Korean giant Samsung has officially launched its Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 which is made available to the K-12 schools nationwide. This tablet is basically a Galaxy Tab 4 model which comes with rugged chassis and Google Play for Education. This tablet is specifically designed to cater to the needs of K-12 environment which is easily manageable, durable and offers quick access to digital learning sources.
Senior vice president at Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division, Tod Pike said “Samsung is committed to powering education by empowering educators, and this requires technology that is built specifically for the classroom environment. This new Galaxy Tab, designed for education, is an important step toward achieving that vision as it combines the accessibility and engagement of our leading tablet devices with simple, intuitive management tools to foster a more interactive and effective learning environment.”
The technical specs for the device includes a 10.1” display with 1280×800 pixel resolution, a quad-core ARM CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, 1.5 GB LPDDR3 RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat on-board, 16GB of internal storage with 64 GB of expandable memory through microSD. The device oofers some good battery back-up of 6800mAh.
The tablet offers almost similar specs to the Galaxy Tab 4. Its Google Play Edition for Education offers quick access to some teacher approved videos, apps and even books giving students a more personalized learning experience. This tablet can also be added with a Management Console for $30 additional charge that allows IT administrators to update many device used by the school.
This tablet would also be able access Samsung School which is specifically designed for teachers and students giving out more innovative teaching and learning tools. The tablet is available for a price of $369.99 and additional $30 for Management Console.