With the Mobile World Congress event nearing, rumours making rounds about Samsung's next generation Galaxy Tab.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
Samsung is reportedly planning announce next Galaxy tab at MWC event.

Samsung is expected to introduce a 7in Galaxy Tab featuring a Full HD display at the MWC event scheduled for next month. The tablet is said to be using a quad-core processor, notes Sammobile. Apart from the display and processor, there is not much information about the other features of the device.

Although there is no official word so far, there are pointers to the launch of a new Galaxy tablet considering the Galaxy Tab 2 series, which includes a 7in version and a 10.1in version, were introduced at the MWC last year.

If the rumours turn out true, then the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 will complete one year. Both Galaxy Tab 2 series tablets are powered by 1GHz dual-core processor and were first shipped with Android Ice Cream Sandwich software. The tablets have three megapixel of rear camera and VGA quality front cameras. The tablets also share several features such as Samsung Apps, Samsung Hub, Samsung ChatON, AllShare Play and Samsung Hub Widget.

Apart from the 7in Galaxy Tab, Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce an 8in Galaxy Note dubbed as Galaxy Note 8.0 with model number GT-N5100 at the same technology event. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is believed to come in two variants: 3G/Wi-Fi (GT-N5100) and Wi-Fi only (GT-N5110).

Code-named Kona, the Note 8.0 is expected to run on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It will feature a five megapixel primary camera and a 1.3 megapixel secondary camera. The device will be available in two storage options: 16GB and 32GB with support for microSD card for additional storage space (up to 32GB). The Note will have 2GB of RAM and will run on a 4600mAh powered battery.