Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Full Specifications, Features and Price

Samsung unveiled their rugged new Tab on 21st October 2017, and this new device is targeted towards business users. It is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 that was leaked few days ago, but now the wraps have been taken off it. Just as it is termed “rugged”, it is expected to be extremely durable, by surviving severe pressure, environments, temperatures, vibrations and drops, all thanks to its MIL-STD-810 certification. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 also has IP68 rating against water and dust.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Full Specifications, Features and Price

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Features

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 features an 8inch display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, which produces brilliant display that users will enjoy. It is powered by the Exynos 7870 chipset coupled with a 3GB of RAM for enhanced performance. The rugged Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 has a 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via microUSD. It boasts of an 8MP camera at the rear and 5MP camera at the front, and is powered by a 4,450mAh battery for long-lasting usage.

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat operating system, and no one can tell if there is any promise of an Android Oreo update. The rugged Tab also came with the brand’s proprietary S Pen stylus, and spots a fingerprint scanner that is located at the front. Apart from using the fingerprint scanner, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 can also be unlocked by the use of facial recognition.




Samsung claimed that the Galaxy Tab Active 2 will be perfect for use in industries and businesses because of various reasons. For example, it is a better option for construction workers working on constructions sites, based on its durability. The law enforcement sectors can also benefit from this device, because of the many vehicle mounting options that it has.

And please note, just because the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is aimed at business users does not mean it cannot be used as a personal tablet or for entertainment purpose. If you are the type that easily drops his or her devices on the floor, then the rugged Galaxy Tab Active 2 is just the tablet you need.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is priced between $500 to $600, and it will be available for purchase starting from this month in selected markets, though such markets have not been announced yet. Take a look at its full specifications below to see what you should be expecting from it.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Full Specifications


Release date 21st October 2017
Battery capacity (mAh) 4450
Removable battery No
Colours Black
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 8.00
Touchscreen No
Resolution 800×1280 pixels


Processor octa-core
Processor make Exynos 7880
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD


Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash No
Front camera 5-megapixel


Operating System Android 7.1
Skin Samsung UX


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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