Samsung to be first to market with retina display tablet?

Samsung to be first to market with retina display tablet?

Android may gain another small victory over iOS, and this one comes courtesy of Samsung. According to a contact at BGR, Sammy is set to release an 11.6-inch ICS tablet at Mobile World Congress in just a few months. While the display is larger than that of the Tab 10.1, the device itself is said to be about the same size, thanks to a smaller bezel. The display will have an incredible resolution of 2560 x 1600, with an aspect ratio of 16:10. A dual-core Exynos 5250 processor clocked at 2GHz will be tucked neatly inside, along with NFC capabilities, and of course Android Beam. The hope here is that users will be able to share media between the tablet and a Galaxy Nexus, or another NFC-enabled ICS device.

But wait, there’s more! The device is rumored to have a “special wireless docking mode” for gaming on HDTVs, which will supposedly help Samsung compete with Apple’s AirSync and AppleTV.

Naturally, Samsung had no comment when questioned about such a device, so this is all speculation for now. So what do you think? Excited about such a high resolution tablet? Wish it had a quad-core processor instead? Drop a comment below!

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10 Comments

  1. Arthur Brownlee IV
    December 08, 17:51 Reply

    I’m sorry, but I’m only interested in the Tegra 3 at this point. The functionality of that 5th core is just killer. 

  2. Guest
    December 09, 00:41 Reply

    Something in your “1 Million Downloads” article is locking-up my browser every time…

  3. Taylor Tucker
    December 10, 11:57 Reply

    How about a quad-core exynos processor with 2GB of ram running Ice Cream out the door! You do that and your got yourself a bonafide computer

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