Samsung Galaxy Tab Active SM-T360 8-inch tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active SM-T360 8-inch

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69
Mixed Reviews
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Pros

  • Rugged design
  • Long battery life
  • Can be used with work gloves

Cons

  • No cellular connectivity
  • Relatively low performance

Bottom Line

The rugged design of the Galaxy Tab Active makes it ideal for mobile users working in less than ideal environments.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active is an 8-inch tablet praised for its rugged design, outstanding battery life, protective bumper case and built in stylus. Its IP67 dust and water-resistant certification grants that it will work after being immersed in up to 1-meter deep water for 30 minutes, and its rugged design shrugs off harsh use and multiple drops and hits. However, users were critical of its average performance, subpar audio quality and lack of cellular connectivity. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active will surely be a hit in the rugged phone niche market. However, it is counter-intuitive for such a workhorse to lack cellular connectivity, a requirement for any job site.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • Notebookcheck

    February 24, 2015
    82

    Samsung wants to participate more strongly in the business field with its Galaxy Tab Active. The tablet is not only dust and waterproof, but it also protected against drops. It might just be an interesting alternative for field workers with LTE and stylus inputting.

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  • LaptopMag

    April 15, 2015
    70

    Although it lacks 4G, this business-focused tablet is durable enough to withstand almost any job site, and it has the battery life to go the distance.

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  • TechRadar

    March 11, 2015
    70

    With a battery that can outlast your flight and a form that keeps it safe from snow, the Tab Active is beset by a small hard disk, no cellular option, and an inability to survive multiple falls

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Specifications

Processor Snapdragon 400 1.20 GHz [View Benchmarks]
RAM 1.5GB
Operating System Google Android 4.4 KitKat
Weight 0.87 lbs
Battery Life 11 hours
Connectivity Bluetooth | Wi-Fi | USB 2.0 | GPS
Internal Storage 16GB
Removable Memory Up to 64GB
Display Size 8 Inch
Display Resolution 1280 x 800
Display Type TN
Display Technology WXGA
Front Camera 1.2 MP
Rear Camera 3.1 MP
Dimension (LxWxH) 8.39 x 4.97 x 3.8

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