Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) features/specifications and review

This article tries to define features and review about Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) with its specifications. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) tries to compete with iPad tablet in terms of size and weight and portability. One can experience the same difference about size, weight and portability. This tablet tries to include all the features to make it fully featured Samsung Tablet to compete with other tablet in market.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is in one word light weight, small and portable fully featured tablet that can compete with iPads. The small size of 7.0 inch makes it very handy for use and having Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system will compete with iPad with cut price.

Features of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

Size, shape and screen resolution

The previous Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 has metallic finish body but this Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) has plastic shell to make it lighter. This Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is in silver colour and has pleasing and fine look from back side. The tablet having weight of only 344 g and having 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm as overall body dimensions. The smaller size enables user to make it handy at use and reading the contents. The screen resolution is 1024 x 600 TFT. The touch screen is slight low in sensitivity and which is low as per expectation and due to this reason, this tablet is on back foot compared to iPad.

Processor and Memory storage

This tablet is having TI OMAP 4430 processor with dual-core technology and having clock speed of 1GHz. The internal memory of RAM is 1GB in size. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) comes with various storage options like 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB. One can increase the storage capacity by inserting microSD memory card which can be expandable upto 64 GB size.

One can get two cameras with this tablet. One is for photography and other is front facing camera for video calling. The photographic camera is having 3 MP capacities while other front facing camera is VGA type. The video shooting can be done with 720p video at 30 frames per second (fps) means very fast capturing. On screen keyboard with 0-9 buttons directly top of the QWERTY keyboard layout. The experience of typing the content is very good compared to earlier tablet of Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) features/specifications and review

Battery life

The battery life is average and will getting discharged quickly with video streaming with YouTube. This tablet is having battery with 4000 mAH capacity and is almost double the capacity of Samsung Galaxy S3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) comes with default browser of Android 4.0.

Web experience

The web experience with this tablet is not as good as with 10 inch because of requirements of zooming, pinching and painstaking activity during browsing due to small and unreadable content in small screen of this 7.0 inch tablet.

Multi-Media facilities

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) comes with Google Play store earlier known as Android Market which offers many games, applications, software, movie and e-books too. This tablet is also having its own Samsung Apps store which is additional feature in terms of multimedia and gaming experience for use of this Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) tablet.

Angry birds, Sudoku, Tetris are games with free access. For gaming this Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) gives nice experience, due to smaller size handling during gaming is very easy. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich latest version operating system or platform which is having all latest improvements and features present in it.

Conclusion about Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is fully featured tablet with low budget price and smaller size makes it easy to handle, multimedia facilities are added advantage of this tablet, these facilities include drag and drop multimedia contents like music files, pictures and videos.

Latest operating system of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich comes with all latest developments and improvements till date. But despite all these dull and unresponsive touch screen, smaller screen, poor web experience due to smaller size than 10 inch tablet. Battery life is almost same as that of higher screen tablet like 10 inch tablet.


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