Updated 6 Dec 2018

Samsung

Galaxy Tab Active 2 16GB (SM-T395)

Snapshot: The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 SM-T395 16GB has a 7.9 inch screen and 4G connectivity. But what’s it like to use?

Galaxy Tab Active 2 16GB (SM-T395)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$819

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Test results

Overall score
68
Performance
?/10
Screen quality
?/10
Multimedia
?/10
Battery
?/10
Design & functionality
?/10

Good points

  • OK design & functionality.
  • Good for multimedia.
  • Easy to use.
  • OK screen quality.
  • OK battery life.
  • Good construction quality.
  • Has WiFi (including 5GHz).
  • Has 4G.
  • Has bluetooth.
  • Has USB-C.
  • Has voice control.
  • Has stylus.

But

  • Poor processing performance.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (10%)
Screen quality (20%)
Convenience (20%). Includes score for virtual keyboard.
Multimedia (25%). Includes music, movies and photos.
Battery (15%)
Design & functionality (10%). Includes score for construction quality.

Price is from a November 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$819

More test results (/10)

Convenience
7.8
Virtual keyboard
6.6
Watching videos
9.0
Music
6.2
Photos
6.5

Specifications

WxHxD (mm)
127 x 213 x 10
Weight (g) (excludes any supplied keyboard)
418
OS version
Android 7.1.1
CPU
ARM
Storage - claimed (GB)
16
Screen size (inches)
7.9
Resolution
1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (MP)
5
Rear camera resolution (MP)
8
Video rear resolution
1080
Video front resolution
1080

Features

USB C
Full USB size
×
Micro-USB
×
HDMI
×
Mini-SD
×
Micro-SD
WiFi g
WiFi n
WiFi 5GHz n
WiFi ac
LTE
Bluetooth
GPS
NFC
Voice control
Physical keyboard
×
Stylus supplied

More info

Brand reliability

96%

Brand satisfaction

75%