Samsung Galaxy Tab 2™ 10.1 and 4.2 Galaxy Player™ to be available for purchase nationwide this weekend

May 11, 2012, 16:09 ET from Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Electronics America Inc., today announces that its newest additions to the Galaxy Family, Galaxy Tab 2™ 10.1 and Galaxy Player™ 4.2, will be available for purchase nationwide beginning Sunday, May 13.

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The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 will be available for $399.99 SRP, and the Player 4.2 will sell for $199.99 SRP. These complement the already available Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Galaxy Player 3.6.

Retailers carrying the devices include Amazon, Best Buy, hhgregg, Tiger Direct, WalMart, Office Depot and others. (Not all models available from all retailers).

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Key highlights include

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Control, Watch and Share Your TV Content

  • The perfect TV companion, use your Tab as a universal remote, multitask on the web while watching and wirelessly stream the live feed from your TV to your Tab.

Your Movies, Videos and Games Will Come Alive

  • Everything's more exciting on a bigger screen.  Browse the web, explore over 450,000 apps from Google Play and Samsung Apps, and access thousands of TV shows and movies via WiFi.

Built to Power Your Entertainment

  • A big 10.1" entertainment machine The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is powered by Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, a dual-core processor with a microSD™ card slot and more.

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2

Listen to your favorite music on the go

  • Get instant access to your music with WiFi; as simple as drag and play.

Personalize your player. So many options to make it your own

  • Discover a large collection of apps to customize your player.

One single device for all your entertainment needs

  • The Galaxy Player 4.2 includes premium EA games. Experience seamless multimedia playback and much more!


Tab 2 10.1 Key Specs

OS: Ice Cream Sandwich

Processor: 1 GHz Dual Core

Camera: 3MP FF (rear) + VGA (front)

MicroSD slot (up to 32 GB add'l storage)

Built-In IR blaster (Smart Remote)

Services: Google Maps, GPS, Dropbox, Media/Readers/Music/ Game Hubs, Chat On, Netflix

Display:10.1 Widescreen HD display (1280 x 800)

Storage:16 GB on device (one 1 GB = 1 billion bytes), HDMI Compatible

Player 4.2 Key Specs

OS: Gingerbread 2.3

Processor: Cortex A8 1GHz

Camera: Front VGA/Rear 2MP

WiFi:(802.11 b/g/n), BT 3.0

Storage:8 GB on device (one 1 GB = 1 billion bytes),

Preloaded Games: Angry Birds, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, FIFA 2012

Multimedia: SoundAlive ™ , SoundEngine, Wireless Media

Content Streaming, Samsung Smart View, AllShare

Supports Various Multimedia Codecs: DivX, WMV,MPEG4, H.264


Enriched Services:

Google Play, Samsung Apps, VoIP

Display: 4.2" WVGA TFT Display

Ultra Slim Design (8.99mm)



MicroSD slot

About Samsung Electronics America 
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market leader in the U.S. Please visit for more information.

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