Samsung has unveiled its two new rugged Galaxy devices – Galaxy XCover 6 Pro and Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro in the US. Both products offer superior 5G connectivity, robust performance, end-to-end security, a replaceable battery, and strong durability to help employees get more done even in tough work environments.
Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro:
Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro comes with a 6.6-inch FHD+ 120Hz display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+. It features a 6nm Octa-Core Processor to deliver a seamless system performance and is equipped with 6GB RAM in addition to 128GB internal storage that can further expand up to 1TB.
Moving on, the device sports a 50MP primary camera in addition to 8MP Ultra-Wide camera and a 13MP selfie shooter. Meanwhile, to run the smartphone all day, there is a powerful 4,050mAh battery.
The Galaxy XCover 6 Pro comes pre-installed with Android 12-based One UI 4.0 OS. It’s worth mentioning that the phone supports four major Android and One UI operating system updates in addition to five years of security patches.
Lastly, the phone features Face Recognition, Fingerprint with Power Key, Samsung Knox, IP68 water and dust resistance rating, USB Type-C, and much more.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro:
Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro with a 10.1-inch display with a 1920 x 1200 screen resolution, a 6nm Octa-Core Processor paired with 4GB/6GB RAM in addition to 64GB/126GB storage, and a massive 7600mAh battery.
There is a 13MP AF rear camera and an 8MP front camera to capture some excellent shots. Besides these, it comes pre-installed with the Android 12-based One UI 4 software system. Although there is no confirmation yet, it could also get the Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 update in the coming time.
Other than these, it comes with S Pen, IP68 Rating, Face Recognition, Fingerprint with Home Key, Samsung Knox security, Dual SIM support, and others.
Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro Price and availability:
It supports Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile networks.
- 4GB RAM and 64GB storage – $649
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage – $709
- 4GB RAM and 64GB storage – $759
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage – $819
55th Samsung shareholders’ meeting scheduled for March 20
Samsung will hold its 55th regular shareholders’ meeting on March 20 at the Suwon Convention Center in Gyeonggi-do. In this meeting, there’ll be a discussion on the approval of financial statements, the appointment of outside directors and audit committee members, the approval of director remuneration limit, and some changes to the articles of incorporation.
The Korean tech giant adopted an electronic voting system in 2020 to enable shareholders to vote in advance without attending the meeting in person. Shareholders can register their information and exercise their voting rights through the Korea Securities Depository’s electronic voting system from March 10 to 19.
The electronic voting system is available 24 hours a day for the convenience of shareholders. Shareholders can also check the convening notice and detailed information for each agenda item through the system.
Moreover, Samsung introduced online broadcasting of the shareholders’ meeting since 2021 to enhance shareholder convenience. Shareholders who wish to participate in the online broadcast can apply in advance through the Samsung Electronics website in early March.
Samsung’s Galaxy Experience Space opens in Barcelona, Spain ahead of MWC24
On February 15, Samsung launched the ‘Galaxy Experience Space’ at Plaza de Catalunya, the center of Barcelona, Spain, where visitors can try out various features of the Galaxy S24 series.
The Galaxy Experience Center will be open until February 29 and will demonstrate the new mobile possibilities enabled by Galaxy AI to consumers, media, and partners who come to Barcelona, Spain to attend MWC24.
In addition, Samsung is also promoting the Galaxy S24 series and Galaxy AI through a large outdoor advertisement in Plaza Catalunya, which draws the attention of local consumers.
Samsung maintains its unrivaled position in the global TV market for 18 years
Samsung has been the global leader in the TV market for 18 years in a row since 2006. According to market research firm Omdia, Samsung has a 30.1% market share based on sales in 2023, thanks to its premium products such as Neo QLED, ultra-large size, and lifestyle products.
The Korean tech giant sold 8.31 million units of Samsung Neo QLED in 2023 and 44 million units since 2017, leading the premium TV market. Samsung TV also dominates the ultra-large market over 75 inches and the OLED TV market, where it expects to grow further as the OLED lineup expands.
In the premium TV market, Samsung earned a 60.5% market share based on sales last year, which is a 12.2 percentage increase compared to 48.3% in 2022. It continues its strong performance in the ultra-large TV market, ranking first with 30.4% of the 90-inch and larger ultra-large TV market share.
Yong Seok-woo, President of Electronics’ Visual Display Business Division, said that the trust of consumers made this possible and promised to introduce more innovations in the future. He also announced the ‘AI screen era’ at CES2024, where AI screens will connect and control all home devices and offer new products beyond smart TVs.