Update: June 8, 2020 at 9:30 p.m. ET: Samsung is bringing the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite to India on June 17. The Wi-Fi variant will cost Rs. 27,999 and will be exclusive to Amazon India and Samsung India. The LTE model will cost a hefty Rs. 31,999 and will be available at select retail outlets and Samsung’s India website.
Samsung is throwing in a few discounts for people who pre-order the tablet. Early buyers will be eligible to purchase the Galaxy Buds Plus for just Rs. 2,999 or the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Book Cover for Rs. 2,500.
You can pre-order the tablet starting today, with an official due date slated for Wednesday, June 17.
Original article: April 15, 2020 at 5:17 p.m. ET: In our review, we called the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 the best Android tablet on the market. Two of the device’s only downsides were its high $650 starting price and the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack. Thankfully, Samsung just announced the Galaxy Tab S6’s new little sibling — the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite — which should bring that price down a bit while reintroducing the highly coveted audio jack.
This new tablet looks relatively similar to the current champion on the outside. But when you look at the specs, it’s a bit easier to see why it touts the Lite moniker.
The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite features a slightly smaller 10.4-inch display with a 2,000 x 1,200 resolution, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and an unnamed octa-core processor that tops out at 2.3Ghz. We expect the device to sport the Exynos 9611 SoC.
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This new mid-range tablet also features dual Dolby Atmos-certified speakers, a 7,040mAh battery, and an S Pen in the box. It comes equipped with an 8MP camera around back, a 5MP shooter in front, and Android 10 with Samsung’s One UI 2.0 on top.
The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite will be available in three colorways: Oxford Gray, Angora Blue, and Chiffon Pink. Samsung has yet to release any official pricing or availability information, but we expect it to cost a fair bit less than the standard Galaxy Tab S6.