Samsung updates its rugged tablet line with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab Active 2, a new big-screen device aimed for businesses who want portability and performance such as biometrics integration, multi-window screens and S Pen capabilities.
This is the successor to the Galaxy Tab Active released last 2014. Now enclosed in a protective cover with a MIL-STD-810G military standard case which ensures that the device is durable enough to survive excessive pressure, temperatures, environments, vibration and drops, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active 2 will come in WiFI and LTE variants.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 specs:
8-inch WXGA TFT display @ 1280 x 800 px
1.6GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 7870
16GB internal storage
expandable via microSD up to 256GB
8MP AF rear camera with LED Flash
5MP front camera
LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
Dual-Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz+5GHz)
IP68 Water and Dust Resistance
IP68 Water and Dust Resistant S-Pen: 4096 Pressure Level, Air Command
USB 2.0 Type C
Android 7.1 Nougat w/TouchWiz
4,450mAh battery (user-replaceable)
127.6 x 214.7 x 9.8mm (dimensions)
416g (Wi-Fi), 418g (LTE)
The new rugged tablet from the Korean tech juggernaut also comes with a 1.2m Anti-shock with inbox protective cover to prevent damages from drops. No pricing has been announced for the device, but the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is said to hit select markets starting later this month.