Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 officially announced, priced from as low as RM1,652!


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 officially announced

Samsung has just announced their two flagship level tablets namely Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 that we have reported earlier.

This time around, Samsung used its home made Exynos 5433 SoC which is found on the Galaxy Note 4 for the Galaxy Tab S2.

These two high end Android tablets are offering 2048×1536 display. They will be running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UI.

There’s metal frame holding the Tab S2 sides which makes it looks classy. Although Samsung uses soft plastic on the back, it gives a comfortable touch just like the first generation Tab S.

Below shown is the specifications comparison between Galaxy Tab S2 8.0, Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4.

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Display 8 inch 1536 x 2048 pixels Super AMOLED 9.7 inch 1536 x 2048 pixels Super AMOLED 8.4 inch 1600 x 2560 pixels Super AMOLED
SoC Samsung Exynos 5433 Samsung Exynos 5433 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Internal Memory 3GB RAM+32/64GB ROM 3GB RAM+32/64GB ROM 3GB RAM+16/32GB ROM
Camera 8MP rear + 2MP front 8MP rear + 2MP front 8MP rear + 2MP front
Battery 4,000 mAh 5,870 mAh 4,900 mAh
OS Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Android 4.4 KitKat


The Tab S2 will come in WiFi and LTE variants. We have their retail prices listed here:

  • Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Wi-Fi: Euro 399 (approx. RM1,652)
  • Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 LTE: Euro 469 (approx. RM1,943)
  • Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 Wi-Fi: Euro 499 (approx. RM2,067)
  • Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 LTE: Euro 569 (approx. RM2,357)

It was reported that they will be available for purchase globally starting next month.

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