Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1" Tablet - 16GB w/ Wi-Fi &Bluetooth

Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1" Tablet - 16GB w/ Wi-Fi &Bluetooth
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What is it you want to do? Check your email? Watch a video in Full HD 1080p resolution? Read a book? The Galaxy Tab 2 allows you to do all of that--and then some.

What makes the Galaxy Tab 2 special? Powered by the smart Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, this tablet keeps you connected with its Wi-Fi Direct capability. The 16GB memory is spacious enough to keep your favorite media files handy, and you'll love viewing it all on the brilliant 10.1" diagonal PLS TFT display.

What can it do for me? It's your go-to connection to anything and everything. If you need directions, it has built-in GPS. If you want to check your email, it's at your fingertips. Just name it and the Galaxy Tab 2 has you covered.

What's in the box? Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P3113TSYXAR tablet, rechargeable lithium-polymer battery, USB/wall charger, and manual.

From Samsung.

Wireless capability may require a network connection, additional accessories, and/or a service connection fee.

Access to and use of the Internet may require payment of a separate fee to an Internet Service Provider.

Use of Bluetooth technology may require Bluetooth software and compatible accessories.

  • Includes Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5113TSYXAR tablet, rechargeable lithium-polymer battery, wall/USB charger, and manual
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system
  • Dual-core processor
  • 16GB memory
  • 10.1" diagonal WSVGA PLS TFT display with 1024x600 resolution
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth 3.0 wireless technology
  • 3 megapixel front-facing VGA camera
  • 1080p video playback at 30fps
  • GPS
  • Email, Exchange ActiveSync Email
  • SyncML DS V1.2/DM V1.2
  • Supports MP3, AAC/AAC+/EAAC+, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC, AC-3, AMR-NB/WB, WAV, MID, XMF, iMelody, SP-MIDI, RTTTL/RTX, OTA audio files; MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, DivX, VP8, WMV 7/8, Sorenson Spark, 3GP(MP4), WMV(asf), AVI(DivX), MKV, FLV, WebM video files; GIF, AGIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, WBMP, WEBP image files; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF files
  • Android Market
  • Preloaded apps
  • microSD card slot
  • USB 2.0 host
  • 3.5mm ear jack
  • 30-pin connector
  • Measures approximately 10-1/8"H x 6-7/8"W x 3/8"D; weighs approximately 1.28 lbs
  • UL listed charger; 1-year LMW
  • Made in Korea

Tablet Glossary

Glossary of Tablet Terms

3G/4G: 3G and 4G are mobile communication technology standards that provide Internet services to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The "G" stands for each generation of technology, making 4G (or LTE) the faster successor to 3G. Unlike tablets that are only Wi-Fi enabled, those with 3G or 4G will be able to access the Internet (and therefore email, social networks, app downloads, and the like) outside of wireless networks, providing more freedom to use all of your tablet's features. However, that connectivity usually comes with an increased cost, as well as a monthly fee.

Accelerometer: A motion sensor that detects a tablet's orientation. For example, when you turn your tablet from portrait to landscape orientation, the content will generally adjust to fit the screen. This is the accelerometer at work. Some games and apps also incorporate the accelerometer in other ways, though this varies from program to program.

Ambient Light Sensor: Determines how much light is available in the area surrounding your tablet and adjusts the screen brightness accordingly. This conserves battery life, allowing you to get more use out of each charge.

App Store: A digital distribution platform for software, such as the App Store for Apple® or the Google Play market found on Android™ devices. This allows you to download applications, or apps, sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. Apps will vary by store, operating system, and manufacturer. Most tablets come with some apps preloaded.

Bit/Byte: A bit is the smallest unit of measurement for electronic data. Eight bits equals one byte; approximately 1,000 bytes equals one kilobyte (KB); 1,000 kilobytes equals one megabyte (MB); and 1,000 megabytes equals one gigabyte (GB). These units determine how much information your tablet can store and retrieve.

Bluetooth: A form of wireless communication allowing devices to communicate with each other. For example, a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse might be compatible with a tablet, allowing these components to be used wirelessly.

Bus Speed: Measured in megahertz (MHz), bus speed is the speed or frequency at which the data on the motherboard is moving.

Capacitive Touchscreen: A type of touchscreen display that is very responsive to finger touches, allowing easy swiping, which generally results in an intuitive user interface; however, they won't respond to a gloved hand or stylus. See touchscreen for more information.

Chipset: A set of electronic components in an integrated circuit that manages the data flow between the processor, memory, and peripherals. It is usually found in the motherboard of a computer or tablet.

Cloud Storage: Allows data to be stored virtually in storage space hosted by a third party, as opposed to on your physical hard drive. Cloud storage can be advantageous because it may make it easy to share information across devices or among users, as well as freeing up your own physical hard drive space.

