Review of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

The company Samsung announced a new tablet Galaxy Tab 2 with a 10.1-inch display in February 2012, and in April it should appear on the shelves Russian stores. In this review we will talk about the basic characteristics of the device, as well as denote the main differences from the Galaxy Tab 2 with a 7-inch screen.


Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) has the following height and width - 256.6x175.3 mm, and the thickness of the device is only 9.7 mm. With such impressive dimensions, the weight of the device is only 588 grams., But we note that Samsung's products never differed in a large mass.

The design of the plastic housing is very elegant with unique features. It is worth noting that it is quite convenient to work on the tablet, and according to tactile sensations, the case material is very pleasant.

The front surface of the tablet basically takes the display, and the camera is located on the back side.

In the tablet Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), a 2-nuclear processor Ti OMAP 4430 was installed with a clock frequency of 1 GHz. RAM provided 1 GB. Two options for a tablet computer will be available - this is with built-in memory in 16 GB and in 32 GB. Also provides a slot for memory cards MicroSD, with which you can increase the amount of memory by 32 GB.

The device operates on the basis of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, which introduced the Samsung branded shell - TouchWiz. With the characteristics of the processor and RAM, it should be expected that work with Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 will be quite productive with real support for multitasking.

Besides the fact that there will be two variants of the device with a different amount of built-in memory, there will be another division of the tablet and support for 3G networks, that is, there will be two options for Galaxy Tab 2 with support for 3G and without it.

From other communicative capabilities, we note support for modules Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS and GLONASS.

The Samsung Tablet Galaxy Tab 2 has an ordinary set of applications: games, audio and video players.


The device is equipped with a 10.1-inch screen, made using PLS TFT technology, which has a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. Images on this high resolution screen look colorfully, bright and alive. So you can consider this tablet, as a competitor The New iPad precisely in terms of the quality of the display.


In the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) tablet (10.1) there is a 3.1-megapixel camera, which is located on the back of the apparatus. The maximum resolution of photographs obtained by this camera is 2948x1536 pixels. The quality of photos is quite decent. Soon we will publish an article dedicated to a fully chamber of the tablet with examples of pictures.

The camera allows you to record video in FULL HD format C frame frequency 30 per second.

There is also a frontal VGA camera for video link.


The device is equipped with a Li-ion battery with a capacity of 7000 mAh. This indicator has grown significantly compared to the tablets of the first Galaxy Tab series.

The main differences between samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) and Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0):

Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

Screen diagonal

10.1 inches

7 inches

Screen resolution

1280x800 pixels

1024х600 pixels

Li-ion battery capacity

7000 mAh

4000 mAh


256.6 × 175, 3 × 9.7 mm

193.7 × 122.4 × 10.5 mm


588 gr.

344 gr.


Cost Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) In Russia, it was not yet announced, but we became a well-known price for a tablet in European countries. So, the estimated price for Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) will be 550 euros per version without supporting 3G and 600 euros per version with support for 3G networks.

As of May 25, 2012, the cost of the novelty became known. The price for the modification of Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) with 16 GB of memory will be 14,990 rubles (with Wi-Fi support) and 19,990 rubles (with Wi-Fi + 3G support).

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