Samsung announced Galaxy Tab Active rugged tablet at IFA 2014

Samsung announced its latest flagship phablets yesterday, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge along with the Gear VR headset and Gear S smartwatch. They are in no mood to stop as they announced Galaxy Tab Active rugged tablet today.

Samsung-Galaxy-Tab-Active-IFA-1 The Galaxy Tab Active is Samsung’s first rugged Galaxy Tablet with anti-shock covering which can withstand a 1.2-meter drop, with its protective cover on. The tablet is also water and dust resistant with IP67 certification.

The Galaxy Tab Active is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and features a 8-inch WXGA display (1280 x 800 pixels). It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat as well like all the latest Android devices. It will come in WiFi and 3G/LTE variants. It also has physical buttons below the display.


The tablet has 1.5 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The Galaxy Tab weighs 393 grams and is 9.75 mm thick. It has a 3.1 megapixel AutoFocus rear camera with LED flash and 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and occassional video calls. It packs in a 4,450 mAh battery under the hood which is user replacable.

On the connectivity options, the Galaxy Tab Active comes with 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, GLONASS and NFC. It will only be available in Titanium Green and also comes with the Protective Cover and C-Pen. There has been no word on availability or pricing yet.

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