Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Player 4.2 available tomorrow


The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Player 4.2 can be purchased tomorrow onwards through merchants such as Amazon and Best Buy. While the Tab doesn’t offer any significant improvement over the original 10.1 version, Samsung have brought down the price to $399 for the 16 GB Wifi model (the original started at $499).

As for the Galaxy Player, there’s not much to say. You can get it for $200, but I don’t think there’d be many queueing up (if you are, then please mention so in the comments).

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

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.

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).

For additional retail outlet availability, visit

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!

[via Droid Life]

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  1. What a fugly tablet

    1. No problem Glenn Coco

  2. Huh ? Here in Houston the galaxy 2 10.1 been available since last week lol

  3. Costco has them out today

  4. They are already on sale in walmart saw one today

    1. Yup, my local WM had ’em on sale yesterday. They also have the 8Gb 7″ Tab 2, as does the local Costco. It looks like that 7 inch model will be getting a lot of retail support as a Fire competitor. Ironically, WM still had the previous-gen Tab 10.1″ on display but the Tab 2’s pricetag on the shelf.

  5. The new galaxy tab launched last week at best buy….

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