With its refreshed design, the tablet is intended to embody practicality and style, says Samsung. With an incredibly thin, 5.5mm sleek metal body, and weighing only 400g, it’s ultra-portable. It is available in a range of colours, including silver, black, and gold, so one can choose a look that reflects one’s style.
“The Tab S5e is a top-tier tablet with a sleek design and powerful features, available at a new price point,” said DJ Koh, president and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division, at Samsung Electronics. “For users who want intelligence that keeps them connected so they can get more done — as well as a big, beautiful screen for a rich, premium entertainment experience — the Tab S5e delivers.”
The tablet packs a large 7040mAh battery, which provides
As the first Samsung tablet to feature the new Bixby 2.0, it offers a smarter and more convenient way to interact with the
One can expect to experience content in sharp detail on its Super AMOLED display, with a 16:10 screen ratio and no visible home key. The tablet offers a 10.5-inch edge-to-edge display with slimmed-down bezels to create an 81.8% screen-to-body ratio.
Its crisp visuals are complemented with rich sound, thanks to its Quad Speakers that incorporate auto-rotate stereo technology for powerful, louder audio that adapts to how one holds the tablet (portrait/landscape). It features Dolby Atmos integration and sound by AKG, for immersive 3D sound. With Spotify preloaded and a free premium subscription of up to 3 months for new members, it allows one to stream tunes uninterrupted.
The Tab S5e will be available starting at $399.99 in the second quarter of 2019 at Samsung.com and major retailers, with mobile network connected models to follow later in 2019.
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Dynabook adds lightweight laptop
Dynabook – formerly Toshiba – has released the Portégé A30-E: a 1.2kg laptop featuring the latest USB-C and gigabit LAN capabilities.
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Dynabook Europe has announced the Portégé A30-E – a lightweight, reliable and durable business laptop, combining the latest in security and connectivity features for the mobile worker. Designed for the mid-market, enterprise, education and public sector segments, the A30-E continues momentum for the new Dynabook brand, following the recent launch of the cutting-edge Portégé X30-F and Tecra X40-F.
It is designed for productivity, usability, and portability, featuring a thin form factor and weighing 1.2kg. A bright non-glare screen makes it highly legible in bright lighting conditions, with the option of low-energy Full HD to deliver higher screen brightness. Dynabook says it features up to 14 hours of battery life and accurate control via the Precision Touchpad, while a fast boot-up enables work to begin in seconds. Developed for the durability and reliability required by today’s mobile workforce, the A30-E has been manufactured to stringent Dynabook standards. These rigorous and military-grade assessments include drop, high and low temperature, and humidity tests.
It safeguards business-critical information with extensive built-in protection, making it straight forward to manage device security at all levels. Central to this is Dynabook’s BIOS, engineered in-house for maximum security, alongside Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which enables ports to be configured to the level of accessibility necessitated by the enterprise. The laptop’s broad range of authentication features ensures that there need not be any concerns about data falling into the wrong hands. The BIOS and SSD can be secured with a single sign-on biometric authentication, while an optional smartcard and two-factor authentication, featuring IR-based Windows Hello and an in-built fingerprint reader, further bolsters the laptop against data breaches.
It offers a host of cutting-edge connectivity features and the ability to link with a wide range of peripherals, thanks to its flexible USB Type-C port. If there is a need to connect to a greater number of peripherals, the optional USB-C dock enables this with a rapid and simple one-click connection. For presentations, the device boasts an HDMI video port, while an optional USB-C dongle adds the possibility of VGA connectivity. The Gigabit LAN port facilitates a straightforward and rapid internet connection, while an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi Antenna configuration ensures optimum WLAN signal, minimising the chance of a dropped connection or downtime.
Despite a lightweight and ergonomic form factor, it packs the performance required to support the workforce – whether on the move or in the office. The device offers a wide range of SSD types and capacities – up to 1TB PCIe SSD – to suit varying business and budgetary requirements. Users can also enjoy enhanced performance power and the capacity to run multiple applications simultaneously with an up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 vPro processor.
“The arrival of the Portégé A30-E again underlines dynabook’s expertise in providing robust, yet practical, devices for the B2B space, which are designed for portability, without conceding on performance or power,” said Damian Jaume, managing director of Dynabook Europe GmbH. “We know working practices are transforming and we strive to ensure our technology matches to those shifts. The Portégé A30-E epitomises this, delivering the engineering expertise and advanced features to support new ways of working – at an affordable price point”.
The Portégé A30-E will be available in South Africa from September 2019.
Samsung launches ‘flip board’
Samsung’s high-quality display technology has been integrated into a digital board called the Samsung Flip. Similar to Microsoft’s Surface Hub, it is designed to be used in place of whiteboards and flipcharts.
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We live in an age where we can communicate with people across continents in seconds. Despite this, many still struggle to connect with people right in front of us, whether it’s in a boardroom, brainstorm session, or client presentation. Technology can clearly make presentations more enticing, but many of us still use tools like slideshows and paper flipcharts, which have become overused and outdated because they lack interactivity, shareability and even scalability.
Enter the Samsung Flip. Samsung managed to retain the basic function of a board but has added convenience, efficiency and an array of digital functionality. While it has the look and feel of a flipchart, it is a large digital screen that helps create interactive presentations.
It features an ultra-high definition LCD mobile display – a flipchart that drives collaboration and expands presentation capabilities, with a touchscreen that allows users to display work, graphics and AV material, as well as write and save notes.
“Samsung seamlessly integrates business environments and adapts to changing business needs,” says Reginald Nxumalo, Director: B2B, Samsung South Africa. “With its user-centric approach, Samsung has made business technologies simple and easy to use, enabling businesses to adapt to the evolving business environment. ”
Those with a laptop, tablet or smartphone can mirror their screens to share content. Notes and ideas from a brainstorm can also be recapped and shared, using built-in email, distributed over a network, or saved to USB storage.