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Samsung officially presented the Galaxy Tab 8.9 and an updated Galaxy Tab 10.1

Written By: admin on March 30, 2011 20 Comments

CTIA Wireless 2011 exhibition became an arena for the official announcement of the new Tablet PC Galaxy Tab 8.9. However, a complete surprise was that along with it, the Koreans have submitted an updated Tablet Galaxy Tab 10.1, which they announced barely a month ago.

As reported, Galaxy Tab 8.9 is equipped with a 8.9 inch 1280 x 800 pixels screen and ARM-processor operating at 1 GHz, and runs on Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Tablet also features built-in HSPA+, Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, and two cameras: rear – 3Mp and front 2Mp. Manufacturer did not disclose amount of RAM, but revealed amount of built-in memory: 16GB, 32GB or 64GB to choose.

Galaxy Tab 8.9 is fitted with a gyroscope, an accelerometer, a digital compass and a light sensor, and the headphone jack and integrated stereo speakers. There is also a built-in slot for microSD memory card that supports cards of up to 32GB.

A few words about the software component of Galaxy Tab 8.9. Flash Player 10.2 is integrated into its OS, it also has proprietary TouchWiz UX interface and access to Android Market, there is also support for Microsoft Exchange and Quickoffice HD Editor to work with documents.

Dimensions of Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 are: 230,9 x 157,8 x 8,6 mm, weight – 470 grams. It has a really big battery with 6000 mAh capacity.

The most notable change that has occurred in the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is its body. It used to have dimensions of 246.2 x 170.4 x 10.9 mm and weigh 599 grams. The size of the new Galaxy Tab 10.1 is: 256.6 x 172.9 x 8.6 mm and it weighs – 595 grams. It turns out that the renewed tablet is slightly increased in length and width, but became much thinner. 4 grams that it lost will hardly makes a difference, however, they can now be proud about their record thinness of the device.

The most important change in a constructive part of an updated Galaxy Tab 10.1 is replacement of an 8-megapixel camera on the rear with a 3 Mp camera. We can now all forget about 1080p video recording ability. Senior tablet as well as Galaxy Tab 8.9, got the support of Adobe Flash Player 10.2, but uses a slightly different power supply: it used to have a 6860 mAh battery, but today it has exactly 6800 mAh.

Updated Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 goes on sale in the U.S. on June 8. The cost of the version with 16 GB of internal memory is $ 499, with 32 GB – $ 599. Sales Galaxy Tab 8.9 in America will start early summer; the cost 16 GB model will be $ 469, 32 GB version will cost you $ 499.

Source: http://www.gadgets-reviews.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-updated.html

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