Just as the mobilephones market is getting really competitive, so as the tablets market too. Samsung has released its Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 to rival its competitors such as Apple’s iPad, Microsoft’s Windows tablet and other Android-powered tablets in the market.
The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 features exactly the same size, shape and resolution display as the iPad: 9.7in, 2048 x 1536 pixels and a 4:3 aspect ratio.
Similarly, Samsung has also released a compact 8.0-inch version of the Galaxy S2 for those that like smaller version.
The Galaxy Tab S2 is both thinner and significantly lighter than the iPad, at 389g and 5.6mm compared to 437g and 6.1mm. It’s also slightly thinner than Sony’s svelte Xperia Z4 Tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 price at a glance
There will be two different versions of the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 available to buy in the UK – the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 3G/LTE (SM-T815) and Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 wi-Fi only (SM-T810).
Depending on which shop you are buying it in the UK, the 4G model is expected to cost roughly £449.99, while the wi-fi versions are tipped at a £399.99 price point. But don’t worry, you can get it cheaper from £300 on Amazon.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7″ specifications at a glance
So what do we have in Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7? What are the obvious Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 specifications and can they convince you to buy one?
This tablet comes with an impressive array of functionalities; you will get a Octa-core 1.9GHz puls 1.3GHz Samsung Exynos Octa 5433, paired with 3GB of RAM as well as 32GB or 64GB of flash storage depending on the model you want.
- Screen / Display: 9.7-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, multitouch, 16M colors, 1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)
- Processor: Octa-core 1.9GHz puls 1.3GHz Samsung Exynos Octa 5433
- RAM: 3GB RAM
- Storage: 32GB /64GB and microSD card slot (up to 128GB)
- Operating system: Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
- Camera: 8MP, 1536 x 2048 pixels, autofocus, geo-tagging, 1440p@30fps, and 2.1MP front camera
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, microUSB v2.0 (MHL TV-out)
- Dimensions: 237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm (9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 in)
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 5870 mAh battery
- Weight: 389g (Wi-Fi) / 392g (LTE)
Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information above is 100% correct. Please check out the manufacturer website for complete info.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 features you should know
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 runs on powerful Google’s Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) and offers great battery life, and the flatter, cleaner ‘material design’ UI.
This Android tablet is powered by a 5870 mAh battery, and it comes with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter. Below are other awesome features that come with this tablet:
#1). Increased productivity, exceptionally light and slim
You can now enjoy greater flexibility than ever before with the Galaxy Tab S2. Remarkably slim and ultra-lightweight, use this device to take your e-books, photos, videos and work-related files with you wherever you need to go.
Also, the Galaxy Tab S2’s 4 : 3 ratio display provides you with an ideal environment for performing office tasks. Use the Galaxy Tab S2’s Book Cover Keyboard, a desktop PC-like experience boon when you need to work on a range of documents.
#2). Seamless and advanced multitasking tools
Make the most out of your tablet using advanced multitasking tools while multitasking like a pro with the Galaxy Tab S2. Watch HD movies while you are flicking through a digital magazine or an e-book, or surfing the net. Run multiple apps in split screen mode or in draggable pop-up windows.
Open two apps side-by-side so you can flip through your photos while browsing online. You can even check up on your social media network and calendar at the same time.
#3). Fingerprint Security
Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 features greater security with convenient and accurate fingerprint functionality. Activate fingerprint lock by pressing the home button. Use fingerprint verification to restrict / allow access to your web browser, screen lock mode and your Samsung account.
#4). Better camera for clearer, brighter images
The Galaxy Tab S2’s 8 MP camera and f / 1.9-aperture lens allow you to take brighter and crisper pictures and videos than ever before, even in low-light conditions. View your photos and videos in superb clarity on the device’s large Super AMOLED screen.