[DEAL ALERT] Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Student Edition Hits Best Buy

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 typically sells for $249. However it seems that Best Buy will be offering a student edition of the tablet next week that comes with a USB adapter and a keyboard for the same price of $249.

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 runs on the Android OS and has a 7 inch screen with a pixel display of 1024 x 600. It also features a 1GHz dual core TI OMAP processor and 1GB or RAM and has front and back cameras.

One student managed to get their hands on the Best Buy deal a week early when they walked into a Best Buy, reports Lilliputing. The package comes with a keyboard dock and this is great for entering text into the tablet and a USB adapter so that you can connect the tablet to peripherals.

The student edition of the Galaxy Tab 2 is white and this is the only difference between this and other versions of the tablet. It happens to be among the best of the 7 inch tablets on the market, despite the fact that it lacks a quad core and high resolution screen. on the plus side the tablet does support micro SDHC.

It is thought that the student edition of the tablet will be available from Best Buy around 19th August, but as one student already has it, there is nothing to say that you can’t get it too.


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