Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Launched in India With Knox Security Integration

Samsung has launched its Galaxy Tab Active 2 in the Indian market. The rugged tablet comes with a military-grade, MIL-STD-840G certified build and IP68 certification. Additional features include enhanced touch support, S Pen integration, and a pogo pin connector. Security options include defense-grade Knox security platform, biometric authentication to secure sensitive information. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Price and Availability

Price Rs 50,990

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is priced in India at Rs 50,990. Sales will start in the country in mid-March. In Europe, the rugged tablet was launched in October 2017 at EUR 500 (approx Rs 40,000).

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Processor octa-core Exynos
Internal Storage 16GB (expandable up to 256GB)
Display 8-inch, WXGA (1280×800 pixels), TFT, Gorilla Glass 3 protection
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera 8MP with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 4,450mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new tablet is powered by an octa-core Exynos processor and 3GB RAM. The 16GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB). It is backed by a 4,450mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 features an 8-inch TFT display along with WXGA (1280×800 pixels) resolution and a Gorilla Glass 3 protection. In terms of optics, the Galaxy Tab Active 2 sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.

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  • MIL-STD-840G certified build
  • IP68 certification
  • S Pen integration
  • Face recognition tech
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • NFC
  • Pogo pin connector
  • USB Type-C port

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. It features 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, pogo pin connector, and a USB Type-C port as connectivity options. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light, geomagnetic, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.

The MIL-STD-840G certified build of the tablet can protect it against vibrations, accidental shocks, drops, rain, and dust. Additionally, it comes with IP68 certification (can survive up to 1.5-metre underwater for 30 minutes) and can also withstand extreme temperatures (storage minus 40-degree Celsius and operating minus 20-degree Celsius to 71-degree Celsius).

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 comes with an S Pen integration. An Enhanced Touch option allows the display to work even under rain or during a snowfall. There is also a Glove Mode. Additionally, the tablet comes with augmented reality (AR) capabilities.

Accessories include an anti-shock cover that further helps the tablet withstand accidental drops and shocks. A pogo pin connector can be used to easily attach a notebook or keyboard. It can also be used to connect and charge multiple devices at once.


The Knox 3.2 platform integration protects the tablet from hackers and cybercriminals. A Knox Configure also enables a large range of configuration options in wallpapers and boot screens. The rugged tablet also comes with a facial recognition feature and a fingerprint sensor.

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Samsung claims that the Galaxy Tab Active 2 has a product lifecycle of more than three years. It is aimed at in-field professionals across sectors such as mining and refinery, manufacturing, and construction.

“Armed with innovative capabilities, our devices are robust, dependable and purpose-built to fit their specific needs of on-site operations,” said Sukesh Jain, Senior Vice President, IT and Mobile Enterprise Business, Samsung India.

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