DDR (Double Data Rate): A type of SDRAM (memory) that supports data transfers that effectively doubles the speed of the RAM. Double data rate type three (written DDR3), which is currently in use, is twice as fast as its predecessor.

Digital Media: Can refer to the places where digital files are stored (memory cards, hard drives) or the files themselves (photos, videos, MP3s).

eReader: Also called an eBook reader, this refers to a mobile electronic device designed for reading digital books (eBooks). While some tablets exist simply for this purpose, like the most basic Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook models, most modern tablets have an eReader feature built-in, such as the iPad® iBook® app.

Expansion Slot: A slot that allows you to "expand" your tablet functions by using memory cards. Not all tablets have expansion slots, and they're generally more limited than those found in computers.

FaceTime®: A proprietary video calling service from Apple, which comes built into Mac® computers, as well as iPad, iPhone®, and internet-enabled iPod® devices. It functions basically the same as other video chatting services, though is restricted to users with Apple IDs (so you can't use FaceTime on your iPad to call a friend with an Android tablet). FaceTime calls can be made across various devices (iPad to iPhone, iPhone to Mac), so the service is particularly useful to those with multiple Apple devices.

Flash Memory: Sometimes called internal memory on tablets, this refers to how much room you have to store media files like photos, apps, and music. While a computer's hard drive might have hundreds of gigabytes of storage space, a tablet's memory much more limited, a trade-off for being so portable.

Geotagging: The process of adding geographical identification information to media. For example, if you take a photo with a GPS-enabled mobile device, the device may automatically add information about where the photo was taken. Usually, this can be turned on and off in a tablet's settings.

GPS/GLONASS: GPS stands for "Global Positioning System"; you're probably familiar with the ones designed strictly for vehicles, but modern mobile devices usually have some kind of GPS feature installed, eliminating the need for a standalone GPS. Some devices use GPS with GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System), which works alongside the GPS to provide faster, more accurate directions.

Graphics Card: Also called a video card, it's what allows the tablet to display pictures.

Gyroscope: Often combined with an accelerometer in a tablet, the gyroscope allows for more accurate recognition of movement. This is particularly useful in motion-controlled apps and certain games, which utilize more advanced controls than those that only use an accelerometer.

Hardware: The physical components of a tablet.

HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface): The uncompressed, all-digital standard used for high-definition (HD) quality for consumer electronics and PC products using a single cable (an HDMI cable).

Hertz (Hz): A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second.

High Definition: Means that the screen will be "widescreen" and at least twice as clear as standard definition (which is 480 horizontal lines). Generally, anything at 720 or more horizontal lines will be considered HD; 1920x1080 resolution refers to Full HD; and 4K (or 4,000) horizontal lines refers to Ultra HD.

I/O Ports (Input/Output): The connectors on a tablet that connect its external devices, such as a USB port.

IPS (In-Plane Switching): LCD screen technology was first introduced in 1996 and now used in many displays. IPS technology offers wide viewing angles and consistent, accurate color reproduction without blur.

iSight® Camera: A proprietary camera of Apple, previously an external webcam. Not to be confused with a FaceTime camera, iSight refers to the rear cameras in more recent iPhone, iPad, and iPod models, which generally have a higher resolution than the front-facing FaceTime camera.

LAN (Local Area Network): A set of devices, such as computers, printers, or video games, physically or wirelessly connected for interactive communications wirelessly.

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display): A type of display that uses standard compact fluorescent tubes to illuminate the picture. Unlike LEDs, they don't produce their own light.

LED Backlighting: A way of producing light in LCD screens, resulting in a much clearer, brighter, better-looking display.

Level 2 Cache: Often written as "L2 cache," this is a type of memory capable of high-speed storage, enabling quick access to the most recently used data and instructions.

Lightning Port/Cable: The power connector used on Apple devices starting in September 2012 with the iPhone 5, fourth-generation iPad, iPad mini™, 5th generation iPod touch®, and 7th generation iPod nano®. It replaced the 30-pin adapter, with Apple claiming improved functionality and power capacity as reasons for a new proprietary charger.

Lithium-ion/lithium-polymer: A light, rechargeable battery often used in portable electronics such as tablets and smartphones.

Memory: The place where a computer keeps programs and data. This could refer to the hard drive, RAM, or cache.

Memory Card Reader: A device that accesses data on a memory card, such as an SD card.

Motherboard: A tablet's main circuit board. It's the central, essential part of a computer to which most other integrated parts are connected.

Multi-touch: A touchscreen or touchpad, sometimes referred to as multi-gesture, that recognizes two or more fingers, incorporating advanced functionality like pinching to zoom.

Network Card: A network card, network adapter, network interface controller, network interface card, or LAN adapter is a computer hardware component designed to allow computers to communicate over a computer network. It allows users to connect to each other wirelessly or by using cables.

