Global electronics brand, Samsung has announced its new tablet – Galaxy Tab 2, in two variants. The tablet comes in both 7 inch and 10.1 inch sizes and features the latest Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
Although the devices will only be showcased during eth Mobile World Congress happening in Barcelona, Spain, an early announcement regarding their availability will definitely help Samsung grab more attention right before the event.
The 10.1 inch version of Galaxy Tab 2 features a dual core 1 GHz Processor coupled with a 1 GB of DDR 2 RAM for better multitasking and performance in applications. The tablet features the all new PLS (Plane to line switching) technology based display, which allows the display to display better colours, contrast and even wider screen viewing angles than the existing IPS technology based displays.
Its 10.1 inch display features a capacitive touch and a 1204 x 800 pixel native resolution. The tablet features HSPA+ 3G connectivity allowing it to get data download speeds of up to 21 Megabits per second which will come in real handy while accessing social media websites or while sharing content on various websites online.
The 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab 2 is powered with the latest Android ICS 4.0 operating system that offers functionality as a tablet while it also can be used as a regular smartphone for communications as well. The tablet features a 3 megapixel rear camera capable of video recording in HD 720p resolution while it also gets a VGA camera for video conferencing and video calling.
Along with the announcement of the 10.1 inch variant, Samsung has also announced a smaller version of the Galaxy tab 2 as well which comes with a 7 inch screen. The smaller Galaxy tab 2 features a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 1204 x 600 pixel native resolution. All other features remain the same as its bigger cousin.
The tablets will be available globally in the weeks to come and will be made available in 16 GB and 32 GB variants. More details on the pricing and availability of the device are expected to be announced during the press event at the MWC.