The seven in the Galaxy Tab 7 stands for the Samsung tablet’s screen size. This device is Samsung’s attempt to combine web functionality, multimedia, and communication in the same kind of package that God used to inscribe the Ten Commandments, albeit a great deal lighter and thinner Mosses’ own stone versions.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 has a lot of features showcasing some of Samsung’s latest technological innovations. Despite the new features the tablet is still able to maintain a good form and a light weight. More information on the Galaxy Tab 2 specs detailed below.
Design and Features
The display featured in the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a Plane Line Switching display with a resolution of 1024x600. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0’s display has great viewing angles that never lacks for any kind of brightness or clarity.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is fitted with a 1GHz dual-core processor that, while powerful, does not compare with the Nexus 7’s beefier 1.2GHz quad-core processor. There are noticeable jerks every now and then when playing games or browsing through the web.
Nevertheless, the processor is still powerful enough to outpace the likes of the Nook Tablet or the Kindle Fire. Even better, the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is useful for more than just reading.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 has 16gb worth of internal storage and a micro SD slot that can expand memory by up to 32gb.
Initially, the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 came out with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. This operating system was later upgraded to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in order to improve the tablet’s performance.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 measures in at 194x122x10.5mm and its weight clocks in at 344g making it a much lighter and less cumbersome option when compared to full sized tablets. In the case of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, its diminutive size actually does the user well if they plan on using it for extended period of time.
The 3 mega pixel digital camera installed in the Galaxy 2 7.0 is quite weak and won’t be wowing its users.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 price range is quite vast. The highest price for a brand new Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is Php 12,990, which might strike some people as a bit too steep.
For those who thing that the five digit price is asking too much then a little bit more of searching can yield a brand new Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 valued at a budget price of Php 9,590.
The price of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is noticeably cheaper abroad with a converted price range of Php 6,000 to Php 8,700.
Pros and Cons
- Android operating system is always welcome
- Great display has great viewing angles that allow ease of use
- Excellent dimensions and weight make for a good user experience
- Reasonable price to performance value
- Bad camera might turn off some people
- Processor has difficulty in handling some of the more intensive applications
- Screen might not be big enough for standard tablet users