Oleophobic Coating: An oil-resistant coating applied to touchscreens to help reduce fingerprints and smudges.

Operating System (OS): Software that takes care of basic system activities such as reading forms and saving to disk. It controls how system resources are used and provides a user interface. Tablet operating systems are generally optimized for a portable touchscreen experience. Among the most popular mobile operating systems are Google's Android, which can be found on a variety of devices, and Apple's iOS, found on iPhone, iPad, and internet-enabled iPod devices.

Processor: Also known as the CPU (central processing unit). As the primary element carrying out the tablet's functions, it's effectively the "brain" of the tablet. A dual-core processor has two execution cores, while a quad-core has four, etc; generally, more cores allows for faster computing.

Processor Speed: The rate at which the CPU performs calculations per second. It's measured in megahertz (MHz) or gigahertz (GHz). 1000MHz equals one GHz.

RAM (Random Access Memory): The place where a tablet keeps programs and data when they are in use. It's measured in megabytes or gigabytes (see bit/byte for more info).

Resistive Touchscreen: Can typically be used with a finger or stylus, but require pressure to be applied to the screen, which can sometimes affect ease of use. See touchscreen for more information.

Retina Display: A type of LCD screen specific to newer-model Apple MacBook Pro®, iPad, iPhone, and iPod devices. Retina displays have a high enough pixel density that the human eye is unable to notice pixelation at a typical viewing distance. Basically, Retina displays are clearer than typical LCDs.

SATA (Serial ATA): A way of connecting a hard drive to a computer. Most computers made after 2005 use SATA hard drives, which is generally faster and more efficient than SATA's predecessor, PATA.

Screen Resolution: Maximum number of pixels that can be displayed on the screen. This number is a product of the number of columns and the number of rows. For example, a display with 1920x1080 resolution can display 1,920 columns of pixels and 1,080 rows of pixels. The higher the resolution, the clearer the screen; see high definition for more info.

Software: The actual programs on a tablet, as opposed to the physical components. This includes apps and the operating system itself.

Solid-State Drive (SSD): Like a standard hard drive, a solid-state drive is used to store data. However, SSDs read and write files much more quickly, resulting in better performance overall. Hybrid drives combine the standard features of hard-disk drives and solid-state drives, resulting in a more optimal performance than a hard drive alone at a better price than a large SSD.

Sound card: A piece of computer hardware that controls its sound input and output.

TFT (Thin Film Transistor): A type of LCD flat-panel display that is made to be as thin and light as possible, taking up less space than bulky old-school computer monitors. TFT displays also generally have higher resolutions than older displays.

Touchscreen: A display you can interact with by touching it with an object, typically a finger or stylus. Touchscreens are one of the defining characteristics of tablets. For more information on different kinds of touchscreens, see capacitive touchscreen, resistive touchscreen, and multi-touch.

USB (Universal Serial Bus): A high-speed serial port technology that allows a variety of input and output devices to be easily attached to a PC. A USB device can be plugged in or unplugged without turning off the PC and is automatically recognized and configured upon plug-in. Typically, modern computers will have USB 3.0, USB 2.0, or some combination of the two. On paper, USB 3.0 is faster, though how much faster will depend on other factors, like your hardware.

Webcam: The term webcam is a combination of "web" and "video camera." They can be used for video chatting or recording videos, and are built into most tablets. Some tablets may even have two cameras, one that faces the front and one that faces the back, with the front being more suited for video chatting.

WiDi: This Intel-developed technology is short for Wireless Display, and lets users to stream music, movies, photos, videos, and apps wirelessly from a compatible tablet to a compatible HDTV or through the use of an adapter with other HDTVs. WiDi technology is capable of Full HD 1080p video and 5.1 surround sound audio, but you'll need the appropriate hardware to achieve that.

Wi-Fi: Wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high speed Internet and network connections. Wireless networks will generally use a 2.4GHz or 5GHz network, with 5GHz networks being able to carry more data. Some devices offer dual-band Wi-Fi, which works at both 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies. Some newer tablets use MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) Wi-Fi, which increases the performance of existing Wi-Fi networks.

Important Information

Wireless capability may require a network connection, accessories, and/or a service fee. Use of Bluetooth technology may require software and accessories. Please consult the manufacturer's documentation regarding the safe and proper use, handling, storage, charging, and disposal of products containing lithium-ion batteries.

