Sep 072012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 review, feature and price in India

Samsung’s new 7 inch tablet galaxy tab 2 (GT-P3100) is a worth to buy gadget with built in phone receiver.  You can also use this tablet as a smartphone, this is also having a standard sim card slot. This sim will also perform access to internet using 3G network.

Samsung Galaxy tab2 best thing is that it is in very affordable price band of below  Rs. 20k.

This time Indian market is flooded with low budget tablets; recently Micromax funbook creates a huge success in Indian Tablets market under low budget range.

But Samsung galaxy tab2 has many features , first off all it is from a popular brand that already proved itself in the market of smartphone and tablets  by launching Galaxy S series and powerful galaxy note & galaxy tab. And second thing is that it is in affordable price range and third one is that it is also a phone.

Let us take a look over Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 review & features-

Galaxy tab 2 is a 7 inch screen tablet that runs over 1GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. It is having screen resolution of 1024×600 pixel, colours and screen is so vibrant that you can have full enjoy of a HD movie over it. Samsung galaxy tab 2 come with Android 4.0.1 Ice cream sandwich OS. It is having rear camera of 3.15MP with HD recording capability and a front VGA camera for video calling over Skype and 3G networks.

Galaxy tab 2 also has GPS inbuilt and gps works superb it locks within seconds if used in open sky. Galaxy tab 2 have many variant of inbuilt memory of 8/16/32 GB , in India we are getting a 16GB model. This memory further can be increased up to 48GB using 32GB micro sd card. Battery of galaxy tab 2 also not disappoint, it is having 4000mAh battery that is sufficient for whole day continuous work.

This tab has all the features that you want in a tablet, wifi, Bluetooth, 3G, voice calling, sms, mms. Dual core processor serves its work fine during multi tasking; So that you can work fast and efficiently over it.

Galaxy tab 2 also comes with pre installed polaris office for document viewing and editing. Galaxy tab 2 not come with box TV out connecter, USB adapter or HDMI connector you have to purchase them separately if you requires.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 review Pros & Cons-

Galaxy Tab 2 pros-

–        7.0″ 16M-color PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen of WSVGA resolution (1024 x 600 pixels)

–        Dual-core 1GHz processor; 1GB of RAM;

–        Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz UX UI

–        Support for voice calls, texts and MMS for the 3G version

–        1080p HD video recording @ 30 fps

Galaxy Tab 2 cons-

–        No LED flash for primary camera

–        Has a non-replaceable battery

–        Uses a proprietary 30-pin connector port for charging and connectivity

–        No USB charging, USB Charging works in switch off condition

 Galaxy tab 2 Tech Specs as per


GENERAL2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSDPA 900 / 2100 – GT-P3100
 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – GT-P3105
Announced2012, February
StatusAvailable. Released 2012, April
BODYDimensions193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
Weight345 g
DISPLAYTypePLS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size600 x 1024 pixels, 7.0 inches (~170 ppi pixel density)
 – TouchWiz UX UI
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 32 GB
Internal8/16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM
SpeedHSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothYes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS
Infrared portYes
USBYes, v2.0, USB On-the-go support
CAMERAPrimary3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels
FeaturesGeo-tagging, smile detection
VideoYes, 720p@30fps
SecondaryYes, VGA
FEATURESOSAndroid OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
ChipsetTI OMAP 4430
CPUDual-core 1 GHz
SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, RSS
BrowserHTML5, Adobe Flash
GPSYes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
JavaYes, via Java MIDP emulator
ColorsBlack, White
 – TV Out
– SNS integration
– MP4/DivX/Xvid/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/AC3/Flac player
– Organizer
– Image/video editor
– Quickoffice HD editor/viewer
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
– Voice memo
– Predictive text input (Swype)
BATTERY Standard battery, Li-Ion 4000 mAh
Stand-byUp to 1190 h (2G) / Up to 1080 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 40 h (2G) / Up to 20 h (3G)

Price of Galaxy Tab 2 as per – Rs. 19,300/-