Improved Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 priced more affordable—you can have a Tab for only P12k

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 comes in 7-inch and 10.1-inch screen sizes; Wi-Fi only or WiFi and 3G versions as well

Samsung has unleashed the new Galaxy Tab 2, which comes in 7 and 10 inch display sizes and already runs on Android’s latest iteration the Ice Cream Sandwich.

The most surprising about the new family of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 isn’t about the improved hardware specs and all, but the prices—the GALAXY Tab 2 7.0” WiFi version retails for P12,990; the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0” 3G+WiFi model retails for P16,990; while the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1” 3G+WiFi model retails for P21,990.

Now this is really some wonderful good news to everyone wanting to have a tablet as Samsung just brought down the price really low. Imagine, getting a branded tablet for just P12,000 range.

A Samsung executive revealed that Samsung has consciously made the price drop so that more consumers can own a tablet that they can use for work, study and leisure.

Notable features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, apart from impressive clear bright display, include the addition of phone functionality. Yes, you can use the Galaxy Tab 2 as a phone. And of course, it has support from flash, so video playing from online sites would be a breeze.

The GALAXY Tab 2 features 3-megapixel rear cameras, along with front-facing cameras for video calls.

As an Android device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 family come bundled with Google’s full suite of services and apps, including Gmail, Calendar and Google Maps. Also enjoy access to the Google Play Store, formerly known as the Android Market, which offers over 400,000 applications to date.

Several Samsung apps and services are included as well in the form of hubs, such as Reader Hub, Music Hub, Game Hub and Video Hub.

With AllShare Play, users will also be able to play or stream their multimedia content on their Galaxy Tab 2 from a PC, other Samsung Smart devices or third-party web storages.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 are equipped with 1GHz dual core processors and pack 1GB of RAM, as well as microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB).