Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is a tablet built for people who love to get things done without worrying about anything being broken. The long-awaited device packs a more powerful processor and offers twice the RAM of its predecessor.

Aside from the rugged design and a fingerprint scanner the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is very similar to the Galaxy Tab 8.0 2017.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Quick Specs & Features

  • 8.0-inch Touch Display, 800 x 1280 pixels (189ppi)
  • 1.9GHz Octa-core Exynos 7880 Octa CPU
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 8MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • 4450mAh Li-ion Battery

Design and Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 tablet parades a rugged design and is a device you can carry around with little worry about it getting damaged.With military-grade MIL-STD 810G testing for durability and toughness and an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, this device is very resilient.

Its display hasn’t changed from that of its 2014 predecessor. You will still find an 8-inch display with a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels. This supports the use of a stylus.

Hardware and Software

The tablet comes with an octa-core Exynos 7880 processor. This pairs with higher RAM of 3 GB, compared to the original Galaxy Tab Active’s 1.5 GB.

Onboard storage remains at 16 GB, but you have the option of using a microSD card to expand this by additional 256 GB. Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 boots Android 7.1 Nougat with Samsung’s TouchWiz skin.

Other Specs and Features

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 comes with improved cameras. You will find a higher-res 8MP sensor on the rear, replacing the previous 5MP. For selfies, there is also a bump to 5 MP, from the measly 1.2 MP provided the last time.

A 4,450mAh battery is still in charge of power supply here. This juicer is removable and supports reverse charging, meaning you will be able to boost your other mobile devices with it.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 190,000 Naira to 250,000 Naira.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: 1.9GHz Quad-core Processor (Exynos 7880 Octa)
  • GPU: Mali-T830 MP3
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Colours: Black
  • Dimension: –
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Type: –
  • SIM Count: Single-SIM

Display

  • Display: 8.0-inch Touch Display, 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes (3G/4G model)
  • EDGE: Yes (3G/4G model)
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes (3G/4G model)
  • HSPA+: Yes (3G/4G model)
  • CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes (3G/4G model)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes (3G/4G model)
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: –
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: –
  • Light Sensor: –
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Traditional Voice Calls: –
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Digital TV: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 4450 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Use Time: –
  • Video Playback: –
  • Fast Charging: –

Conclusion

This device with its great specs and rugged design is a really good device. What do you think about this tablet?

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