Samsung’s latest device which released in the tablet category is the Galaxy Tab S. There are so many competitors in this category and apples iPad is the huge one among them. Comparing both the iPad and Tab S there are certain things that make the Tab S a better choice than the Apple’s iPad.
Finger sensing Home button
Similar to the Apple’s finger sensing technology which they introduced in the Apple iPhone 5S now Samsung has also introduced the same one on to the Tab S. Well this particular feature made Tab S more secure. You can make use of the finger sensing to unlock the device and also to make some online payments. For now PayPal is the only service which Samsung provide through the finger sensing payment. Let us hope soon others will also come. Also you can launch some specified apps that you are frequently used through finger sensing home button.
The multi window was first introduced in the Samsung Galaxy smartphones. Well the same technology is introduced on to the Tab as well. In order to perform obviously it should have a powerful processor. Using multi window you can use the app side by side. That is 2 applications in a single window. This facility is more useful for multi-tasking person. They can watch video along with surfing the web. You can resize both the windows as your wish.
Control your Smartphone
You can control your smartphone using the Tab S. At the moment Galaxy S4, S5 and Note 3 is the only devices supported. Hope they will add more devices soon. You can catch up with all the activities in the phone just using the Tab. Even you can make Phone calls and send text messages through the service. In the screen of Tab you will be able to see the emulated image of the smartphone. Calling using a tablet a little bit awkward thing. Still it’s a feature.
Adjust display properties AI
Samsung says that the tablet will adjust the display properties like Brightness, sharpness, contrast and color depending on the current activity that you are doing in the tablet. If you are watching a movie then the tablet will automatically adjust the properties to make display more realistic. Same for while doing other kind of activities like reading an eBook and playing games. Some of the users claims that they are feeling the difference on the display. Well it is a cool feature.
Take control your PC
Similar to controlling your smartphone you can control the PC using the Tab S. For doing this your PC must be installed with Remote PC application. Also your PC must be connected with internet. Using this feature you can even access to the files stored in the PC. While startup you will be provided with a password. After entering the password only you can access to your PC. So there is no need to worry about privacy issues.
Samsung has included a special mode called Kid mode in the tablet. So parents can safely hand over their tablet to kids. There is no need to worry about the content they are browsing on the tablet. If it is an unwanted site the tablet will block them according to the content of the website. Also you can specify which of the Apps can be accessed while in the Kid mode. The UI of the tablet will adjust automatically to the favor of children. That is, UI will be minimalistic which will not confuse kids to access them. Advanced features will not be accessible in this mode.
Pause video’s Automatically
This is one of the best feature among this list. There will be always obstructions while watching a movie or video on the tablet. So you can clarify them without pausing the video. The tablet itself will pause it for you. The tablet make use of the proximity sensor which is placed in the front of the tablet. Once you diverted looking on to the screen the Tab will pause the current video. Also it will resume the video. All you have to do is to look into the screen. This is an optional feature. You can enable this feature on the settings.
Online magazines for free
After purchasing the Tab S you will be getting free subscriptions to the some of the famous Medias like Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and New York times. These subscriptions can be enjoyed for a year without spending a penny on this. Other than this there are some other subscriptions that you can get for free on the region that you are staying. You can catch up with all the market stock updates daily for free directly from the NYSE. After the end of subscription you have to purchase them for further access. This is not a lifetime offer.
Use launchers to change appearance
You can use any custom launcher application to change the appearance of your phone. A wide collection of 3rd party launcher applications like Nova launcher, Apex launcher even iOS launcher is available for free download from the play store. You can install the custom icon packs, change the lock screen using the launcher application. This is one of the feature that has to be enabled on the iOS devices. If you are able to pay an extra amount you can do some advanced features on this launcher. Like swiping on the screen will do some specified actions on the phone.
Place Widgets and app shortcuts on Home screen
If you fed up with launching apps from the app drawer screen then you can place application shortcuts directly on the home screen. Also you can place some 3rd party widgets apps on the home screen to keep you updated with Facebook statuses, weather updates and real time news. Most of the application in Tab S comes with widgets. Other than this you can also place widgets of some important settings on the tablet like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth etc…