It received’t be right here in time for Christmas — and it’s unclear exactly when it would debut — however, sure Virginia, there might be a Galaxy Tab S6 with 5G in some unspecified time in the future within the foreseeable future. That affirmation, noticed by SamMobile, comes immediately from a Samsung promotion now working in its residence base in South Korea that lists the Galaxy Tab S6 variant (mannequin SM-T866N) as “coming quickly.”
This doesn’t precisely come as a shock. Samsung has been aggressive in adapting 5G connectivity in its smartphones and there’s been buzz surrounding the potential of a 5G variant of the S6 Tab since final fall, when the upcoming mannequin not solely obtained Bluetooth certification however was additionally authorised by Korea’s Nationwide Radio Company.
The latest pill options prominently on the corporate’s Galaxy Academy web site, and although there are not any particulars on specs other than the inclusion of 5G, Samsung is utilizing the identical promo picture as its S6 Tab, which can point out that’s one of many few variations between it and the present Wi-Fi and LTE fashions. Meaning will probably be a high-end product which will resemble the present S6 Tab, with specs like a 10.5-inch tremendous AMOLED display screen with 2,560 x 1,600 decision (287 pixels-per-inch), a twin digital camera system with 13MP and 5MP rear and 8MP entrance shooters, and daylong battery life powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. Samsung’s World of 5G web page, a part of the promo website that options different 5G product particulars, doesn’t embody this mannequin.
Whereas this allegedly imminent launch would mark the primary time a pill consists of 5G, the tech obtainable to make use of it’s nonetheless scarce on a worldwide foundation. South Korea has among the most superior 5G capabilities, with between four and 5 million Koreans already proudly owning 5G telephones. It’s unclear each when and during which different venues Samsung intends to roll out the brand new pill — whether or not will probably be unique to South Korea or whether or not different nations might be focused for distribution. As for the timetable, the sensible cash has it that Samsung might presumably launch the Tab S6 5G alongside the Galaxy S10 Lite and Word 10 Lite at CES 2020 subsequent month.