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Old 04-13-2012, 11:00 PM
Craig Horlacher
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Default Samsung Wants Everyone In Your Family to Have a Different Galaxy Tab

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='' target='_blank'></a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"And now there's the Galaxy Tab 2, with two models (7.0 and 10.1) that are very slightly improved, but not enough to justify a few hundred bucks."</em></p><p><img src="" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>There are two more tablets from Samsung that are not a lot different from the others.&nbsp; With the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 they are coming in at a nice low price point of $250.&nbsp; The 7.0 has a 1024x600 display and the 10.1 has a 1280x800 display - both are PLS (Samsung's form of IPS) LCD displays.&nbsp; Maybe the biggest change compared to previous Galaxy Tabs is that they both come with Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0).&nbsp; Samsung did add a MicroSDHC slot to both the 10.1 and the 7.0 models.&nbsp; They're also using TI dual-core processors which, while they're great, they're generally a little slower than Samsung's own Exynos processors that were in some or all older models.&nbsp; The camera's are nothing to brag about with a 3MP in the back and VGA in the front.&nbsp; If you're not sure, VGA was good in about 1992.&nbsp; At least the 3MP is good enough to do 1080p video which both tablets can record at 30fps.&nbsp; One interesting feature on both Galaxy Tab 2's that apparently isn't new to Galaxy Tabs is an IR port for controlling your home audio and video equipment.</p><p>Really, you'd think Samsung could have just put Ice Cream Sandwich on some of their older Tabs that haven't sold and lower the price but I guess "newer" is "newer".&nbsp; Lots of people love their Galaxy Tabs so maybe there is more of a market for these than it seems.&nbsp; What do you think?</p>
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