Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab 2, a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.0 ICS

Samsung has announced the successor to the original Galaxy Tab, the Galaxy Tab 2. The Galaxy Tab 2 will also be a 7-inch tablet. It will be powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor; will feature 1GB of RAM, 8/16/32GB storage options, front and rear-facing cameras.

The 7-inch display will be a PLS LCD display with 1024 x 600 (WSVGA) resolution. Connectivity wise, the Galaxy Tab 2 will feature optional quad-band HSPA+ radios, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, and GPS. A 4000mAh battery will be powering the device.

Software wise, the Galaxy Tab 2 will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung’s Touchwiz UI lying on top. This is the company’s first tablet to launch with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Galaxy Tab 2 will be available globally. The lucky market to first receive the tablet will be the UK, which will be getting it in March.

Source: Samsung PR

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