Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S

Manoj Changarampatt (right), Samsung Electronics East Africa Director for Internet and Mobile, and Samsung Mobile Marketing Manager Lisa Karanja display the Samsung Galaxy Tab S after its launch.

sumsungRapid and positive developments in Kenya’s ICT sector is attracting leading global mobile device vendors and manufacturers, with a number now shipping in their latest gadgets.

The vendors have been buoyed by a pro-active government policy which has seen Kenya on the verge of rolling out a 4G infrastructure that will efficiently support applications running on their devices.

They want to take advantage of a changing work environment, which has seen many Kenyans embrace virtual offices by performing their office work through smart devices.

“The tablet is becoming a popular personal viewing device for enjoying content,” said Manoj Changarampatt, Samsung Mobile Director, at the launch of the Galaxy Tab S.

With the new Galaxy Tab S, reputed to be the thinnest so far and equipped with a longer lasting battery and Hancom Office Application, work that ordinarily requires a PC or Lap Top and done in physical offices, like creating, editing and viewing word, power point and excel documents is easily done in a mobile environment.

“If you can’t bring all the data from your PC that you need, Remote PC will enable you to access your PC from home. E-Meeting and WebEx gives the consumer the perfect tools to conduct meetings, even when out of the office to expand work flow, be efficient and productive while on the go,” said Mr. Changarampatt.

sumsung-tabOther features offered by the Galaxy Tab S include a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the screen and accessing user account. The fingerprint scanner allows up to 8 different users to conveniently access their individual accounts.

Consumers will send and receive voice calls from their smartphone on the GALAXY Tab S through a Side Sync 3.0 application that syncs Samsung smartphone and tablet devices together with Wi-Fi directly, allowing consumers to receive calls from their smartphone even when it is not within reach.

The tablet, reputed to the thinnest and lightest to date, also enables consumers to transfer contents between their Samsung smartphone and Galaxy Tab S through drag and drop action.