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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    8 x 1.6GHzvs4.05GHz
  • RAM
    3GBvs1.87GB
  • Weight
    419gvs515.86g
  • Megapixels
    8MPvs5.76MP
  • Front camera megapixels
    5MPvs1.99MP
  • Width
    214.7mmvs233.03mm
  • Height
    127.6mmvs161.81mm
  • Video recording (main camera)
    1080 x 30fpsvs28295.7fps

Top specs and features

Design

1.thickness

9.9mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

2.weight

419g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

3.width

214.7mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

4.height

127.6mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.volume

271.22cm³

Best

BlackBerry 4G LTE PlayBook

0cm³

6.Has a stylus
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

189ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

6.has an IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.6GHz

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.RAM

3GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

5.internal storage

16GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

3.front camera megapixels

5MP

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8MP

4.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

5.has a CMOS sensor
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

6.has a built-in HDR mode
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

4.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Alcatel 1T 10

Battery

1.battery power

445mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

3.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

6. longer battery life

25h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

38h

Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
2.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

3.1

5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Supports widgets
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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