Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 debuted in June 2014 and it was made available for purchase in July the same year. At the time it was the most powerful tablet in Samsung’s line-up.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is available in two body colors Dazzling White and Titanium Bronze, while bringing either WiF+LTE or WiFi-only connectivity. Talking about connectivity, it arrives with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, IR blaster, and microUSB 2.0.
The tablet comes pre-loaded with Android 4.4.2 KitKat with TouchWiz UI and it can be upgraded to Lollipop. The processing tasks for the WiFi-only model are handled by Samsung’s in-house made octa-core Exynos 5 Octa 5420 SoC with quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex A15 CPU for the tasks that require more processing power and four low-power 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 cores. On the other hand the LTE-friendly model is underpinned by a quad-core 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU with Adreno 330 GPU.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 also comes with 3 GB RAM, 16/32 GB storage, and microSD support up to 128 GB. On the back there’s an 8 MP primary shooter with LED flash and Full HD video recording, while the front panel accommodates a 2.1 MP camera. It also sports a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 2560 x 1600 resolution.