The 8″ Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 tablet announced

samsung galaxy tab active2 tablet

Samsung announced the company’s latest tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2. The device comes with a new fingerprint scanner that provides facial recognition and improved security authentication for hands-free access.

The gadget is MIL-STD-810 certified. It means that the Galaxy Tab Active2 tablet will be able to withstand drops, vibration, environments, temperatures, and excessive pressure.

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Let’s have a look at the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 specifications


The tablet sports an 8.0-inch WXGA TFT display at a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.


It is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa-core Samsung Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU and Android 7.1 (Nougat) out of the box.


The device comes with 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory that can be expanded to 256 GB using the microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2
In the image: Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2


It has an 8-megapixel autofocus primary camera with LED Flash and a 5-megapixel front camera.

Connectivity and Sensors

The device is equipped with 4G LTE (Optional), Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz+5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, and USB 2.0 Type C connectivity features.

Additional features

It is packed with IP67 certification for dust and water resistance besides featuring 1.2m Anti-shock with inbox protective cover and MIL-STD-810G.

Battery and Dimensions

The tablet packs a 4,450 mAh battery and weighs 415g (Wi-Fi) / 419g (LTE) with 127.6 x 214.7 x 9.9mm size measurements.

Price and availability

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 will be available in Black color in chosen markets from October 2017. There is no news yet regarding the pricing of the device.

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