Samsung Galaxy Tab Reviews and Specs

Description

Why did Samsung make a 7” Tablet—because we’re into mobility and know that people are looking for compact communication and entertainment devices they can slip in their pocket and bring on the go. The Galaxy Tab is always connected, lightweight and smart. Its exceptional screen is designed for reading books and magazines, watching movies and playing games. The Galaxy Tab builds on the rich content experience provided by the Galaxy S line of Android smartphone.

With 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® 3.0, the Galaxy Tab takes mobile communication to a whole new level. By combining Samsung innovation with the Android 2.2 Platform, the Tab is truly a communication and entertainment tool. Its large battery (4,000 mAh) provides more than 7 hours of movie viewing time and because it’s powered by a Cortex A8 1.0GHz application processor, it’s designed to deliver high performance.

Review

1. Samsung Galaxy Tab (U.S. Cellular) by Cnet

Since the arrival of the Apple iPad in April of 2010, we’ve seen a handful of competitors step up with inexpensive tablet alternatives in all shapes and sizes. With the Galaxy Tab, Samsung has created a true peer of the iPad: an uncompromising product that stakes out new territory in terms of both design and features.

2. Samsung Galaxy Tab Review: A Pocketable Train Wreck by Gizmodo

Put simply, the Galaxy Tab is the first post-iPad tablet that matters, because it’s the first tablet that’s trying to be legitimate competition. It aims to break a lot of ground. Powered by iOS’s biggest rival, the Tab essentially kicks off the next generation of tablets. And, at the size of a paperback, it’s one of the first to seriously test how well a seven-inch tablet really works. There’s a lot riding on this thing.

3. Samsung Galaxy Tab Review: The first major Android tablet release arrives to challenge the iPad by Techradar

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is the first major tablet release since the Apple iPad launched about five months ago.

It’s been a long time coming, too. The Galaxy Tab was one of the all-time worst kept secrets in tech until it was finally unveiled at Berlin’s IFA show back in September, and as the first major Android tablet release, it holds a weight of responsibility on its shoulders.

Specs

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread (with the option of upgrading to Honeycomb)
  • 3D display after upgrade to Honeycomb
  • NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip
  • Gorilla Glass display
  • 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with dual-LED flash
  • 1080p video recording
  • 3-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 3G
  • USB port
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 64GB internal memory
  • microSD card slot
  • 1GB of RAM
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Barometer
  • 7-inch 2048 x 1200 Super AMOLED Plus display

2 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy Tab Reviews and Specs

  • February 10, 2011 at 4:32 am
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    I really love the size of the Samsung Tab; it’s not too big like the iPad or too small like my old android phone. The reason being is that I love to use the Sling adapter from DISH Network and watch TV. I have and work at DISH and with the Sling adapter; I can stream live TV and my DVR recordings to my mobile devices. Now I can watch my favorite shows wherever I go without holding it really close to my face. Check out the Sling adapter at dish.com/tveverywhere!

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