Samsung wants to trademark Galaxy Tab4 Active, water-resistant tablet in the works?

Samsung wants to trademark Galaxy Tab4 Active, water-resistant tablet in the works?
It seems that Samsung could be working on a dust- and water-resistant variation of its Galaxy Tab4 family of tablets. The giant from the Far East has applied for the "Samsung Galaxy Tab4 Active" trademark in Norway, which hints us that a water-resistant slate is at least being considered by the maker. The trademark application has been filed on April 30 and although formal checks have been performed, it is still pending.

Judging by Samsung's current flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, its ruggedized variation, the Galaxy S5 Active, and the Galaxy S4 Active from last year, such a tablet would probably come with an IP67 certification. This means that if you immerse it in a depth of 1m of water for up to 30 minutes, it will live to tell the tale.

Sony already has several dust- and water-resistant tablets – the Xperia Tablet Z and the Xperia Z2 Tablet. However, these are high-end slates, unlike the mid-range Galaxy Tab4 trio of devices that Samsung unveiled almost two months ago. Of course, Samsung could up the game of its rumored water-resistant slate and throw a more potent silicon inside the Tab4 Active.

All in all, we would take this information with a big pinch of salt, as it's highly unlikely.

Still, could Samsung's trademark application for the Galaxy Tab4 Active actually hold water? Will it be water-resistant? Only time will tell. What's your opinion on the matter?

source: Patentstyret via SamMobile



1. byczybyk

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 04, 2012

for fsake, almost every single time get your sht together and link to proper soure of news​process-begins-ip67-comming-to-tablets.html

4. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

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6. sgodsell

Posts: 7431; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

So they are going to be like the Sony Xperia tablets now for ip67/8

8. MEeee

Posts: 438; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Just like the Zs followed X Cover.

2. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Nice ! Welcome

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Well SS is literally bloating the market with tablets. They have already released a dozen in 5 months.

5. csoulr666

Posts: 116; Member since: Nov 04, 2013

Just what I need, a tablet I can take with me to the shower................ "OK Google, which shampoo suits my hair better"

7. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

GOOGLE SAYS: you need a dandruff shampoo for lice and ichy scalp..

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