GALAXY Tab 2 tablets arriving in Singapore

Samsung is bringing in to Singapore the GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1) 3G tablet (S$798) on 16 June, and the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) tablet (S$598) on 23 June. Prices include GST but excludes line contract.

Update (22 June, 2012):

Samsung has just announced that the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) will only be available in Singapore on 30 June 2012. Price remains unchanged at S$598 (inclusive of GST) without contract.

Pricing and availability of the Wi-Fi versions for the GALAXY Tab 2 series will be announced closer to the launch date.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 in 7-inch and 10.1 inches.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 in 7-inch and 10.1 inches

The GALAXY Tab 2 series of tablets are Samsung’s first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets. There are now some 400,000 apps for Android phones and tablets.

The GALAXY Tab 2 tablets are available in 3G and WiFi versions.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7) and GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1)

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7) and GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1)

GALAXY Tab 2 Series offer users easy multimedia access, playback and sharing experiences with Samsung Hub services.

Samsung’s Music Hub provides a full music store solution with access to over 17 million tracks.



The Readers Hub provides access to over 2.3 million e-books, 3,500 magazines and over 2,000 newspapers in 51 languages, while Game Hub instantly connects users to the latest game titles.

Samsung’s upgraded Touchwiz user interface features Hub widgets for one-step access to users’ content in Hubs.

The device also presents S Suggest, a new service offering recommendations of apps suited to users’ tastes directly on a home screen.

Samsung’s AllShare is a content-sharing service that allows users to search for and play video, photo, and music files freely across their GALAXY Tab 2 Series from PCs and other Samsung smart devices – such as PC, TV, mobile phone, and digital camera – by using the local network for streaming playback.

With the voice call capability, the GALAXY Tab 2 Series can be used as a phone, serving as a second device in case they misplace their primary phone.

It also lets users spontaneously arrange multi-party video calls via Google+ hangouts, as well as engage in group chats or micro-communities to collectively chat or share content.

In addition, ChatON, Samsung’s cross-platform communication service, connects all phone users of any platform into a single community.

Rear of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 tablets

Rear of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 tablets

ChatON uses phone numbers instead of ID and passwords, and provides easy instant messaging and group chatting in various formats — images, video, voice, contacts — to make messaging simple and intuitive.

Below are the main technical specifications of the two Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 tablets.

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