Product Launch by Andrew Kameka on Wednesday November 21, 2012.
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Samsung and Verizon Wireless have announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has joined the ranks of Android tablets that can connect to Verizon's 4G LTE network. The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is available now for $499.99 and can be connected to a Verizon month-to-month service plan. That will enable users to do things like take the SD card from their digital camera and instantly begin uploading photos to Facebook or YouTube.
The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is the follow-up to a similar 10-inch tablet released last year. The latest Samsung Tab ships with a 10.1-inch LCD display with a WXGA1280x800 resolution. The rear camera can capture 720p HD video, and the front-facing camera records VGA for video chat. Under the hood, it sports a 1GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of internal storage, a microSD slot, and a 7,000 mAh battery.
As for software, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 uses a TouchWiz-infused version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. A number of Verizon apps are preloaded, including: My Verizon, Viewdini, Backup Assistant Plus, Verizon Tones, Visual Voicemail, VZ Navigator, NFL Mobile, and Amazon Kindle. The device also comes with the Google Mobile suite of apps, including the more than 700,00 app and game choices available in Google Play.
Orders placed online today will begin shipping November 26.source: Verizon, via: Verizon Wireless
Andrew is MobileBurn.com's managing editor. He is based in Miami, Florida.