Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 updates: release date still uncertain, device to come in two variant sizes


The release date of Samsung’s next tablet flagship, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, is still uncertain. Some rumors point to a July release, while some predict the Galaxy Tab S2 to come to users in October this year. But the device is indeed coming very soon, with recent reveals from certification authorities TENAA and the FCC.

Previously, famous Samsung insider Sam Mobile revealed early image renderings of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, courtesy of China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center TENAA. An early set of device specifications also came with the reveal, and among it is the confirmation that the upcoming flagship tablet will be coming in two variant sizethe Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7.

While nothing is official as of this moment, the previous reveals from the two certification authorities reveal that the Galaxy Tab S2 will have a 4:3 aspect ratio on its display. As previously mentioned, the upcoming flagship tablet will have two variants, the 8.0 and the 9.7, denoting display sizes of the tablet. While having different sizes, both variants are expected to show a display of 20481536 pixels Full HD resolution. Both variants of the device are expected to run under Samsung’s very own Exynos 5433 processor chip with a clock speed of up to 1.9GHz. 3GB worth of RAM is expected, along with 16GB worth of built-in internal storage. Unlike Samsung’s most recent releases, the Galaxy Tab S2 may have a support for an external microSD card expansion. LTE connectivity may also come.

As for the camera, the Galaxy Tab S2 is known to have an 8 megapixels rear-facing camera, and a 2 megapixels front snapper for selfies and other similar uses. Android Lollipop v5.0 is expected to come with it out of the box, with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top of the said OS.

No price for the device is hinted as of this moment in time.