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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) Preview

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Mar 2012, 10:14

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) was announced without much fanfare at the MWC expo last month, and we even had a jolly hands-on time with it, as well as with its smaller sibling, the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). It is coming as a slightly downgraded 10-incher from Samsung, for the sake of affordability, and we have a preview unit to check out in the office...

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posted on 21 Mar 2012, 10:26 2

1. arcq12 (Posts: 733; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)

boo.. Crapsung..

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 14:36 2

8. Knicknevin (Posts: 151; Member since: 18 Mar 2011)

so what exactly was the upgrade here from the original 10.1? I have the 10.1 and this seems to be nearly the exact same tablet, maybe a slight upg in processor....

Wait, it has expandable storage...and a lower res front camera.

It seems like this tablet is going to provide just a larger margin for them than the original 10.1.

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 16:10

10. matrix_neo (Posts: 334; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)

Wow 9 thumbs down samsung offering this tab to the masses so that they can afford to buy a tablet. At least samsung has a concern to customers that having a tablet should not be expensive. Why you spend your money to overpriced tablet which both of them can offer the same usefullness and performance.

Just wait also for samsung to release its hi spec tablet that apple for sure will sue it... again!!

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 10:29 1

2. imkyle (Posts: 1086; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

I'm pretty surprised Samsung didn't put a Full HD screen and an upgraded processor... TI is pretty good, but with Snapdragon S4's and Nvidia's quad core this year.. will this have a chance?

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 11:14 8

3. abdane (Posts: 494; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)

wait for tab 11.6 ;)

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 11:48 3

4. 2pe_2pe (Posts: 14; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)

this is supposed to be an affordable version of Galaxy Tab 10.1, should have been given the name Galaxy Tab 10.1 lite rather than Tab 10.1 (2) in order to avoid misconceptions that this thing here is an upgrade which it's not.

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 12:03 1

5. c.hack (Posts: 614; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)

Same old low res junk. Might as well buy a refurb Xoom and save a few hundred $$.

Android is becoming the ghetto of the tablet market.

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 12:40

7. cgyspy (Posts: 13; Member since: 25 Jan 2012)

And the Ipad is becoming the "Wall Street" of the tablet market.

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 12:22

6. Shantanu18495 (Posts: 4; Member since: 31 Jul 2011)

can we call using this tab?

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 14:52 1

9. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

this isnt ment to be their flagship tablet of the year. They said they will show that off at their private event where they are also expected to show the SGS3. I wouldnt be surprised if this was meant to go after the asus transformer more than the ipad. its still an upgrade from the tegra2 sporting tablet as the OMAP is slightly more capable and the PowerVR GPU is much more capable, and who really uses those cameras anyways?

ya cant really say that the "new ipad" is a justified upgrade if this isnt.. its pretty much the same minor upgrades in the same areas other than the super high res screen.

posted on 21 Mar 2012, 20:21 1

11. rudlie (Posts: 205; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)

this is a crap. samsung release new product but there is no significant upgrade. same processor, same disp&resolution, same camera, all the same. the big bonus is u will get extra thicker body. new ipad only got 0.6mm thicker and at G tab 2 u will see 1.1mm thicker and I think samsung to charge u more expensive. I rather choose new ipad.

posted on 02 Apr 2012, 06:23

12. samboycott (Posts: 11; Member since: 19 Jan 2012)

The tablets indutry ismoving to combine up with the smartphone industry and bring out something new. Like the windows phone qualifies for both, as a tablet and as a phone.
Google plans to move away from Samsung

Google is receiving millions of issues related to Samsung phones every day, so they have decided to move out of Samsung, then obviously they won’t support the android phones from Samsung anymore.
It is better to learn before time.
Windows is running the latest trends smartphones and also very popular.
Windows phones from Nokia are the rapid sold handsets all over the world. Nokia has launched the windows Lumia phones at various range for better availability to users.
Grab your Windows phone or smartphone now

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