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Tab-Ex® Pro—The World’s First 10-inch Android Tablet for Zone 2/22 and Div. 2


Tab-Ex® Pro Android tablets
Tab-Ex® Pro Android tablets

For applications that require quick and easy data acquisition, companies are turning to tablet solutions. The advantages are obvious: the devices are easy to operate, intuitive to use, and enable users to enter data, take photos, and access important documents on the go.

To round out its tablet portfolio, the Pepperl+Fuchs brand ecom, in cooperation with Samsung, has launched the Tab-Ex® Pro—the world's first Android tablet with a 10-inch display for applications in Zone 2/22 and Div. 2 hazardous areas. The rugged, slim and lightweight tablet proves to be the ideal companion for mobile workers in the field and for implementing IIoT applications. Connected to a screen and keyboard, the Tab-Ex® Pro can even double as a desktop computer if desired. This provides companies with a cost-effective alternative to a standard desktop PC, offering the best of both worlds.

Mobile and Desktop Experience in One Device

Developed based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro, the Tab-Ex® Pro is also equipped with a Google ARCore for implementing augmented reality applications, a facial recognition function, and a powerful processor (Qualcomm SDM670 Octa-Core 64 bit 2.0 GHz, 1.7 GHz). In addition, the Samsung KNOX security platform and the latest Android operating system ensure the highest level of data and device security.

The large, 10-inch multi-touch display has excellent readability, even in direct light, and can be operated easily with an S Pen or when wearing gloves. This makes the Tab-Ex® Pro ideal for demanding applications, for accessing web-based content such as construction drawings, and for using apps that require a larger display. If necessary, the tablet can be connected to a large screen and a keyboard using the Samsung DeX function (desktop experience function), which offers users a complete desktop experience.

A powerful, replaceable 7,400-mAh battery with pogo pin charging and run times of up to 15 hours enables reliable use of the Tab-Ex® Pro in the field. Peripherals such as different headsets, remote speaker microphones, and the possibility of pairing the device with the ecom Smart-Ex Watch 01 smartwatch extend the functional range of the tablet. The Tab-Ex® Pro comes with programmable (emergency) buttons and is also available without a camera upon request.

Mobile Device Management Made Easy

Highlights of the Tab-Ex® Pro

  • World's first Android tablet with 10-inch display for use in Zone 2/22 and Div. 2 (D2 version available starting September 2020; DZ2 version available starting October 2020)
  • Rugged but slim and lightweight tablet
  • 10-inch multi-touch display for demanding applications that require a large screen
  • Can be used as mobile tablet or desktop computer
  • Google ARCore enables the implementation of augmented reality applications
  • Programmable (emergency) buttons improve lone worker protection


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