Get a grip: Samsung's 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet has a built-in handle

How big of a tablet is "too big"? Perhaps when it includes its own handle for easier carrying; leaked images show Samsung's Galaxy View to have just that.

Samsung teased its upcoming Galaxy View tablet last month and the device has already been tested by the FCC for use on AT&T's LTE network. If you're wondering how the testers carried the tablet, perhaps they used the integrated handle.

Yes, based on leaked images of the Galaxy View tablet found by SamMobile, this larger than life tablet will have a handle for easier transport.

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Credit: SamMobile

I personally wouldn't carry the slate this way but it's an interesting, if not quirky, approach.

I can't quite tell if the handle is part of a flexible dock, a case specifically designed for the Galaxy View or part of the tablet itself, but there's an oblong cut out on the back. With it, you would hold the tablet in landscape mode upside down while riding the subway to work or walking around the town.

Short of the leaked images, little is yet known about the big slab. Based on the FCC documentation, the tablet measures 17.5-inches wide by 10.7-inches tall. It appears reasonably thin for such a large device, based on the pictures.

Other expectations and rumors peg the Galaxy View as having a 1920 x 1080 resolution screen -- not a great pixel density, if accurate -- a 1.6 GHz Samsung Exynos 7 chipset, 2 GB of memory and 32 GB of storage to run Android.

But really, you're buying it for the handle, right?

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