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Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1" Tablet- 16GB w/ Wi-Fi &Bluetooth 4.6 5 67 67
Wow! Never had a Tablet before but was hearing good things about this one...and they were right...easy to use..love the size of the screen...I absolutely love this and will probably be a Samsung user from now on 07-30-13
Best Tablet on the Market This tablet is the best on the market and less than the famous I...... Giant!!! Very easy to use and the Andoid apps are the best. Especially the Google Store!!! Awsome Product 07-25-13
Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1 Love it! I love it! First I purchased the new Kindle HD, I returned for the Samsung Galaxy 10.1, I LOVE LOVE LOVE it! My husband has a ipad mini but i find him using my Samsung Galaxy. The Samsung Galaxy is just as good as the expensive ipad. It is so user friendly! I love the large screen verse's the mini's. It has a front and back camera, which the Kindle HD did not, it only had a front facing camera. I recommed this purchase! 07-24-13
Love it I bought this tablet for my boyfriend and he loves it! 07-24-13
Best Tablet I originally bought the Samsung Galaxy 2 7' and sent it back due to the small screen size. I recently got this item and I am in love with it. It comes out of the box ready to use and very user friendly. Would recommend this product to anyone. 07-17-13
Love!! I have been wanting a tablet for a while and spent months comparing products, brands, deals. This was hands down one of the best purchases I have ever made. SO easy to use - and I am one technically challenged chick! LOVE LOVE LOVE it! 07-10-13
Good Tablet I was very happy when it arrived as fast as it did. Very easy to set up out of the box. Just turned it on, synced it with my Wi-Fi and bam, it was ready to use! This tablet is fast and responsive for what I use it for....web surfing, e-mailing, facebooking, twittering, and game playing. My cousin purchased one all so and we face chat all the time. 07-10-13
Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1" Tablet Nice tablet. Easy purchase. On time delivery. Can't ask for much more. 07-08-13
A GREAT TABLET Don't waste your money on an expensive IPAD when this tablet will do the job for you perfectly. I bought this tablet for my husband and myself, as I wanted something to take with us that would fit in my purse, as we are handicapped and it is hard carrying around a laptop and the heaviness of a laptop is cumbersome. This tablet is so lightweight, and very easy to hold. I love the features and it is so easy to setup...in fact, there is hardly any setup to do, as it is so easy to use. They don't send you any instructions (sound familiar..much like the expensive tablet) but you don't need any...I PROMISE YOU, even a child could use this tablet without any instructions. If you do need any help, as my husband did have one question about the Adobe Flash Player app..you just call the SAMSUNG phone number for tablets, and they switch you over, and you get immediate customer support for your item. They are terrific! They did tell us though, that you cannot/should not put adobe flash player in this tablet because Adobe themselves have discontinued making the app for this tablet and most all tablets now...even the IPAD they said...so until Adobe gets a new app made for this tablet, you should not D/L the adobe flash player for this new tablet. However, they did say that many people still do, but they do not recommend it as then the player interrupts with flash player failures and it makes your tablet seem as though it is not working/functioning properly when, in fact it is, except that the adobe flash player that you D/L is not working properly....not your tablet. So, we are not using it, but you do not need it anyway, as there are so many apps for this tablet and they each have their own flash player system built into it, so everything works great anyway...a longggg confusing story...but I needed to let you all know. Facebook works great..you get the whole facebook system in it's entirely as displayed on facebook...not like the cheaper tablets...so that is important to note also...just remember, whatever you want to use, remember to go to Samsung and D/L the app for that particular place, and you will be fine. So many people do not do that...they figure when you hit internet, and facebook..that facebook should be as it should be...but it isn't unless you D/L the app for it first...I had to learn that...lol. So, people, BUY THIS TABLET...IT IS FANTASTIC and you will NOT regret it. 06-19-13
Love/Hate I first ordered the Samsung galaxy 2 7" tablet, but like another customer wrote the size was too small for my eyes. I returned it for the Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1. Loved the size and everything I thought I wanted it to do. I called my phone company to add it to my plan and found out I could not because it is Wi-Fi only. They suggested that I use my cell phone to tether but guess what my cell phone does not tether. They suggested replacing my phone so I could be able to use the tablet any where or just use the Wi-Fi in hotspots. Still checking to see what I can do to be able to use it when I want and where I want. I don't want to have to buy another phone since the one I have is in very good condition and would lock me into another two year contract. I do love it but hate for the price limited on how you can use it. Any suggestions would be appreciated. 06-12-13
Wonderful! I have been using my tablet for about two weeks now, and I love it. The screen is clear and works great for watching videos or reading. The music playback is fantastic as well. I really enjoy the music playback as well. It's great for emailing and office work as well. I am highly satisfied. 06-10-13
What a buy Bought this to replace by new laptop that had windows 8. I can't stand windows 8. I asked my son what tablet I should get because I'm not computer savy. He told me to get this and boy was he right. It was sooo easy to set up. My 9 year old granddaughter was able to add games to it all by herself. You will love this if you buy one. Best part, NO WINDOWS 8. Soooo easy to use, light weight, stays charged for a long time, and fits in my purse. what could be better. 06-10-13

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