When Samsung announced the two Galaxy Tab S tablets earlier this month, we were told the 10in model would retail for £449 and the smaller 8in model would be priced at £349. However, we've just received word from Samsung to say that the UK price is now lower.
The Korean firm has decided to drop the price of both devices to match the equivalent iPad. So, the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 will cost £399 to match the iPad Air and the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 will cost £319 matching the iPad mini 2 (Retina). See: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air
Both Galaxy Tab S devices will go on sale on 4 July.
"Combining the market's most advanced display technology, Super AMOLED, with a beautifully sleek design, the Galaxy Tab S is a game-changer for the mobile industry and we're proud to be leading the way," said Ines van Gennip, marketing director, at Samsung UK. "Offering an unrivalled visual and entertainment experience, unique features and a range of premium content in our thinnest model yet, the Galaxy Tab S is a must-have mobile device and we’re delighted to introduce it to our customers."
The Galaxy Tab S models feature 1440 x 2560 screen resolutions and SuperAMOLED technology which Samsung believes creates an 'unrivalled entertainment experience'. They have design traits from theGalaxy S5 smartphone including a fingerprint scanner and IR blaster.