18 inches and multimedia push: the Korean mega tablet a gadget with location yet to be defined, but very interesting.
Samsung has courage: its Galaxy View, finally official, an original, surprising, new idea. To the point that it could give life to a new commercial category, the TV tablet.
With his 18.4-inch full HD display, the View is much more than a tablet, a kind of portable touch TV. large basically twice the size of a classic 9-10 inch tablet: it measures 451.8 x 275.8 x 11.9 mm and weighs 2.65 kg, and has a shell in light polycarbonate with special handle to be easily transported inside the house, in an office or school, environments for which it is intended. Included in the body has a pedestal to place it on the table in various positions.
Besides the new iPad Pro, the mission of the View is to provide access to all types of multimedia content: the hardware includes an Exynos 7580 octa core 1.6 GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM, 32 or 64 GB of external memory , slot for micro SD card, 5700 mAh monstre battery and support for 4G networks. Little weight must have a camera in such a gadget, and in fact the resolution of 2.1 megapixels. The Android operating system.
Samsung has thought of the emergence of services and content for TV via Internet and has thus modified the interface of the View because it can be used to immediately access the contents of YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Twitch, Cnn, Cbs. From a study and work tool, the megatablet can therefore become one additional tv screen to use lying in bed for streaming. The resolution is only full HD, but the vast majority of streaming TV content does not exceed this resolution and 1920 × 1080 pixels allow energy savings that guarantee wild 8-hour binge watching sessions. For the audio there are two 4-watt speakers.
For work, Android 5.1 Lollipop connects you to the Google productivity suite, while the split screen on such a large display can be useful to always have messages and social chats at your fingertips while you work.
The price of the gadget in Italy should be aroundupthe 650 euros.