The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab launched to the European market and says to expect a wider release in the coming months. Vodafone New Zealand has confirmed it will stock the tablet but couldn’t confirm a local release date.
“Samsung hasn’t released the availability dates yet and we haven’t got a price but we will be stocking it,” a Vodafone spokesperson confirmed today.
“Samsung recognises the tremendous growth potential in this newly created market and we believe that the Samsung Galaxy Tab brings a unique and open proposition to market. There is a new and emerging consumer demand that Samsung can satisfy since mobile is in our DNA. This demand continues to grow and develop as users tap its limitless potential,” said JK Shin, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics.”
The Samsung Galaxy Tab could be priced at around €699 [16GB] and €799 [32GB] for Europe as off-contract price, now we have WSJ reporting that the Android tablet is likely to cost around $200-$300 on-contract.
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.