Sep 01, 2015 07:51 PM EDT

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Hits T-Mobile & Sprint Shelves On Thursday! Alleged Sleekest Tablet Features & Specs Reviewed

By Alex Cruz

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, the latest flagship tablet of the South Korean-based company, will hit the shelves of two of the largest network providers in the United States. The tablet goes on sale for Sprint and T-Mobile on Thursday, Sept. 3, CNet has learned.

T-Mobile retails Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 at $649.99, while Sprint offers a slightly lower price of $648. More details on how to get the tablet for T-Mobile can be found here, while Sprint can be found here.

A couple of online reviews were made about the Galaxy Tab S2, but one notable feature that stood out was its design. Tech critics even called Samsung's new tab as the sleekest among the other tabs the company has produced.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 looks like an iPad up front, but the back part is all Samsung. The tablet features a soft or hard touch rear panel, depending on the color, according to Yahoo News.

The site described the display of the tab as best customers can find in a tablet, with resolution at 2048 x 1536. The screen size, which comes in 9.7 and 8 inches, were better for reading comics, playing games, watching movies and browsing.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 runs on Android's Lollipop. The 9.7-inch variant weighs 0.86 pounds, while the 8-inch variant weighs 0.58 pounds. Both gadgets were described as conducive for travelling. 

It has been reported that users can do multitasking with this tab. Tech critics theorize that it's quite possible to run Facebook, email, Twitter and YouTube. Users might also want to take into consideration that there are some apps which do not support multitasking feature.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is powered by Exynos octa-core processor. Part of its specs includes a local storage of 32GB, and an expandable memory through MicroSD of up to 128GB, ChipChick reported.

The site mentioned that Wi-Fi only version would come in color black, white and gold, which will retail at $400, for the 8-inch display, and $500 for the 9.7-inch display. Carriers will have its own individual pricing plans, but it's worth noting that the LTE capable, 9.7-inch white version will only be carried by Verizon.

Will Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 surpass the sales of the flagship tablets of its competitors? We'll find out soon.

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