Samsung Introduces its First 18.4” Entertainment Tablet Galaxy View

Jan 21. 2016

Long-lasting battery life with an ultra-wide viewing effect redefines mobile entertainment experience

Samsung Introduces its First 18.4” Entertainment Tablet Galaxy View

Samsung Introduces its First 18.4” Entertainment Tablet Galaxy ViewSamsung Introduces its First 18.4” Entertainment Tablet Galaxy ViewSamsung Introduces its First 18.4” Entertainment Tablet Galaxy ViewSamsung Introduces its First 18.4” Entertainment Tablet Galaxy View

Hong Kong – January 20, 2015 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of latest tablet – Galaxy View. With an immense 18.4-inch display and a flexible Two-way Stand, Galaxy View offers wide and immersive views for users at two different angles. The groundbreaking design reverses the limitations of viewing multimedia contents by small display of conventional tablets, and offers a close to reality mobile experience to dedicated users. In addition, Galaxy View has a long-lasting battery life up to 8 hours and is pre-installed with Family Square photo sharing application, allowing users to keep close contact with beloved ones and enjoy the greatest quality of multimedia experience at ease. Galaxy View redefines mobile multimedia experience and becomes the most user-friendly tablet of the current generation.

“Adopting an immense 18.4-inch display, Galaxy View has been the largest tablet that Samsung ever launched. This is a milestone of our devotion to developing large display technology. Together with Family Square program, it further optimizes users’ experience in using social media platforms. We truly believe Galaxy View will become the lead in any trend of tablet, bringing smart multimedia and social media experience to the next level,” said Yiyin Zhao, Director of IT and Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co., Ltd.

Unparalleled Battery Life Upgrades Mobile Viewing Experience

The brand new Galaxy View supports seamless Internet connection via Wi-Fi and mobile data providing a battery life up to 8 hours for users to enjoy different multimedia contents without any disruption. The long-lasting battery allows users to continuously view various kinds of multimedia contents anywhere. Even users are on trips or go outdoors, one can still enjoy the best multimedia experience without compromising mobility.

Besides, Galaxy View comes with a flexible Two-way Stand which offers both vertical and horizontal viewing position and gives wide views. Users can adjust the viewing angles according to different environment needs. For instance, by placing Galaxy View vertically on the kitchen table, users can make a good dish while watching cooking programs via the tablet.

18.4-inch Full HD Display Showcases Immersive Mobile Entertainment Experience

Samsung launches its largest tablet – Galaxy View which adopts an 18.4-inch full HD display with a high resolution of 1920x1080 in order to deliver immersive and extensive views for users. Users can enjoy tremendous multimedia content at one go through the huge screen. They can also share precious moments with friends and family members by watching multimedia content together anytime and anywhere.

Besides, Galaxy View is equipped with a user-friendly viewing interface with smooth functionality. Simply choose Media Scroll application on homepage, users can view program summaries at ease, thus search and select the most favorite TV programs and films anytime.

Family Square Program Makes Ceaseless Contacts Possible

Galaxy View further optimizes the social media functions. Samsung self-developed Family Square application offers photo sharing and handwriting input functions, allowing users to upload personal pictures, set up photo galleries, jot down daily feelings and records and share with beloved ones with great convenience. No matter how busy life is, users can still keep close contact with friends and family members. In addition, Galaxy View provides Video Call applicationwhich lets users contact family members and friends anytime with a full HD front-facing camera even they are far apart.

The brand new Galaxy View comes with Wi-Fi version in white color. It is equipped with a 1.6 GHz octa-core memory and a 2GB RAM. It also supports a MicroSD memory card up to 128 GB, further expanding its compatibility to abundant multimedia programs.

