Tech Republic cracked open the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to reveal all of the components inside. The full list can be found below, but I’d like to mention a few things first. The tablet is actually relatively easy to open because there are no hidden screws. Just wedge something thin in the seem and pop it open. Because it is so easy to open, the 4,000 mAh battery can be replaced by the user if it ever dies.
Samsung detailed their Exynos 4 CPU today and it sounds excellent. “The powerful, yet energy-efficient Exynos 4 Quad, allows system-level architects to integrate maximized power efficiencies into smartphones and tablets which enables double the processing power at a 20 percent lower power bill over its predecessor, the 45nm process-based Exynos 4 Dual.”
The company ZooGue is giving away 50,000 styli for free. Truth be told, it is not totally free because they still do charge shipping. The shipping cost is only $3.99 though. The styli is 100% compatible with any Galaxy Tab and any other device with a capacitive display. Not only does it work on electronic devices, but also can function as a normal pen.
Samsung released their upgrade plan for United States tablets. All Wi-Fi Galaxy Tabs that are currently on Honeycomb (3.X) will receive an update to Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0). On AT&T, both the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich. On Verizon, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Galaxy Tab 7.7 will receive the update to Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung has not released any information about tablets on other US carriers though.