The Buyer's Guide

Find it, buy it and tell us how you really feel.

from  $159.99+
83
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

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

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

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is a smart choice for budget-conscious buyers looking for a dependable Android 4.0 tablet on the cheap.

Pros
  • Ships with Ice Cream SandwichIR Blaster transforms tablet into smart remotePerformance is fast and fluidDecent battery life for a 7-incherPriced to sell
Cons
  • No LED flash accompanying the rear camera
Read Full Review

Scores

Engadget

83
 

User Reviews

80
marc
With a price just $50 above that of the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, most reviews...read more
90
adenisel81
This is a great tablet. The only thing i hate about it is that you cant transfer...read more
90
jakematic
Incredible tablet, great value.TouchWiz drives me crazy though.My Google Nexus...read more
Write a Review

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Screen size
722
Storage type
Internal, Memory card
Camera (integrated)
Yes
Model

General

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

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (3 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac)

Storage

Storage type
Internal, 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
RAM
1 GB
CPU cores
Dual-core

Other features

Screen size
7 inches
Screen resolution
1024x600
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
IR port
Yes
Model
16GB

General

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

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (3 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac)

Storage

Storage type
Internal, 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

Other features

Screen size
7 inches
Screen resolution
1024x600
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
Model
32GB

General

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

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (3 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac)

Storage

Storage type
Internal, 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

Other features

Screen size
7 inches
Screen resolution
1024x600
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
Model
3G

General

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

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes (GSM-based)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (3 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Storage

Storage type
Internal, 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

Other features

Screen size
7 inches
Screen resolution
1024x600
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
Model
Student Edition

General

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

Input

Keyboard
Yes
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (3 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
Screen size
7 inches
Screen resolution
1024x600
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, 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