Samsung ruggedizes Galaxy Tab – meet Active2

Samsung Electronics has released the Galaxy Tab Active2, a new 8”, MIL-STD-810 tablet offering a wider range of features such as biometrics integration, multi-window screens and S Pen capabilities that function in extreme working conditions for improved worker productivity and flexibility.

“The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 was built based on in-depth customer and partner feedback and has been carefully developed to create a whole new category of tablet for the global workforce,” said Suk-Jea Hahn, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics’ Global Mobile B2B Team.

“We strategically worked to build a wider partner ecosystem for extended functionality through collaborations with leading industry players, such as IBM, ECOM Instruments, Gamber Johnson, RamMounts, iKey, Otterbox and Koamtac. With IBM Maximo, we are delighted to bring to Samsung, for the first time, industry leading asset management features for field workers to simplify their daily lives,” he added.

Danny Mandrides, Head of Sales, Enterprise Mobility, at Samsung Electronics Australia, said, “The Galaxy Tab Active2 provides a high-performance experience for the most demanding Australian tablet users and is delivered with a sleek and highly mobile form factor, great connectivity via 4G or Wi-Fi, and the best in Galaxy features like IP68 water resistance, S-Pen, and integration with a range of partner business tools,”

“In addition to a great set of features customers have come to expect from a Galaxy mobile device, the Tab Active2 is also practical for work environments with a 1.2m anti-shock inbox protective cover and display touch mode for gloved and wet touch functionality,” he added.

Available now through IT distributors Synnex, Ingram Micro, Dicker Data, and Worlds Best Technology. The Galaxy Tab Active2 features a black finish and comes in both a Wi-Fi (RRP $699) and 4G model RRP ($849).

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2

DISPLAY 8.0” WXGA TFT (1280×800)
CHIPSET Samsung Exynos 7870
Octa-core 1.6GHz
LTE SUPPORT LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
microSD up to 256GB
CAMERA 8.0MP AF + 5.0MP, Flash
PORT USB 2.0 Type C, Pogo Pin
SENSORS Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz+5GHz)
Wi-Fi Direct, BT 4.2, NFC
DIMENSION, WEIGHT 127.6 x 214.7 x 9.9mm, 415g (Wi-Fi) / 419g (LTE)
BATTERY CAPACITY 4,450mAh, User Replaceable
OS/UPGRADE Android 7.1
Durability IP68 Water and Dust Resistance,
1.2m Anti-shock with inbox protective cover,
Pen S Pen (IP68 Certified, 4096 Pressure Level, Air Command)
Security Knox 2.8