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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
Huawei MediaPad (3G)
Huawei MediaPad (3G)
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Overall Rating 7.5 8.0 8.0 7.0
Design
8
7.5
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8
Features
8.5
8.5
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7.5
User-Friendliness
8.5
8.5
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7.5
Performance
6.5
8.5
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6.5
Value
7.5
8
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7
Avg. Users' Ratings - - - 8 (average of 1 users)
Launch SRP From S$598 From S$768 From S$668 From S$498
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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 Huawei MediaPad runs on a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and Google Android 3.2. It has a high resolution 7-inch display of 1280 x 800 pixels.
Technical Specifications
Processor 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 Exynos dual-core 1.2GHz TI OMAP 4430 dual-core 1.0GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core 1.2GHz
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
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 HSPA / HSDPA 900 / 2100
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 IPS LCD display
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-megapixel auto focus rear CMOS camera / 1.3-megapixel fixed focus front CMOS camera
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 MP4, 3GP, 3G2, RM, RMVB, ASF, FLAC, APE
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, WMA, FLAC, APE, WAV, RA ,Ogg, MIDI, 3GP,3.5mm audio output jack
Storage microSD (up to 32GB) 16GB onboard storage (microSD expandable to 32GB) 16GB / 32GB / 64GB 8GB onboard storage (microSD expandable to 32GB)
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 3G HSPA 14.4Mbps
Dimensions 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5mm 193.65 x 122.37 x 9.96mm 194 x 130 x 10mm 190 x 124 x10.5mm
Weight 345g 345g 425g 390g
Battery Standard 4000mAh Li-ion Battery 4000mAh 5300 mAh 4100mAh
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) - -