Big Red is about to get a new tab — and it’s relatively cheap, too. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 will soon be available from Verizon starting on August 17th. The 7-inch tablet is the successor to Samsung’s original Android tablet, the aptly named Galaxy Tab, but this newer model features a more slender casing, 4G LTE and tasty Ice Cream Sandwich.
The new tablet will run $349 but doesn’t require a lengthy contract. That said, it will need a Verizon service plan to use the 4G LTE bits, which costs $10 on Verizon’s new Share Everything plan.
The tablet itself is a nice kit with Android 4.0 powered by a 1GHz Dual-Core SoC. It features a 7-inch 1024×600 TFT display and sports 8GB of internal memory plus a microSD card slot. However, unless you want the convenience of Verizon’s LTE network, the $199 Nexus 7 is a better…
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