If you’re looking for a new high-end tablet it looks like Optus have begun selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 on a 24-month contract or outright if you don’t want to be locked in.
The Galaxy Tab S3 is Samsung’s premium Android tablet this year, it comes in one size only which houses a 9.7” Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536) Display. The tablet has a decent amount of power though with a Snapdragon 820 and 4GB of RAM powering the unit and with 32GB of onboard storage with a microSD card slot, it’s ready to fill with videos for a long trip away.
There is of course a reason Optus is selling it, and of course it supports Cat 6 LTE on all the important bands in Australia letting you access the web wherever you need it.
What else is inside?
- 9.7” Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536) Display
- Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 – Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz
- 4GB RAM
- 32GB with micro SD up to 256GB
- 13MP rear camera with AF and Flash + 5.0MP front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO
- Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Finger print Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor
- USB 3.1(Type-C)
- Android 7.0
- 6,000mAh Battery with Fast Charging
- 237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm 429g(Wi-Fi) / 434g(LTE)
- LTE Model available with Cat.6 (300Mbps) LTE
So, how can you get one?
The Tablet sells outright for $1095 through Optus which includes 1 month of service on their $15 per month plan that comes with 2GB of data. If you’re more interested in getting the Tab S3 on a 24-month contract then you’ll find the plans starting from $48 per month ($15 Plan + $33 Tablet repayment) and offers you 2GB of data as well.
Optus plans include some attractive entertainment options depending on how much you spend, with a Music Streaming package for zero-rated data streaming from Google Play Music, iHeartRadio and Spotify, TV Streaming which includes zero-rated streaming of video from Yes TV by Fetch, Netflix, Stan, ABC iview, ABC KIDS iview and ABC ME. Higher end plans also include their Sports Package which gives you the English Premier league.
If you’re in the market for a Tab S3 then you can head over to Optus’ website now to check them out.