Samsung has announced the company's 2nd-gen Galaxy Tab S tablets back in July this year. This Korean smartphone OEM has unveiled the 8.4 and 9.7-inch variants of the device, and they've also brought those devices to IFA in Berlin in order for people / media to check it out. We've managed to get our hands on both versions of the tablet, if you're interested in checking that out, follow this link. That being said, one of the US carriers has announced that they'll be carrying the Galaxy Tab S2, soon… read on.
The 9.7-inch variant of Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 will be coming to U.S. Cellular soon (only the 4G LTE variant of the tablet)U.S. Cellular: Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 Coming September 11th. The carrier has released an official statement on their webpage saying that the tablet will be available starting from September 11th. You can get it for $0 if you opt to pay $27.50 a month for the next 24 months. You can, of course, also pay its full price at once, which is always an option. The carrier will offer all sorts of deals to their consumers, and if you'd like more detailed info, visit the source link down below.
"As more people turn to their tablet devices for work, entertainment and productivity, we want to make sure that we have the latest devices and a high-quality national network to keep them connected to everything they need. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is the perfect device for families, businesses and anyone looking to have a cutting-edge device that is great for both work and play." said Joe Settimi, Vice President of Marketing at U.S. Cellular.
The Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 sports a 9.7-inch 2048 x 1536 Super AMOLED display, 3GB of RAM and either 32 or 64GB of expandable internal storage (depending on which variant you get). The tablet is powered by Samsung's Exynos 5433 64-bit octa-core SoC running at 1.9GHz along with a Mali-T760 MP6 GPU. The 8-megapixel shooter is available on the back of this thing, and a 2.1-megapixel snapper can be found up front. Android 5.0.2 Lollipop comes pre-installed on this tablet with Samsung's TouchWiz UI available on top of Google's OS, of course. The tablet also sports a physical button below the display which doubles as a fingerprint scanner, and as you can see, it also has two capacitive buttons flanking the home button. The Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 measures 237.3 x 169 x 5.6mm, while it weighs 389 grams (Wi-Fi variant) and 392 grams (LTE variant).