The 8-inch full HD display comes with a screen resolution of 2048x1536 pixels. It’s no surprise that it measures in at 158 x 231 x 7.8mm and weighs 374 grams as the company claims this device to be the lightest tab so far. The Galaxy Tab S2 Nook is capable enough to compete with high-end tablets as it is powered by an octa-core Exynos 5420 processor and 2GB of RAM. The 400mAh battery delivers up to 14 hours of activity on the Tab.
32 GB of internal storage with an additional 128 GB for external expansion allows you to utilize a fully fledged multimedia service with all your favorite movies, TV shows, apps, games and on top of that Barnes & Noble’s massive library of books. The dual-stereo speakers will compliment your choice of watching movies on the Galaxy Tab S2 Nook. An 8 MP auto focus sensor is adorned on the rear camera which supports quad HD video recording at at 30 fps and UHD video playback (3840 x 2160) at 30fps. The tab houses in a 2.1 MP camera on the front for all your selfie and video-calls.
The home button on the Tab is embedded with a finger print scanner. The Multi-Window option for running two apps simultaneously, which is a trademark of all the Samsung devices is spotted in this device as well. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote is pre-loaded. The device comes equipped with Accelerometer, finger scanner, gyroscope, compass, Hall Sensor, RGB sensor, GPS, GLONASS.
Display - 8-inch screen with2048 x 1536 resolution and AMOLED display
Processor - Octacore processor (1.9GHz quad + 1.3GHz quad)
Storage - 32GB/64GB internal storage with micro SD card slot and 3GB RAM
Camera - 8MP rear/ 2MP front facing cameras
OS - Android 5.0 Lollipop
Connectivity - WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4GHz/5GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, GLONASS,
Battery - 5,870mAh battery (9.7-inch), 4,000mAh battery (8-inch)
Other features - Fingerprint scanner, Accelerometer, Finger Scanner, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor
While the tablet is like most other Android tablets in many ways, the collaboration with Barnes & Noble makes the device to come customized with reader-focused tools and icons. For instance the Nook Shop and Search functions are featured on the front and center. And there’s a shortcut taking readers directly to their current book of choice. The options for reading is from more than 4 million books, including bestsellers, new releases, classics, and enhanced titles with special content. You'll also come across a large selection of comic books, graphic novels, travel guides, cookbooks and even more than 110,000 children's books.