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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Snapdragon 652 spotted online

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Android tablet gets updated with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 got both updated, and these refreshed variants are already up for pre-order in Germany.
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Samsung launched the high-end Galaxy Tab S2 Android slates back in July 2015, and now refreshed versions of the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 are already up for sale in Germany. The design and dimensions are the same as before, but the Samsung Exynos 5433 SoC gets replaced by a Qualcomm chip, while the Android version preloaded on the slates is the latest one currently available, namely 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

The refreshed tablets were spotted on Cyberport.de, from where they can be acquired starting at roughly $510 USD. The upgrade, however, comes with a good part and a bad one. While the new 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm chip used, namely the Snapdragon 652, offers better CPU performance, its graphics performance is slightly weaker when compared to the Exynos 5433 SoC.

Leaving aside the updated Android version and the new processor, we find that the other features remain the same - Super AMOLED display with 2,048X1,536 pixels, 2.1 MP front camera and 8 MP main image shooter with QHD video recording capabilities, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, fingerprint sensor, and more.

Unfortunately, the new Galaxy Tab S2 slates are only available in Germany for now, but more markets should follow soon. We will get back to it as soon as it reaches the United States, so stay tuned.

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Codrut Nistor - Senior Tech Writer - 5464 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2013
In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2016-04-13 (Update: 2016-04-13)