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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

from  $424.45+
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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The second-gen 10.1 is a good enough Android 4.0 tablet with a pleasing, lightweight design and decent battery life. Still, its performance and feature set trail tablets that cost the same or even less.

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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

69
 

User Reviews

50
martinvaughn7
A disappointing product with a lot of problems. - Engadget
70
cyadmark
Just bought one used with 4G LTE for cheap. Price for used has come way down....read more
70
iZiga
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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Score Breakdown

 
71
Average Critic Score
 
70
Washington Post
I'd still recommend the iPad 2 over the Tab 2... and if you're leaning that way anyway it's worth spending $100 more to get the latest-generation iPad, with the gorgeous display and improved performance. Samsung's on the right track, but the price might still be a bit too high.
 
70
TechRadar
As far as middle of the road Android tablets go, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 hits the nail on the head. It's doesn't stray too far from the norm, failing to offer anything truly exciting or different, but also ensuring it doesn't fall flat on its face.
 
60
T3
... if you want a non-Apple tablet that is similar in screen size and mostly equal in performance for both multimedia and work purposes, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 certainly does the job. If you are after the best Android tablet, there are definitely cheaper alternatives out there.
 
90
Pocket-Lint
There's no doubt at all that the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is very capable indeed. The screen is clear, bright and has great viewing angles, although it lacks that super-high resolution that's all the rage these days.
 
60
CNET
So while the Wi-Fi version is a fine tablet, especially if you can get it for less than $400, the 4G cellular version isn't worth its high asking price given the state of the rest of its specs.

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