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Samsung tries to fight Microsoft's Surface with new Galaxy TabPro S

Blair Hanley Frank | Jan. 6, 2016
Ultrathin tablet disappoints when compared to Microsoft's offering

At this point, price will likely be the deciding factor in how good a deal the TabPro S is. It feels like an awesome offering for the $500 to $700 range, but it’s not going to run circles around something like the iPad Pro or Surface Pro 4. Should Samsung sell it cheaply enough, it may be able to find some traction in the market, but my hopes aren’t up for that just yet. 

Samsung may go on to prove me wrong. The company is known for taking an imperfect first version of a product and continuing to iterate it until it actually finds traction in the market, which means that the TabPro S2 (or whatever Samsung decides to call it) may be a marked improvement over the original. 

 

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