Samsung reveals Galaxy Tab [videos and specs], talks about future Android 3.5 tablet

By Abhinav Lal | Published on 03 Sep 2010
Samsung reveals Galaxy Tab [videos and specs], talks about future Android 3.5 tablet

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab has finally been officially revealed, and has already been hailed by many to be the first true competition for the Apple iPad since the latter’s release earlier this year. The Android 2.2 3G Wi-Fi tablet will be available in two capacities, 16GB and 32GB, which are thought to be priced at approximately $900 and $1050 respectively, and very speculatively. No news on availability, though The tablet will also feature the Layar augmented reality browser, Swype text input, 720p HD video playback, full Flash 10.1 support, ThinkFree Office, Google Mobile Services such as Maps and Latitude, and video-calling over 3G networks.

Other Samsung specific features include such media consumption applications as Readers Hub, Media Hub, and Music Hub.

Check out its specifications below, along with a promotional video and a hands-on video by CrunchGear:

Dimensions: 190.09 x 120.45 x 11.98 mm
Weight: 380 g
Display: 7-inch TFT LCD WSVGA screen (1024x600 pixel resolution)
OS: Android 2.2 with TouchWiz 3.0 UI
CPU: Cortex A8 1GHz processor
GPU: PowerVR SGX540
RAM: 512MB
Cameras: Back-facing 3MP camera with LED flash, front-facing 1.3MP webcam
Storage: 16GB and 32GB models, both offering 32GB microSD expansion
Battery: 4,000 mAh (7 hours of video playback)
Video formats supported: DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, and more
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 5GHz 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0, 3G HSPA (HSUPA 5.76Mbps/HSDPA 7.2Mbps)
Sensors: Gyroscope, geo-magnetic, accelerometer, ambient light

Samsung has also announced it is currently developing an Android 3.5 Honeycomb based tablet. According to WP Hong, the Head of Product Planning at Samsung, the Galaxy Tablet will get a Gingerbread update at some point as well. The next-generation tablet Honeycomb will arrive sometime next year.

Abhinav Lal


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