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Samsung Galaxy Tab Android powered tablet looks like a super sized Galaxy S

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Android powered tablet looks like a super sized Galaxy S
If the Apple iPad's impressive sales have been any kind of indication, there is no doubt anymore that consumers are willing to spend the cash for tablet-like gadgets. When it was first unveiled, many people were quick to say how the iPad simply is a larger sized iPhone, but now it looks like that mentality is starting to stick with another manufacturer. The Samsung Galaxy S may soon be loved by over 110 countries as we're on the verge of a simultaneous roll out, however, we're beginning to see how it plays closely with their tablet device. There was an image leaked of the Samsung Galaxy Tab which looks like a super-sized Samsung Galaxy S handset – but instead, it's being positioned to attack the growing tablet market that's gaining plenty of steam. From a quick glance, there is definitely some commonalities between the two devices as the Galaxy Tab looks to be packing a 7” TFT display as opposed to the Super AMOLED on the Galaxy S – we'd suspect it would keep cost down to a minimum. In addition, it'll also feature a 3.5mm headset, TouchWiz UI running on top of Android, and most likely retain all of the smartphone elements on the high-powered Galaxy S. However, it's going to be interesting to see if Samsung will slightly optimize the TouchWiz interface to take advantage of the gargantuan screen. Now there definitely is no arguing how prominent tablet devices are becoming.

via Samsung Hub

Samsung Galaxy Tab Android powered tablet looks like a super sized Galaxy S

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:46

1. iHateCrapple (Posts: 734; Member since: 12 Feb 2010)

Just like the iPad is a super-sized iPhone... (No one saw that coming, huh? LOL)

posted on 03 Jun 2010, 15:03

2. zerglisk (Posts: 544; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)

Such a iPhone, iPad copycat, yet Apple doesn't dare to sue Samsung, LOL

posted on 03 Jun 2010, 16:29

5. renegade626 (Posts: 54; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)

Vote #1 for most retarted post

posted on 03 Jun 2010, 15:14

3. DonkeyPunched (Posts: 321; Member since: 10 Jan 2010)

Yea, it seems like a copy. But hey, the iPad is selling so well right now, why not make a tablet as well? I'd do the same as Samsung and try to make some money. I just don't know what kind of applications are they gonna have on it...I don't find many apps for the Android Market already, but for a tablet, they should come out with something good hopefully...I have my doubts though. :\

posted on 03 Jun 2010, 16:25

4. tlang1064 (Posts: 49; Member since: 21 Feb 2010)

Isn't HP and Palm getting together to make a Pad like thingie? I think I'd rather have one of those. Love my Android phone though...

posted on 04 Jun 2010, 11:15

8. iHateCrapple (Posts: 734; Member since: 12 Feb 2010)

Why? WebOS sucks, IMO.

posted on 03 Jun 2010, 16:44

6. Sellcell (Posts: 118; Member since: 16 Mar 2010)

I don't know if I'll have big enough pockets...

posted on 03 Jun 2010, 20:42

7. pathmarkpolice (Posts: 102; Member since: 05 Feb 2009)

Hahahaha! It looks like you can at least make phone calls on this thing. It depends on pricing, may make a really good netbook replacement, especially if they add USB ports to it and it has true hd video, that would be suh-weet.

posted on 06 Jun 2010, 06:35

9. vinsterdamus (Posts: 58; Member since: 20 Feb 2010)

why is a device a copycat when it uses a form factor that apple used before? you think apple was the first one with a touch screen candybar with a big screen and just a few buttons? all apple's tech was used before the iphone but just not as good / good looking. not hating on apple here just on people that compare every thing to a apple device.

posted on 03 Sep 2010, 02:43

10. andrewtan (unregistered)

why samsung doesn't come up with a design of their own??? everything just look like apple, even the circle waiting logo!! lol ; i wouldn't buy such a copycat thing!

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