New tablet from the Samsung Galaxy Tab family purposed for schools
Samsung announced a new tablet under the Galaxy Tab line for the next school year
This school year is not over yet but thanks to Samsung we are looking forward to the next 2014/2015. The US branch of the company has just announced that it is preparing a new model tablet especially designed for students. It comes in the perfect size of 10.1-inch and packed with abundance of features and apps to fulfill the needs and preferences of students of all grades, from kindergarten to high school. The new device will be released as part of the Samsung Galaxy Tab line. It will be useful and convenient for teachers and students with the variety of possibilities and pre-loaded apps. Teachers can take advantage from the capabilities for easy searching for content by subject and students’ grade. The sending of content and assignments to students will be easy and fast. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet will feature a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 800 x 1280p.
According to Samsung the size and the resolution of the screen make it perfect for educational purposes. It will be powered by Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Among the ordinary features in the new Galaxy Tab will be the primary shooter on the back panel. It will be provided with different connectivity features, including NFC that will make the exchanging of content very easy and effective.
The Korean manufacturer is teaming up with the initiative from Google named Google Play for Education. It is a project that provides access for teachers in the country to a wide number of academic videos, apps, books and materials. The progressing of the technologies and the integrating of the advanced devices in the educational process improves rapidly the effectiveness of the study programs in the schools and the universities worldwide. More and more companies are releasing tablets and hybrid devices that are especially designed for educational purposes. Soon they will become an inseparable part of the effective teaching programs, replacing the good ol’ board and chalk.