Best Visual-Audio Entertainment Packages

Samsung Galaxy View users can enjoy a wider array of services that other Android smart devices cannot provide. Users can download a wide range of applications on the exclusive Samsung Galaxy Apps store, leading a smart lifestyle easily. In addition, Galaxy View has a full collection of visual-audio entertainment services including:

• S Console: A Samsung self-developed games searching engine program. It makes comprehensive search of more than 100 popular games, including FIFA16, Asphalt 8, Dungeon Hunter 5, etc. S Console also supports S Console Gamepad applications, which is available for users to be downloaded on their smartphones. By doing so, users can play video games with their smartphones served as the gamepad, together with the immense display of 18.4-inch Galaxy View, thus enjoying a groundbreaking multimedia experience.
*Supports latest smartphone models launched after Samsung Galaxy S4 or Note3.

• Media Scroll: A one-stop visual-audio entertainment center. It discovers a great numbers of renowned local and international video player applications which include myTV, RTHK Screen, Viu, Netflix, etc. By switching on the preset Media Scroll services, users can view all the hot video player applications and download them at ease, enjoying an ample of multimedia content.

• MZ+ Magazine: Galaxy View users can enjoy 60 extra days for reading over 250 types of popular magazines from Hong Kong and Taiwan for free, such as Next Magazine, Eat and Travel Weekly, Capital Weekly, CAPITAL, JESSICA, marie claire, ViVi, etc, rejoicing themselves in fun of reading. Promotion period ends on July 31, 2016.

• Ciderbook: It enables users to group all the warm family photos and make a serial book with a tailor-made name and serial number which is a delicate pick for gifts or for self-collection. Galaxy View users are granted to produce a Ciderbook (HK$120) for free by presenting a Galaxy View serial number. For more details, please visit ciderapp.hk/ciderbook.

Samsung Galaxy Apps allows users to expand functions of Samsung Galaxy products with great ease, granting infinite possibilities. For more information about Samsung Galaxy Apps exclusive applications and gifts, please visit http://www.samsung.com/hk/appsjetso.

Availability and Suggested Retail Prices:

Notebook 9 will be available in stores on 29 Jan, 2016 with the suggested retail prices as follows:

Galaxy View Series

Availability

Suggested Retail Prices

Galaxy View 18.4” Wi-Fi version (White)

January 29

HK$4,598

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.

SAMSUNG Galaxy View Specifications:

Features

Product Design & Display:

• 18.4” TFT PLS, Full HD display with touch screen (1920x1080)
• Two-way Stand

Others:

• 21 Mega-pixel front camera
• 1.6GHz Octa-Core Processor
• 2GB RAM
• Pre-installed memory storage: 32GB
• 2 pre-installed surrounded sound stereo speakers (4W)
• Exclusive family photo gallery built by Family Square

Operating Platform

Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)

Dimension
(L) x (W) x (D)

451.8 x 275.8 x 11.9mm

Weight

2.7kg

Display

• 18.4” TFT PLS, Full HD display with touch screen (1920x1080)

Processor

• 1.6GHz Octa-Core Processor

Memory

• Pre-installed memory storage: 32GB (RAM: 2GB)
• Supports microSD memory card (up to 128GB)

Color+

• White

Battery*

• 5700mAh

Camera

• 21 Mega-pixel front camera
• Effects: Greyscale, Deep Brown, Beauty Mode
• Functions: Timer, Gesture Control, Location Tag, Grid lines

Music Player

• SoundAlive™ Sound Effect (Samsung Proprietary Technology)
• Music database
• 3.5mm surrounded sound earphone port

Audio / Video Play Format

• Video Play Format: MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM
• Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV, WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA

Internet Tool

• Android browser™
• Chrome
• Google Play™
• Google™ (Search, Voice search, Gmail, Map, Navigation, Hangouts, Calendar, Google+, Play Games)
• Preloaded YouTube™ application
• Exchange Active Sync™
• Galaxy Apps
• Online Widget

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

• IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
• Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth®#

• v4.1.1

Data Connectivity

• USB 2.0    

Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.

+For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

Note:

All functionality, features, specifications, and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Event photo: Galaxy View redefines mobile multimedia experience and becomes the most user-friendly tablet of the current generation.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives. We employ 319,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit: www.samsung.com.

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