Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 unveiled: Honeycomb 3.2 and brushed metal looks
0. phoneArena 01 Sep 2011, 03:18 posted on
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7’s first official images showed up just minutes before Samsung’s IFA event kicks off and the tablet looks like no other Samsung slate with a brushed metal back…
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2. Commentator (Posts: 3684; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Sorry, forgot this event was still ongoing and not all the specs were released yet, I'll be less impatient next time.
8. person (unregistered)
samsung already released everything on their site. its dual core, by the way.
21. NeXoS (Posts: 288; Member since: 03 May 2011)
It doesn't matter, Apple applied for a patent to use metal enclosures and the USPOTheads approved it. Lawsuits be a comin!
4. Really? (unregistered)
It should be required for all honeycomb devices to be dual core...
5. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
oh wow. i didn't expect to refresh the page a 4:30 AM to see all these breaking developments. xD
i'll accept this 7.7" Tab if it's cheap.
15. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4831; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Hey this tablet is sick for anyone who doesn't like the big tablets. This tablet is sick for the size. My wife might get this tablet for her birthday come October, if it's out. She wants a tablet but she wants a small one & this one definitely fits the bill. This little tablet is bada$s. Can't wait until it comes out. The price is going to be cheaper that the Galaxy Tab 10.1, I hope. lol
23. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
haha ya right iwht the cheap.. this is a very nice tablet and that sampled screen is super expensive.. idk i think samsung did a little much with this and the note and the sgII... u only need one
6. Commentator (Posts: 3684; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
So it is single-core... that's a damn shame, especially with the Super-AMOLED screen and all... ha! Just kidding, it is dual-core! (Sheesh, make up your mind, PA)
7. Commentator (Posts: 3684; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
...and I'll kindly ask you to let ME decide if I'll probably use my tablet as a camera replacement or not, thank-you-very-much-sir!
9. ToneDef (Posts: 39; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
SuperAmoled coming to tablets. NOW we're talking !
14. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
super amoled+ is definately a draw. Now when the super amoled HD screens jump on to tablets that will be a thing of beauty.
16. Commentator (Posts: 3684; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
I thought the only difference was that Super Amoled HD had an HD resolution, which this tablet has.
18. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
1,280×720 pixels (720p) or 1,920×1,080 pixels (1080i/1080p).
are current HD resolutions.
obviously 1280x800 is a lil better than 720p though.
In that case.. i dunno. Maybe it is the SA-HD screen just labeled wrong?
10. returning my ipad (unregistered)
why did i buy my ipad2 last week. first apple product and got bored of it in less than a week. this blows it out the water. returning! and winning!
19. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
iPads aren't for everybody and that's why there's competition. However, iPads do set the standard for all to follow or beat and that is why consumers win in the end.
12. superguy (Posts: 293; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)
Looks pretty good. Anyone know if there will be a WiFi version and pricing?
13. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2275; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
Wow i love that screen, perfect size! All i want to know is, how much and when is it coming out :-)
17. box (unregistered)
I really iike Samsung's thinking, offering tablets in many different sizes but with equivalent specifcations: 7", 7.7", 8.9", 10.1", and the Note with its 5.3. It's like what Dell was trying to do with its Streak series but more appealing
20. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
The problem with offerring several sizes is that each device ends up costing more since Samsung is unable to achieve economies of scale or economies of scope. Plus there is the logistics nightmare.
If I ran Samsung, I would offer 2 sizes: 8" and 10" with a 4:3 aspect ratio. I think 7.7" is a good size as the 7" form factor is not practical -- plus you can never find a 7" with a 4:3 aspect ratio. If most people have a smart phone (say 4"), then they want a bigger tablet for movies, web surfing, etc.
I think the 5.3" device is creative, but not practical. At that size, it really limits who can use it. Don't get me wrong -- some people will buy it, but it won't sell as many as the 7.7" model.