Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 10.1: what's different

The latest Tab is now shipping, and here's a preview of how its stacks up in performance compared to its predecessor and rivals.

By Melissa Perenson, PC World |  Consumerization of IT, Asus, Samsung

This second-gen iteration, as with its more value-priced 7-inch cousin the Tab 2 7.0, feels more like Samsung has reinvented the Tab line to assume a more budget-oriented position in performance and price. The price angle works well for the 7.0 Plus, but if the company is truly gunning for a “budget” slot with the Tab 2 10.1, it would have gone out the gate priced significantly less than the current $400.

Right now, there's a lot of tablet competition in that $400 or less space, with Apple's iPad 2, Acer's Iconia Tab A200, and Asus' Transformer Pad TF300 all vying for a piece of your wallet.

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