Samsung Launches World’s Slimmest Tablet, Galaxy Tab S2

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  • Posted: September 2, 2015 at 3:39 pm

In July we featured world’s thinnest phone, Samsung Galaxy A5. Today Samsung launched world’s slimmest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S2. The tablet is quit different compared to other tablets made by the company. It’s sporting 16:9 aspect ratio, uses a screen with 4:3 aspect ratio. The tablet is an iPad look-alike.

“Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is very slim and ultra-light. It has a thickness of just 5.6mm and weighs only 392 grams,” Samsung said in a statement. The 8-inch Tab S2 holds a similar size and weight advantage over the iPad mini 3, measuring just 0.22 inches thick and weighing 0.58 pounds compared with the mini 3’s 0.29 inches and 0.73 pounds. This is currently the sleekest, most attractive device Samsung has ever produced. Their clean, flat design gives it a more premium feel than last year’s Galaxy Tab S.

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The tablet has amazing features but the price is quite steep. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is above Sh50,000 making it one of the most expensive tablet in the world.

Samsung Galaxy A5 has a 9.7-inch SuperAMOLED screen with resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. The tablet is powered by an Exynos processor that has 8 cores and 3GB RAM. It has 32Gb internal memory and a microSD card of up to 128GB is supported, so users that need more storage to save their videos or photos can use this option.

The tablet has multitasking and Quick Connect, which works with Samsung Smart TVs to let you easily watch TV on the tablet. The tablets run Android Lollipop 5.0.2 and like newer Samsung devices, such as the Galaxy S6 and A8, it comes with the Galaxy Life app, which offers lifestyle deals such as discounts for restaurants or spa treatments.

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“The Galaxy Tab S2 is the World’s slimmest Tablet. The Galaxy Tab S2 combines features that enhance productivity and usability for a complete user experience powered by 4G data connectivity and speed. We believe the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is the most complete personal visual device designed for consumers to carry and use anywhere,” said Manu Sharma, director mobile business at  Samsung Electronics. Reports IndiaToday.

Galaxy Tab S2 supports 4G connectivity. It has a battery with capacity of 5,870 mAh and has a rear and front cameras. The rear camera uses a 8-megapixel image sensor while the front camera clicks 2.1-megapixel images.

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Erick Vateta
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