Samsung expands its line of tablets with a fresh “secure” gadget. Galaxy Tab Active 2 is not afraid of either water or dust, it is certified according to the IP68 standard (the predecessor could only boast IP67) and even meets the requirements of the military level MIL-STD 810. However, the reinforced case that protects against external damage does not prevent the device from having the usual The privileges of modern tablets: a fingerprint scanner built into the Home button, a sensitive display that responds to gloved touch for the winter, a USB Type-C port and the signature S Pen stylus supplied. The novelty consists of an 8-inch TFT screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and a brightness of 480 nits, a proprietary 8-core Exynos 7880 processor with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz and Mali-T830 graphics, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal flash memory, microSD card slots, LTE modem, Wi-Fi (2.4 / 5 GHz) wireless modules, Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC, GPS navigation system, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor and USB 2.0 Type-C port. The Bixby voice assistant is supported. The main camera has an 8-megapixel sensor with autofocus, and a 5-megapixel sensor is installed in the front camera. The gadget is complemented by a removable 4,450 mAh battery capable of charging other portable gadgets. Android 7.1 Nougat was chosen as the operating system. In Holland, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 with 4G support will be sold for 500 euros. Will the tablet appear in other markets, not yet reported. Protected devices are mainly in demand among business consumers.