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Topic: Get ready for Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Tab 10.1  (Read 1909 times)

Offline Wizard

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Samsung has unveiled new versions of Galaxy Tab in India. One is an 8.9 inch version whereas other has a screen size of 10.1 inch. According to sources, of these two, 8.9 inch Galaxy Tab is considered as a fair competitor for iPad. It has a resolution of 1200 x 800 and is considered as a good upgrade from the 7 inch screen tablet. Galaxy Tab 8.9 has a thickness no more than 8.6 mm making it the thinnest tablet in the market. It weighs mere 470 g, is powered by a1GHz dual core processor. It runs on Android 3.0 Honeycomb which is considered as the the best tablet operating system available with  Samsung TouchWiz UX or TouchWiz 4.0 layer. Galaxy Tab 8.9 supports Flash 10.2. It comes pre loaded with Samsung's Music Hub and Readers Hub through which users can access millions of magazines, books, songs etc.

Galaxy Tab 8.9 is available with storage capacity of 16 GB and 32 GB and may add a 64 GB version in the future. Compared to mono speaker of iPad 2, Galaxy Tab 8.9 has stereo speakers and boast of Full HD video playback capability. Video chat is also possible with model as it is equipped with a 2 Mega Pixel front facing camera and a 5 Mega Pixel rear camera equipped with flash. It can be useful when need to take quick snap or even record 720p HD video. Connectivity in Galaxy Tab 8.9 is available in the form of WiFi, 3G, USB 2.0 and Bluetooth. The 6800 mAh battery is capable of providing 10 hour usage time.



Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has the same screen resolution and thus a lower pixel density. It weighs 595 g and has same thickness as that of Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. To add, Samsung GalasyPad 10.1 has enterprise solutions like Business object explorer, On device encryption, Active Sync, SYBASE Afaria and  CISCO AnyConnect [SSL VPN support]. On the price part, Galaxy Tab 8.9 costs US$469 for 16 GB and 32 GB for US$ 569. With all these merits, Samsung GalaxyTab 8.9  is well in race with iPad 2. But iPad2 enjoys the support a popular app store. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 costs US$ 499 for 16GB, US$  599 for 32 GB. Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be available on store by this May and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will hit stores on June 8.


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tempted.....but i cant find a real use for a tablet.....
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^^ i would love to get a tablet saying i can read books in it.... but i already got a ebookreader saying the same thing and it's lying waste so nope, for now :P
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For me its still my Good Old PC that can run all games maxed out

BTW, I guess tablets arent any good for gamers, they cant run mainstream games and games on Tablets are a pain to play

 

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