Samsung to launch first 5G tablet in South Korea this week

In 2019, Samsung was the no. 2 player in the global 5G smartphone market with a 35.8 per cent share.

author_img H Prasad Published :  29th January 2020 05:54 PM   |   Published :   |  29th January 2020 05:54 PM
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Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. reportedly announced that it will release a 5G tablet in South Korea this week. Reports suggest that the Galaxy Tab S6 5G, the world’s first 5G tablet, will go on sale for 999,900 won ($850) in the domestic market on Thursday. The company has yet to unveil a launch schedule for the product outside home turf. 

The tablet, which weighs 420 grams, comes with a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display, AKG-tuned quad speakers and supports the smart S pen. The model sold in South Korea will have 128 gigabytes of storage and will come in grey.

The smartphone and electronics company has reportedly been working to expand its 5G portfolio to lead the global market. The company currently sells Galaxy 5G devices that include the Galaxy S10 5G, Note 10 5G and A90 5G smartphones.

In 2019, Samsung was the no. 2 player in the global 5G smartphone market with a 35.8 per cent share, with shipments of 6.7 million 5G smartphones worldwide, according to data from market researcher Strategy Analytics.

*Edited from an IANS report.

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