The Samsung Galaxy Tab features a 7-inch LCD display and Google’s latest Android 2.2 operating system, which allows for access to Flash videos and the Android app market. Samsung will also provide its own set of apps for the device.
The ‘Readers Hub,’ Samsung’s unique e-reading application, provides easy access to a vast digital library – from classical literature to the latest bestsellers and reference materials. At the same time, Samsung unveils ‘Media Hub,’ a gateway to a world of films and videos, and ‘Music Hub,’ an application giving access to a wide range of music tunes.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is expected to sell for 200 to 300 dollars in 16 Gigabyte and 32 gigabyte versions and can also take up to 32 gigabytes of microSD. It has a 3 megapixel and a 1.3 megapixel camera. The battery should last for 7 hours of video playing.
This looks like it crushes the Apple iPad on features. The Apple iPad does have a larger screen and a larger set of available applications but it does not have the phone capabilities and the android marketplace of applications is very large. I am definitely more interested in the Samsung Galaxy Tab than the Apple iPad.
Samsung recently announced that they have sold one million of the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone in 45 days of availability in the USA.
The high end smartphone boasts a super-thin form factor with 4-inch Super-AMOLED display and a speedy 1GHz Hummingbird processor.
Samsung aims to record 10 million in sales with its Galaxy S globally. Apple is targeting about 15.8 million iPhone sales in the USA in 2010.
With 3G HSPA connectivity, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® 3.0, the Samsung GALAXY Tab enhances users’ mobile communication on a whole new level. Video conferencing and push email on the large 7-inch display make communication more smooth and efficient. For voice telephony, the Samsung GALAXY Tab turns out to be a perfect speakerphone on the desk, or a mobile phone on the move via Bluetooth® headset.
Powered by a Cortex A8 1.0GHz application processor, the Samsung GALAXY Tab is designed to deliver high performance whenever and wherever you are. At the same time, HD video contents are supported by a wide range of multimedia formats (DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 and more), which maximizes the joy of entertainment.
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