Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Orientation Workshop @ Black Box Publika

Just yesterday, we had a chance to experience hands-on the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 at a very special media orientation workshop over at Black Box Publika. There, we were brought along three different 'classes' of sorts, namely the 'School of Design', 'Prouctivity 101' and the 'School of Film & Music', to experience the different features and apps built into the tablet.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Orientation Workshop @ Black Box Publika
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Orientation Workshop @ Black Box Publika


Herald as the perfect personal companion, the Galaxy Tab S2 is stylishly designed to be the slimmest and lightest tablet with a sleek metal frame finishing, packing a powerful performance. Apart from enhanced usability, this new tab-on-block provides dual functionality where productivity and entertainment are concerned, on the go, anywhere and anytime.


The settings for Hall 3: School of Film & Music
The settings for Hall 3: School of Film & Music

"The Galaxy Tab S2 is not only out thinnest and lightest tablet of its size ever, it also provides users stunning Super AMOLED display which is perfectly optimized for viewing any type of digital content," said Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT & Digital Imaging at Samsung Malaysia Electronics. 




The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 weighs in at less than a new bottle of Coca Cola
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 weighs in at less than a new bottle of Coca Cola

Ultimate Productivity and Connectivity Features for Users-on-The-Go


The Galaxy Tab S2 delivers unmatched mobility to cater to high-efficiency users seeking maximized productivity. The tabled comes fully equipped and preloaded with Microsoft Office Solutions, one which I fully appreciate. You get to store up to 100GB of files on the cloud via OneDrive too, complimentary for two years. Also, the 9.7" Galaxy Tab S2 is compatible with the advanced Book Cover Keyboard that delivers the same convenience of a standard PC keyboard with a built-in trackpad.


Thin, light and slim, fits in the palm of my hands easily
Thin, light and slim, fits in the palm of my hands easily

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. For the most 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.


The good looking MC for the day, introducing us to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
The good looking MC for the day, introducing us to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 offers Multitasking, allowing users to view and run two apps simultaneously with Pop-Up Window, a new feature that lets users can easily navigate between multiple apps at once. The Galaxy Tab S2 also provides an improved storage structure that makes locating files simpler than ever. 

Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT & Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics delivering his welcome address at the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Preview Session.
Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT & Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics delivering his welcome address at the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Preview Session.

Galaxy Tab S2 – My All in One Entertainment Companion on the go.


We then proceed to Hall 2: Productivity 101 and Hall 3: School of Film & Music for more hands-on fun with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2. Galaxy Tab S2 – My All in One Entertainment Companion on the go. To remain competitive in the local tablet market, the mobile giant is also aware that tablets are popularly utilized for entertainment purposes. It is undeniable that users are increasingly looking for mobile devices that are able to suit their personal needs; for both productivity and entertainment.


Class in session
Class in session
iflix and Samsung Milk Music comes pre-loaded in the new Galaxy Tab S2
iflix and Samsung Milk Music comes pre-loaded in the new Galaxy Tab S2

Therefore, just delivering an efficient tablet with productivity features would be insufficient for consumers who are seeking for the perfect device to maintain a healthy work-life balance. In order to meet the local consumers’ entertainment needs, the Galaxy Tab S2’s comes preloaded with iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service and Samsung Milk Music, a digital radio streaming service designed specifically for Samsung users. 


Microsoft Excel made simple
Microsoft Excel made simple
Members of the media and bloggers getting acquainted with their Galaxy Tab S2
Members of the media and bloggers getting acquainted with their Galaxy Tab S2

Movie buffs, who invest in the brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be able to enjoy an exclusive 1-year subscription free access to ten thousands of hours of rich variety of western, Korean and Chinese movies and TV series, kids content, local market content and other original productions. 

Enjoying my music, streamed from Samsung Milk Music
Enjoying my music, streamed from Samsung Milk Music

Going beyond rich visual content, music lovers can fulfill their audio cravings through Samsung’s very own Milk Music application. Samsung Milk Music offers more than 150 genre-based and curated stations with a distinctive dial design. The dial can be customized up to nine genres of choice featuring a wide variety of music listening choices. The “Spotlight” feature offers a continuously curated selection of songs and albums handpicked by music tastemakers and influencers, giving users access to music directly from the expert. To suit individual listening preferences, users are able to fine-tune the genre-based stations based on popularity, novelty and favorites. This further optimizes recommendations for the best personalized listening experiences.  


