South Korean technology giant has today launched its Galaxy Tab Active 2, which is being touted as the company’s latest rugged tablet in India. The Galaxy Tab Active 2 tablet is MIL-STD-840G certified, which is the military standard for ruggedness and is made to provide efficient working under tough conditions.
Furthermore, the new tablet by Samsung is IP68 certified, which means that it is water-proof and dust-proof, and it comes with Knox security and has a replaceable battery. The company has announced that Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 tablet will be available in India starting Mid-March 2019.
The new device by Samsung is said to be extremely durable and can work even when the screen is wet and the user is wearing thick gloves. Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 houses a 4,450mAh battery and comes with Samsung’s Knox security feature which gives it enhanced security against hackers. The new tablet also has a physical keyboard that is attached to it with the help of Pogo pins.
Samsung has said that the Galaxy Tab Active 2 comes with protection against vibrations, accidental shocks and drops. Speaking more about its water resistance, Samsung said that Galaxy Tab Active 2 can remain 1.5-meter underwater for 30 minutes, which we think is quite impressive. The tablet can also keep up with extreme temperatures ranging from -40°C to 80°C. However, it requires a temperature ranging from -20°C to 71°C in order to work normally.
These are the special features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2. Keeping these aside, it is more or less a regular tablet. Coming to the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active it has an 8-inch WXGA display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. It is powered by the company’s own Exynos 7870 processor clubbed with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It can also hold a microSD card for more storage space and has support for 4GB LTE and S Pen.
Mr Sukesh Jain, Senior Vice President of IT and mobile enterprise business, Samsung India said, “Samsung’s latest rugged tablet – Galaxy Tab Active2 will redefine mobility solutions which are available for businesses in India. Armed with innovative capabilities, our devices are robust, dependable and purpose-built to fit their specific needs of on-site operations. The product will suit the demands of field professionals across sectors like defence, law enforcement, transportation, e-commerce, logistics, manufacturing and many others by allowing the field managers to oversee the operations digitally. Galaxy Tab Active2 would meet their expectations with perfection.”
He further added, “The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 addresses many rugged demands and provides a sturdy device that is easy to manage from an IT perspective, and deliver features and accessories specifically designed to improve mobile workflows beyond the scope of typical office use.”