Samsung announced the availability of the Galaxy Tab 2 310 in India, making it the first tablet offering from the Korean manufacturer to sport Android 4.0 right out of the box. The 7 inch tablet has been priced at INR 23,250 and is inclusive of an attractive data plan from Tata Docomo that will provide 3 GB of data over a period of three months completely free.
Specs wise, the tablet that is also known as the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, sports a 1 Ghz dual core processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of internal memory. There is a microSD card slot for more storage with power coming from a 4,000 mAh battery unit. The tablet is both Wi-Fi and 3G enabled, while the 7 inch PLS display packs in 1024 x 600 pixels.
Coming to contents, the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 packs in plenty of it, what with the tablet coming pre-loaded with readers, games and movie hubs. So while the Games Hub provides access to all the latest games to be played on the tablet, the Movies Hub will make available more than 500 movies or 2,500 music videos. Similarly, the Readers Hub opens up more than “2 million ebooks, 3,500 magazines in 25 languages, and more than 2,000 newspapers in 51 languages.”
Refer to the press release below for more info.
[showhide type=’pressrelease’]New Delhi, May 23, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, the leading mobile device provider, today announced the launch of Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 310 expanding its popular GALAXY range. Light and portable, the GALAXY Tab 2 310 is the perfect on-the-go device. The new seven inch device, available with 3G and WiFi, encompasses Samsung’s vision to offer a range of tablets across different screen sizes to match the varied needs and lifestyles of consumers.
“Tablets are increasingly finding adoption amongst consumers because of their richer more converged experience. Users are able to surf the internet, enjoy multi-media and manage their work and life while being on the move. The new GALAXY Tab 2 310, with its powerful processor, Android 4.0 and its seven inch screen, make it extremely powerful and convenient device to carry”, stated Mr. Ranjit Yadav, Country Head, Mobile and IT, Samsung India.
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Samsung’s first Android 4.0-powered tablet features new and improved Android OS features. This includes Google Play™, your new hub for more than 450,000 applications, as well as improved web browsing, faster response times and a more intuitive UI with upgraded swipe control applications.
Samsung’s Readers Hub gives users access to more than 2 million e-books, 3,500 magazines in 25 languages and more than 2,000 newspapers in 51 languages, the Game Hub instantly connects users to the latest game titles and ‘My Movies’ gives consumers access to more than 500 full movies and more than 2500 music videos .The GALAXY Tab 2 310 is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor that makes it a true powerhouse for multimedia downloading and sharing. The GALAXY Tab 2 310 can also access content from the cloud via AllShare Play, which allows content to be transferred between the tablet and other devices.
With its 3G+Wifi capability, users can experience high speed downloads and very fast web experience on the Galaxy Tab 2 310 .The GALAXY Tab 2 310 features WiFi Direct and built-in social networking features such as ChatON, Samsung’s unique cross-platform communication service which makes connecting and sharing socially easier than ever. Weighing only 345 grams, the GALAXY Tab 2 310 is fully equipped with mobile voice call feature which enables users to communicate freely with great portability. It comes with an extended 4000 mAh battery and 16 GB storage expandable upto 32 GB for extra storage of large size multimedia and digital contents.
The GALAXY Tab 2 310 is priced at Rs 23,250/-. Tata DOCOMO is giving a very attractive offer of 3GB data download free to customers over a 3 month period with the Galaxy Tab 2 310.[/showhide]
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