Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Tab at the IFA electronics show in Berlin. Here’s a look at what the Android-powered tablet has to offer: portability, responsiveness, performance, a nice screen–but several rough patches as well.
In the device, there is a 1GHz chip Cortex A8, a 30-pin connector owner, a card slot micro SD and flexible connectivity. 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA and HSDPA 5.6 Mbps. Side memory, the Tab includes 16 or 32GB.
The Galaxy Tab is screen is of 7 inches, 380g, with a screen resolution of 1024 by 600, “as on a PC, there is no need to zoom. “One way to say it’s is not multicast, so it is best to avoid zooming with gestures as we begin to have the habit? Perhaps, both actions require a single click has been highlighted during the presentation. It loads the operating system Android Froyo 02.02, and foresees some key features. Other tackle Google and debates on the video in Flash or HTML 5, Samsung announced the availability of the latest version of Flash Player, 10.1, on its shelf, and the complete management of technology HTML 5. Video-conference with 1.3 megapixel front camera, display in portrait or landscape is possible with this tablet.
The device also includes the new Swype input method, allowing users to drag their finger over each letter, rather than tapping each letter individually to input text. Some mobile operators will offer a second SIM card so customers can use the Tab and their mobile phone from a single account.
The Samsung GALAXY Tab will be launched in Europe in mid September, and in other markets including Korea, the US and Asia in coming months. This means US consumers will not see the Galaxy Tab most likely in 2010. Apparently Samsung is focusing on a carrier play with the Samsung Galaxy Tab.
Check out Samsung Galaxy Tab Hands-on Video,