Designed for the outside (or only a very tough time indoors)

Samsung’s hottest new smartphones proper now are the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4, and whereas these could also be its best-built foldables thus far, we can also’t deny that they are extra fragile than your common telephones. What you may not pay attention to is that Samsung additionally makes a spread of ruggedized smartphones and tablets on the other finish of the spectrum — principally for enterprise prospects. Whereas these do not fold (at the least not but), they will endure tough dealing with in methods your typical glass-sandwich cellphone merely can not. Samsung’s latest addition is the Galaxy Tab Active4 Professional, a rugged pill designed to outlive the nice open air.


With the Galaxy Tab Active4 Professional, Samsung is delivering upgrades in comparison with the Tab Active3 and older Tab Energetic Professional. Similar to we might count on, there’s an S Pen for stylus enter, a wonderful IP68 mud and water resistance score, and MIL-STD-810H certification.


SoC 6nm octa-core processor
Storage 64GB/128GB, microSD supported as much as 1TB
show 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 TFT LCD
battery 7,600mAh, user-replaceable
digicam 13MP f/1.9 rear, 8MP f/2.0 entrance
software program Android 12
connectivity Single/dual-SIM, Sub-6 5G, LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC
Dimensions 242.9 x 170.2 x 10.2mm, 674g with the S Pen
different USB Kind-C 3.2, programmable key, Dolby Atmos

The Galaxy Tab Active4 Professional is available in barely heavier than earlier than, however we’re nonetheless in the identical ballpark because the Tab Energetic Professional’s 653g. On the plus aspect, we see a lift to storage and RAM choices, and useful options just like the programmable button you should utilize to launch particular apps make a return. Whereas there is a good-sized battery right here to be used on-the-go, you possibly can even use the pill linked to a wall outlet with out the battery should you’re at a kiosk or workstation, with out risking excessive working temperatures and battery degradation.

The ruggedized pill is aimed toward professionals who would use the gadget in an outside setting — we’re considering factories, hospitals, mines, civil engineering works, and so on. It helps the cellular Knox Platform for POS and Knox Seize, making it ultimate for retail environments, too.

Samsung shares that the Galaxy Tab Active4 Professional can be accessible in Europe beginning in September. Availability in different markets, together with Latin America and North America, will start later this 12 months. Whereas Samsung guarantees three OS updates and as much as 5 years of safety updates, the pill’s precise pricing to date stays underneath wraps. Will this strong mannequin find yourself being the most effective Android tablets of 2022? We’ll have to attend and see.