Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab 10.1 And Galaxy Tab 8.9, World’s Thinnest Tablets
Samsung, the biggest manufacturer of Android devices has unveiled the world’s thinnest mobile tablets Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 8.9 beating iPad 2 thickness by a small margin. With amazing internals, these Galaxy Tabs has thickness of 8.6mm which is 0.2mm lesser than iPad 2’s 8.8mm.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 sports a WXGA TFT LCD display (1280 x 800) and is powered by 1GHz dual core processor and weighs only 595g. Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 comes with a slightly smaller display of 8.9-inches and WXGA 1280×800 resolution. Other than the display size, both the monsters have the same hardware specs.
Both the tablets come with the latest Android mobile platform “Android 3.0 Honeycomb” and comes with built-in support for Adobe Flash 10.2 which is optimized for a good movies experience and playing games at a breeze.
Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface is designed with a Live Panel menu that lets you customize display to include wide content on the home screen including digital pictures, favorite Web sites and social network feeds. The interface also comes with an app tray for launching commonly used apps such as task manager, calendar, music player etc.
Here goes full specifications of the fabulous beauty. Note that the specifications for Galaxy Tab 8.9 variant will be the same as below except for the display size of 8.9”.
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 10.1 SPECIFICATIONS
- Network: HSPA＋ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100, EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
- OS: Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb)
- Display: 10.1″ WXGA 1280×800
- Processor: 1GHz Dual Core application processor
- Camera: Main(Rear) : 3.0-Mega Pixel Camera AF with LED Flash
Camera Front : 2.0-Mega Pixel Camera
- Video: Format : MPEG4/H263/H264,Divx/Xvid
Playback : 1080p Full HD Video @ 30fps
Recording : 720p HD Video
- Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC＋, eAAC＋, OGG, MIDI, AMR-NB/WB
3.5mm Ear Jack, Surround Sound Stereo Speakers
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Adobe Flash Player 10.2
- Connectivity: Bluetooth® technology v 2.1 ＋ EDR, USB 2.0, WiFi 802.11 (a/b/g/n)
- Sensor: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light sensor
- Memory: 16G / 32G / 64G, microSD (up to 32GB)
- Size: 256.6 x 172.9 x 8.6 mm, 595g
- Battery: 6800mAh
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 10.1, 8.9 PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available at retail stores starting June 8th and comes with 16GB and 32GB storage options. The 32GB will be priced at $599 and 16GB model will be dearer at $499.
The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is also expected to release to retails from June 8 for $469 for the 16GB version and $569 for the 32GB version.