Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Tab Active3. Like its predecessor, the rugged tablet is primarily designed for workers in the field, with a slew of features that allow it to withstand (and perform well in) difficult environments. For example, the Tab Active3 has an IP68 dustproof water resistant rating, and can absorb the shock of a fall from a height of 1.5 meters.
Touch Sensitivity, meanwhile, will allow people to use the tablet while still wearing gloves. The Active3 can record signatures with the help of the S-Pen, while the Active Key on the side of the device can be used to gain quick access to frequently used apps, such as a scanner or a Push to Talk utility. The device offers NFC capabilities and can be used to take EMV Level 1 payments, and supports Samsung Dex and Google ARCore augmented reality utilities.
On the hardware front, the tablet is built with an Exynos 9810 processor, and comes with a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera, and 128GB of internal storage. It also leverages the Samsung Knox platform for security.
“When developing the new Galaxy Tab Active3 we listened to feedback from our customers and partners and focused on creating a product that would make it easier to get things done,” said Samsung Electronics EVP and Mobile B2B Team Head KC Choi. “Not only is the Galaxy Tab Active3 more durable, but its performance has been upgraded to support the latest applications for maximum productivity.”
The Galaxy Tab Active3 can authenticate users with face and fingerprint recognition. It arrives three years after the Tab Active2, which debuted in October of 2017 before making its way to the US in early 2018. The new tablet is now available in Europe and Asia, and will expand to other markets in the not-too-distant future.