Sleek and stylish
Sleek and stylish

Sleek, Stylish and Light Tablet Designed to be the Best Personal Companion Device


At just 5.6mm thin and only 392g (9.7”) and 272g (8.0”) weight, the Galaxy Tab S2 fits perfectly in your hand or your bag and designed for consuming content in comfort due to its stunning Super AMOLED Display. The sleek, stylish and light device is perfect for browsing through digital content, including e-books, magazines, webpages and newsfeeds. This reading-optimized ratio allows the user to enjoy a seamless reading experience without unnecessary scrolling. 

The tablet also presents deeper contrast and more precise detail to provide a best-in-class reading experience with the Super AMOLED display delivering 94% of natural tones to show true-to-life colors (Adobe RGB color standard). Users can now enjoy galleries of vividly detailed photos and effortlessly shop online while viewing the most accurate images on the Galaxy Tab S2.


Luke Au, Head of Product Marketing, Mobile  Division, Samsung Malaysia Electronics, with Julian Thean, Product Manager for Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung Malaysia Electronics, at the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Preview Session, and the man behind iflix
Luke Au, Head of Product Marketing, Mobile  Division, Samsung Malaysia Electronics, with Julian Thean, Product Manager for Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung Malaysia Electronics, at the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Preview Session, and the man behind iflix

In addition, the Galaxy Tab S2 continually offers its advanced screen technology to display bright and natural content for a more comfortable visual experience. Adaptive Display intelligently adjusts gamma, saturation, and sharpness based on the application, the color temperature of the viewing environment and ambient lighting. Also, Reading Mode modifies the screen’s brightness level to help users to read content for longer periods of time without straining their eyes.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will come in a variety of connectivity, storage and size options: 9.7-inch and 8.0-inch LTE version, available in 32GB with MicroSD up to 128GB. It will be available in the Malaysian market, starting from 14th August, 2015 in Gold, White and Black colour. Check out the complete specification below. 


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Orientation Workshop @ Black Box Publika
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Media Orientation Workshop @ Black Box Publika

Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch Product Specifications

Network LTE
700/ 800/ 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900/ 2100/ 2600
3G : 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
2G : 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900

AP: Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz, Octacore application processor

Display: 9.7” 2048x1536(QXGA) Super AMOLED

OS : Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Camera: 8MP AF f1.9 (rear), 2.1MP(front)
Video: H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Recording: QHD(2560x1440)@30fps
Playback: UHD(3840x2160)@30fps
Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC

Google Mobile Service
Chrome, Gmail, Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Hangouts, Play Store, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Drive, Photos

Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4GHz/5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth®4.1 BLE
GPS GPS, GLONASS
Sensor Accelerometer, Finger Scanner, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor  
Memory
3GB(RAM) + 32GB internal memory
microSD up to 128GB 

Dimension / Weight
169 x 237.3 x 5.6mm, 392g

Battery: 5,870mAh
RRP: RM 1,999.00 (inclusive of 6% GST) 


A look from the back
A look from the back

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch Product Specifications


Network LTE
700/ 800/ 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900/ 2100/ 2600
3G : 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
2G : 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900

AP: Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz, Octacore application processor 
Display: 8.0” 2048x1536(QXGA) Super AMOLED
OS: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Camera: 8MP AF f1.9 (rear), 2.1MP(front)
Video: H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

Recording: QHD (2560x1440) @30 fps
Playback: UHD (3840x2160) @ 30fps
Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC

Google Mobile Service: Chrome, Gmail, Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Hangouts, Play Store, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Drive, Photos

Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4GHz/5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth®4.1 BLE

GPS: GPS, GLONASS
Sensor:
Accelerometer, Finger Scanner, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor

Memory: 3GB (RAM) + 32GB internal memory
microSD up to 128GB 
Dimension / Weight: 134.8 x 198.6 x 5.6mm, 272g
Battery: 4,000mAh
RRP: RM 1,699.00 (inclusive of 6% GST)

Full details and product images are available at www.samsung.com.my 






2 comments :

  1. Yes, the mc sure is handsome. Did you buy one? Or did you get one free?

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  2. hmm... tab still trendy meh? i think i dont even look at my tab anymore after getting a good smartphone

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