Samsung is serious about growing its share of the exploding tablet market, which is why the company is going right after the Amazon Kindle Fire with its new Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. This 7-inch slate running Android 4.0 has plenty of perks, including the ability to control your TV, microSD expansion, dual cameras and 50GB of Dropbox storage for one year.
You can also get your media fix through Samsung’s multiple hubs, whether you’re looking for movies, music or time-killing games. Other specs include a 1-GHz dual-core processor, a 1024 x 600p display, and 8GB of onboard memory.
So how does the Tab 2 7.0 stack up against the Amazon Kindle Fire in the specs category? Keep reading to find out.
|Device||Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0||Amazon Kindle Fire|
|CPU||1-GHz dual core||1-GHz TI OMAP 4|
|OS||Android 4.0 with Samsung TouchWiz
(Ice Cream Sandwich)
|Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|Display||7 inches 1024 x 600||7 inches 1024 x 600|
|Size (inches)||7.6 x 4.8 x .41 inches||7.5 x 4.7 x .45 inches|
|Weight (ounces)||12.2 ounces||14.6 ounces|
|Storage||8GB (can be expanded to 32GB)||8GB|
|Wireless||Wi-Fi Only||Wi-Fi Only|
|Battery Life||8 hours (estimated)||8 hours 3 minutes|
For more head-to-head comparisons, check our full review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.