Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Wi-Fi Goes On Sale In India For Rs.13,900

Last year, Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab 2 3G as well as Tab 2 Wi-Fi at the Mobile World Congress (2012) in Barcelona. The South Korean manufacturer has already launched the 3G variant of this tablet in India, however the company failed to launch the Wi-Fi variant due to unknown reasons. In the meantime, Indian as well as global manufacturers has launched a number of Android tablets in the Indian market.

Exactly one year after its official announcement, Samsung finally launched the Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 Wi-Fi in the Indian market. Thankfully, this device is shipped with the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System. If you don’t want to spend a few thousand bucks for the 3G Connectivity and looking for an great Android tablet in the sub-15k range, then you should definitely have a look at this device.

samsung galaxy tab 2 wifi

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 Wi-Fi features a 7 inch TFT display, sporting a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels resolution, 1 GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System, Samsung TouchWiz UI, 3 megapixel rear-facing camera, Full HD (1080p) video playback, VGA front facing camera for video chats and so on.

It also comes with a 3.5 mm headset jack, Music player with SoundAlive, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, Samsung ChatON, Google Play Store, A-GPS, 16 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi Direct, Samsung Apps, Games Hub, Readers Hub, Samsung Kies and a 4000 mAh battery.

Samsung is selling the out-dated Galaxy Tab 2 Wi-fi in India for Rs.13,900 (approx. $260). We are not sure if anyone will be willing to buy this device, when you can get a much powerful device from Asus, Acer, Micromax and Lava at a cheaper price. Moreover, the next generation of tablets from Samsung is expected to be announced at the end of this month in Barcelona. If you still want to get this tablet, head over to Samsung India’s eStore.

Garnet Red Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Coming To The US For $219.99

Last year, Samsung launched the 7 inch Galaxy Tab 2 at the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. This device was already available in classic Black and White colors. However, Samsung went ahead and announced the new Garnet Red edition of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. This device will be shipped with the newer Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System, instead of the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 limited edition is designed for consumers who want to stay connected and entertained on-the-go, and are seeking a unique color offering.

Michael Abary, Senior Vice President, Samsung Electronics America, Inc, said,
“This new eye-catching version of the Galaxy Tab 2 offers endless entertainment in the palm of your hand, while the stylish Garnet Red look will set you apart from the crowd. The Garnet Red version of the Galaxy® S III has been incredibly well-received, so we are happy to make the same brilliant color available for our Galaxy Tab 2 as well.”

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Garnet Red Edition features a 7 inch TFT display, sporting a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels resolution, 1 GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System, Samsung TouchWiz UI, 3 megapixel rear-facing camera, VGA front facing camera for video calls, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Music player with SoundAlive, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi Direct, Samsung Apps, Games Hub, Readers Hub, Samsung Kies, Samsung ChatON, Google Play Store, A-GPS, 16 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 4000 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Garnet Red Edition comes with a price tag of just $219.99 without any contract. This device will go on sale starting this week at Walmart, Amazon.com, Office Depot, Fry’s, Tiger Direct, Toys“R”Us and other retailers in the US.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Wi-Fi Gets The Android 4.1 Update

Samsung has already confused the customers by launching the Galaxy Tab 2 with 2 different screen size. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and 10.1 comes with 7.0 inch display and 10.1 inch display respectively. The 7 inch Galaxy Tab 2 is an entry-level tablet, which was shipped with the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. It packs a 7 inch WSVGA display, 1 GHz dual-core processor, 3 megapixel rear-facing camera, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n and more.

Back in September, Samsung has announced the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update plans for 12 smartphones and 4 tablets, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. After waiting for a couple of months, Samsung has finally started rolling out the much-awaited Android 4.1 update for this device. Currently, this update is available only for the Wi-Fi variant of Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.

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The latest update is numbered XXCLK5 and it bring the usual Jelly Bean goodies including “Project Butter” software enhancements, predictive search capabilities through Google Now, smart keyboard and so on. This update is currently rolling out in France and it would be available in other countries in the next few days.

The latest update can be easily downloaded via OTA (Over-The-Air). You can also manually update this device by connecting it to your computer and follow the instructions on the KIES software. It is advised to backup all your data before updating the device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 310 Available For Pre-Order In India

Samsung India has officially started taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 310 Android tablet. The 7-inch Galaxy Tab 2  is expected to be priced at Rs. 23,250 (MRP), while select retailers have already started selling it for Rs. 19,500. This is the sixth Android tablet to be released in India by Samsung.

Consumers can pre-book the Galaxy Tab 2 310 aka Galaxy Tab 2 now they are entitled for a Tab stand worth Rs. 999 absolutely free. For the uninitiated ones, the Galaxy Tab 2comes with Android 4.0  out-of-the-box and is equipped with 3G, 1GHz dual-core processor, 7-inch WSVGA display with 1024*600 pixel resolution, Wi-Fi, 3MP rear-facing camera, front-facing VGA camera, GPS, microSD card slot, 8GB internal memory and 4,000mAh battery.

Interested customers can’t pre-order it from Samsung India’s official website, however, we suggest you to get it from retailers as it’s priced close to Rs. 4,000 cheaper than the one listed on Samsung’s webstore.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Announced; Comes With 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor, Android 4.0 OS

Samsung recently launched a new tablet device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. This tablet is the successor of the highly popular Samsung Galaxy Tab. The Galaxy Tab 2 runs on the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System and it comes with a 1 GHz dual-core processor, instead of the 1 GHz single-core processor found in the original Galaxy Tab. This tablet comes with the Samsung’s Music Hub and Readers Hubs, which allows you to access more than 17 million tracks and 2.3 million e-books respectively.

“Two years ago, Samsung Galaxy Tab began to offer customers more possibilities on the go. Since then, Samsung has actively enhanced our tablet line-up with several tablets in different sizes,” said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “The new Galaxy Tab 2 will provide people with delighted multimedia experience and allow efficient communication.”

samsung galaxy tab 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 features a 7 inch WSVGA touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, Samsung TouchWiz UI, 3 megapixel rear camera, VGA front facing camera for video calls, etc.

It also comes with the usual Samsung Apps, Samsung Kies, Readers Hub, Music Hub, Game Hub, Video Hub, Samsung S Suggest, Samsung ChatON, Music Player with SoundAlive, AllShare Play and Polaris Office. This device allows you to access more than 400,000 apps from the Android Market.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G Connectivity, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB/ 16GB/ 32GB of internal memory, microSD card slot, 32GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS and 4000 mAH Li-ion battery. This tablet measures 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm and weighs 344g.

samsung galaxy tab 2

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 will be first available in the UK, followed by the global markets from March. The price of this device in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark is mentioned below.

Sweden:
Wi-Fi: 2,995SEK ($450)
3G: 3,695 SEK ($556)

Finland:
Wi-Fi: 349EUR ($463)
3G: 429EUR ($568)

Norway:
Wi-Fi: 2,400NOK ($420)
3G: 2,990NOK ($523)

Denmark:
Wi-Fi: 2,350DKK ($419)
3G: 3,995DKK ($712)