Samsung unveils new Galaxy Tab S2; world’s thinnest tablet with 9.7 inch and 8 inch screen

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Updated: July 20, 2015 4:32:35 PM

Samsung has announced a new tablet called Galaxy Tab S2. The new Tab S2 will come in two screen versions: one with 9.7-inch screen and one with an 8-inch screen.

samsung galaxy s2 tabSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 will come in two screen versions: one with 9.7-inch screen and one with an 8-inch screen. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung has announced a new tablet called Galaxy Tab S2. The new Tab S2 will come in two screen versions: one with 9.7-inch screen and one with an 8-inch screen.

This tablet is 5.6 mm thick and weighs just 389 grams for the 9.7-inch model and 265 grams for the 8.0-inch.

“The Galaxy Tab S2 is not only our thinnest and lightest tablet of its size ever, it also gives users quick, easy access to a wealth of superior viewing and productivity features,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics in a press release.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 3GB RAM and 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, depending on the variant.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will run on Android 5.0 Lollipop. It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2.1-megapixel snapper on the front.

In addition, a fingerprint reader has been included, which allows the users to secure and unlock the device with just a touch of the home key.

The Galaxy Tab S2 will be launched globally this August. The cost of the tab is yet to be announced.

Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch Product Specifications:

Display: 9.7-inch 2048×1536(QXGA) Super AMOLED

OS: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

Processor: Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz, Octacore application processor

Camera: 8MP AF(rear), 2.1MP(front)

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

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch Product Specifications:

Display: 8-inch 2048×1536(QXGA) Super AMOLED

Processor: Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz, Octacore application processor

OS: Android 5.0 (Lollipop) Camera: 8MP AF(rear), 2.1MP(front)

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

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