Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 now ready for purchase


Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was announced in February, and since then, has been floating around the internet, just waiting to go on sale. At the beginning of this month, there was a delay caused by the company’s inability to get its TouchWiz’d version of Ice Cream Sandwich out the door in time; subsequently, Samsung slated the Tab’s release for the end of April. 

Here we are, at the end of April, and the Tab 2 is ready to be purchased. Like we already knew, the 7-inch Android tablet will cost just $250 and include some pretty decent specs like a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display. It’s also got a 3MP rear camera and a VGA front, on top of 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity. 

If this looks like a tablet that you’re interested in, you currently have two places from which to purchase it. First up is Amazon, where the Tab costs $249.99. Then there’s Abe’s of Maine; here you can get the new tablet for $0.99 cheaper. Both places offer free shipping, too. 

I’ve said before that this seems like it’s the best tablet for the money. $50 more than the Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet gets you front- and rear-facing cameras and Ice Cream Sandwich, with the latter being the biggest selling point. 

Let us know in the comments if you pick one up!

[Amazon | Abe’s of Maine via Liliputing]
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Calob Horton

Calob Horton is an associate editor at Pocketables. He loves all technology, no matter which company it comes from. This unbiased view of the tech world allows him to choose the products that best fit his personal needs and tastes: a Microsoft Surface Pro, a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and a third-gen iPad.Google+ | Twitter | More posts by Calob | Subscribe to Calob's posts

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