An apt successor to Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1), Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 was unveiled packed with competitive features. It works on the latest version of Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich, which states that Samsung has moved on from Honeycomb. With an improved Touchwiz interface, a bright PLS display, battery life and sound quality, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is certainly not worth missing out.
The latest version of Samsung Tab is easy to handle with its 587g weight. There is a good pair of speakers in the front, a 3 MP camera and a microphone and a connector at the bottom of the tablet. The slot for the Micro SD card is at the top along with 3.5 mm audio jack, lock and volume control panels. The tablet is 9.7 mm thick which makes it a bit on the heavier side. The HD screen with 1280X 800 display gives a pleasant visual treat to the eyes. A two-toned black and grey tablet looks a bit bulkier because of the additional grey plastic chassis wrapping. The right and left sides of the tablet are plain and gives a grip to hold it better.
The movie experience in Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is surely making a mark of its own with its front facing speakers. The advantage of these speakers is that they throw the voice right in front of the viewers’ face which is better than most tablets that have speakers located in the back side. The performance of audio playback is decent enough, though a good pair of headphones is recommended for long hours of audio playback.
As Galaxy Tab 2 runs on Android 4.0, the performance and user experience is surely improved than Android 3.2. The battery life is better and the outcome of the Touchwiz interface is better than the previous versions of Galaxy Tab. The browser speed has increased. Samsung has succeeded in creating a pleasant interface which possesses colorful yet attractive icons. The apps from Google Play Store can be easily downloaded and placing widgets, shortcuts or folders is better in Android 4.0.