Samsung Electronics have announced the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2, which Samsung state is the “most immersive” Samsung tablet to-date. There’s a 9.7″ 2048×1536 (QXGA) Super AMOLED screen, 4G connectivity, 8 megapixel rear camera, 2.1 megapixel shooter and it’s powered by Android 5.0.
This is all powered by an Octacore CPU running a quad 1.9GHz and a quad 1.3GHz. There’s also WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 3GB RAM and either 32GB or 64GB storage. You can also stick 128GB via the microSD card.
Powered by a 5870mAh battery, there’s also an 8″ version of the same device which has the same specs albeit with a 4000mAh battery and smaller screen.
You can get this from August, 2015, we have no news on pricing as yet.
LONDON, UK – July 20, 2015 – Samsung Electronics today announced the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2, the most immersive Samsung tablet to-date. Samsung’s newest Galaxy tablet delivers a stunning Super AMOLED display, perfectly optimised for reading and viewing all types of digital content. Stylishly designed with the thinnest and lightest metal frame on the market, the Galaxy Tab S2 is packed with powerful performance features, offering a range of new and improved choices in productivity and multitasking.
“Building on the great success of the Galaxy Tab S, the new Galaxy Tab S2 is the slimmest and lightest tablet on the market, and also continues to offer the Super Amoled display in a more versatile 4:3 format. Giving people seamless access to a wealth of enhanced productivity features,” said Conor Pierce, Vice President, IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland. “We believe the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is the ultimate device for people looking to upgrade to the latest viewing experience, combined with a fantastic device that enhances their day to day life.”
Newly Optimized Super AMOLED Display for the Best Content Viewing
At just 5.6mm thin and only 389g (9.7 -inch) and 265g (8.0 -inch) weight*, the Galaxy Tab S2 is perfectly designed for reading and consuming content due to its stunning Super AMOLED Display. By recreating the same viewing experience of browsing through traditional print media, the Galaxy Tab S2 makes it comfortable to read digital content, including e-books, magazines, webpages and newsfeeds. This reading-optimised ratio provides people with a seamless reading experience without unnecessary scrolling.
The tablet also offers deeper contrast and more precise detail to provide a best-in-class reading experience with the Super AMOLED display, which delivers 94% of natural tones to show true-to-life colours (Adobe RGB colour standard). People can now enjoy galleries of vividly detailed photos and effortlessly shop online while viewing the most accurate images on the Galaxy Tab S2.
In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 provides advanced screen technology to display bright and natural content for a more comfortable visual experience. Adaptive Display intelligently adjusts gamma, saturation, and sharpness based on the application, the colour temperature of the viewing environment and ambient lighting, while Reading Modemodifies the screen’s brightness level to allow users to read content for longer periods of time without straining their eyes.
Packaged within the world’s slimmest and lightest metal frame of its size, the Galaxy Tab S2 is portable enough to easily carry around all day and operate in one hand, offering the best mobility available. With its fashionable and stylish design, the device is suitable for any purpose or setting, enabling people to enjoy the best viewing experience anywhere, anytime.
Ultimate Productivity and Connectivity Features for Users On-The-Go
The Galaxy Tab S2 delivers unmatched mobility to cater to people wanting a device that will enhance and support their productivity. The tablet comes fully equipped and preloaded with Microsoft Office Solutions** for ultimate productivity on the road, including the ability to create and edit documents, while conveniently storing up to 100GB of files on the cloud via OneDrive for two years for free. The device is also compatible with the advanced Book Cover Keyboard,delivering the same convenience of a standard PC keyboard with a built-in trackpad for executing tasks on-the-go.***
For enhanced manageability, the Galaxy Tab S2 is built with a touch-enabled Fingerprint Scanner for hassle-free authentication. A built-in advanced security sensor offers easy access to the device with a simple press against the home key. The Galaxy Tab S2 also comes equipped withSmart Manager which displays the device’s settings automatically and offers a range of streamlined device management options, including battery power levels, storage and RAM availability to help people efficiently manage their devices. It is also pre-installed with anti-malware for an extra layer of protection.
In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 offers Multitasking, allowing users to view and run two apps simultaneously with Pop-Up Window, a new feature that lets people easily navigate between multiple apps at once. The Galaxy Tab S2 also provides an improved storage structure that makes locating files simpler than ever.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will come in a variety of connectivity, storage and size options: 9.7-inch and 8.0-inch versions with Wi-Fi, or Wi-Fi and LTE, available in 32 or 64GB with MicroSD up to 128GB. It will be available in global markets, starting from August, 2015.
Samsung Electronics UK will announce UK availability in due course.