Tablets Guide

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) 3G
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) 3G
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus
BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi
BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi
Acer Iconia Tab A100
Acer Iconia Tab A100
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Overall Rating 7.5 8.0 8.0 -
Design
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7.5
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Features
8.5
8.5
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User-Friendliness
8.5
8.5
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Performance
6.5
8.5
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Value
7.5
8
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Launch SRP From S$598 From S$768 From S$668 From S$449
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Summary Powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor, the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) 3G runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform and features a 3-megapixel camera and a secondary front-facing VGA camera for video calls. Preloaded with Samsung Apps and Google Mobile Services. Weighing at 345g, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus sports a 1.2GHz dual core processor and runs on the refined Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Connectivity options include the HSPA+ 21Mps and Wi-Fi Channel Bonding, which receives data rates about twice as fast as existing Wi-Fi. The BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi ships with the new QNX OS and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. It supports Adobe Flash and true multitasking. The Acer Iconia Tab A100 is equipped with Android 3.2, the latest Android OS. It has a 7-inch screen, runs on a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor and has 1GB of RAM.
Technical Specifications
Processor 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 Exynos dual-core 1.2GHz TI OMAP 4430 dual-core 1.0GHz processor NVIDIA Tegra 2 1.0GHz dual-core processor
Operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb (Upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich) BlackBerry Tablet OS Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb
Network HSPA 21Mbps 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 EDGE / GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 / HSPA+ (HSDPA 21Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps) 900/1900/2100 - GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Memory 8/16/32GB user memory, 1GB RAM 1GB RAM 1GB RAM 1GB RAM
Display 7-inch / 1024 x 600 resolution / WSVGA PLS TFT 7-inch WSVGA (1024 x 600) PLS LCD 7-inch TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen / 1024 x 600 pixels 7-inch LCM capacitive touchscreen / 1024 x 600 pixels
Camera
  • Main: 3 megapixels
  • Front: VGA
3-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash / 2-megapixel front facing camera 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera with 1080p video recording up to 30fps / 3-megapixel front facing camera with 1080p video recording up to 30fps 5.0-megapixel rear autofoucs camera with LED flash / 2.0-megapixel fixed focus front facing cmaera
Video Support
  • Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8
  • Format: 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV, WebM
  • Playback/Recording: Full HD@30fps, HD@30fps
MPEG4, Divx, H.263, H.264, WMV7/8, 3GP, AVI DivX / WMV / XviD / 3gp XviD / MP4 / H.264 / H.263
Audio Support
  • Codec: MP3, AAC, AC-3, AMR, FLAC, MID, WMA, WAV, OGG
  • Music Player with SoundAlive
MP3, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, WAV, RA MP3 /WMA / AAC+ MP3 / WAV / WMA / eAAC+
Storage microSD (up to 32GB) 16GB onboard storage (microSD expandable to 32GB) 16GB / 32GB / 64GB 8GB / 16GB
Connectivity Bluetooth v3.0, USB 2.0 Bluetooth v3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Channel bonding & Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR / Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth 2.1 (upgradeable to 3.0) / Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Dimensions 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5mm 193.65 x 122.37 x 9.96mm 194 x 130 x 10mm 195 x 117 x 13.1mm
Weight 345g 345g 425g 410g
Battery Standard 4000mAh Li-ion Battery 4000mAh 5300 mAh 1530mAh
I/O Ports - USB 2.0 HS & Host microUSB 2.0 / micro HDMI microUSB 2.0 / HDMI
Other Features - Samsung Apps, Samsung Kies 2.0, Samsung TouchWiz (Live Panel, Mini Apps), Readers Hub, Google Mobile Services (Gmail, Google Talk, Google Search, YouTube, Android Market, Google Maps) - -