South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung, which is currently rolling out the Android 5.0 operating system update to users of Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones in multiple countries, now looks set to launch a 64-bit variant of its popular Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 tablet.
This device (bearing model number SM-T333) has had its tech-specs benchmarked by GFXBench, and going by this, the Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 will feature a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor.
Other key tech-specs outed by the latest GFX Benchmark test includes:
- Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating platform
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor
- Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU
- 1.4GB RAM
- 12GB internal storage
- 3MP rear camera
- 1.2MP front camera
The 64-bit Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 device is also expected to offer NFC and LTE connectivity.
However, the launch date and pricing of the 4-bit tablet are yet to surface, but the benchmark tests indicate an impending launch.
T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 LTE getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat in US
If you are a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (model number T337) user residing in the United States, and have subscribed to T-Mobile's wireless service, then do check out for Google's Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for your devices.
How to manually install Android 4.4.4 on T-Mobile-driven Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 LTE tablets:
Before a manual installation, ensure that the battery within your Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is fully charged and you are receiving a robust Wi-Fi connection.
Follow the steps mentioned below to manually install Android 4.4.4 within your T-Mobile-driven Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 devices:
- From the home screen, press the Menu key
- Select Settings
- Tap Developer options, if available. If not, skip to the last step
- Tap Ok
- Tap USB Debugging
- Tap the Home key to exit the settings menu
- Insert the USB data cable into the phone and then into an available port on the computer
Select Media Device (MTP) at the phone prompt. The PC should recognise several devices and begin installation. This is normal and may take a few minutes. Unplug the data cable when completed.