One of the most vital parts of a device these days is wireless connectivity, which is especially true when it comes to tablets. However, it appears that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is experiencing a major design flaw which results in the device losing Wi-Fi connection when it’s held in landscape mode.
According to reports, a few Galaxy Tab S5e users have observed that the tablet, while in landscape mode, loses Wi-Fi signal when its lower left corner is covered by their hand. SamMobile, a site dedicated to providing news related to Samsung devices, tested the problem themselves and speculate that it’s because of the Wi-Fi components of the tablet being positioned in the bottom left corner.
If this is the case then Samsung cannot simply roll out a software update in order to fix it. The tablet may need a hardware revision in order to get the Wi-Fi connection issue fixed.
Meanwhile, the users of Galaxy Tab S5e can address the issue by reversing its orientation to the right while using it in landscape mode. This way, the Wi-Fi signal strength would remain strong as it would stay positioned on the top, not covered by the user’s hand.
However, this is an issue which shouldn’t have occurred post the internal testing of product carried out by Samsung.
The company is yet to comment on the matter.