Samsung grabbed the headlines last night by unveiling the Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge phablets, Gear VR headset and the Gear S smartwatch. Quite contrastingly, the South Korean giant has today quietly announced the Galaxy Tab Active tablet. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3 launch on August 27? New report suggests
The Galaxy Tab Active is a rugged Android tablet Samsung claims is aimed at business professionals working in hazardous environments like construction sites or transport depots. The tablet, not surprisingly, is water and dust resistant, and is also tough enough to survive a drop from 1.2 meters. The tablet also comes bundled with a “tougher” C Pen stylus. Also Read - Samsung now lets you make an appointment to shop at its stores, book demo via WhatsApp
As far as specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Tab Active flaunts an 8-inch WXGA (1280×800 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1.5GB of RAM. Also featured are 3.1-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot, and a 4,450mAh battery. On the software front, the tablet runs on 4.4 KitKat, and comes pre-loaded with Samsung’s KNOX security software. Also Read - Galaxy S21 FE flaunts itself again on benchmark, reveals RAM for high-end Samsung model
There is currently no word on the pricing or the availability of the tablet.