Published on March 23rd,2011 at 5:41 PM
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Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011

Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011

We were all waiting for it, and the day has finally come! Introduced earlier this morning in the USA, the two new Android 3.0 Tablet from Samsung will finally give the company an edge on Apple supremacy, or at least this is what Samsung hope for anyway.

The first model is the highly expected Galaxy Tab 8.9 and its 8.9” screen that offer a stunning 1280×600 resolution, comes with a Dual Core 1GHz CPU, 1080HD Video, WiFi ABGN, a 3Mpix front and rear camera on just 470g and with a 6000mAh battery. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be sold in the US in two different versions including a 16GB one sold at $469 USD and a 32GB version sold at $569 USD.

The second model is the Galaxy Tab 10.1”, a device now even slimmer (8.6mm) and lighter (595g) than the iPad 2 for example. This new Galaxy Tab 10.1” comes like the 8.9 with a dual Core 1Ghz CPU, a 1280 x 800 resolution, WiFi ABGN, a 2Mpix front Camera capable to shoot 720p videos and a 3Mpix rear camera capable to shoot 1080p videos.
Finally the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be sold at $499 in its 16GB and $599 in its 32GB Version.

ORLANDO, March 22, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the global leader in Android™ mobile devices, announced two new additions to its family of GALAXY Tabs, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 and GALAXY Tab 8.9, the world’s thinnest mobile tablets, measuring just 8.6 millimeters.
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 feature Samsung’s own TouchWiz user interface implemented on the Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) platform, offering superior multi-tasking and enhanced user interaction and navigation.
“The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 are remarkable examples of Samsung’s constant innovation and show our dedication to designing premium tablets that fit the unique needs of consumers around the world”, said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business. “By combining Samsung’s innovations in design and display with
our exciting new user experience, we’ve created a new class of products that will lead the tablet market.”

Thinner & Lighter
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 are the thinnest mobile tablets available. The GALAXY Tab 10.1 weighs 595 grams and 8.9 weighs 470 grams. Combining the GALAXY Tabs’ ultra-thin form factor with a lightweight design adds to the outstanding mobility of these two products.

Super Fast
The new GALAXY Tabs will support HSPA+ network speeds of up to 21Mbps as well as Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to deliver rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times. Also, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 include a 1GHz dual core application processor for a powerful multimedia and web browsing experience.

Customized User Experience “Samsung TouchWiz UX”
Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu users can customize to display a variety of content on the home screen including digital pictures, favorite Web sites and social network feeds.
In addition, the interface includes an application tray of commonly used features such as task manager, calendar and music player which can be launched while other major applications are also in use, including large file downloads and document editing. This Mini Apps Tray provides a mixture of convenience and flexibility previously unheard of with tablet devices.

The Ultimate Entertainment Hub
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 are pre-loaded with Readers Hub and Music Hub giving consumers instant access to more than 2.2 million books, 2,000 newspaper (49 languages), 2,300 magazines (22 languages), and 13 million songs. The devices are also designed with Samsung’s Social Hub, which will aggregate email, instant messaging, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface.
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 feature a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera, providing smooth transition and seamless 1080p HD video and Flash playback for a rich entertainment experience.

Ready for Business
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 will include an industry leading suite of solutions designed to give enterprise customers and IT managers more security. Developed in collaboration with industry-leading partners such as Cisco, Sybase, SAP and Citrix, Samsung’s enterprise mobility solutions will provide flexibility and connectivity for mobile workforces, ensuring that users are able to operate more efficiently on–the-move.

GALAXY Tab 10.1
GALAXY Tab 10.1, with its WXGA TFT LCD display (1280 x 800) powered by 1GHz dual core AP, is 8.6mm thin and weighs only 595g. It is the perfect device for sharing and enjoying media content with family and friends. In addition, with its surround-sound stereo speakers and support for Flash 10.2, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 will deliver premium entertainment experience whether watching videos, movies or playing games.

GALAXY Tab 8.9
At just 8.6mm thin and weighing only 470g, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 is the perfect device for today’s mobile professional. Whether writing emails on a trip or reading an eBook on the couch, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 provides the ultimate tablet experience without compromising mobility.

The GALAXY Tab 10.1 and 8.9 now join the original 7-inch GALAXY Tab to provide consumers with an unmatched array of choices to select the mobile tablet experience that fits their needs the best.

Via Samsung
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Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011
Samsung introduces Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1 and new Galaxy Tab 8.9 at CTIA 2011
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  • http://profiles.google.com/joel.villa.2009 Joel Villa

    The Galaxy Tab 10.1 looks absolutely beautiful! Kudos to Samsung! I am going to be getting one of these tablets as soon as they are released! I think that watching videos and pictures on that large screen will be amazing. When I do get my tablet I will be downloading the DISH Remote Access app. Using this app and my 922 SlingLoaded DVR, I can stream live TV or my recorded shows to the Galaxy Tab. As a customer and employee of DISH Network, I have been using the DISH Remote Access app for a while, and I think this app will be awesome on the Samsung Galaxy Tablet! I can’t wait to get mine! :)

 

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