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Samsung To Release Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 In Garnet Red

Samsung is rumored to be getting ready to release several Galaxy tablets in a new color, Garnet Red. The three tablets are the 3G models of the Galaxy Note 10.1, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. Meanwhile, the Wi-Fi variants of these will not be getting the color refresh. The Garnet Red Galaxy tablets will likely be introduced next year, possibly around the middle of February, so they can be given as gifts on Valentine’s Day. It is still unknown which markets will be getting the slates. Unwired View, however, surmises that the tablets have a strong chance of hitting Europe.


Samsung had used the color Garnet Red for their smartphones before, particularly on the Samsung Galaxy S III. However, it has yet to offer the color option for its tablets, which they commonly make available in black and white only.

As for any changes on the devices, it would be recalled that when the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 , Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Note 10.1 were launched earlier this year, they had Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out the the box. However, Samsung had already begun updating them to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It may be expected, therefore, that the Garnet Red slates will have Jelly Bean already running on them once they are released.

Meanwhile, Samsung is expected to release new colors, as well, for the Galaxy Note 2 and the Galaxy S3 Mini. The Galaxy Note 2 will be available in Amber Brown, Ruby Wine, and Topaz Blue whereas the Galaxy S3 Mini will come in Titanium Grey, Onyx Back, and Garnet Red apart from the original blue and white colors.

Fans of the Samsung Galaxy S3 will recognize many of these colors, as they are also available for the 2012 flagship smartphone. The S3, for its part, comes in Pebble Blue, Marble White, Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey, and even a Martian Pink color that was made exclusively available in Korea.

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