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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Tablet Review

All things considered, you could do far worse for the money you'd shell out for the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.

April 03, 2012
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Reading Books

Because the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus uses the Android 3.2 operating system with the Amazon Kindle App pre-installed, the visual experience of reading an eBook will be virtually identical to any other tablet, save for the screen size. What is different with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is the fact that its small size makes it easier to hold in your hand for an extended period of time, which is a big plus if you're prone to do this sort of thing often.

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Buying Books

Buying eBooks through the Kindle App is very straightforward and simple once you've set up your account with billing information. After you've done this, simply tap the shopping cart icon and search for the title you would like to buy, or browse selections. Once you've found what you'd like to buy, simply tap the purchase (or download, if the title is free) icon, and your account will automatically be billed. Once the card clears, your download will begin, and you can start reading your title.

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eBook Formats

Because the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has access to the Google Play Store (aka the app outlet formerly known as Android Market), if you run into an eBook format that your stock apps don't get along with, you can always download another eReader application to read them, or you can convert them using software like Calibre, and then import the converted file.

Newspapers & Magazines

Buying or subscribing to periodicals through the Kindle App is just as simple as it is to buy an eBook. If you tap the Newsstand icon, the app will bring you to a screen from which you can search or browse newspaper or magazine titles. Purchasing works in the same way, but there's the added capability of subscribing to a periodical if you wish, provided you keep your billing info current.

eBook Battery Life

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Comparison
  11. Apple iPad 3rd Gen Comparison
  12. Amazon Kindle Fire Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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