Monday, February 13, 2012

Samsung Pulls the Wraps Off the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), Bringing Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) today. This will be a  7" tablet with a GHz Dual Core Processor and Android Ice Cream Sandwich. You also get 1GB of RAM and the option for 8,16,or 32GB of internal storage. The camera is a pitiful 3MP on the back and VGA on the front, but this appears to be a budget tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich, and Ice Cream can offsets a few lackluster specs. Now if only Sammy will price this thing right.

Kindle Fire competitor? I doubt it, but it should be fairly reasonable and gives Samsung their first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, as none of their tabs have been updated yet.

So my conclusion on this puppy. Last years specs with Ice Cream Sandwich, means it's a win at the right price. Full specs are below. Hit the source to learn more.

[Samsung via AndroidCentral]


Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) Product Specifications
Network
HSPA+ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100
Processor
1 GHz Dual-Core Processor
Display
7” WSVGA(1024x600) PLS TFT
OS
Android 4.0(Ice Cream Sandwich)
Camera
Main(Rear): 3 Megapixel Fixed Focus Camera

Sub(Front): VGA for Video Call
Video
Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

Format: 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV, WebM

Playback/ Recording: Full HD@30fps, HD@30fps
Audio
Codec: MP3, AAC, AC-3, AMR, FLAC, MID, WMA, WAV, Vorbis

Music Player with SoundAlive

3.5mm Ear Jack
Value-added Features
Samsung TouchWiz/ Samsung L!ve Panel UX 
Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies / Samsung Kies air
Samsung Hub*

- Readers Hub/ Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
 Samsung Hub Widget*

- Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
Samsung S Suggest* (App recommendation service)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
AllShare Play*
GoogleTM Mobile Services
- Android Market™, Gmail™, Google Earth™, YouTube™, Google Maps™, Syncing with Google Calendar™
Polaris
A-GPS, Glonass 

 (* Available on 3G version only)

Connectivity
Bluetooth® technology v 3.0
USB 2.0 Host
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Sensor
Accelerometer, Digital compass, Light
Proximity(* Available on 3G version only)
Memory
8/16/32GB User memory + 1GB (RAM)
microSD (up to 32GB)
Dimension
193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm, 344g
Battery
Standard battery, Li-ion 4,000mAh

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