With tablets being the demand for the day, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is set to storm the niche market for tablets and become a favorite. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a second generation tablet of Samsung Galaxy Tab announced by Samsung at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Valentine’s Day. This Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the latest monster gizmo from the Samsung family and has improved hardware as well as software.
Monstrosity of a screen with a light body
With its monstrous touch screen, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is all ready to dominate the tablet sector and provide excellent visual display to the users. It will have the Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS and come with a multi-touch XVGA touch screen.
First impression of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is its slim design compared to it being a 10.1 screen mammoth. On holding it, you will be amazed at its lightness as compared to other tablets. Its weight is just 1.23 pounds. The highlight of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the huge 10.1 inch WXGA TFT screen. It has a 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. The tablet’s enclosure is also very sturdy and easy to handle. The innards are also pretty impressive with a DDR2 RAM of 1 GB and a dual core Tegra 2 CPU of 1 GHz. These greatly support the high resolution of the Tab 10.1 and make surfing on the web and watching videos a fantastically delightful experience not akin to watching them on a notebook or on your desktop. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 also boasts of an 8 MP auto focus snapper with LED flash and is also equipped with another front camera of 2 MP.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 supports video playback as well as recording in video mode. It is compatible with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n as well as 3G and the Tab 10.1 will have option for 32 GB or 16 GB storage. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will also be equipped with numerous sensors including accelerometer, proximity sensor, a digital compass and a gyroscope. The battery unit is sturdy and robust with 6860 mAh capacity making it a marathon runner when it comes to usage. Another unique feature of the Tab 10.1 is the absence of any buttons or keys in the front section of the tablet. This has been made possible by Honeycomb. Though, regular users of tablets may require some time to familiarize themselves with this absence. Also the Tab 10.1 does not come with HDMI or USB ports, the presence of which could have enhanced its utility and added more valued features.
Price and release date not revealed
Though the exact release date and the price have not yet been unveiled by Samsung, pricing of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 might be in a price range that will give Samsung a price advantage over its competitors. The shipments to Europe and Asia of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 may begin in March, and shortly thereafter to the US.
Value added features
With the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, you will get added value with features such as Google Mobile Service, Google Maps, Google Talk Video Chat and Android UI. All these and more contents, applications will be accessible through the Android Market. The Tab 10.1 comes with a 3.5 mm jack for enjoying the music on the stereo speakers available internally. The colossal that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is, it is still a light weight beauty full of goodies.