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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
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7
BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi
BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi
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Overall Rating 7.5 8.0 7.5 8.0
Design
8
7.5
8
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Features
8.5
8.5
7.5
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User-Friendliness
8.5
8.5
7.5
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Performance
6.5
8.5
7.5
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Value
7.5
8
8
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Launch SRP From S$598 From S$768 From S$898 From S$668
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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. Driven by a 1.4GHz dual-core application processor, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 runs on the Android Honeycomb and features HSPA+, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity, all on its Super AMOLED Plus display. 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.
Technical Specifications
Network HSPA 21Mbps 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 EDGE / GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 / HSPA+ (HSDPA 21Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps) 900/1900/2100
  • HSPA+ (21Mbps) 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • EDGE/GPRS 850 / 900 / 1800 / 190
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Processor 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 Exynos dual-core 1.2GHz 1.4GHz dual core TI OMAP 4430 dual-core 1.0GHz processor
Operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb (Upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich) Android Honeycomb 3.2 BlackBerry Tablet OS
Memory 8/16/32GB user memory, 1GB RAM 1GB RAM 1GB(RAM) / 16GB storage 1GB RAM
Display 7-inch / 1024 x 600 resolution / WSVGA PLS TFT 7-inch WSVGA (1024 x 600) PLS LCD 7.7-inch / 1280 x 800 resolution / WXGA Super AMOLED Plus 7-inch TFT LCD 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
  • Main: 3 Megapixels / Autofocus
  • Front-facing: 2 Megapixels
5-megapixel rear autofocus camera with 1080p video recording up to 30fps / 3-megapixel front facing camera with 1080p video recording up to 30fps
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 MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX (1080p FullHD video @ 30fps) DivX / WMV / XviD / 3gp
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, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WM MP3 /WMA / AAC+
Storage microSD (up to 32GB) 16GB onboard storage (microSD expandable to 32GB) microSD (up to 32GB) 16GB / 32GB / 64GB
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
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz & 5GHz), 802.11n Wi-Fi Ch. Bonding, Wi-Fi Direct,
  • Bluetooth v3.0
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR / Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Battery Standard 4000mAh Li-ion Battery 4000mAh 5100mAh 5300 mAh
Dimensions 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5mm 193.65 x 122.37 x 9.96mm 196.7x 133 x 7.89mm 194 x 130 x 10mm
Weight 345g 345g 335g 425g
I/O Ports - USB 2.0 HS & Host USB 2.0 microUSB 2.0 / micro 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) - -