Samsung has brought its rugged Galaxy Tab Active2 to the United States. The company today announced that this durable tablet is now available in the United States and it’s aimed at mobile workers who conduct business in harsh weather and industrial locations. It’s adequately protected against high/low temperatures and wet environments.


“The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 was designed to help businesses improve productivity, while reducing complexity, and do so while empowering workers in the most challenging working conditions,” explains Eric McCarty, Samsung Electronics America’s VP of Mobile B2B Product Marketing.

The Galaxy Tab Acive2 is MIL-STD-810 certified which is the military standard for adequate protection against excessive temperatures, pressure, vibrations and drops. It’s also IP68 certified for water and dust resistance. The display itself can be used while wet which lets users access the tablet even in inclement weather. The S Pen is also IP68 certified.

As far as the specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Tab Active2 has an 8 inch 1280×800 pixel resolution display, an octacore processor with 8GB RAM and 16GB of storage that’s expandable with a microSD card. The tablet has a 4,450mAh battery and a USB Type-C port. Samsung will also offer an LTE model of this tablet through Samsung channel partners, and operates on Verizon and AT&T networks.

The Wi-Fi and LTE models of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 have been priced at $420 and $520 in the United States respectively.

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