Samsung Galaxy TabPro S apparently priced at €999 and up in Europe

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It essentially came out of nowhere, even though Samsung toyed with gargantuan Windows tablets in the past (without much success), and aside from a clearly inferior SoC, it looked like a strong Surface Pro 4 contender on paper.

Now, the Galaxy TabPro S has a semi-official price tag attached to its name, making your buying decision a very tricky to navigate process. According to a reputable German publication, the 12-inch convertible shall start at €999 around those parts, which is likely to convert to $1,000 stateside.

What AllAbout Samsung doesn’t say is whether the keyboard cover is included in the “entry-level” MSRP, which seems to be the case, based on an early Amazon.de product listing. The e-tailer is obviously not ready to ship the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S just yet, but it accepts pre-orders at €1,000, docking station and all.

Comparatively, a thousand bucks nets you an Intel Skylake Core i5-powered Surface Pro 4 in the US, with 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD in tow, but no Type Cover. The optional accessory sets you back an additional $130, yet on the other hand, Samsung’s Surface “killer” only packs Core M punch.

Pre-installed Windows 10 Home software looks like the second and final downside of the cheapest TabPro S flavor, with the operating system’s Pro version requiring an extra €100, and a grand total of €1,200 scoring you both Windows 10 Pro goodies and LTE connectivity.

In all three cases, you’re getting the bare minimum 128GB storage space, as well as 4 gigs of memory, a stunning 2,160 x 1,440 pix res Super AMOLED screen, 10-hour battery life, dual 5MP cameras, and ultra-slim design. Needless to say doubling the SSD capacity will cost more, though we’ve no idea exactly how much. Remember, the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S rolls out globally from next month.

Sources: AllAboutSamsung, Amazon Germany

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