Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus (P6200)
After Samsung success launch Galaxy Tab 7, a new tablet variant from tab 7 has been release.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus, with Android Honeycomb for Operating System using dual core 1.2GHz processor.
Phone call and SMS features does not change to much from the predecessor.
Dimension:193.7 x 122.4 x 9.9 mm and 345gr weight.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus has 2 color, black and white surround with silver line. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus looks pretentious and elegant even most body part made from plastic material. On rear side Samsung put his logo horizontally.
Unlike Galaxy Tab 7, at Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus you can’t find 3 touchscreen buttons under the screen.
7” PLSW LCD 600 x 1024 pixel ~170 ppi 16 Million color
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus use PLS type LCD witch is has image deep 170 pixel /inch, and 600 x 1024 pixel resolution. LPS type LCD is more brightness and has wider image view than ordinary LCD. For optimize your convenience using Tab 7 plus, Samsung provide 3 mode Dynamic, Standard and Movie.
Interface and Operating System
Android 3.2 Honeycomb, Touchwiz UX UI: 5 Homescreen, Notification Area
With Android Honeycomb Operating system Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus upgrade the interface with Touchwiz UX, which has 5 homescreen.
For open the Notification Area, you can tap at right-bottom corner. Checking sms, email notification or application update info, set screen brightness, Wi-Fi, GPS, Profile and auto rotation you can in there.
Samsung provide virtual back, home, task switcher, and screen capture button on left-bottom corner. For search, you can use virtual button on top right.
For menu, you can touch drawer application on top right corner. Arrange horizontal menu grid format package in icons box and you can arrange it as you need.
Video and Camera
3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus camera provide 3,15 megapixel autofocus with LED flash. Tab 7 plus camera have many mode and setting including flash, timer, edit shortcut, self portrait, shooting mode, scene mode, exposure, focus mode, effect.
For outdoor image result it’s nice but for indoor result you will find much of noises. Galaxy Tab 7 plus video recorder can produce 720p HD movie (1280 x 720 pixel). Features for movie is edit shortcut, self recording, recording mode, exposure value, timer, effects, resolution, white balance, outdoor visibility, and guidelines setting.
Call and short message service
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus able to made a call and short message service, but you must wearing the headset to do this.
Internet and Connectivity
GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA 850/900/1800/1900/2100HSDPA 21 Mbps.Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth A2DP, MicroUSB
Web surfing was smoothly with 3G HSDPA & Wi-Fi connection. You can use Android HTML browser. You can also open 22 tab in the same time.
Unfortunately Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus doesn’t have USB port for data transferring and HDMI port watch video on TV HD.
All Share, Memo, My Files, Pen Memo, Photo Editor, Polaris, Pulse, Samsung App, Smart Remote and Social Hub.
Beside using native Android application, Tab 7 plus also provide many application such as allshare, Memo, Myfiles, Pen Memo, Photo Editor, Polaris Office, Samsung App, Smart Remote and Social Hub. By using DLNA connection you can use All Share application to share multimedia content. Meanwhile with Pen Memo, you can make a note with hand writing.
Using Pulse application allows you to always update news.
open, edit and made new document in doc, excel and powerpoint format.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus Benchmark
Quadrant Standard: 3526, Antutu Benchmark: 6033
Benchmark test result for Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus using Quadrant Standard Edition reach 3526 score, well ahead from Nexus One 2.2+. Meanwhile using Antutu Benchmark, Tab 7 plus reach 6033 score.
Samsung Galaxy Tap 7 plus advantage & Disadvantage
- 1,2 Ghz Processor
- Complete office apps
- video conference support camera
- Support Mini Apps, Live Panel, Smart Remote
- without HDMI port
- micro USB
Conclusion of Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus (P6200)
As successor, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus already have operating system and processor upgrade and have performance improvement from previous device. Unfortunately Samsung not support Tab 7 plus with USB and HDMI port, while it’s been common for upper class Android device.