Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus follows-up as a cheaper successor to its older siblings with minor changes especially after court battles in German with Apple, it shares the same WSVGA screen size, a 3.0Megapixel camera, though, in this case auto-focus and a front facing snapper with the newest Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). The later is noticeably cheaper of Samsung’s 7” slates line-up despite housing Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich right from the box, older slates such as P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus and P6800 Galaxy Tab 7.7are shipped with either Android v2.3 Gingerbread or v3.2 Honeycomb underneath, though, can be upgraded to latest version. The tablet’s design closely resembles that of iPad 2 even after it was redesigned, raising eye-brows with respect to the court ruling. The Galaxy P6200 tablet is specially designed to be affordable unlike its older siblings which comes in a full swing; some compromises were enforced to achieve the same.
To start with, the tablet’s processor is single-core as opposed to Dual-core found on P6800 Galaxy Tab 7.7. Secondly, its display is slightly smaller than that of P6800 Galaxy Tab 7.7by 0.7 inches, but, it houses some impressive specs than Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), which lacks LED flash, and so, photos taken by this tablet in darker conditions are inadmissible, except for those taken in well lit environments, of which are just as good. Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has a sleek design measuring 9.9mm thick, a top class PLS Capacitive touch-screen and well integrated smart remote control functionality via the peep app. The front panel is dominated by a 7.0inch display unit, except for the Samsung logo just below it and the earpiece, 2.0Megapixel camera, accelerometer and proximity sensors above it. There’s a 3.15Megapixel camera around the back panel coupled by LED flash so you can take those photos even in darker places.
The tablet comes equipped with GSM Voice communication, SMS and MMS functionality, so you can still enjoy phone services with no additional hardware. Given the affordable price tag put on Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, we’ll forgive a lot on this device. Generally, it’s a decent tablet suitable for daily tasks and just like any other device out there, it has cons as well as pros. The tablet runs on Android v3.2 Honeycomb operating system and comes with 1GHz RAM in variations of either 16GB or 32GB internal storage. It can support a MicroSD card of up to 64GB, which’s something worth applauding if you intent to store large files.
Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Features/Specifications;
- Operating System: Android v3.2 Honeycomb
- Processor: Dual-core 1.2GHz
- Display : 7.0inch (600x1024p) (170ppi) PLS LCD, Capacitive, 16m colors
- Camera: Pri: 3.15Megapixel (2048x1536p), Sec: 2.0MP, Auto-focus/LED Flash
- Storage: Up to 64GB MicroSD, 1GB RAM
- Connectivity: USB v2.0, USB Host support, Bluetooth v3.0
- Internet: 21Mbps HSDPA, 5.76Mbps HSUPA, 802.11b/g/nWiFi/hotspot, DLNA
- Other ft: GPS, Sensors: Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro
- Battery: Standard Lithium ion 4000mAh
Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Price in Kenya: (unavailable)