The world of smart devices has narrowed down to a two-horse race between Samsung and Apple. The two companies are always neck on neck in producing the best smartphones and best tablets. The two companies have been noted to copy a lot from each other as it’s notable on the latest smartphones the iPhone 6S and Samsung Galaxy S7. This article, however, will focus on the best Samsung tablet.
After a series of comprehensive tests and reviews, Samsung galaxy Tab S2 is still ranking as the best Samsung tablet so far. The device has impressive features and performance that make it stand out against big rivals like the iPad Air 2. Let’s have a look at some of great features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 features
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
The galaxy Tab S2 is ultra slim as compared to its predecessor the Galaxy Tab S. it measures only 5.6 mm of thickness which is a new record from the Apple 6.2 mm. the Galaxy Tab S2 is also light weight, thanks to its thin soft touch plastic back cover rather than an aluminum sheet. The tab is also outlined with metal edges which improve the grip.
Most amazingly, the home button is a fingerprint sensor. The tab weighs just 265g for the 8 inch screen and 389g for the 9.7 inch display. It feels nicer and smoother in your palm due to its intelligent design. On the side, you will get the usual power and volume rocker buttons which feel stiffer and better. At the bottom, you will get a micro-USB port for charging and data exchange between the tab and your PC. The tab is available in three colors: white, black and gold.
Both the 9.7 inch and 8-inch tab S2 runs on an Octa-core (4×1.9 GHz & 4×1.3 GHz) processor powered by Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow).
The galaxy tab S2 boast of a 3 GB RAM which is quite a lot for a tablet. This helps users to run two apps concurrently and switch between them via a popup. The S2 Tab has a 32 GB micro-SD card slot though it can be upgraded up to 128 GB. Here you can store all your videos, music, images and other files without worrying about storage space running out.
The display for the Galaxy Tab S2 is super awesome, thanks to its super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a 4:3 aspect ratio and 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution which enhances HD movie experience and improves on web browsing. The S2 8-inch screen allows 16M colors, so you are assured of a sharp display.
With people all over the world being obsessed with pictures and especially the latest wave of selfies, the camera is the most important feature in any of today’s smart devices. Whether a smartphone or a tablet, the camera has to be really up to task. The Galaxy Tab S2 boasts of an 8 megapixel rear camera with 3264 x 2448 pixels and auto-focus and 2.1 megapixel front camera. Video recording is done at 1440p with a refresh rate of 30 fps.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has a loudspeaker, a 3.5 mm jack for external audio connection via headphones or earphones. The alert types include vibration, MP3 and wave ringtones.
The S2 has a wireless connectivity of type Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. it also has GPS as well as Bluetooth support and uses a Nano-SIM for communication.
Along with all these brilliant features, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has a few drawbacks. First, the battery life is a bit not up to the standards and also the camera quality is somewhat poor.
However, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is still the best Samsung tablet so far in the market.