Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Announced

Samsung has just unveiled a new second generation 10.1in Android tablet to accompany its 7in Galaxy Tab 2 announced last week.

Seemingly the simply named Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) replaces last years Galaxy Tab 10.1 but on the surface little seems to have changed, leading us to believe – as with the 7in Galaxy Tab 2 – that these may be the new lower rung tablets in the range, with a much rumoured 10.1in Galaxy Note taking up top spot. We’ll be finding out soon enough once Mobile World Congress kicks off officially tomorrow.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 2

What the Tab 2 (10.1) does bring is 10.1in LCD screen with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, the same dual-core dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, Bluetooth 3.0, front and rear cameras (VGA and 3-megapixels, respectively) and 21Mbps HSPA – both a Wi-Fi only and 3G Wi-Fi versions should be available. One big upgrade, though is the inclusion of not only up to 32GB of onboard storage but a microSD slot as well for adding up to another 32GB. It will also run Android 4.0 ICS straight out the box.

No word yet on pricing but it should be arriving in the UK in March. We’ll be hands on at some point in the next few days to see just how both this and the 7in variation stack up.

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