Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab Active. A tablet that is waterproof, dust-proof and is able to absorb drops from up to 1,2 meters, making it an ideal tool for use in harsh environments.
Samsung Electronics South Africa has unveiled the Galaxy Tab Active, its first tablet built specifically for harsh environments. The Galaxy Tab Active employs the ruggedised, portable design to take on the requirements of today’s challenging business environments.
As a global manufacturer of mobile technology, Samsung is able to deliver solutions built specifically for professional-use, featuring good offerings and technological capabilities,” said Paulo Ferreira, Head of Enterprise Mobility at Samsung Electronics SA.
No Limitations, Increased Productivity
Features of the Galaxy Tab Active deliver complete business functionality based on performance, durability and protection, allowing professionals to work without limitations in and out of the office. The Tab Active offers full connectivity and meets the “always on” needs of today’s mobile business environment. It is ready to take on the harshest of work settings and its slim, light, robust design coupled with a replaceable battery allows users to work efficiently.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active features:
¬∑ Its anti-shock covering can withstand a 1.2-meter drop, with the protective cover on and it is water and dust resistant with IP67 certification. For example, a retail auto sales rep can meet with potential customers in the field and not have to worry about dropping their Galaxy Tab Active or getting it wet.
¬∑ The 3.1MP Auto Focus Camera can easily scan barcodes and the Galaxy Tab Active’s NFC technology saves time on communications and work process management.
¬∑ Samsung’s C-Pen is installed at the top of the protective Galaxy Tab Active cover to provide professionals who may have to wear gloves, on a construction site for example, with an alternative input option to their finger: and
¬∑ For those professionals constantly in the field, such as utility workers, near continuous usage is supported by up to 10-hour, long-lasting battery life. However, the detachable battery provides a quick and easy exchange for a fresh battery when necessary for uninterrupted working. Also, the built-in POGO pin charging prevents micro-USB connector damage while allowing for multi-device charging when returning to the office.
The Galaxy Tab Active is supported by Samsung Knox for a defense-grade, comprehensive mobile security solution. This reinforced security desired by businesses keeps applications and data safe in a professional’s own secure space without the need for a third-party platform and extra cost.
Samsung also provides Mobile Care Service with the Galaxy Tab Active that delivers an extended basic warranty period up to three years, covering damage caused by accidents. Also, understanding the importance of timing in business, the remote Smart Tutor Service gives each Galaxy Tab Active user a safe, easy and quick means to access technical support.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active will come in two connectivity options: Wi-Fi, or Wi-Fi and LTE available in 16GB + MicroSD (up to 64GB). The device is available in Titanium Green and it comes with the Protective Cover and the C-Pen.
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