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The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 will have a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 LCD and a 1GHz dual-core processor running a Touch Wiz-skinned version of Android 4.0. The 9.7mm-thick tablet has 1GB of RAM and both rear and front facing cameras.

Description

Thinner, faster, more powerful, and packing dual cameras and a dual-core A5 chip, the iPad 2 is the second generation of Apple's popular tablet. After the announcement of the new iPad, the price of the iPad 2 was dropped down to $399 for a 16GB model.

Successor to the popular iPad 2 and furthering Apple's push towards post-PC computing, the "new iPad" features a Retina display at the same 9.7-inch size as its predecessor but with doubled pixel density. The rear camera shares the optics system of the iPhone 4S for better photo quality. Optional 4G LTE is another addition, with theoretical download speeds of up to 72Mbps.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 13, 2012
  • Price at launch: $399.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Mar. 11, 2011
  • Price at launch: $499.00
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Mar. 16, 2012
  • Price at launch: $499.00
  • Height: 10.1 inches
  • Width: 6.9 inches
  • Thickness: 0.38 inches
  • Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Speakers: Stereo

Hardware

  • Height: 9.5 inches
  • Width: 7.31 inches
  • Thickness: 0.34 inches
  • Weight: 1.33 pounds
  • Color: Silver / White, Silver / Black
  • Speakers: Mono
  • Height: 9.5 inches
  • Width: 7.31 inches
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches
  • Weight: 1.44 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black, Silver / White
  • Speakers: Mono
  • Screen size (diagonal): 10.1 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1280 px
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • PPI: 149
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 9.7 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 768 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1024 px
  • PPI: 132
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Screen size (diagonal): 9.7 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1536 px
  • Resolution (Y): 2048 px
  • PPI: 264
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 4.0
  • Media streaming: AllShare

Software

  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 4.3
  • Media streaming: AirPlay
  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 5.1
  • Media streaming: AirPlay
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Cores: 2

Processor

  • CPU brand: Apple
  • CPU model: A5
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Cores: 2
  • CPU brand: Apple
  • CPU model: A5X
  • Cores: 2

GPU

  • Brand: Imagination Technologies
  • Model: PowerVR SGX543MP2
  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 512 MB
  • RAM type: DDR2
  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • Internal size: 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • External storage support: microSD

Storage

  • Internal size: 32 GB, 64 GB, 16 GB
  • Internal size: 64 GB, 32 GB, 16 GB
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless, Sprint
  • 3G: Optional
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies: 2100, 1900, 900, 850
  • 4G: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0
  • Effective pixels: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA

Front Camera

  • Effective pixels: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Video resolution: VGA
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Effective pixels: 3 megapixels

Rear Camera

  • Effective pixels: 0.7 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Effective pixels: 5 megapixels
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Micro USB

Ports

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: iPod
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: iPod
Ambient Light, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer

Sensors

Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
  • Capacity: 7000 mAh

Battery

  • Capacity: 25 Wh
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted use time: 10 hr
  • Capacity: 42.5 Wh
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted use time: 10 hr
  • Quadrant: 2590

Benchmarks

  • The Verge Battery Test: 8 hours 52 minutes
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