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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 release date announced

After weeks of speculation Samsung has finally announced the release date for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be August 4th.

Running Android 3.1 Honeycomb, overlaid with Samsung’s Touch Wiz UI, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 includes a 10.1-inch 1280×800 touchscreen and is powered by a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is actually the second incarnation of Samsung’s big-screen Android tablet. The original Galaxy Tab 10.1v was announced at MWC and prototype versions were available.

 

However following the announcement of the Apple iPad 2 and it’s staggeringly thin 8.8mm deep, Samsung went back to its drawing board to produce the new, improved Galaxy Tab 10.1 8.6 mm deep! Otherwise the camera resolution has dropped from 8-megapixels to 3-megapixels.


Connectivity includes: WiFi and 3G, along with Bluetooth 3.0 and aGPS and Native Flash support. Like the Samsung Galaxy SII smartphone, the tablet includes Samsungs Hubs. Social Hub for Twitter and Facebook, Readers Hub with access to 2.2 million books and Music Hub with 13 million songs.

 

Samsung has also announced that the smaller Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be available later this year, joining the original 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab. Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available at a range of retailers, Vodafone has already confirmed it will be stocking the tablet, although there’s no news yet on pricing.

So will you be buying the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1? Or do you prefer another tablet? Let us know below
 

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