Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: MWC launch with 3.0 Honeycomb on release

Here at OSM we’ve previously speculated about a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, which we reported is due to be showcased at MWC 2011 on Sunday, February 13, along with the much-awaited smartphone, the Galaxy S2. In other reports we’ve looked at a features wishlist for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and we’ve also made a comparison of the Apple iPad 2 vs. the Galaxy Tab 2.

Now we hear more news today from Stuart Miles over on Pocket-Lint, that it has been confirmed that the Galaxy Tab 2 will be shown in 2 days time and also that in fact this Android device will be running Android 3.0 Honeycomb. This will make the Galaxy Tab 2 real competition to the upcoming much-hyped Motorola Xoom although the Xoom will certainly take some beating.

It’s also confirmed that the Galaxy Tab 2 will have a 10.1-inch display and also be thinner and weigh less than the original Galaxy Tab and with the iPad 2 tablet also due to released shortly, the tablet wars are certainly warming up nicely. Pocket-Lint also reports that the Galaxy Tab 2 is set to have a dual-core Qualcomm processor.

However, Vlad Savov over on Engadget makes the point that surely Samsung would stick to its own Orion /Exynos chip than head to Qualcomm so on this point at least, it looks like we will have to wait and see, though with Sunday only 2 day away, we don’t have to wait long. We know that many of you are Galaxy Tab fans so what do you think about an upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 2? Let us know with your comments.