Samsung introducing Android Tablet in Q3

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Rumored Tablet next to a Galaxy S Phone

Speaking with Reuters, Samsung confirmed that they plan to release an Android based Tablet PC in Q3 this year. This places Samsung firmly in competition with LG, Acer, Dell, Toshiba and others that have announced Android based tablets. Samsung is the number 2 handset manufacturer worldwide second only to Nokia (who is struggling to gain a foothold in the smartphone market in the US). Though not many details are known regading the Samsung tablet device it is said to have a 7″ Super AMOLED screen according to Samsung. The device is also rumored to sport a 1.2Ghz CPU in the Hummingbird family (the same family used in Samsung’s Galaxy S phone series), Carry 16GB on internal storage with a microSDHC slot for external storage, A 4000 mHa battery and run Android 2.2.

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39 Comments

  1. Jim
    July 31, 21:16 Reply

    I really would like one of these and hope the hardware fit and finish is better than the T-Mobile Vibrant. Compared to the HTC or Apple, the Samsungs have been a bit plasticy and sort of flimsy. Nothing like a rock solid build.

  2. Tim Ardan
    August 01, 09:30 Reply

    Don't get me wrong, I'm glad to see another Android tablet, but does it HAVE to look so iPad-y? While Android folks would know better, to most consumers, wouldn't this just come across as an iPad knockoff (much like how the Vibrant looks like an iPhone)? I LOVE the devices aside from that (Spec-wise, they're just beautiful.).

    …Just my humble opinion.

  3. Gadgets
    August 01, 19:04 Reply

    I think it looks good enough to fight iPad. For me, I am getting the Galaxy S mobile, but I am not sure of getting this since it looks a bit redudant having 2 Galaxies. Unless I opt for iPhone instead?

  4. Chad
    April 29, 07:47 Reply

    7 inch Android 2.2 Tablet PC 70S1 (capacitive multi-touch,G-sensor,Adobe Flash 10.2) is only USD $175, SXD International Ltd. are wholesaler of Android and Windows Tablet PC in China. You can visit our website http://www.netacce.com for more information.

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