Verizon Wireless and Samsung announced today that this carrier will be expanding its tablet portfolio with the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. The tablet will be available starting Aug. 17 in Verizon Wireless Stores and online at VerizonWireless.com.
This tablet offers a 7-inch display and runs Google’s Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. It has 8GB of internal storage capacity, and can accept 64GB microSD cards.
It will be powered by Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network (available to customers who have the Share Everything plan), which is available in 337 markets equating to about 75 percent of the United States population. This offers 5 to 12 Mbps downloads and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in real-world conditions.
The Tab 2 7.0 is also SAFE (Samsung Approved for Enterprise) device featuring on-device AES-256 bit encryption, enhanced support for Microsoft Exchange Active Sync and support for industry-leading Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions.
Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is going to sell for $350. New customers will be able to subscribe to a Share Everything plan for data service starting at $40 for 4 GB of sharable data, while existing share everything customers will be able to add the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 for an additional $10 monthly fee.
Those who aren’t interested in 4G LTE can get this smasung device at a variety of stores for $250.
For more information, be sure to check out our full Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review.