Following the earlier Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) Android tablet announcement, Samsung today announced in Barcelona the upcoming launch of the Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1). Featuring a 1 GHz dual-core processor, and Android 4.0/Ice Cream Sandwich, the Tab 2 (10.1) features a 10.1" WXGA PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen. Since the whole Galaxy Tab 2 series will be available in 3G and WiFi only versions, the Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) will also be available in two variants. The 3G version will support quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as UMTS/HSDPA+ up to 21 Mbps/HSUPA while both versions will support Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct, A-GPS and Glonass.
The Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) are coming with a main 3 megapixel camera, a front facing VGA camera for video calls and and 16 as well as 32 GB flash memory in addition to the 1 GB of RAM, which is expandable up to 32 GB with microSD memory cards.
At a size of 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm, the Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) is said to weight 588 g, including the massive 7000 mAh Li-ion battery.
Starting from UK, the GALAXY Tab 2 series will be launched in global market from March. A price wasn't announced today.
Cheers ~ Arne