Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

As more tablets are released, manufacturers need to continually come up with good reasons for consumers to buy their latest device. Whether they do this through price, features, or a unique design, with a $200 tablet like the Kindle Fire out there, tablets will need a hook to keep consumers interested.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus uses the Peel app to transform it into a fully functioning smart remote control.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

The Tab 7.0 Plus uses the TouchWiz UI, like all new Samsung tablets.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

The Tab 7.0 Plus is only slightly smaller than other 7-inch tablets and is actually thicker than the Tab 10.1.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

The 3-megapixel camera doesn't take great pictures, but it does take better pictures than the cameras on most other 7-inchers.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

Here you can see the 7.0 Plus' microSD card slot and its sleek sexiness.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

On the far right, next to the volume rocker and power button, is the infrared (IR) sensor--the key to the 7.0 Plus' hook.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

The 7.0 Plus' back isn't glossy like the original Galaxy Tab's, making it less conducive to oily, mucky fingerprints.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

Dual speakers and a universal connector port aren't very exciting, I admit, but the tablet still looks pretty from this perspective.

For more on the Tab 7.0 Plus, check out the full review.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (photos)

In Peel's card view, tapping on a show changes your TV to the appropriate channel. The number pad allows you to manually go to any channel. In the lower-right corner is a ball you're required to swipe in order to navigate menus on your TV.

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