Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S2, world’s thinnest tablet

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Samsung has announced the launch of its Tab S2 range of tablets. The tablets are touted as the world’s thinnest tablet. It will be available in August, but the pricing of the device is yet to be announced.

The devices sports a metal frame that measures only 5.6 mm in thickness. The iPad Air 2, Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, and Dell Venue 8 7000 earlier held together the record at 6.1 mm thickness.

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The Galaxy Tab S2 models also come with integrated fingerprint scanners. Both variants have Super AMOLED displays at 2048*1536p resolutions  and run on Android Lollipop 5.0.

Both tablets are powered by a 64-bit octa-core Samsung Exynos 7420 processor (two quad-core processors, one running at 1.9GHz and other at 1.3 GHz) along with 3GB RAM.

The devices come with 8MP rear and 2.1MP front camera. The tablets come in 32GB and 64GB variants and also supports microSD cards up to 128GB.

“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

Earlier this week, Samsung also launched the launch of two new 4G enabled smartphones in the J Series -Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7. Both devices are aggressively priced at Rs 11,999 and Rs 14,999 respectively.

Both Galaxy J7 and J5 will be selling exclusively through the e-commerce website Flipkart starting 23 July with pre-bookings starting July 16.

The Galaxy J7 comes with a 5.5 inch 720p Super AMOLED display while the Galaxy J5 sports a 5 inch 720p Super AMOLED display.

The Galaxy J7 is powered by a 1.5GHz Exynos octa-core processor, while a 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor powers the Galaxy J5.

Both devices have 1.5 GB of RAM and run Android 5.1 Lollipop with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI.

Camera wise, both Galaxy J7 and J5 are packed with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front facing camera.


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