As we know, Samsung is already working on a tablet that will succeed its Galaxy Tab S. It is also rumored that Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S2 will be a very slim tablet, thinner that even the 6.1mm thick Apple’s iPad Air 2. The thickness of Tab S2 is speculated to be either 5.3mm or 5.4mm and will have the distinction of becoming the world’s thinnest tablet after launch. Currently, Dell Venue 8 7840 is said to be the world’s thinnest tablet.
Sammobile now reports that the high-end Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 will be officially announced in June this year, about an year after the first gen Galaxy Tab S was launched. The Galaxy Tab S2 will also come in two variants – 8 inch and 9.7 inch and their screen will have a 4:3 aspect ratio. Both the variants will again come in two flavors – WiFi only and WiFi plus LTE.
It is rumored that the upcoming tablet will be made of metal and it will feature a super AMOLED display with 2048 x 1536p resolution. Other specs include a 64-bit Exynos processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of native storage with microSD card slot for expansion, an 8MP rear camera, a 2.1MP selfie cam and Samsung’s cat. 6 LTE (300Mbps) modem (for LTE variants).
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is lightweight with its 8 inch model weighing 260 gms and the 9.7 inch variant weighing 407 gms. Dimensions are: The 8-inch model – 198.2 × 134.5 × 5.4 mm and the 9.7-inch model – 237.1 × 168.8 × 5.4 mm.
The Galaxy Tab S2 will be released across the globe in June in countries including the US, European countries, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea and Latin America.