Samsung announces its Galaxy Tab 2
Samsung has announced its Galaxy Tab 2 tablet sporting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Samsung’s next generation tablet will feature the latest version of Andriod’s 4.0 OS with a 7inch display–and is sure to spark interest in the tablet consumer field.
“We have actively worked to enhance and extend our tablet offering since the launch of the original Galaxy Tab 18 months ago, to put us in the position we are in today of being able to offer our customers a portfolio of devices of varying sizes relative to their different needs.” said Simon Stanford, UK managing director of telecommunications and networks at Samsung.
“We are delighted to be offering our customers even more choice with our latest tablet which is our first to feature Android 4.0,” he added. Galaxy Tab 2 will offer both Wi-Fi and 3G models running on 1Ghz dual-core processor, support 32GB storage, 1GB RAM and 3MP rear camera.
The new tablet will also include various Samsung features such as Hub, films and books and offering a new feature called Allshare Play allowing users to stream and transfer content between devices and cloud features. Samsung has not released any pricing for the Galaxy Tab 2 yet.
- Network: HSPA＋ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100
- Processor: 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor
- Display: 7” WSVGA(1024×600) 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
- 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™
- 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
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Digital compass, Light Proximity (Available on 3G version only)
- Memory: 8/16/32GB User memory ＋ 1GB (RAM); microSD (up to 32GB)
- Dimensions: 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm, 344g
- Battery: Standard battery, Li-ion 4,000mAh