News : Samsung launches the world’s slimmest tablet, Galaxy Tab S2

Published On: 1/1/2001 12:00:00 AM

Start Date: 1/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
End Date: 1/1/2001 12:00:00 AM

Samsung India today announced the launch of the world’s slimmest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S2. Samsung’s latest 4G enabled Galaxy tablet delivers a stunning Super AMOLED display, optimised with all new 4:3 screen ratio for best reading and browsing experience. The Galaxy Tab S2 is stylishly designed with a metal frame and packs powerful performance features to offer enhanced usability, empowering users with new and improved choices in entertainment, productivity and multitasking.

Speaking at the launch, Manu Sharma, Director Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics said, “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.”

“Given our commitment to the Indian market, the Galaxy Tab S2 is another contribution of Samsung to the Make in India campaign. This product will be made in India and made for India”, he added.

Newly optimised Super AMOLED Display for the Best Content Viewing
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is super-slim and ultra-light at just 5.6 mm slim and weighing only 392 gm.The tablet is perfectly designed for reading and consuming content due to its stunning Super AMOLED Display. The Galaxy Tab S2 also makes it comfortable to read digital content, including e-books, magazines, webpages and newsfeeds. This reading-optimised ratio allows the user to enjoy a seamless reading experience without unnecessary scrolling.

The tablet also presents deeper contrast and more precise detail to provide a best-in-class reading experience with the Super AMOLED display delivering 94% of natural tones to show true-to-life colours. Users can now enjoy photographs by viewing the most accurate, clear and sharp images on the Galaxy Tab S2.

In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 continually offers its advanced screen technology to display bright and natural content for a more comfortable visual experience. Adaptive Display intelligently adjusts the display quality based on the environment and ambient lighting. Reading Mode modifies the screen’s brightness level to help users to read content for longer periods of time without straining their eyes.

Packaged within the world thinnest and lightest metal tablet frame of its size, the Galaxy Tab S2 is portable enough to easily carry around all day. Also, the fashionable and stylish design is suitable for any purpose or setting, so users can enjoy the best viewing experience anywhere, anytime.

Ultimate Productivity and Connectivity Features for Users On-The-Go
The Galaxy Tab S2 delivers unmatched mobility to cater to high-efficiency users seeking maximised productivity. The tablet comes fully equipped and preloaded with Microsoft Office Solutions for ultimate productivity on the go, such as creating and editing documents. Galaxy Tab S2 offers even better mobility by offering storage up to 100 GB of files on cloud via One Drive for two years for free. Consumers can also opt for accessories like advanced Book Cover Keyboard that delivers the convenience of a standard PC keyboard with a built-in track pad for executing tasks on-the-go. Book cover keyboard and book cover are sold separately as accessories and will be available for sale soon at Samsung stores. The Galaxy Tab S2 is packed with a 32 GB internal storage and it is expandable upto 128 GB with external card.

Side Sync: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 comes with a new feature known as Side Sync that helps consumers replicate and control a smartphone or a laptop via the tablet itself. All features of a smartphone can be accessed easily on the tablet, even if the smartphone is kept away. This avoids the need of using two devices and hence helps in advanced usability. In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 offers Multitasking, allowing users to view and run two apps simultaneously. Also with Pop-Up Window, users can easily navigate between multiple apps at once.

Enhanced Usability with Improved Camera, Touch Technology Security & easy connectivity
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Camera increases the usability as this camera comes with a larger camera lens aperture and delivers 60% brighter photos. For enhanced manageability, the Galaxy Tab S2 is built with a touch-enabled Fingerprint Scanner for hassle-free authentication. A built-in advanced security sensor now offers easy access to the personal device with a simple press against the home key. For the most streamlined device management options, the Galaxy Tab S2 features Smart Manager which displays the device’s settings in a single screen, including battery power levels, storage and RAM availability for users to efficiently manage their devices. It is also pre-installed with anti-malware for an extra layer of protection.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will come in 9.7-inch version with Wi-Fi and LTE, 32 GB inbuilt and expandable up to 128 GB with external storage. It will be available for sale across all retail outlets from 2nd September onwards.

Priced at Rs. 39,400/- for consumers, the Galaxy Tab S2 will be available in three colours, Gold, Black and White. During launch period, Tab S2 consumers will get 2 GB of 4G data per month free, for two months on Airtel’s Network.

In India, the Galaxy Tab S2 comes pre-loaded with Galaxy gifts worth Rs. 31,000+ by offering access to latest applications related to News, Entertainment & Productivity. Under this, there are various apps which are otherwise paid but offered for free with Galaxy Tab S2 for a limited period.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 specifications:

Galaxy Tab S2


Android 5.0 (Lollipop)


LTE: FDD 700/800/850/900/1,800/1,900/2,100/2,600
TDD 2300


169.0 x 237.3 x 5.6 mm 392 g


Exynos Octacore processor (Quad 1.9 GHz + Quad 1.3 GHz)


3 GB(RAM) + 32 GB internal memory
microSD up to 128 GB


9.7” QXGA (2048 x 1536) Super AMOLED


8 MP AF(rear) f1.9, 2.1 MP(front)


5,870 mAh


Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4 GHz/5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth®4.1 BLE


Accelerometer, Finger Scanner, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor




MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC


H.263, H.264 (AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Recording: QHD (2560 x 1440) @30fps
Playback: UHD (3840 x 2160) @30fps