Samsung today introduced its first line-up of tablets for 2012 with the launch of the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet. The Galaxy Tab 2 will be available in 3G and WiFi versions. Starting from UK, the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) will be launched in global market from March. Here is more info:
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is the first Android 4.0 powered tablet from Samsung. The new OS is faster and more responsive for multitasking. The Galaxy Tab 2 also sports HSPA 21Mbps as well as WiFi connectivity. The GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) offers Samsung's upgraded Touchwiz user interface, AllShare Play, a new content-sharing service available for the first time on any Samsung mobile device. AllShare Play allows users to play or live-stream their multimedia content on their GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) from PCs, other Samsung smart devices as well as third-party web storages.
With the voice call capability, the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) can be used just as easily as a phone. It also lets users to spontaneously arrange multi-party video calls via Google hangouts, as well as engage in group chats or micro-communities to collectively chat or share content. In addition, ChatON, Samsung's cross-platform communication service, connects all phone users of any platform into a single community. ChatON uses phone numbers instead of ID and passwords, and provides easy instant messaging and group chatting in various formats--images, video, voice, contacts.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) 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
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 Google Mobile Services - Android Market, Gmail, Google Earth, YouTube, Google Maps, Syncing with Google Calendar Polaris A-GPS, Glonass
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)