Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and the new Galaxy Watch Active are now available in Kenya

The Galaxy Tab S5e and the new Galaxy Watch Active are now available in Kenya. Samsung has unveiled the two gadgets in the country with the Tab S5e selling at Ksh. 57,999 and the  Galaxy Watch Active at Ksh. 24,999.

“The Tab S5e is a top-tier premium tablet with a sleek design and powerful features, available at a new price point,” said Charles Kimari the head of Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics East Africa. “It is designed for users who want intelligence that keeps them connected so they can get more done as well as a big, beautiful screen for a rich, premium entertainment experience.”

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e comes with a 10.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1600×2560 pixels at a pixel density of 290 pixels per inch (ppi). It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor and comes with 4GB of RAM with 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB).

The tablet runs Android 9.0 and is powered by a 7mAh non-removable battery. For the cameras, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e packs 13-megapixel camera on the rear. The selfie camera, on the other hand, is 8-megapixel.

The Tab S5e is also the first Samsung tablet to feature the new Bixby 2.0.

Galaxy Watch Active

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For fitness lovers, Samsung also announced its new Galaxy Watch Active that makes it easier to manage fitness and wellbeing.

“Consumers are increasingly putting their overall wellbeing at the centre of their lifestyle decisions, and they’re looking for wearables that make it easier to get active and stay balanced every day. Everyone has their own way of pursuing their goals and we’re thrilled to introduce the new Galaxy watch Active to fit seamlessly into your life and complement your own personal wellness journey”, added Mr Kimari

The Galaxy Watch Active boasts improved fitness and wellbeing features like Blood Pressure Monitoring with a smarter blood pressure tracker on your wrist, sleep tracking, everyday peace of mind management through a stress tracker and easy fitness tracking by auto-detecting when you run, bike, row or start a dynamic workout. Users can also set daily fitness goals and actively monitor their progress across a wide range of indoor and outdoor exercise/activity types.

The Galaxy Watch Active is a 1.1” (28.1mm) device with a 360 X 360 screen resolution. It  is powered by the Exynos 9110 soc. The memory is 768MB. It comes with 4GB internal storage and of external memory. The device measures 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5mm and weighs just 25g.

The Galaxy TabS5e and Galaxy watch Active are available at Samsung experience stores and authorized dealer outlets.

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