Samsung Galaxy Tab with Froyo and WSVGA display now official

At last, the Samsung Galaxy Tab (GT-P1000) has been officially announced. It’s the first Android tablet made by Samsung and, as expected, it runs Android 2.2 Froyo.

Designed by Samsung “to enable consumers to maximize their online experience wherever that may be”, the Galaxy Tab is smaller than Apple’s iPad and comes with a 7 inch TFT (not Super AMOLED) display that features a 1024 x 600 (WSVGA) resolution. It’s also lighter than Apple’s tablet: 380 grams vs. 680 grams.

More specs and features:

  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • HSUPA/HSDPA: 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n
  • A-GPS
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.1
  • Swype
  • ThinkFree (for viewing and editing documents)
  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  • Readers Hub (e-reading app designed by Samsung)
  • Media Hub
  • Music Hub
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Full HD (1080p) video playback
  • 3MP autofocus camera with Led flash
  • 1.3MP video-calling camera
  • 16GB or 32GB internal memory
  • MicroSD card support, up to 32GB
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 1GHz Cortex A8 processor
  • 4,000 mAh battery

Official photos:

The Galaxy Tab is the world’s first DivX certified tablet. Samsung says it will be available in Europe first (in mid-September). The US and Asia (including Korea) will get it later this year. The tablet’s price has not been announced.

Via Samsung

Author: Florin

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  • Schley Carr

    No Super AMOLED = no sale. I love the other specs & would have dropped $700, but since I need to use this outside, AMOLED is the one must have feature for me.

    Call me back when somebody makes one.