Samsung disclosed its plans to release Galaxy Tab2. This lightweight tablet is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s iPad Air 2. Samsung intends to launch this device in August 2015. There will be a smaller model weighing about 265 grams and is 8 inches in size. The larger Galaxy tab2 model will weigh around 389 grams and is 8.7 inches. But is gadgets world ready to welcome another tablet line with little variations in specifications?
Features and Specifications of Samsung’s device
Galaxy Tab 2 is an Android device so both models will come with Android 5.00 (Lollipop). Its front camera is of 2.1 megapixels, and the rear camera is of 8 megapixels. Connectivity variations include Wi-Fi and LTE with Wi-Fi. Two choices of storage in this product line 32 GB and 64GB. This storage capacity can be expanded up to 128GB with the help of MicroSD. The RAM in these devices is 3 GB. The processor is octa core. 4 of these cores have a speed of 1.3GHz, whereas the rest have a speed of 1.9 GHz. The display is Super AMOLED.
Features and Specifications of iPad Air 2
iPad Air 2 uses iOS 8.1 as its operating system and is 9.7 inch. The front camera in this device is 1.2 megapixels, and the rear camera is of 8 megapixels. Connectivity available on this device is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Internal storage is 16 GB, whereas RAM is 2GB. The Apple processor is a dual core with the speed of 1.5 GHz.
iPad Air 2 has two significant advantages. One of them is the lead time, and the other is Apple’s goodwill. Even though specifications fall short in comparison to Samsung’s device, this tablet has already captured the substantial market. People do not buy gadgets like these tablets every other day. Therefore, Galaxy Tab 2 is not going to get a larger market to sell into.