Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0

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Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0 - Gadget tablet PC is currently booming, even rivaling the sales of this device has been selling notebooks. Manufacturers were competing to release a tablet PC, Samsung is no exception. Samsung announced a new tablet in the event the Samsung Forum held in Prague. Samsung's latest tablet is the next generation Galaxy Tab which will be known as the Galaxy Tab 2, a 7-inch tablet.

Galaxy Tab 2 is the first tablet that uses Samsung's Android operating system 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich. There are a number of updates performed on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) as compared to its predecessor. Latest product has a 9.9 millimeter thick, thinner than the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus which has a thickness of 10.5 millimeters. The tablet will be available in Wi Fi and 3G/Wi Fi only.

From the specification, Galaxy Tab 2 the same as its predecessor. Powered by a 1GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, screen resolution of 1024x600 pixels, Bluetooth, HSPA, 4000 mAh battery, 3MP camera and VGA front camera. The tablet also offers three choices of internal memory capacity, the 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, which can be enhanced by using MicroSD up to 32GB. Connectivity HSPA + up to 21Mbps  and the 3G model, also features A-GPS and GLOSNASS.

Galaxy Tab 2 became the first mobile device equipped with Samsung AllShare Play service, which allows users to stream multimedia from the tablet PC. Galaxy Tab 2 can also be used for the call. Samsung typical services available such as Samsung Hub and messaging services chatOn. Unfortunately, Samsung eliminates the HDMI port and support for DLNA technology. But in so doing, Galaxy Tab 2 is becoming lighter and thinner.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) scheduled to go on sale globally in March 2012. However, Samsung is still keeping the price of Galaxy Tab 2, but given the spec sheet I’d place this one at around $400 USD for the WiFi-only version. Expect to see more members of the “Galaxy Tab 2″ family to be introduced soon, possibly at Mobile World Congress.


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