The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 also known as Tab 750 has finally been launched in India today. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 according to Samsung is much more advanced as compared with its predecessor the Samsung Galaxy Tab. In brief the Galaxy Tab 10.1 got a HD quality screen, improved browsing experience (with flash), improved internet speed with HSPA+ and can multitask even better.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features
More emphasis has been given on the handling part and when you actually carry the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, you will appreciate the hard word and the technology that has gone through to create an amazingly slim tablet (8.6mm). Thin and light weight at 565 grams, with a larger screen yet, powerful enough.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sports a 10.1 inch high definition screen supporting a resolution of an amazing 1280 x 800 WXGA with a pixel density of 149 pixel per inch and with 4 way rotation. This means that the image / video quality is sharper, crispier and more detailed. This tab runs on Android 3.1 OS.
The home screen on the Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 is highly customizable and comes with a new feature called Live Panel. Put in the apps that you use the most and access it with a single tap. You can add social network feeds, email, favourite websites etc. The best part about live panel is that the apps will keep updating in real time and when you access them you get an updated page, no refresh required.
The Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 comes with improved multitasking functionality with split view support. Apart from the normal multitasking method there is a new concept call mini apps where in the most commonly used features like calculator, calendar etc. can be accessed when needed.
Connectivity and Browser
You can access blazing high speed internet using HSPA+ 3G and Wi-Fi. Browsing will never be a problem on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 you can access website that are rich in content including multimedia thanks to Android Browser with Adobe flash player support. In case 3G is not available you can still access using GPRS and EDGE networks. Other connectivity options are Bluetooth latest 3.0 version, USB 2.0 and Wi-Fi direct where in you can connect and share internet with other devices, your Galaxy Tab 10.1 acting as a hotspot.
Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 Processor, Memory and sensors
This tablet is powered by the 1GHz dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor and comes with 1 GB of RAM and optional 16 / 32 / 64 GB ROM. The Galaxy tab comes with compass, ambient light, gyroscope and accelerometer sensors. These sensors not only perform specific functions but also used in many action games today.
Galaxy Tab 10.1 Camera
There are 2 cameras the primary camera is of a 3 megapixel resolution with LED flash support placed at the back of the tab and also supports 720p HD video recording. The front camera is good enough with a resolution of 2 megapixels. Video chat / Call will even be better. The camera output can easily be shared with apps like messaging, Picasa and Gmail using instant SNS sharing.
You can play full HD video at 1080p at 30 frames per second on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Video codec supported are VP8, MPEG4, Xvid, DivX, WMV9/7/8, H.263 and H.264. You can play MP3, RA, WMA, eAAC+ and AAC audio files. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack (stereo) to connect external headphones.
The tab 10.1 comes with built in GPS with A-GPS support and since it comes loaded with the Google Android OS, by default you get access to Google Maps with turn by turn navigation. Not to mention you can access all of Google services that come embedded with the OS. Need more apps then just access the Android market and find it among the thousands of applications that are currently available.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes loaded with Mobile Office. You can easily edit or create Word / Excel / Power Point documents.
A keyboard case is available that can easily be docked which makes the tab look more like a sleek laptop. If you type a lot then this is a must have accessory.
This tab comes with built in 7000 mAh battery that can let you play music for up to 72 hours and watch videos up to 9 hours.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 price in India
Model 750 MRP Rs. 32,500 | Model 730 MRP Rs. 30,000 . Samsung Galaxy Tab 730 comes with a 8.9 inch screen.
Available in Black and White colours.
Review: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will sure give a tough competition to rivals like the Apple iPad 2 the BlackBerry Playbook and Motorola Xoom. Perfect configuration, latest Android OS and just about the same price range.