Samsung is expanding the line of its own tablets fresh “protected” gadget. Galaxy Tab Active 2 is not terrible neither water, nor dust, it is certified according to IP68 standard (the predecessor could boast only IP67) and even meet military-level MIL-STD 810. However, a reinforced housing that protects against damage from the outside, does not prevent the device to be familiar to us the benefits of modern tablets: a fingerprint scanner built into the Home button, sensitive display that responds to touch gloves for the winter, the USB Type-C and signature S Pen stylus that comes.
The novelty has 8-inch TFT screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and brightness of 480 nits, proprietary 8-core processor Exynos 7880 with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz and graphics Mali-T830, 3 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal flash memory, microSD card slot, LTE modem, wireless modules Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor and USB 2.0 Type-C. is Supported by the voice assistant Bixby.
From the main camera 8 megapixel sensor with autofocus, a front-mounted 5-megapixel sensor. The gadget is styled with a detachable battery 4 450 mAh battery, able to charge other portable gadgets. The role of the operating system selected Android 7.1 Nougat.
In the Netherlands Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 with 4G connection to bodyproducts for 500 euros. Will there be a tablet in other markets not yet reported. Protected devices are mostly popular among business users.