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Galaxy Tab 7 plus

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is the latest Honeycomb tablet from Samsung, combining the Android 3.2 experience and the Exynos processor into a 7-inch package.  Closely resembling it's 10-inch brothers, it's got the TouchWiz tablet interface on top of Android 3.2, which isn't nearly as intrusive as the TouchWiz of old, and actually brings enough to the table that most call it an improvement over stock Android.  The 7-inch size should make the Tab 7 plus more portable and perfect for reading, and we're curious at how the speedy Exynos processor will power this one for games and media.  We're planning on giving this one a real workout, but for now you can have a look past the jump for a hands-on video, a specs list, and a handful of pictures.  More comes later. 

Hands-on

Youtube link for mobile viewing

Specs

  • Weight: 345g
  • Size:  193.65 x 122.37 x 9.96
  • 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB storage (as tested)
  • 7-inch WSVGA PLS LCD display (1024 x 600)
  • Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)
  • Rear Camera: 3-megapixel w/ AF and LED flash and 720p HD recording
  • Front Camera: 2-megapixel
  • 1080p Full HD playback
  • Touch Wiz with Social Hub and Samsung Kies 2.0
  • Bluetooth v3.0
  • 4,000mAh Li-on battery

Pictures

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There are 11 comments

xemtra says:

man that thing looks so fast. easily zippiest iv seen a honeycomb tab. i guess has alot to do with either screen size or processor or alil of both?

DaEXfactoR says:

Man, Samsung continues to impress and do Android proud. If I didnt have the 10.1 and a Fire on the way, I would love to have this baby. Good job on the review Jerry.

JStiner says:

So are they going to short change the WIFI only tab again this round or give the same specs to all the models.

I would consider buying a newer WiFi only tab if they do.
Also would be nice if they offered a trade up discount.

Old Wifi 7" +100.00 = new wifi 7" hey I can dream.

MazoMark says:

Nice review and interesting looking little tablet. Not sure about price in light of Kindle Fire and Nook Color.

But a question for Jerry - does it make sense to spend this much $$ on a Honeycomb tablet now? I like Samsung hardware, but if the Asus Prime launches with quad core and ICS for just $100 more - why buy this?

Jeremy626 says:

maybe the size.... 7"

Jeremy626 says:

awesome device,
Does anyone know the name of the SONG in the background??

bobvanjr says:

I'd love a 3G version of this on Sprint. I keep wanting to get a View but it seems too "outdated" to lay out that kind of cash on.

lostaggie says:

I really like this device but it is hard to justify double in light if the Kindle Fire...

cdubbsworld says:

got a chance to buy one and play with it easily the best I've used (also had a xoom) but at 399 i was ale to get a nice i3 laptop for school and got the kindle fire which pretty much max out what i would have done on my g tab 7+ wish it was cheaper but it is worth the price

SteveIowa says:

When searching AC's store for accessories on this, I get: "ahem... sorry but your search did not bring back any devices"

Do accessories interchange with the original Tab? Docks? My concern today is the Samsung charging cable. The proprietary end. Does Sammy still use the same port in all it's tablet's yet so far?

arefaay says:

what is the RAM utilization for the device
i find it more than 460 MG when it is just starting ! (more than 60%) this is normal ?