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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active

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 :

  1. dust and water-resistant with IP67 certification, anti-shock covering
  2. C-Pen stylus
  3. Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  4. 8-inch WXGA TFT LCD touch screen display
  5. 1280×800 pixels resolution
  6. 1.2GHz quad-core processor
  7. 1.5GB RAM
  8. 3.1-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash
  9. 1.2MP front-facing camera
  10. 16GB ROM
  11. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, 3G and 4G LTE
  12. 4450mAh removable battery
  13. 126.2×213.1×9.75mm
  14. weighs 393 grams