,000 cashback for HDFC Bank credit and debit card owners, Keyboard Cover offer at Rs. 5,499 against Rs. 10,999.
Galaxy Watch 4G and Watch Active2
Galaxy Watch 4G is Samsung’s first smartwatch that features e-SIM capability. This means one can use the watch to make and receive calls, send messages and more without the need for a phone. The Galaxy Watch 4G is currently compatible with Samsung smartphones and will work on the Airtel and Jio networks.
Galaxy Watch 4G comes in three colours, each with customisable faces. The colours are Rose Gold, Midnight Black or Silver. It also comes in 42mm and 46mm sizes. The smartwatch has fitness tracking features like — walking, running, cycling, elliptical machine, rowing, and dynamic workouts — and 21 new indoor exercises from a selection of 39 activities. Galaxy Watch is designed to help users track food and water intake as well. The Galaxy Watch 4G will be available from 11 October in both 46mm and 42mm variants at Rs. 30,990 and Rs. 28,490 respectively.
The next smartwatch, Galaxy Watch Active2 comes in 44mm dial in two variants – lightweight aluminum case with a casual sport band and premium solid stainless steel case with a leather band. The Galaxy Watch Active2 features a new upgrade to the rotating bezel — and turns it digital to make it convenient to navigate while maximizing the screen size. The rotating touch bezel turns both clockwise and counterclockwise to move across screens so users can easily select their favorite apps. Plus, the upgraded One UI offers a simple, clear and natural user experience for navigation.
Galaxy Watch Active2 also tracks your fitness and active lifestyle. It can manually track more than 39 workouts with seven of them getting activated automatically — including running, walking, cycling, swimming, rowing machine, elliptical machine, and dynamic workouts. With an updated Running Coach, users can monitor their running pace in real-time and enjoy seven different running programs.
As a smartwatch, Galaxy Watch Active2 allows users to make and receive calls freely from the watch through Bluetooth connectivity with the phone. It also allows the user to take photos, start recording a video, preview footage on the watch, switch between front and rear lenses, set a timer and then check the final photo or video — all from the wrist. Users can also use Wireless PowerShare on their Galaxy smartphone to charge their smartwatch.
The Galaxy Watch Active2 comes with a 44mm dial and in two material variants – stainless steel and aluminum. The Watch Active2 Steel comes in silver, black and gold finish at Rs. 31,990 while the Watch Active2 Aluminum comes in black, rose gold and cloud silver finish at Rs. 26,990.