Samsung’s 18.4″ Galaxy View Releases Early November

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Samsung has revealed the release date and details about their new Galaxy View device. The Galaxy View may be too big to be called a tablet, with an 18.4-inch display (1920 x 1080p), the device is about 8-inches bigger than the Galaxy Tab S 10.5.

Samsung describes the Galaxy View as “built to stream,” with WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), optional LTE connection, and Android-backed touch-screen interface that makes it easy to start watching Netflix, Showtime, Hulu, and other video services.

The viewer is designed with a grab-and-go handle and two-way stand (see pics below), and includes a 2.1 megapixel camera for large-as-life video chat.

Under the hood, the Galaxy View runs on a 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage space. A microSD slot also allows expandable memory up to 128GB.

In case you’re wondering, battery life is rated up to 8 hours on a full charge.

The Galaxy View will be available starting Nov. 6 at Best Buy and other retailers with an MSRP of $599.99.

Samsung Galaxy View Specifications

Processor 1.6Ghz Octa-core
Display 18.4-inch, Full HD 1920 x1080
OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Camera 2.1MP Front facing
Video Video Streaming, Video Player
Recording: Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Playback: Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Audio MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF
Google Mobile Service Chrome, Gmail, Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Hangouts, Play Store, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Drive, Photos
Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80,Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth®4.1
GPS GPS, GLONASS
Memory 2GB(RAM) + 32GB internal memory
microSD up to 128GB
Dimension 17.79 x 10.86 x 0.47-inch
Battery Li-Ion 11.3v 5,700mAh

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