Samsung has a rugged tablet with a 10-inch screen and interesting name in the works

Samsung has a rugged tablet with a 10-inch screen and interesting name in the works
Android tablets haven't exactly been selling like hotcakes in the last few years, but Samsung remains very much committed to the Apple-dominated market, reportedly planning to unveil at least one new high-end model, a mid-ranger, and an entry-level variant before long. A fresh GalaxyClub report (translated) seems to bring a fourth name to the table, although there's also a good chance the Galaxy Tab Active Pro and SM-T545 are actually one and the same device.

If the Dutch publication's newly obtained information proves accurate, Samsung has a third generation of the rugged Galaxy Tab Active in the works, following in the footsteps of 2014 and 2017 editions that have a relatively compact body and 8-inch screen in common. The robust next-gen slate is expected to sport a jumbo-sized 10.1-inch display, thus sacrificing portability in favor of productivity and a more comfortable video playing experience.

Given the larger screen, this bad boy could well be named the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro, a brand that the company actually trademarked in a number of key markets around the world in recent months. Another puzzle piece that appears to neatly fall into place is the SM-T545 benchmark listing spotted earlier this very week. That model number definitely fits the description of an upgraded version of the 8-inch Galaxy Tab Active 2, which is also known by the SM-T395 designation.

If we're indeed looking at the Galaxy Tab Active Pro, its specifications are likely to include a respectable Snapdragon 710 processor and 4GB RAM. That's obviously not on par with what we expect from the high-end Galaxy Tab S5, but it's significantly better than what the Tab Active 2 has going on under the hood.

Ironically, this expansion of Samsung's rugged Android tablet lineup comes as the Active family of muscular flagship handsets is breathing its last breath. What we don't know is whether or not the Galaxy Tab Active Pro is headed for the US. If history is any indication, we wouldn't hold our breath, but then again, this would be the first "Pro" device of its kind, so who knows...

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10 Comments

1. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Another android tablet? Oh no.

2. Vancetastic

Posts: 1305; Member since: May 17, 2017

Another butthurt, bitter Apple fanboy? Oh no.

3. VariableCheapskate

Posts: 137; Member since: May 29, 2019

Someone who doesn't buy anything other than Apple thinking the rest of the market cares what he thinks.

5. Vancetastic

Posts: 1305; Member since: May 17, 2017

I actually own Apple products, and I don’t care what he thinks...I just don’t understand why these guys are so weird about Samsung.

8. vgking9699

Posts: 194; Member since: Mar 01, 2019

That “rest of the market” isn’t many people lol

4. MEeee

Posts: 425; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Sorry man. Most people I know don't buy Apple products.

9. vgking9699

Posts: 194; Member since: Mar 01, 2019

Mean while many many Apple users come from families where everyone they know and who are in the family only use Apple products

10. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Most people I knew would prefer iPhones they have budget

6. TBomb

Posts: 1484; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I know the Galaxy name has a lot of branding power... but geez. There are a lot of variations and I can't keep up.

7. Dbosss unregistered

Tablets and android, never been together!

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