+ Monday January 21st, 2019 Ausdroid » News and Editorial » Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 now available in Australia from $699

After announcing the tablet back in October, Samsung Australia have today announced the Galaxy Tab Active 2 is now available to purchase from selected suppliers.

The tablet is a mil-spec (MIL-STD-810G) built tablet which includes IP68 dust/waterproof rating that’s aimed as a business focused device. The tablet includes S Pen integration that has newly included Air Command tasks, and the S Pen has been finely tuned with 4096 levels of sensitivity.

The Galaxy Tab Active 2 is an 8″ tablet making it the perfect companion for the road warrior or those in a more challenging environment. Powered by an Exynos processor, you get 3GB of RAM and 16GB of storage which is complemented by a microSD card slot. An 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera is included, and the tablet comes with a 4,450mAh battery.

Complete Specs:

  • 8.0” WXGA TFT (1280×800)
  • Samsung Exynos 7870 (Octa-core 1.6GHz)
  • LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB onboard storage with microSD up to 256GB
  • 8.0MP AF rear camera + 5.0MP front camera
  • USB 2.0 Type C, Pogo Pin
  • Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
  • IP68 Water and Dust Resistance, 1.2m Anti-shock with inbox protective cover, MIL-STD-810G
  • S Pen (IP68 Certified, 4096 Pressure Level, Air Command)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz+5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, BT 4.2, NFC, GPS + GLONASS
  • Android 7.1
  • 4,450mAh, User Replaceable
  • 127.6 x 214.7 x 9.9mm, 415g (Wi-Fi) / 419g (LTE)

The tablet comes in Black only, with the Wi-Fi model priced at $699, but an LTE model is available for $849 through selected ‘IT Distributors’ including Synnex, Ingram Micro, Dicker Data, and Worlds Best Technology.

Daniel Tyson   Ausdroid's Editor in Chief

Dan is a die-hard Android fan. Some might even call him a lunatic. He's been an Android user since Android was a thing, and if there's a phone that's run Android, chances are he owns it (his Nexus collection is second-to-none) or has used it.

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Looks like a great durable tablet but I can’t believe it only comes with 16GB of storage at that price

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Seems like an industry specific device.

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