Samsung Galaxy S2 Tablet Review By Cnet

Samsung Galaxy S2 Tablet Review - Samsung is now again innovate in presenting a slate of super thin named Galaxy Tab S2. From the name alone is already known that it is the slate of the Galaxy Tab the first generation S huge success in 2014 as the thinnest Slate today. Following the success of previous slate, this time Samsung Galaxy Tab design S2 with more design premium that has thickness 5.6 mm or 1 mm thinner than the previous generation. Not only thinner, slate is also lighter, making it more convenient to operate.

Samsung Galaxy S2 Tablet Review

The second slate has 3 variants of color i.e. White, black, and gold. We had the opportunity to try the second thinnest slate black.

Following a brief specification of Samsung Galaxy S2 Tabs 8 and 9.7 inches:
  • Single Sim
  • The Super AMOLED screen 8.0 inch 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • The Super AMOLED screen 9.7 1536 x 2048 pixels in inches
  • Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
  • Exynos 5 Octa 5433 Quad-core 1.9 GHz & Quad-core 1.3 GHz
  • Mali GPU-T760 MP6
  • Rear camera 8 megapixel AF, 2.1 megapixel front camera
  • 32/64 GB of internal memory, an additional MicroSD up to 128 GB
  • RAM 3 GB
  • Battery Tab S2 8.0 inch 4,000 mAh
  • Battery Tab S2 9.7 inches 5,870 mAh
  • Fingerprint scanner

Premium design and thin

Samsung Galaxy S2 Tablet Review

The second screen Slate has a ratio of comparative 4:3 and have been using the Super AMOLED screen technology panel with 16 million colors. Screen resolution they are equally sized 1536 x 2048 pixels. There are differences in the density of the screen; Tab 8 inch S2 has a density of 320 ppi, while for the version of 9.7 inches screen density has 264 ppi.

Do not rely solely on high resolution, Samsung Galaxy S2 Tab also has a premium design with thickness 5.6 mm. For each dimension type is 198.6 x 5.6 x 134.8 mm for version 8.0 inches and 237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm for the version of 9.7 inches.


Because of the different screen sizes, automatic weight second slate is also different. It goes without worry about severe problems, as both belong to very light so that it remains comfortable operated despite having very large screen size.

Unfortunately Samsung hasn't been giving technology a Gorilla Glass 4 on Galaxy Tab S2 8.0, so users should buy the scratch so that its screen is protected.

As the world's thinnest Android tablet, Galaxy Tab thickness S2 8.0 slate defeated Sony Xperia a Z4 has a thickness of 6.1 mm. Can you imagine how it feels to hold the super thin slate. No doubt it will be convenient to read e-books, watch movies, and play games.

Interface TouchWiz UI

Galaxy Tab operating system Android OS relies on S2 Lollipop 5.0.2 are modified with the addition of features multiwindow and pop up--to simplify applications when running 2 applications on one screen. In addition, Samsung also modify the display screen and menu using the latest TouchWiz UI interface that have previously been tested as a display interface first generation S Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet and A that are already equipped with S-Pen.

Camera features with many features

Samsung Galaxy Tab privileges S2 as the best Android slate and thinnest in the world is slightly reduced due to the camera there is no LED Flash. It is indeed very unfortunate, Samsung bandwagon Apple does not complement her slate with LED Flash and autofocus feature is only provided with a camera 8 megapixel sensor.

But the shortage is covered with better video recording capability, where the slate can produce resolution video 1440p@30fps.

Samsung Galaxy S2 Tablet Review

Customize with a hefty Tab price S2 expensive, Samsung includes 2.1 megapixel front camera lens as a means selfie photo and video call. The ability of both the lens Galaxy Tab S2 has a magnitude of exactly the same resolution with the Galaxy Tab the first generation S.

In addition, the second slate features a camera that does not lose its complete with another gadget, i.e. the existence of auto mode, manual, panorama, virtual shot, HDR, shot and more, & dual camera. The results of his camera also belongs to the good that could capture images very quickly.

High class performance

The second runway kitchen series Galaxy Tab S2 equally powered processors Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5433. Processor with 64 Bit Computing is supported by two core processor 64 Bit Quad-core speed 1.9 Ghz and 1.3 Ghz Quad-core.

In addition to clock speed is high, the excess processors Exynos 5433 claimed more efficient battery power than the processor on the Galaxy Tab the first generation S. Then to improve the multitasking speed Samsung chose RAM size is 3 GB.

Then sector of graphical content in the running game or high resolution video, it relies on the Mali GPU sabak-the MP6 T760 has six core cluster graphics.

Switch to the memory sector, Samsung provides internal memory 32 GB and 64 GB. Samsung Galaxy Tab price S2 rely heavily from its internal memory capacity, the larger and more expensive of course. But coming into the market only Indonesia, measuring 32 GB only.

In addition, Samsung also includes a microSD memory slot up to 128 GB of capacity which is placed on the side next to the Galaxy Tab S2.

Battery life is smaller

64 Bit processor usage makes the Samsung bold lower battery capacity slate. For version 8 inches has a battery plant 4,000-sized Li-ion mAh. While for the version of 9.7 Inches has a larger battery capacity i.e. 5,870 mAh. Just as slate-slate others, both types of Galaxy Tab S2 have the battery be removed.


Samsung Galaxy Tab price S2 that expensive comparable to technology and design. When else can feel the features fingerprint scanner on a slate of super thin with a thickness of only 5.6 mm.

But behind the pros, this slate has many disadvantages compared to Galaxy Tab slate S of previous generations, among them is minimized screen resolution and capacity of the battery.


  • Already support 4 g LTE technology
  • The screen resolution is high enough
  • Already equipped with fingerprint scanner
  • Large storage capacity
  • Equipped with a microSD slot
  • Have a thin body

A shortage of

  • The battery capacity has decreased
  • There is no LED flash at the back of the camera
  • Prices are more expensive than first generation


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