Galaxy Tab S2 pre-orders in the US to begin today, 8-inch model starts at $399.99
Consumers in the US looking for a new tablet, one with a stunning display at that, can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 starting today, according to Engadget. Both the 8-inch and 9.7-inch models will be released on the four major carriers and US Cellular on September 3, and will also be available on a trade-in basis from Amazon and Best Buy in the near future. As for pricing, the 8-inch model will start at $399.99 for the Wi-Fi model and the 9.7-inch model will be $499.99. Pricing for the LTE versions aren’t available, but they should cost $100 more than the Wi-Fi variants whenever they become available.
The Galaxy Tab S2’s claim to fame is the Super AMOLED display adorning the front side, and the hardware includes an Exynos 5433 processor, 2048×1536 4:3 display resolution, 3GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, LTE connectivity, 32GB of expandable storage, and 4,000 mAh and 5,870 mAh batteries on the 8 and 9.7-inch models. You also get a fingerprint sensor, Android 5.0.2 on the software front, and a premium design that incorporates metal on the sides and soft-touch plastic on the back.
Are you getting the Galaxy Tab S2? Let us know in the comments, and do check out our hands-on of the tablet to get an idea of whether it’s worth your money.