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Samsung’s new AMOLED flagship tablet confirmed for 2014

Samsung’s next AMOLED tablet is on the way and is ready to become the firm’s top of the range slate.

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SamMobile reports that the follow up to the Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be released later this year and with a 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution it will become the firm’s second AMOLED slate, and have the same resolution as the recently announced Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablets.

Samsung, which has already begun work on the tablet, will provide Wi-Fi, 3G and LTE variants of the slate and the respective model numbers are SM-T800, SM-T-801, and SM-T805.

When it comes to the screen size, there are currently no definitive details and most rumours so far have stated that it will be between 8in and 10in. Processor details are similarly sketchy and rumours have stated that it will be of the Exynos 5 variety.

The tablet will run on Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Samsung’s custom TouchWiz UI over the top that has the Magazine UX included as standard. It will also test some of the Galaxy S5 features on the tablet including Ultra Power Saving Mode that helps to save battery life by turning off background data, colour output and many other things that can save significantly on battery life.

Samsung introduced the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablets at January’s Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas with a total of four Galaxy Slates that are taking aim at the large screen end of the tablet space.

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The Galaxy TabPRO comes in three different screen sizes – 8.4in, 10.1in and 12.2in – with the NotePRO coming in at the whopping 12.2in top end screen size. All of the tablets have the same 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution display and it has created a new, large dimension to the tablet game.