Samsung Galaxy S sparkle for tablets in rumoured S Tab rebrand
Samsung is reported to be planning to add a sprinkle Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 magic to its tablets by adding an S to the Tab brand.
S Taaaabbbbb -- ain't no party like an S Tab party! Samsung is reported to be planning to add a sprinkle of the pop magic of the smash hit Galaxy S3 and to its tablet range by adding an S to the Tab name.
Samsung's tablets are known by the name Galaxy Tab, but rumours say forthcoming tablets will be named S Tab. The tipsters at SamMobile reckon there's a 10- or 11-inch S Tab coming with full high-definition AMOLED screen and eight-core Exynos 5 Octa processor inside.
We're prepared to give this rumour some credence based on the fact that Samsung has already tried to rub off a little of the S series sparkle onto other products. The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is named in a misleading marketing wheeze, suggesting the phone is just a smaller version of the powerhouse that is the S3 -- which is far from the truth.
Reports suggest Samsung is about to repeat the trick with an. We've got our but let's face it, the odds ain't great.
Samsung is playing the name game across the board. Recent scuttlebutt suggests the Korean company has also come up with a new name for the mid-sized, in-between-screen follow-ups to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Future devices boasting screen sizes between that of a large phone and a small tablet will reportedly be called the range.
To see what the fuss is about with the S series of smart phones, press play on our video taking you through the evolution of the Galaxy S phone.
Is Samsung in danger of diluting the S brand, or could the Tabs do with a spot of S sparkle? Tell me your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook page.