Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite pricing and specs leak, could be released on April 2 (Updated)

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  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite pricing and specs leak, could be released on April 2 (Updated)

Samsung is one of the few big names in Android keeping the drumbeat alive for decently powerful tablets. Its Galaxy Tab S series keeps up specs-wise with many recent phones. But what if you don’t need all that power, just a big screen that can play movies beautifully and let you draw on the screen? There’s now word of such a device that will apparently act as a follow-up to last summer’s Galaxy Tab S6.

That word comes from WinFuture, a reliable source which obtained data and pictures of a Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. Some corners have been cut closer than others, but we’ll let you judge the intel for yourself.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite pricing and specs leak, could be released on April 2 (Updated)

The aluminum build is said to house a 10.4″ LCD panel at 2000 x 1200 resolution (5:3 aspect ratio) which would be a clear downgrade from Samsung’s signature OLED displays. But that screen will work with an S Pen in any case, we just don’t know if the stylus will be powered and Bluetooth-enabled for extended functionality as seen with other S Pen-equipped devices. The S Pen was not pictured in the supplied renders.

The tablet itself supposedly come with Android 10 and speakers enhanced by AKG. It will connect to other devices via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and NFC while a cellular version would add LTE and GPS. Users will be able to shoot photos and video from a 5MP selfie camera and an 8MP rear camera and charge the device’s 7,040mAh battery (the same capacity as the Tab S6) through the USB-C port.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite pricing and specs leak, could be released on April 2 (Updated)

Two colors: black and a steely blue

Concerning the powerhouse, WinFuture tips Samsung’s own Exynos 9611 SoC as seen in a few recent Galaxy A smartphones to be used. Processing help comes from 4GB of RAM and options for 64GB or 128GB of internal memory — there’s a slot for a microSD card, too — but as our source material comes from Europe, we’d probably keep some of these specs up in the air if and when a Tab S6 Lite or a device with a similar name (think Galaxy Tab S5e) make it over to the United States. While a switch to Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset may be in the cards, we do note that a Galaxy Tab A slab made it to Verizon this week with an Exynos package.

We’re not aware of any potential launch dates yet — overseas factories are barely getting back into the swing after overcoming closures related to COVID-19 — but if pricing sticks close to the rumored 350 to 400 euros, the Tab S6 Lite might do the trick for some people’s very specific needs.

Possible release date: April 2

According to a now-removed Amazon listing (cached version) that was spotted by Mishaal Rahman, the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite could be released on April 2 in Germany. The date may not be the same everywhere, but it does tell us that the tablet isn’t too far off.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite pricing and specs leak, could be released on April 2 (Updated)

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