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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Series

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1Processor: OMAP 4430, unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown, PowerVR SGX540
Display: 7.0 inch, 10.1 inch
Weight: 0.4kg, 0.585kg
Price: 300, 599 euro
Average Score: 74.85% - average
Average of 20 scores (from 28 reviews)
price: 86%, performance: 57%, features: 65%, display: 82%
mobility: 98%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 93%

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0")

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0")Notebook: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0")
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.4kg
Price: 300 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 77.45% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 15 reviews)

 

60% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Overall, for £200 the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a decent tablet. It boasts a sturdy, visually pleasing design and decent battery life. The big problem is, the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 isn't as good as Google's Nexus 7, which retails for the exact same price and features a more powerful processor and up to date operating system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)
Source: PC Mag English
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) for Verizon Wireless remains a classy and agile Android tablet, and LTE makes it better. Yes, it's more expensive than the Nexus 7, but it's less expensive than a Nexus 7 plus an unsubsidized hotspot. For anyone looking for a solid Android tablet that can connect to the fastest 4G LTE network on its own, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) on Verizon is definitely worth a look.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/04/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Google Nexus 7 vs Apple, Samsung and other tablet rivals
Source: V3.co.uk English
Overall it looks as if the Nexus tablet has got its main competition licked, although like every new player in this market it will struggle to take on Apple's iPad. Perhaps it's just down to Microsoft and its Surface tablets to challenge the Cupertino giant.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2012
75% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 310 Review
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 310 is priced at Rs. 19,900 (MRP). Besides the camera, Samsung has managed to get everything correct with the Tab 2 310, including the price tag. Currently, in this price bracket, there’s not much to compete against it, so if you’re looking forward to purchasing a portable 3G tablet under 20k, look no further than this one.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
60% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 review
Source: T3 English
If we are judging this in terms of being the best tablet on the market, well, this is definitely not it. We'd say that it is not even the best Samsung tablet on the market with the Samsung 8.9 still T3's preferred choice. If you are after a 7-inch Android tablet for under £200 though, this is a decent all-rounder, that may lack some of the gloss from its more expensive Samsung Galaxy Tab compatriots, but has Android 4.0 out of the box, a decent battery life, and a strong, sturdy build to make it worth investing in.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Samsung has done well to pack a fast, fun, and useful package into such a slimline case. The screen is good, but could be of a higher resolution, and the back cover is a little slippy for our liking. Overall, though, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7in has much to offer and is a great budget choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/07/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
83% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) review
Source: PC Pro English
At this price, though, we can’t help but have a soft spot for the diminutive Tab 2 7.0, which we feel strikes the perfect balance between price, performance and usability. Now all we need is for other manufacturers to be brave and start dropping the prices of their tablets too.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/29/2012
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 100% performance: 67% features: 67% ergonomy: 67%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) review
Source: Liliputing English
If I was in the market for a budget tablet today, this is probably the one I would buy — although I suspect I’d also install CyanogenMod or another custom ROM to get rid of TouchWiz as soon as the first custom ROM with full hardware support is released.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/11/2012
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 delivers good performance, a sleek design, and plenty of cool extras for an affordable $249. And unlike the Kindle Fire, you get expandable memory, access to more apps and dual cameras. The Peel app adds a greater level of functionality when using Tab while watching TV. While we wish the content-purchasing experience was less fragmented, those looking for a purer Android experience than the the Kindle Fire will find the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to be a strong value.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/11/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)
Source: PC Mag English
Alas, some of the same problems facing older Android 3.2 "Honeycomb" tablets still remain here. There are still few tablet-specific Android apps, and they're not easy to find in Google Play (formerly Android Market). Hopefully, developers will start to write apps for Ice Cream Sandwich, which handles phone and tablet screen differences far better than any previous Android iteration. For now, Apple remains the app king with more than 200,000 third-party iPad-specific programs.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/11/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review
Source: Slashgear English
This device is one of Samsung’s undeniably vast number of tablets they’ve got on the market right this second. Compared to the Galaxy Tab 7.7, it’s not nearly as impressive, but also not nearly as costly. This tablet is made to be inexpensive enough for anyone to afford while it keeps many of the features and elements that make a Samsung tablet experience one to look forward to. And best of all, the price on this beast is one to look forward to: $249.99 with no contracts for data to speak of! All that on the 22nd of April – that’s coming up quick, get your wallets out!
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/11/2012
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review
Source: Stuff TV English
It might be priced like a pocket money product, but the Galaxy Tab 2 has the DNA of Samsung’s full-fat, full-priced tablets. The 1GHz processor is plenty powerful to keep Ice Cream Sandwich zipping along, and both audio and video are reliable – if never exactly exciting. Only patchy apps and the lack of a well-integrated store is keeping the Kindle Fire ahead on our tablet wish list.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)
Source: Trusted Reviews English
We get hands-on with Samsung's new affordable Android tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0).
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/29/2012
94% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WLAN, 8 GB)
Source: SFT - Heft 10/2013 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 94%
80% Tableta de 7 pulgadas Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3100
Source: PC Actual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 83%

