First look at Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Galaxy Tab is one of the first tablet devices manufactured by the leading mobile company - Samsung Electronics Co .Their latest innovation, the 7 inch tablet is their effort to help the users enjoy all the multimedia content with a PC like web browsing experience. Samsung Tab is powered by Android 2.2 OS running TouchWiz 3.0.

Samsang Gallery Tab

With a 7 inch display and a weight of 0.8 pounds the tablet is comfortable enough to be held in your hands unlike the 1.5 pounds Apple iPad, which becomes a bit too heavy to handle at times. It appears to be stylish and less clunky. The big screen allows one to type easily and watch any content with much ease. The wide TFT LCD display has a resolution of 1024*600 and is viewable at any angle. According to Samsung, the phone’s display has a better viewing angle and contrast ratio even than the iPad. The phone’s front screen is basically display with four touch screen buttons present at the bottom for menu, home, back and search.

Samsang Gallery Tab Desktop

Supporting the latest Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Samsung Galaxy tab aims at making the viewing of the web content seamlessly easy and fun. From flash movies to websites, one can see it all. It has a 1Ghz Cortex A8 processor and supports upto 16 or 32 GB of internal storage. There is a rear facing 3.2 megapixel camera and a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video conference. The tablet can support upto 7 hrs of video playback however, in these terms the iPads are much better and lasts upto 10 hrs.

Samsang Gallery Tab Front and Back view

The unique video conferencing feature allows one to instantly connect with faraway family and friends. You can easily turn it into a boardroom from virtually anywhere in the world. The Galaxy tab also features the e-reading apps which gives users access to a wide variety of online book stores with the freedom to choose from your own library collection. Now you can carry your favorite magazine or book just about anywhere in your pocket.

Video conference

The galaxy tab also features the Media hub which has its own storefront for videos, movie and songs, giving users the access to a wide range of options to select from. There's a 3.5mm headphone port, for media and handsfree kit connection, with a 30-pin plug on the bottom rather than a microUSB adaptor for better and fast charging of the 4000mAh battery and fast data transfer. However, Samsung galaxy tab Video chat will only work over Wi-Fi. Also, none of the models will support 4G connectivity.

Samsang Gallery Tab Sideview

In a nutshell, here goes the product specification:

  • OS - Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  • Display - 7.0 inch TFT-LCD, WSVGA (1024 x 600)
  • Camera - 3 MP Camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash, 1.3MP front camera for Video Telephony
  • Network - 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE) : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3G (HSUPA 5.76Mbps, HSDPA7.2 Mbps) : 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz  
  • Processor - Cortex A8 1.0GHz Application Processor with PowerVR SGX540
  • Features - Android Market and Samsung Apps for more applications and contents, Adobe Flash 10.1 player support, Full HD video playback, Thinkfree Office, Swype, Hybrid Widget
  • Memory - 16GB / 32GB internal memory, upto 32GB external memory slot, RAM: 512MB
  • Size - 190.09 x 120.45 x 11.98mm
  • Weight - 380g

Demo: Samsung Galaxy Tab