Samsung has announced that its latest ruggedized tablet, the Galaxy Tab Active, will be available in the US this month. The tablet is also now up for pre-order for fans in the US wanting a tablet that can survive life on the road. The Galaxy Tab Active will sell for $699.99 in the US.

Samsung made the tablet with water and dust resistance built in along with anti-shock and drop protection to keep the tablet from dying an early death from drops. Internal storage for the tablet is 16GB and it features Samsung Knox, NFC tech and the C-Pen.

Samsung is aiming for mobile business pros, so the tablet is Certified Citrix-Ready and SAP-Certified for SAP Work manager and SAP CRM Service manager. The tablet has integrated WiFi, Android 4.4 is the OS, and the main screen is an 8-inch unit with native resolution of 1280 x 800.

The screen is rated for 400 nits brightness. The tablet uses 1.5GB of RAM paired with a 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ 8026 CPU. Power comes from a removable lithium-polymer 4450 mAh battery and the rear camera has 3.1MP resolution.

SOURCE: Samsung