The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is an Android-powered tablet and yet another entry into Samsung’s Galaxy Tab series. Tablets used to be rather expensive until technology companies found a way to reduce the cost while still delivering quality performance. Both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 version and the 10.1 inch version are aimed at budget markets.
To begin with when considering which tablet to buy you have to ask yourself “What are my tablet needs?”, “Will I be a casual tablet user?” or “Will I use it on a more frequent basis? Once you consider these questions, this can help choosing the right tablet for you – especially nowadays when the market is just filled with a huge range of devices to choose from.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 supports GSM voice communication, SMS and MMS. It comes in at 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm while weighing in at 345g. It features a PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen at 600 x 1024 pixels with a pixel density of 170ppi. It also ships in three different storage versions: an 8, 16 or 32 GB version. All three versions come with a MicroSD card expansion slot capable of supporting up to 32GB. Both the 10.1 and 7.0 versions have just about the same camera with the primary one shooting at 3.15 MP for a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, while the front camera shoots at VGA resolution – 720p video recording is supported @ 30fps.
The Galaxy Tab’s dual-core processor clocks in at 1 GHz. It has a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery and talk time can reach up to 40h on 2G and 20h on 3G. Stand-by time can reach up to 1190h on 2G and 1080h on 3G. The Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2 7.0 runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is upgradable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The Tab 2 7.0 and Tab 2 10.1 have just about the same specs. What sets them apart though is their target audience. The Tab 2 7.0 is a very portable device that is perfect for people who are always on the go. At 7 inches, it fits perfectly in your hand and when you want stow it away, it slides right in…