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With the models of the Galaxy Tab S2 series Samsung intends the iPad of Apple attack. With a rather non-conventional for Android tablets 4: 3 screen format and an ultra-slim design, it is aimed at the same audience as the competition from Cupertino. It is also offered with 8.0-inch and 9.7-inch diagonal display. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: Ultra-slim and ultra light

Samsung tried with the Galaxy Tab S2 devices not only to go with a new design or the like to catch customers, but still relies on the no-frills basic look of the previous model. Instead, the form factor is to score points. To put it in a few words to the point: The S2 Tab is enormous flat in both versions and brings vanishingly little weight on the scale. The lightweights are only 5.6 millimeters thick - the iPad Air 2 are for comparison already 6.1 millimeters. This advanced design, which requires a high degree of optimization of the installed technology, is reflected at the end of course on the price down, which is also in Apple&8217; specific spheres penetrate.

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Note: The black unit is the 9.7-inch version, the white model is the 8 inch version.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (8 inches) from Amazon*

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7 inches) from Amazon*

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 inch display

The Galaxy Tab S2 is offered in two version: There is a variant with a 8.0-inch display and a version with 9.7 inch screen. Regardless of size, a Super AMOLED panel with 2,048 x 1,536 pixels comes in two models used - thus with the same resolution as the iPad Air 2. In addition, Samsung is the 4: 3-factor from the competition and promises so in emails to be able to view documents and Web pages up to 20 percent more content. Due to the varying display diagonal of the manufacturer equipped the tablet with different sized energy storage: the battery capacity at the 8 inch model is 4,000 mAh, the large 9.7 inch brother are 5,870 mAh.
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So much for the differences. For as befits a (product) family, both versions have a number of similarities. Thus werkelt inside each of the Exynos 5433 SoC with eight cores, supported by 3 GB RAM and optionally 32 or 64 GB of data storage. Unlike the recent high-end smartphones, Samsung donated the Galaxy Tab S2 a slot for memory expansion via microSD card - which certainly makes sense for a tablet that is also used for media consumption. Furthermore, the public is embedded in the home button fingerprint sensor and Android 5.0.2 along with TouchWiz software.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: Technical data overview

Samsung Galaxy Tab S28 inches9.7 inches
screen8 inch Super AMOLED with 2,048 x 1,536 pixels, 4: 39.7-inch Super AMOLED with 2048 x 1536 pixels, 4: 3
processorExynos 5433 octa-core, 4x Cortex A57 1.9 GHz / 1.3 GHz 4x Cortex A53
random access memory3 GB
data storage 32 or 64 GB (expandable)
camerasRear: 8 MP, front: 2.1 MP
battery pack4000 mAh5870 mAh
Dimensions 198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
mass265 grams389 grams
To dyeBlack, White, Gold
softwareAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop with TouchWiz

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: Prices and availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is available in Germany since September. The manufacturer is a RRP of 469 euros for the LTE equipped with 8-inch version and 499 euros for the 9.7 inch model with Wi-Fi; street prices, however, are now already at about 440 euros for said versions.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (8 inches) from Amazon*

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (9.7 inches) from Amazon*


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