Rugged Android tablets usually don’t get much attention, but with an oddly mysterious Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro model to be officially announced… later today (?!), some of you road warriors and outdoor enthusiasts may be interested to know that the 2019 OG Galaxy Tab Active Pro is currently available at a huge discount. is for sale.
Despite its advanced age and what the name of its impending sequel suggests, this rugged 10.1 incher with a mediocre Snapdragon 670 processor under the hood is yet to get a second edition.
That makes the first-generation Tab Active Pro perhaps the best rugged Samsung tablet available to this day, and for a whopping $330 less than its usual price of $749.99, hardcore fans of these kinds of niche devices are likely to overlook this bad boy’s inherent flaws. to see.
Besides the aforementioned unimpressive Qualcomm SoC, we’re talking outdated Android 11 software with little to no hope of ever seeing the latest stable version of the world’s most popular mobile OS officially appear on this particular slate.
On the decidedly positive side of things, the large 10.1-inch display features a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution (which isn’t very easy to find in the rugged segment), as well as “enhanced touch” capabilities, and yes, S Pen support too.
The Galaxy Tab Active Pro comes with an iconic Samsung-made stylus included in the discounted price, as well as an admittedly unappealing case designed to withstand everything from drops to shocks, extreme temperatures, humidity, sand and of course submersion in water. water.
The affordable tablet is made for a certain kind of customer and doesn’t have the world’s best cameras or a very impressive amount of RAM, but it does have a hefty and easily replaceable battery. All in all, we’re definitely looking at one of the best Prime Day 2022 tablet deals available right now, and while not completely unprecedented, Amazon’s $330 discount is a repeat of a epic Cyber Monday 2021 sale from nearly eight months ago.
As far as we know, the Cyber Monday promotion never came back… until yesterday, and given the age of the Tab Active Pro, we don’t rule out the possibility that this prime-exclusive affair turns out to be some sort of clearance offer. In other words, you may want to hurry and pull the trigger ASAP!