Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet is starting to take shape

Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet is starting to take shape
Courtesy of a leaked firmware build for the expected Android 2.2-based Samsung tablet, a couple of more details about it receive unofficial confirmation.

First off, the Galaxy Tab will have the same Hummingbird chipset that is found in the Galaxy S, which includes the blazing PowerVR SGX540 graphics processing unit.

We are finally receiving the first confirmation on the resolution -  the 7” display will come with a 600x1024 pixels WSVGA res. It looks like an AMOLED display in the pictures, but we won't know for sure until Samsung announces it. The tablet also functions as a phone, will have GPS, 3G and Wi-Fi b/g/n chips, as well as a 3.2MP camera plus a front-facing one for video calls.

On the software front, it should arrive with what we've come to expect from Samsung's Android handsets lately – Swype text entry method, DivX playback out of the box, SRS in headset mode, as well as something called Reading Hub, which will probably be what it sounds like.

The Adobe Flash Player 10.1-enabled Froyo tablet has been spotted in internal documents for Vodaphone UK, Orange, O2, AT&T, T-Mobile US, and SK Telecom, and is expected to be unveiled at the IFA 2010 event next month.

source: SamsungHub



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9 Comments

1. phoenix87

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

Now this is a tablet!!! Unlike that oversized ipod... (For ALL of you Apple fanboys beaching about why is it better... 1st Its AMOLED!!! Better battery life & ridiculously better display than the ipad. 2nd Its Android so it will support Adobe Flash Player 10.1 (You may beach all you want but you know flash is bad ass) 3rd It has a 3.2 MP camera plus a front facing camera...DAM!!!

10. Steve Jobs unregistered

I invented the iPad, and the internet and all things shiney. I make people say stupid things, and make stupud decisions. Hell, I made people buy my iPod Nano w/ video but no CAMERA..haha, one of my best inventions. Well back to my flock.

2. spiceguy

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 09, 2010

Keep your bluetooth earpiece in your right pocket of your cargo shorts (with a d-ring rubber and without the hook), Then slide your tablet into the left pocket. When your tablet rings just use your bluetooth to take the call. Whip out your tablet for everything else. Thats what I do now with my Galaxy S. Hurry up Samsung! I want one today please! Phoenix87 is right on. My phone is too small and the ipad is too big. Long live Android!!!!

3. skjsh unregistered

7" is REALLY small and the problem with the screen colors is white!..damn its blinding

6. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

well, concidering it has full phone functionality, it maybe a "small tablet", but its also a HUUUGE ASS PHONE... lol. pop me like a 9 or 10 incher for real world use, and im a happy camper. My college is going to Kindle Ereaders (and kindle apps on android!) after this semester so it would be exellent to have. I have a vibrant. Call me a believer in the hummingbird+super amoled and how much better it is than everything else.

4. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Now time to wait for a 9" version with upgraded hardware and i am sold!

8. Steve Jobs unregistered

I have a Hard 9" for you.

5. WhoCaresAboutTheIphone unregistered

Thats great...Where the FUCK is the Facinate already????

9. Steve Jobs unregistered

Who cares about the iPhone? have you forgotton who your God is! Incase your wondering, it me, Steve, I am your God. Fascinate should only merely describe your fellings for me, not another phone. I will hypntise you. And I know I cant spell, with out my auto correct im useless. BTW Im a PC.

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