Samsung has unveiled its first B2B and water-resistant tablet – the Galaxy Tab Active – which is specially built for businesses and professionals. The company has not announced its global availability and price.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active is dust and water-resistant with IP67 certification and also comes with an anti-shock covering, which according to Samsung can withstand a 1.2 metre drop with the protective cover on. The company has also included C-Pen stylus at the top of the protective Galaxy Tab Active cover.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active is running on Android 4.4 KitKat OS and features an 8-inch WXGA (1280×800 pixels) TFT LCD touchscreen display. It is powered by an 1.2GHz quad-core processor, which is coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.
The slate houses a 3.1-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, and also an 1.2MP frontal camera for video chat and selfie. It comes with built-in 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 64GB).
In terms of connectivity options on the Galaxy Tab Active include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, 3G and 4G LTE. It is backed by 4450mAh removable battery. It measures 126.2×213.1×9.75mm and weighs 393 grams.
“Samsung understands today’s businesses have demanding requirements to enable growth,” said JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & mobile communication at Samsung Electronics. “As a trusted global leader in mobile technology, Samsung is ready and able to deliver solutions built specifically for professional-use, featuring innovative offerings and technological capabilities that are unmatched anywhere in the market.”
The Galaxy Tab Active would come in the Titanium Green colour and in two variant models – Wi-Fi and LTE. The firm also offering Knox security feature, along with optional three years extended warranty.
Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab Active :
- dust and water-resistant with IP67 certification, anti-shock covering
- C-Pen stylus
- Android 4.4 KitKat OS
- 8-inch WXGA TFT LCD touch screen display
- 1280×800 pixels resolution
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 1.5GB RAM
- 3.1-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash
- 1.2MP front-facing camera
- 16GB ROM
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, 3G and 4G LTE
- 4450mAh removable battery
- weighs 393 grams