Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Manual Leaked: Features, Design Tipped ahead of launch

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung is all set to launch its Galaxy Tab S3 in the upcoming major event, MWC 2017 at Barcelona. Being one of the most anticipated devices, several enthusiasts are keeping an eye on the event’s schedule to get the details. However, ahead of its launch, Sammobile has spotted nine images of leaked manual of the Tab S3.


The images show that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will be featured with four stereo speakers – two at the top and two at the bottom, besides a USB Type-C port and headset jack. The primary camera will be placed at its back with LED flash, while at the front, the device will be featured with Samsung’s signature home button which will come with fingerprint scanner.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Front Back Leaked Manual

At the left, the Tab S3 will sport a keyboard dock port, meanwhile, the right side of the tablet, there will be a row of buttons and slots which include, power button, volume rockers, SIM cum memory card tray, and a hole for the microphone, respectively.

S Pen

The leaks also showed that the tablet would be launched with an S Pen accessory as well. It will be a stylus that was earlier seen in Galaxy Note devices. The pen will be featured with an S Pen button and will come with a Clip, Nib and Tweezers.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Leaked Manual


On software part, the Samsung tablet will run on Android Nougat OS which will be customised to offer features like Secure Folder, Screen off a memo, and Air Command.

Secure Folder

The company will allow the Galaxy Tab S3 users to ensure the security of their private apps and content like photos and notes, from not being accessed by others, even when the device is unlocked.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Secure Folder Leaked Manual

Air Command

It is one of the useful features from Samsung which can be easily triggered by pressing the S Pen Button, hovering the S Pen over the screen, or by tapping Air Command Icon. It could be used for frequently used apps.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Air Command Leaked Manual

Screen Off Memo

The Screen Off Memo could by writing on the screen using S Pen, without letting it on. When the screen is off, the user can write on it via S Pen and after finishing the work, one can tap SAVE to save it in ‘Samsung Notes’. The feature can be activated/deactivated at Setting>Advanced features>S Pen>Screen Off Memo.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Sreen OFF Memo


The previous leaks suggested that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will be launched in two variants – SM-T820 and SM-T825. Where, the SM-T820 is touted to be a WiFi only model, which the SM-T825 variant will support LTE connectivity.

Besides, the rumours suggest that the Galaxy Tab S3 will flaunt a 9.7-inch 2048×1536 pixels display, however, it is still unclear that whether it will be a Samsung’s trademarked Super AMOLED display or an LCD panel.

As stated earlier, the handset will be running on Nougat OS, and the system will be powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM. It is expected that the Tab S3 will boast 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, while, the SIM cum memory card tray confirms the expandability support. For photography purposes, the tablet will feature a 12-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front facing camera.

The Specs are not confirmed yet; hence, we have to wait till the official launch of the device. Stay tuned.

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Rishabh Rajvanshi

Rishabh, with six years of experience in the newspaper industry, has co-founded The TeCake in 2013. Apart from writing and editing articles on Technology at The TeCake, he also contributes to other esteemed newspapers.

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