Samsung Australia announces the Galaxy Tab S2 to deliver an immersive entertainment experience

Sep 08, 2015

The latest Galaxy tablet combines a stunning Super AMOLED screen with powerful Octa-Core processor in a thin, light and stylish design

Samsung Australia announces the Galaxy Tab S2 to deliver an immersive entertainment experience

SYDNEY, Australia – September 8, 2015– Samsung Electronics Australia today announces the pricing and availability of the 8.0-inch and 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung’s most powerful Galaxy tablet to date. The newest Galaxy tablet continues Samsung’s legacy in delivering a stunning Super AMOLED display optimised for entertainment and video content consumption.

The Galaxy Tab S2 packs an Octa-Core processor, 3GB of RAM and great battery life to offer Australians a high-performance entertainment experience.  


“The Galaxy Tab S2 offers a high performance tablet with sleek style. Its stunningly bright and vivid super AMOLED screen, combined with outstanding performance, and long battery life are delivered in a thin, light and stylish design,” said Prasad Gokhale, Vice President – IT & Mobile – Samsung Electronics Australia. “We’ve had great success last year with the Galaxy Tab S and we’re very excited to bring the Galaxy Tab S2 to Australians.”



Super AMOLED screen for an immersive viewing experience

The Galaxy Tab S2 is designed for Australians to consume their favourite content. The tablet presents deep contrast and precise detail to provide an amazing entertainment experience with the Super AMOLED display, which can deliver natural tones to show life-like colours. The high resolution display delivers sharp images, text, and videos for an outstanding viewing experience.

The Galaxy Tab S2 display bright and natural content for a comfortable visual experience. Samsung’s Adaptive Display intelligently adjusts gamma, saturation, and sharpness based on the application, the colour temperature of the viewing environment and ambient lighting. Additionally, the Reading Mode feature modifies the screen’s brightness level to help users to read content for long periods of time without straining their eyes. 

From just 5.6mm thin and only 265g (8” model), the Galaxy Tab S2 is portable enough to easily carry around all day and the fashionable and stylish design is suitable for a range of purposes and settings, so users can enjoy an exceptional viewing experience on the go.


Samsung’s most powerful Galaxy tablet yet


With a powerful Octa-Core processor and outstanding graphics, the Galaxy Tab S2 has the power to let Australians get the most out of their tablet. Videos, games and applications can run smooth and fast, to help further improve the entertainment experience for users.


With amazing battery life of up to 14 hours (8” model), which can be extended  with Power Saving and Ultra Power Saving mode options, the Galaxy Tab S2 helps Australians be entertained for long periods of time.


The microSD card expansion slot provides additional storage for large multimedia files to help ensure Australians have the ability to access a wide range of video content. The Galaxy Tab S2 also provides 32GB of on board+ storage allowing you to store large files and content on the device.


For streamlined device management options, the Galaxy Tab S2 features Smart Manager which displays the device’s settings automatically, including battery power levels, storage and RAM availability for users to efficiently manage their devices. It is also pre-installed with anti-malware for an extra layer of protection.



Advanced network connectivity

The Galaxy Tab S2 integrates advanced connectivity options to help ensure a seamless entertainment experience between WiFi and operator network streaming. Samsung Australia has worked with operator partners to optimise the tablet for Australian networks, providing an outstanding user experience when catching up on the latest TV show or movie on-the-go*.

At home, Australians can stream high definition content seamlessly thanks to the Dual Band AC wireless connectivity. In addition, through the new Quick Connect feature, users can easily share multimedia and content files from their Galaxy Tab S2 to their Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 5 or Samsung Smart TV^.


Multitasking features and tablet accessories to help increase productivity

The Galaxy Tab S2 caters to users seeking maximised productivity on the go. The tablet comes with Microsoft Office Applications for great productivity. Australians will be able to create and edit documents, while conveniently storing up to 100GB of files on the cloud via OneDrive (free for 2 years)*.

The Galaxy Tab S2 is also compatible with the advanced Book Cover Keyboard (sold separately) that delivers the convenience of a standard PC keyboard with a built-in trackpad for performing tasks on-the-go.

For enhanced manageability, the Galaxy Tab S2 is built with a touch-enabled Fingerprint Scanner for hassle-free authentication. A built-in advanced security sensor now offers easy access to the personal device with a simple press against the home key.

In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 offers multitasking, allowing users to view and run two compatible apps simultaneously. The Pop-Up Window feature allows Australians to easily navigate between multiple apps at once.


Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will come in a variety of connectivity, and size options and will be available locally from leading operators, retailers and Samsung Experience Stores from 15 September 2015 with pre-sale starting this afternoon through this link:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Wi-Fi (9.7-inch, 32GB) – RRP $599

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Wi-Fi and 4G (9.7-inch 32GB) – RRP $749

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Wi-Fi (8.0-inch, 32GB) – RRP $499

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Wi-Fi and 4G (8.0-inch 32GB) – RRP $649



* Internet connection required. Data and other charges may apply.

+ 32GB (25.2GB User Accessible) internal memory

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