Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

83
Engadget
Score
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Input

Keyboard
no
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
no

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, Compass)

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus) (yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Other features

IR port
yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (8 GB) (Flash) (microSD)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
16GB

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Input

Keyboard
no
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
no

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, Compass)

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus) (yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (16 GB) (Hard drive) (microSD)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
RAM
1 GB
Model
32GB

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Input

Keyboard
no
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
no

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, Compass)

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus) (yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (32 GB) (Hard drive) (microSD)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
RAM
1 GB
Model
3G

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Input

Keyboard
no
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
yes (GSM-based)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, Compass)

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus) (yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync)

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (8 GB) (Hard drive) (microSD)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
RAM
1 GB
Model
Student Edition

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Input

Keyboard
yes
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
no

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, Compass)

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus) (yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Other features

External accessory support
Array

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (8 GB) (Hard drive) (microSD)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
RAM
1 GB