Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ specifications

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Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ launched with much newer SoC: Samsung announced its new flagship tablets for 2015, Galaxy S2 8.0″ and S2 9.7″. Samsung changing up the things with launching these new tabs, with two new disply size and much newer SoC. Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ specifications, its a world’s slimmest and lightest tablet, beyond the SoC and memory there’s an 8MP rear-facing camera and 2.1MP front-facing camera on both sizes of the Tab S2. The Tab runs latest android 5.1 lollipop and it is powered by 1.3GHz octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM. This device has 8-inch super AMOLED display with screen resolution of 1536×2048 pixels. It comes with 4000mAh of battery which provide a very long battery backup.


Samsung’s tablets always seem to fall back a bit behind their flagship phones. Let’s have a look on detailed specification of Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8″ in tabular form.

Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ specifications

Now let us discuss Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ specifications and features in tabular form:

Hardware Specs
Model Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″
Operating System Android 5.1, Lollipop
Processor 1.3GHz  octa-core
Storage Memory 32GB & expandable upto 128GB via microSD card
2G Yes
3G Yes
4G-LTE Yes
Display 8-inch super AMOLED display
Screen Resolution 1536×2048 pixels
PPI ~336 ppi pixel density
SIM support Micro SIM
Camera 8MP rear-facing camera and 2.1MP front-facing camera
Recording @30fps video Recording at 2560x1440pixels
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, laser autofocus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets
Thickness 5.6 mm
Weight 272 g
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band and WiFi Hotspot, DLNA,  Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, GLONASS, MicroUSB Support
Battery 4000mAh
Expected Price

Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 Detailed Review, Pros and Cons-

Design and Display:

Tab S2 is world’s slimmest tablet ever, Design of this tab is fabulous ant it is very slim. Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 will come with 5.6mm thickness which gives it more attractive & luxury look, a big display of size 8-inch which provides reading, browsing internet, and watching videos with more pleasing experience. Touchscreen is more interactive to use and graphic is more sharp and brighter. Resolution of display is 1536×2048 pixels with a pixel density of ~320 ppi.


One of the biggest highlight or merit of Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ is that, it is powered by 1.3GHz  octa-core with a large RAM size of 3 GB, Such strong processor is going to complete all your gaming and multitasking needs. The smartphone will run on latest Android 5.1 operating system with all enhanced interfacing functions.

Camera and Connectivity:

Tab has rear camera of 8-megapixels which allows user to take sharp and clear picture. With Geo-tagging, touch focus,  autofocus. Tab S2 doesn’t support UHD video recording, but it does support recording 30fps video at 2560x1440pixels which is an uncommon resolution for video recording. Being 4 times the number of pixels as 720p it could be useful for recording and then downscaling to a 1280×720 resolution to reduce artifacting, means you can safe guard memories and sceneries by your own with HD video recordings. This smartphone has a Front camera of 2.1-Megapixel which enables you to take best selfies and great video chatting experience.

Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 supports 2G, 3G and 4G-LTE high speed downloading. It have connectivity options like WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band and WiFi Hotspot, DLNA,  Bluetooth v4.1, MicroUSB Support.

Now let us discuss Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2’s Pros and cons:


  • RAM size of 3GB
  • Android 5.1.1 lollipop
  • Very slim in design with thickness of 5.6mm
  • Display of 8-inch super AMOLED display is great for reading, watching videos and gaming
  • 8-megapixel of rear camera of very good quality is enough for tab
  • 2.1-megapixel front facing camera is made for shooting
  • No hanging problem as clock speed is high
  • Bright and clear display
  • 4000mAh battery
  • 64 GB internal memory


  • Price might be high

That would be all about Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″ specifications from our side. What are your first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Tablet S2 8.0″? Do you think it has plenty to offer for its price? Let us know by sending in your comments.

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