Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1-Inch, 16GB, Wi-Fi)
Samsung may be the most recent electronics and gadgets company that’s making a switch to the cutting edge technology of touchscreen computer tablets. Identifying the success of the Apple Ipad, it’s no wonder that many cell phone and electronics companies are looking to join this competitive but lucrative market, launching their own versions of this technology.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is definitely gaining traction in the marketplace for it’s widgets, screen display and the pocket-able dimensions.
A really interesting aspect of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is the augmented reality (AR). Sounds like a geeky acronym but what it really translates to, in application terms is you can hold the Samsung Galaxy Tab up at eye-level and it will point out local tourist destinations, fine restaurants or any hotels in the area by overlaying graphical information on the camera. This, in addition to and already pre-existing map application, will totally transformthe way people navigate around unfamiliar areas of cities and towns
In designing the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the company took note from any of the criticism directed at the Apple iPad and have focused on trying to avoid any of these weaknesses in the Galaxy Tablet. Initially, the Apple iPad drew criticism due to the non-inclusion of a camera ( an external connectable camera can be purchased for the iPad). In the design of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung have got ahead of the curve and offered up an over-delivery of 2 cameras – not one. The placement of the first camera allows for making video calls over the Net whilst the second camera opens up another whole world of features.
Samsung Galaxy Tab – All The Great Features (Official Promo Video) [HD]
Samsung Galaxy Tab is packed with really great features, and gives the iPad a run for its money. The innovative widgets interface is really neat! The video shows other features, all titled under the “It´s Go Time” slogan. For more check out our full Galaxy Tab Review
Features on offer – Widgets (without doubt the optimum feature of Android thus far) - Very useful! 4 e-books apps (very nice)- The Google maps navigation -Music & Videos portal – Emails – 32GB SD memory slot (that’s a real bonus – giving you freedom for the storage misers) – You are able to Stream to any monitor (yet another great capability) – 7 Hours battery life – Front webcam for video chat – Adobe Flash support for games and apps Verizon wireless have just announced it will be their first tablet computer.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab can compare favourably to Kindle or Nook as an effective device for reading electronic material and it is one of the better eReaders in existence.Of course, as a Tablet, it is backlit and eye strain may be an issue. However, like the eReaders out there, the Samsung Galaxy Tab enables the reading of eBooks, newspapers and online magazines. Given the size of the Tablet, the device has rooughly the same dimensions of a paperback, feeling comfortable to anyone who enjoys reading.
Wi-Fi and 3G gives access to networks almost anywhere, allowing you to browse the net or make those video calls to your friends or business associates .
- The Galaxy Tab offers a great deal of versatility with its features and this makes it a worthy competitor in the tablet market.The Flash support and the dual cameras do help to make the device noteworthy.
- The Samsung Galaxy Tab works with the latest version of Android albeit slightly modified. However, still it provides usage of the ever growing Android Market where there is a massive choice of games and apps.
- The Samsung Galaxy Tab has Microsoft ActiveSync with professionals on the move in mind.
iPad was marketed as the simplest way to surf the web, nevertheless the Galaxy Tab supplies a slicker surf with the help of Adobe Flash.