The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 by Samsung is the immediate successor of the popular tab Galaxy Tab 10.1. Galaxy Tab 10.1 challenged the Apple product iPad in almost all areas and came out with flying colors. Samsung reached a permanent place in the market and established itself as one of the giants. Does the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 prove to come out of one of the leading companies in the world? Let’s take a look.
Features of Galaxy Tab 2 10. 1
The tablet scores well in terms of weight and is comfortably positioned among its rivals with a weight of 587g. Yet, it manages to test your muscles when the tab is handled for a long time.
10 inch tablets are perfect for movie playbacks and the tab has to be held firm using both the hands to enjoy a film. Your movie experience is enhanced by the speakers placed in front on both sides of the screen. Though they are not appealing to the eyes, they deliver perfect audio experience.
The dark grey screen is complimented with a light grey shade at the back giving the device an artistic look.
The 10.1 inch display is sealed on four sides with the chunky plastic and the display comes with 1280×800 pixels, placing it direct in line with iPad2.
The top left of the Tab 2 10.1 is home to the power/lock key and the volume rocker switch. These buttons are easy to locate despite the fact that they are not protruding.
The Tab sports a 16GB variant and at the same time paves way for the memory to be expanded using the microSD slot. The microSD cards can be upto 64GB in storage, which is an added advantage.
The Galaxy Tab 2 10. 1 comes with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System, which can be upgraded to the Jelly Bean anytime.
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Sports the dual-core A9 processor and has the connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.
Must-know Tips for Using Galaxy Tab 2 10. 1
Here are some cool Samsung Galaxy Tablet tips that you’re sure to find useful.
Recently used apps can be quickly viewed by giving a gentle touch to the icon that appears on the left corner of the display. You will get to view the thumbnails of these apps, which can be reopened by touching the thumbnails.
Screenshots can be easily taken by just accessing the ‘Screenshot’ icon found in the ‘System bar.’ Screen shots are stored in the gallery for viewing.
You can set data usage limits by adjusting the options in Data Usage in Settings.
Camera has the unique ‘Limit for Email’ feature, which allows you to record videos that fit the exact size that can be attached in an email. The ‘Recording mode’ in the toolbar opens this feature for you.
All the remotes in your home can be replaced with the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. This smart remote has the capacity to control gadgets like DVR, TV, DVD player and other entertainment equipment.
You can switch between keyboard styles using the touch shortcut. The ‘Keyboard Settings’ option should be toggles to choose between ‘Google Voice’ typing and ‘Samsung keyboard.’ Keyboard styles include Split, Floating and QWERTY.
The tablet delivers a decent performance and it is worth for the money you pay for Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.