A Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Android 7.0 Nougat has gone through a performance benchmark test

A Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Android 7.0 Nougat has gone through a performance benchmark test
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 line is more than a year old at this point in time, but that hasn't stopped the company from ensuring that it receives the official Nougat treatment. We caught wind of a report back in November that Samsung was working on the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Tab S2 and the Note 5, and earlier this month the latter of those two devices was spotted running through the GFXBench performance benchmark test with the 7.0 version of Android. 

Following that sighting, it would appear that the Tab S2 has done the same exact thing. The 9.7-inch model of the tablet was spotted via GFXBench running Android 7.0 Android Samsung Edition, suggesting that an official update for the tablet could be on its way sooner rather than later. The 8-inch version of the Tab S2 has yet to be spotted running 7.0 Nougat, but we'd say its safe to say that Samsung is likely testing the Nougat update on both versions of the tablet.

So, just when will the Galaxy Tab S2 receive the official update to Android Nougat? Unfortunately, we still aren't entirely sure about that. We're still waiting for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge to get updated to Nougat, and with December quickly drawing to a close, don't expect anything until January or February of 2017 at the soonest. Even with that being the case though, it's still encouraging to see that the Tab S2 will soon get some new life breathed into it.

source: GalaxyClub via GSMArena

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Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch
  • Display 9.7" 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 5870 mAh



1. surethom

Posts: 1748; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Another portrait tablet from samsung boring, where is the replacement for the tab 10.5??

3. maherk

Posts: 7054; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

This an update for the already existing Tab S2. Maybe you need to read carefully before you comment.

2. trqster

Posts: 177; Member since: May 17, 2013

Sammy (after the whole Note 7 fiasco) is actually starting to care more about updating their flagships in reasonable time.

4. Macready

Posts: 1830; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

This actually started well before the Note 7 was even launched. My S2 tablet for example has been receiving monthly updates since I bought it half a year ago, including feature updates.

5. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 456; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

Hoping for a 9.7" version that's a bit more affordable.

6. Chrusti

Posts: 106; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

same here

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