Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7:

Released in the U.S. on April 22, 2012, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 offers buyers a full Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) experience for under $250. Given the tablet's price, hardware specifications, and size, Samsung appears to have the Amazon Kindle Fire clearly in its sights. How does the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 stack up against the Kindle Fire and Samsung's other 7-inch tablet, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus? Find out as I crack this tablet open for a look at the hardware inside.

For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 teardown reveals efficient hardware layout and replaceable battery.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...