Verizon Offering Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 With 4G LTE For $499

By Anu Passary | Nov 26, 2012 09:20 AM EST

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Recently, AT&T and Sprint launched their versions of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and now following the path is Verizon who is now offering the Samsung tablet for $499 on its 4G LTE network.

The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is a follow-up version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the major difference is that the latest version has 4G LTE connectivity unlike the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which only had Wi-Fi option.

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The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 sports a big 10.1-inch WXGA PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and 149 ppi. A 1GHz dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor with 1GB of RAM powers the tablet. The tablet measures 10.10 x 6.90 x 0.38 inches and weighs 1.30 pounds.

The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has 8GB of internal memory storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card. The tablet is equipped with a 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera and a VGA front-facing camera for video conferencing.

Connectivity features like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enable users to share data wirelessly. When used with Verizon's 4G LTE network, the tablet allows for up to 10 devices to be connected. A powerful 7000mAh battery fuels the tablet, and Samsung claims that the battery can give up to 12 hours of usage time or up to 624 hours of standby time.

The tablet comes pre-loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung's own TouchWiz UI running on top. Users can keep themselves occupied with the innumerable number of apps and widgets available through the Google Play store.

With the help of Smart Remote app a user can also turn the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 into a remote and control TV, DVR, and surround-sound system.

Customers who are able to splash $499.99 can buy the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 from Verizon on a month-to-month service.

If you are looking for a 4G LTE tablet will you have the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 in your comparison list? 

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