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Most people thought that Android tablet were dead but Samsung gave us a surprise at the Mobile World Congress 2017 with the announcement of their new tablet the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 follows in a similar path to its predecessor when it comes to design but there are some little changes here and there.


The new device measures in at 237.3 x 169 x 6mm and weighing only 429g and it has a glass back and front that’s neatly contained within a metal frame. The Tab S3 is sleek and lightweight and it’s thinner, smaller and lighter than Apple’s 9.7in iPad Pro despite having the same size display, at 9.7in.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a 9.7-inch display with a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. The Super AMOLED display supports 4K video playback however and it also features High Dynamic Range (HDR), supporting video playback of HDR content.

The 9.7-inch Tab S3 is one of the first HDR-ready tablets, meaning its processor and screen are both up to spec for showcasing HDR material.

As for the camera it features a rear-facing 13Mp camera with auto focus and flash, along with a 5Mp front facing camera for those high quality selfies and video calls.




The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 features a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU comprised of two 2.15GHz cores and two 1.6GHz cores along with 4GB of RAM.The tablet packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.It also has the Vulkan API to make gaming on the Tab S3 more enjoyable.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 launches with Android 7.0 Nougat straight out of the box. The software features Samsung’s TouchWiz interface on top, and it sports several new features compared to the Galaxy Tab S2, including the S Pen functionality.


The Galaxy Tab S3 also features Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Notes, Air Command and Samsung Flow. Samsung Flow uses biometric authentication thanks to the built-in fingerprint scanner of the Tab S3 to tether compatible devices to share not only documents but also texts, allowing you to stay connected whether using a tablet or a smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 is available in Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/4G) models. The 4G LTE model (SM-T825) will support all the major 4G LTE networks in Nigeria including MTN, Etisalat, Glo, InterC, Smile, and NTel.

As we mentioned, there is also a fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as AKG quad-stereo speakers.Connectivity and sensors options includes Wi-Fi, GPS,Bluetooth,Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

The S Pen has also been refined for the Galaxy Tab S3, offering a smaller 0.7mm tip and increased sensitivity. It includes a number of features, such as Screen off memo for jotting down notes when the display is off, as well as PDF annotation and advanced drawing tools.


There’s also a 6,000mAh battery inside to keep it powered for longer than the Tab S2, and with support for fast charging, you can stay connected for longer period.


  • Android 6.0
  • 2,048×1,536-pixel resolution
  • 15GHz+1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor
  • 9.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • microSD expandable up to 256GB
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 6,000mAh battery
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • USB Type-C
  • Comes in silver or black
  • LTE model available


The Samsung galaxy tab 3 9.7 is not yet available in Nigeria,when available you can get it at any of the online stores.
Samsung announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 would be released in the UK on 31 March 2017, with pre-orders starting a few weeks prior, on 17 March 2017.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 is expected at a price of around $599,those who pre-order before 31 March will get an keyboard cover worth £119 with their device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N190,000 to N250,000 depending on the model.

Explore various models of Samsung devices on from ₦25,000 and enjoy the best prices, great customer experience and fast delivery service nationwide.

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