Update 11/1/12: The tablet will come out on November 11th for $549.99.

Another day, ten new Samsung device announcements. We've already taken a look at the Galaxy Music this morning, and now the Korean manufacturer has announced the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is coming to Sprint's growing LTE network.

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This is Sprint's first LTE-powered tablet, and packs a bit of a spec boost over the Wi-Fi model:

  • 10.1" 1280x800 display
  • 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon MSM8960
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB built-in storage, microSD card slot
  • 3MP rear shooter, VGA front camera
  • 10.1 inches x 6.9 inches x 0.38 inches, 1.29 lbs.
  • Android 4.0

Like most other recent device announcements, there's no word on pricing or availability, only that it "will be announced at a later date." Cool.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 10.1
Sleek 4G LTE tablet maximizes entertainment and productivity


· Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

· 1.5GHz dual-core processor (Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset)

· Personal and business email, as well as IM through Google Talk™

· Google Mobile™ wireless services such as Google Search™, Gmail™, Google Maps™ for Android, Google Calendar™, Voice Actions and YouTube™

· 3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously

· Face Unlock uses state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to allow the user switch on the phone and look at it to get past the lock screen – no passwords to remember, nothing to type or swipe

· AllShare® Group Cast lets the user share a presentation or photo album in real time with multiple friends on the same Wi-Fi® network

· Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n


· Dual cameras: 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and video capture and a VGA front-facing camera

· Google Play™ with more than 600,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies

· Samsung Media Hub, a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment

· IR Blaster emulating an infrared remote control

· Samsung’s exclusive AllShare service to wirelessly share stored music, pictures and user-generated content to other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified® home

· AllShare Play allows users to wirelessly connect to their PC, tablet or television to immediately share files, stream music, user-generated videos, photos and other DRM-free content to AllShare-enabled devices using Wi-Fi

· 3.5mm stereo headset jack

· Bluetooth® 4.0


· Dimensions:  10.1 inches x 6.9 inches x 0.38 inches

· Weight:  1.29 pounds

· Display: 10.1-inch WXGA PLS TFT 1280 x 800 display

· Battery: 7,000mAh Lithium-Ion battery

· Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM and microSD™ card slot supporting up to 64GB memory card

Cameron Summerson
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  • John O’Connor

    If it was a Galaxy Note 2 10.1 LTE I would be jumping for joy and screaming SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY

    Seriously though, only 8GB's on a tablet running ICS+ ! that leaves what 5.8 gbs of usable space??? that is one decent game and one or two downloaded/cached movies or tv shows before you start hitting low space errors. Who was in charge of putting this gem through!?

    • http://www.facebook.com/sumooqip David Fulde

      Well, the Note 10.1 was terrible. falling apart, laggy, etc.

      also: Who said: "Yeah. Let's release a new tablet with ICS instead of the newest, but also nearly outdated, JellyBean!"

      • defred34

        Who says Note 10.1 is laggy? I spent a whole week with it and it was without the fastest tablet I used////

  • warcaster

    Did they forget to launch this tablet from last year?

  • http://www.facebook.com/maxgurule Max Gurule

    Besides having LTE, who would pick this over the Nexus 10?

  • http://twitter.com/dark_funk dark_funk

    If they'd launched the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with that processor, it might have done ok. This tablet should be pretty snappy, honestly. It's not gonna win any awards with that display, but it's still a really nice looking display at a fairly high DPI - far nicer than the iPad 2 but not as nice as the 3. It ain't worth $550, though.