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T-Mobile G-Slate vs Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE

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T-Mobile G-Slate Remove phone

Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE Remove phone

Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (3.0)Android (4.0, 3.2) 
Dimensions9.56 x 5.88 x 0.49 inches (243 x 149 x 12 mm)9.09 x 6.21 x 0.34 inches (230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight21.87 oz (620 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
16.05 oz (455 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
 
Display
Physical size8.9 inches8.9 inches 
Resolution1280 x 768 pixels1280 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

168 ppi170 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

 TFT 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels, Dual-lens (3D)3 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
3D captureVideos: Videos: 1280x720 (720p) (30 fps)  
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

NVIDIA Tegra 2  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1000 MHzDual core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorYesYes 
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time11.4 days (273 hours)
the average is 36 days (861 h)
  
Capacity6400 mAh6100 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
specifications continue after the ad
Multimedia
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.13.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMIYes  
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced05 Jan 201128 Aug 2011 

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