According to the reports reaching us from our sources, Samsung is gearing up to release its latest rugged tablet to the United States in the hopes that it would sell it to companies that send workers outdoors, to industrial locations, or to areas with a poor weather condition. The Galaxy Tab Active 2 was announced in 2017 and it went on sale in some selected markets first. At the moment, it is available for purchase in Wi-Fi and LTE configurations in the United States and it is sold for $420 and $520.
The Samsung Galaxy Active 2 is an Android tablet with an 8-inch LCD screen with specs that are out of date: an unnamed octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, a 16GB internal storage with 256GB external storage via MicroSD card, and an Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The low resolution of the device is supported with a 4,450mAh battery which can power the device for a long time before running out. The battery can also be easily replaced; same goes for the case protecting the tablet which provides for fast switches when the need arises. Pogo pins allow for easy charging points and fast transfer of data, and an additional keyboard for data entry. Added to the specs the Samsung Galaxy Active 2 has is a USB-C.
The device is completely rugged in that it carries with it dust, water and shock resistance. The home keys of Android of the device are all physical buttons making it possible for people putting on gloves to be able to use the device. Reports from our sources also state that the screen of the tablet is supposed to remain operational even when it is wet. The Samsung Galaxy Active 2 also comes with an S Pen which is equally water and dust resistant as well. Our sources say that the LTE model will be sold through Verizon and AT&T and that they are all expected to be on sale starting today.