Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Review

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet is a lightweight and portable and comes with many features. It is based, first, on the Android operating system in version 4.0 and a dual-core processor 1 GHz. It also has a 10.1-inch touch screen display, a 3 mega pixel rear camera capable of recording movies in Full HD video, a VGA front camera for video calls, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, the accelerometer, an internal memory of 16 GB, expandable with microSD up to 32 GB, the access to social networks and support for HSDPA technology.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Design

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is a tablet from the sleek, modern design, with classic rounded edges so appreciated by the audience. The front of the device is fully occupied by the display and is devoid of any physical key. As for the screen, it is a capacitive touch screen LCD 10 inches and with a resolution of 1,280×800 pixels. The weight is just 587 grams and the dimensions are 256.6 mm in height, 175.3 wide and 9.7 mm deep.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Features and Functionality

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is one of the latest tablets from Samsung. Much like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, as they represent both a review of the existing models, it differs mainly for the screen size. Available for sale recently, has been characterized by its excellent design, both in size and weight, and for the interesting features.

Starting from the technical data, this device is based on a dual-core processor 1 GHz, a memory of 1 GB RAM, a 16 GB internal memory, expandable via the microSD memory card, and the Android operating system version 4.0, known by the code name Ice Cream Sandwich, so we talk about the most recent.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Tablet
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Tablet

Interestingly the display on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, a 10-inch capacitive touch screen, with a good view and equipped with the most common sensors such as the throttle, to switch from horizontal to vertical simply by turning the tablet, the light sensor environment, to adjust the screen brightness according to the external environment, and finally, the digital compass.

One of the main strengths of this tablet is definitely connectivity, which is fairly complete. It includes the USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth version 3.0, to connect to other wireless devices, Wi-Fi, surf the Internet for free by connecting to a hotspost, and support for 3G network, and HSDPA technology, to surf the Internet at high speed, up to 21, 6 mbps.

Turning to the field of photography, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 equipped with a 3-mega pixel main camera, which allows you to take pictures to 2048×1536 pixel’s resolution and create video clips in Full HD, and a front-facing camera, ideal to make video calls using the 3G network or Wi-Fi.

Like many other Samsung devices, including the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 includes some proprietary applications such as various Hub, Readers, Music, Game and Video, Social Hub, which brings together in a single interface contacts, calendar, e-mail the instant messaging and social networks used, and ChatON, through which immediately starts a chat with other users who have the same application.

On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is installed, then all the classic Google applications, then Maps, Search, Gmail, YouTube, but you can add many other downloadings them from special market. I do not even miss the document editor and built-in GPS, to use your tablet as the satellite navigation system. As for the power, the tablet includes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery of 7000 mAh, so definitely valid and able to ensure a long life, while the purchase package includes, in addition to the charger also a USB cable and the obvious manual.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is undoubtedly among the best tablet made by Samsung, as it contains some very interesting hardware features and enhanced functionality. Note the version of Android installed, the ICS, the dual-core processor, amount of RAM, memory, Full HD movies, the GPS and more importantly, the SIM card holder. Not very high resolution of the cameras. Overall, a great tablet.

Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1-Inch, Wi-Fi) 2012 Model
  • 10.1-inch Multitouch 720p HD Screen (1280 x 800)
  • 16GB Internal Memory, microSD expansion up to 32GB
  • Wireless N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n); Bluetooth 3.0,GPS Enabled with Latitude, Google...
  • 1GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Value of Money

PROS : HSDPA support, Memory, Front Camera, Accelerometer.

CONS : Resolution front camera.

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