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1Notebook: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
Processor: OMAP 4430
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX540
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.585kg
Price: 599 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 13 reviews)

 

85% Review Samsung 10.1" Galaxy Tab 2 Tablet/MID | Notebookcheck
Little progress. The Galaxy Tab 2 series represents Samsung’s revision to its successful Galaxy Tab family and features models in 7.0 and 10.1 inch sizes based on Android 4.0. Upon review, we found that the revamped devices cannot compete with other current tablets.
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is available with 16GB or 32GB of onboard memory and you can add up-to 64GB more using the Micro SDXC card slot at the top of the tablet. Having this memory card slot means it's probably more cost effective to buy the 16GB model now and upgrade storage later. You can also buy a 3G model, which costs around £100 more for than the equivalent Wi-Fi model.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
Google Nexus 10 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 comparison review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Google Nexus 10 is an incredibly well built tablet with a bargain, price thanks to the hit Google are prepared to talk in order to attract customers to it's Android Play store. This makes it a bit of an unfair fight from the off, as although the two tablet's RRPs are not a million miles from each other, if Google wasn't subsidising part of the cost there really would be a big gap. So it's a bit of a no-brainer to suggest buying the Nexus 10 if you can afford it.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 01/11/2013
70% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 video review
Source: PC Advisor English
We love the bright screen, SD support and 1080p video capture of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. The problem is that the competition has moved on, and £299 is no longer a budget price for a 10 inch tablet. You could do a lot worse than the Tab, but also consider the Asus Transformer series, and the Toshiba AT300 which at only £30 more offers a quad-core processor. We award the Tab three and a half stars.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
A year ago we liked the Tab 10.1, and for the second generation the hardware specs remain broadly the same, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has a much better operating system. All for £100 cheaper than it was. We love the bright screen, and adding SD support and 1080p video capture are both improvements. The problem is the competition: the Nexus 7 in particular has changed the game for Android tablets, and is a little more than half the price of the Tab (albeit with a smaller screen, half the storage and no front-facing camera). Meanwhile the iPad remains a cut above for £100 more than the Tab 2 10.1
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2012
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 70%
60% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review
Source: T3 English
It seems strange to see a new tablet that hasn't changed too much from its predecessor which perhaps best describes the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. Having got thicker and heavier, the specs are mostly just the same. If you are after the best Android tablet, there are definitely cheaper alternatives out there and a few of them can be found in the Asus camp.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review
Source: Techradar English
If you're looking for a bog-standard Android tablet experience then it's worth considering, but you may want to check out the Asus Transformer Pad 300, Toshiba AT200 and Acer Iconia Tab A200, which offer strong competition to the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
Source: Reg Hardware English
With Asus’ 32GB Transformer Pad available for £399 complete with quad-core CPU, 8Mp camera and keyboard dock, and the smaller Nexus 7 soon to hit the market for £160, the Galaxy Tab 2 isn’t quite cheap enough to make a compelling case for itself. It’s not a bad device per se, though. Indeed, as little as three months ago I would have rated it more highly. But how much Android tablet you can expect and for how little money is changing with dizzying speed. Yesterday’s good is today’s average, is tomorrow’s also-ran.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English
The overall computing power and the good built quality (display, audio) are largely sufficient to perform the usual tasks for work – email, calendar, web browsing, video conferencing – and for entertainment – social network apps, video and audio playback, drawing. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is a fairly good choice for people who want to save $100 to $175 (32 GB models) on the purchase of a secondary computing device.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/13/2012
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Review
Source: Slashgear English
This tablet is made for those ladies and gentlemen who want the $100 discount off the lowest price on the newest iPad. Though this tablet is not made specifically to compete with the iPad, and it really wont, you’ll find it to be amongst the best values in the Android world for those of you not looking for the best processor on earth. If you just want to watch movies and browse the web, this may well be your best bet on the market today.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/13/2012
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
With the addition of a microSD card slot and moving the speakers to the front of the tablet, Samsung has made some nice improvements to the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, all while keeping the price below $400 and the battery life really long. Our favorite feature is the ability to use this slate as a smart remote.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English
The overall computing power and the good built quality (display, audio) are largely sufficient to perform the usual tasks for work – email, calendar, web browsing, video conferencing – and for entertainment – social network apps, video and audio playback, drawing. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is a fairly good choice for people who want to save $100 to $175 (32 GB models) on the purchase of a secondary computing device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/13/2012
60% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)
Source: PC Mag English
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) costs too much for the mediocre performance it delivers. The Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is a good deal at $250, offering a host of useful features for its budget price. But with the Asus Transformer Pad TF300 and Apple iPad 2 both in the 10-inch mix, the Galaxy Tab 2 loses out falling short in both performance and app selection. If you have to have a Samsung tablet, go for the 7-inch Tab 2, or hold out for the Galaxy Note 10.1, which is expected later this year. If you need integrated LTE, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 ($699.99, 3.5 stars) is one of the most elegantly designed tablets around, but it's also one of the priciest.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 - Pictures and Video
Source: Trusted Reviews English
We get hands-on with Samsung's new affordable Android tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/29/2012

