Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is an upgraded Galaxy Tab tablet with a larger display. Unlike the original Galaxy Tab, which features a 7.0-inch display, the new Galaxy Tab comes with a 10.1-inch display, hence the name. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 runs Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb, an OS specifically designed for tablets. Like Motorola Xoom (another Android 3.0 based tablet), Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 possessor and 1GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy Tab will be available in 16GB or 32GB storage models.
Latest Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablets
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Hardware and Software
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is designed for super-fast performance. It features a dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 possessor, which combines with a 3D graphics engine to offer super-fast performance and superior mobile communications and entertainment experience. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features 1GB RAM, which will speedup performance and make it great in multitasking.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be running the first Android OS to be specifically targeted on tablet computers. The Android 3.0 Honeycomb offers a user interface optimised for tablet computers and gadgets with large displays. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, thanks to Android 3.0 will feature Google Maps 5 with 3D interactions, improved multitasking, and offline reliability. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will also have access to over 100,000 apps at Android Market plus access to over 3 million ebooks at Google eBooks.
Like the original Samsung Galaxy Tab and other Android based devices, the new Galaxy Tab comes preloaded with Google software and apps like Google Search, GMail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube, and Picasa; plus document editors for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF. Some of the apps like Gmail are already optimized for the larger display. It will also feature built-in integration for Twitter and Facebook. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 does not feature the TouchWiz UI. This according to Samsung gives the new tablet computer a Google experience, more like the Google Nexus S, built by Samsung.
Display & Camera
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1-inch capacitive multi-touch touchscreen. The display offers a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The display is brilliant with a crisp view optimised for HD video. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has two cameras. The rear facing camera of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is an 8 megapixel camera with HD video recording capability. Other features of the camera include Autofocus, LED Flash, and so on. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 also features a front facing 2 megapixels camera for video calling.
Network, Data, and Internet browsing
One area that the original Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 share a lot in common is in the network support. Like the original Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 can switch between 2G (GSM) and 3G (WCDMA) depending on available network. It supports GPRS/EDGE on GSM networks and up to high speed HSDPA on 3G networks. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 accesses wireless LAN networks with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n support. The Tablet is likely to feature the Google Chrome browser with multi-tab, full HTML support and flash support, just like the Motorola Xoom.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 supports Bluetooth 2.1 for short-range wireless connectivity. Users can transfer files from/to their computer wirelessly via Bluetooth as well as share content wirelessly with other Bluetooth enabled devices. Like the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the new Galaxy tablet features a proprietary USB port (so no USB support).
Pricing and availability
Other features and specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
- NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core 1GHz processor
- Android OS v3.0 (Honeycomb)
- 3D graphics accelerator
- 1GB RAM
- Accelerometer sensor
- digital compass
- proximity sensor
- 16GB/32GB built-in memory (depends on model)
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Wi-Fi 802.11 n/b/g
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- GPS Navigation with Google Maps and Navigation
- Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, Google Voice, YouTube
- GSM Quad-band (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA) (850/900/1900/2100MHz)
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC)
- Video player (MP4, H.263, H.264)
- Video/Photo editor
- 1080p video playback
- Java MIDP 2.0
- Google Chrome Browser
- Battery capacity: 6860 mAh
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is not yet available in Nigeria. However, the Samsung Galaxy Tab is available at Samsung dealer outlets in Nigeria. Buying from a Samsung, accredited dealer/distributor shop gives you a 12 months warranty.
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