Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Student Edition was recently announced by Samsung Electronics which will be available in the U.S. for just $249.99 as compared with the retail price tag of $350. This special student edition also includes USB adapter and keyboard dock.

The Galaxy Tab 2 Student Edition (SE) is similar to the exiting Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 but it is Wi-Fi version only with no built in 3G SIM slot. Still it’s a good bet considering the price tag of $249.99 approx Rs. 14,000 INR. The free USB adapter that is included can be used for connecting a USB mouse or a pen drive.

This tab will come with educational apps that can be downloaded from Google Play. According to Samsung the Tab 2 with a competitive price tag, can be used for creating research projects, presentation, reading eBooks and for entertainment. This is a perfect gadget for students, connect the keyboard for PC like setup or just grab the tab and use it on the move.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Student Edition key features and specifications

  • Dual Core processor clocked at 1GHz.
  • Android 4.0 (ICS) powered tablet.
  • 7 inch PLS TFT touchscreen with 1024×600 pixels resolution (170ppi).
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage and microSD slot for adding external storage cards of up to 32GB.
  • 3MP rear camera with video recording at 1080p and front VGA camera.
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS, Stereo Speakers, USB 2.0, 3.5mm earphone jack, 30 pin IF connector and Bluetooth 3.0.
  • In the box – White colour Galaxy Tab 2, USB adapter and Keyboard dock.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Student-Edition

This tab is with 8GB internal storage the Tab 2 available in India comes with 16GB storage for about Rs. 19,500 with Wi-Fi + 3G. The Tab 2 student edition will be available in the US staring from 19th august 2012 for 2 weeks only for $249.99. No word if this offer will be available in India for Indian students.

By Rajeev Rana

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