 

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Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

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These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

unknown:

PowerVR SGX540:

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


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OMAP 4430: SoC with two ARM Cortex-A9 cores including NEON SIMD engine and a PowerVR SGX540 graphics card.


7.0: This is one of the smallest formats, which is used for UMPC, Netbooks or Subotebooks. There hardly exist any models with this display format. Working for a long time is uncomfortable. This tiny display is intended for outdoor usage.
The advantage is, that the mini-notebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the tiny display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is very exhausting for the eyes. High resolutions can hardly be used.

10.1: The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.4 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

0.585 kg:


74.85%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba AT200
OMAP 4430, 0.535 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1
OMAP 4460, 7.0", 0.549 kg
» Asus Fonepad ME371MG
Atom Z2420, 7", 0.34 kg
» Asus Fonepad
Atom Z2420, 7.0", 0.34 kg
» Motorola RAZR i
Atom Z2480, 4.3", 0.126 kg
» Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch
OMAP 4460, 7.0", 0.395 kg
» Amazon Kindle Fire 7"
OMAP 4430, 7", 0.413 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

» Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
Adreno 420, Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, 5.6", 0.174 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Adreno 420, Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, 5.7", 0.176 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab Active
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 8.0", 0.32 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook
unknown, unknown, 7.0", 0.276 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Mali-T628 MP6, Exynos 5430 Octa, 4.7", 0.115 kg
» Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport
Adreno 330, unknown, 5.1", 0.16 kg
» Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A Prime
Adreno 420, Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, 5.1", 0.145 kg
» Samsung Galaxy K Zoom
Mali-T624, Exynos 5260 Hexa, 4.8", 0.2 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab4 7.0
Vivante GC1000+ Dual-Core, PXA1088, 7.0", 0.278 kg
» Samsung Galaxy S5 mini
Mali-400 MP4, Exynos 3470 Quad, 4.5", 0.12 kg
» Samsung Chromebook XE503C32-K01US
Mali-T628 MP6, unknown, 13.3", 1.4 kg
» Samsung Chromebook XE503C12-K01UK
unknown, Exynos 5420 Octa, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC, 5.1", 0.17 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
Mali-T628 MP6, Exynos 5420 Octa, 10.5", 0.47 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Mali-T628 MP6, Exynos 5420 Octa, 8.4", 0.301 kg
» Samsung Chromebook XE503C12-K01US
unknown, Exynos 5420 Octa, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Samsung 940X5J-K01US
HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
» Samsung Series 7 Chronos 700Z7C
GeForce GT 650M, Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 3 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab4 8.0
Adreno 305, Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 8.0", 0.32 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10.1
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 10.1", 0.487 kg
» Samsung ATIV Book 9 900X3G-K01
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.12 kg
» Samsung Galaxy S5
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC, 5.1", 0.145 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-03-21 (Update: 2012-05-26)