Consumer electronics major Samsung Electronics has announced that a new Garnet Red Edition of its Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 will be available for a limited time, beginning this week from participating retailers.
Priced at $219.99, the new Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 comes preloaded with Android 4.1, Jelly Bean. It also includes a matching Garnet Red case ($50 value) at no additional cost.
According to the company, the new tablet was created for consumers who want to stay connected and entertained on-the-go, and are seeking a unique color offering.
“This new eye-catching version of the Galaxy Tab 2 offers endless entertainment in the palm of your hand, while the stylish Garnet Red look will set you apart from the crowd,” said Michael Abary, senior VP, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
The Galaxy Tab 2 is a dual-core tablet running Android Jelly Bean, and features an easily accessible memory card slot for convenient loading of multimedia files in a range of supported file formats.
The Smart Remote App and built-in IR Blaster turns the Galaxy Tab 2 into a universal remote, helping users to easily find their favorite shows and change the channel directly from the tablet. Users can choose from hundreds of thousands of apps or access favorite movies and TV shows from Google Play or Media Hub.
It features a 7″ TFT display and measures 0.41″ x 4.8″ x 7.6″. Weight including battery is 0.76 lbs and its built-in microSD slot supports up to 32 GB of additional storage. Connectivity includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0 host, and integrated IR for home theater control.
Announced today, Jan. 28, it will be available from Walmart, Amazon.com, Office Depot, Fry’s, Tiger Direct, Toys”R”Us and other retailers.