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Canada: Samsung Galaxy Tab2 in 7 and 10.1 inch now available.
Customers can now grab the 10.1-inch slate for as low as $349 CAD, or the 7.0-inch tablet, which is currently priced at $249 CAD.
According to Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 2 comes in two distinct sizes, a 7-inch 8GB and 10.1-inch 16 GB and can be purchased from select retailers across the country.
Both tablets are powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and provide access to more than 600,000 apps and games via Google Play store.
In addition, the slates come bundled with Google's full suite of services and apps, including Gmail, Calendar and Google Maps.
Several Samsung apps and services are included as well in the form of hubs, such as Reader Hub, Music Hub, Game Hub and Video Hub.
With AllShare Play, users will also be able to play or stream their multimedia content on their Galaxy Tab 2 from a PC, other Samsung Smart devices or third-party web storages.
Hardware-wise, both tablets are equipped with 1GHz dual core processors and pack 1GB of RAM, as well as microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB). The tablets come with 3-megapixel rear cameras, along with front-facing cameras for video calls.
“We are excited to introduce the new GALAXY Tab 2 lineup to the Canadian marketplace. Running the highly anticipated Android 4.0 operating system, the GALAXY Tab 2 offers consumers a variety of new and improved Android OS features to enhance their productivity on-the-go,” said Paul Brannen, vice president, enterprise business group, Samsung Canada.