Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 – Review [Pros, Cons & Verdict]
The latest gadget from Samsung; the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet contains Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. A question for the prospective users is whether it is a true competitor for Apple iPod.
On the face of it the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has a bright and vibrant screen with MicroSD card support. The browser performance is quite speedy among the features that a user would like. On its downsides are poor cameras, absence of HDMI output, and the rather thicker design that may not be greatly appreciated in these days of thin devices.
Despite the long running dispute with Apple over patents, Samsung has not stopped rolling out latest gadgets and they have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 on the line. It is one of the closest things in the market to Apple iPad in terms of sizes and capabilities. Rivals like new IPad, Transformer Prime of Asus and Google Nexus 7 have also arrived in the market giving stiff competition to Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.
- While the hazels around the screen are slightly wider the speakers are on either side.
- Physical buttons are on the edge of the device and new microSD slot has been added.
- Viewing is great and the operating system Ice Cream Sandwich performs better than Android Honeycomb used in the earlier model.
Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is similar in looks to its predecessor Galaxy Tab 10.1 with some minor changes with a plastic silver back the gadget is 9.7mm in thickness in comparison to earlier 8.6mm and the weight has increased from 565 to 581 grams as well. The Wi-Fi version makes the device right heavy.
Polished looking, the performance of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is an improvement over its predecessor 10.1.