Last year, Samsung said that it is going to focus more of its energy on tablets this year, and one sub-market to focus on is education. Today, the company announced plans to launch a new Samsung Galaxy Tab exclusively developed especially for the education sector.
This tablet will be available for K-12 school deployments by the 2014-2015 academic year. The 10.1 inch tablet launches as part of the Google Play for Education program. The tablet will be easy to set up and manage, as well as provide students access to curated educational content and other features that are relevant to digital teaching and learning.
The 10.1 WXGA has a 16:10 aspect ratio for viewing educational content and it is powered by the latest Android version, Android 4.4 KitKat. It also has rear and front facing cameras as well as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. The tablet also packs in NFC technology, which will allow administrators to set up a classroom of tablets with just a few taps. The price is unknown right now, but since it is for education, it will likely be cheaper than its mainstream siblings. When we learn more about it, we will be sure to pass it on to you.