World’s thinnest Mobile tablet released on July 20th
SEOUL, Korea – July 20, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced today the retail availability of the GALAXY Tab 10.1, available from July 20 in Korea. It measures just 8.6 millimeters in thickness, making it the thinnest mobile tablet currently available in the world.
Powered by Android™ 3.1, Honeycomb, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 offers faster and smoother transitions between different applications, more intuitive navigation to and from home screens and broader support of USB accessories.
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 is currently the world’s thinnest tablet, measuring an ultra-slim 8.6 millimeters. The GALAXY Tab 10.1 also boasts an incredibly light weight of just 570 grams(WiFi) and 575 grams(3G), ensuring outstanding mobility and comfort in the user’s hands.
The device includes a brilliant 10.1-inch touch screen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution delivering vibrant colors and crisp clarity. This expansive screen is centered inside a narrow bezel to enhance the wide viewing angle.
“The GALAXY Tab 10.1 is a remarkable example of Samsung’s constant innovation, demonstrating our dedication to designing products of the highest standard, ensuring they fit the unique needs of the technology-savvy Korean audience” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business. “We have combined our innovations in design and display with an intuitive user experience, creating a new class of products that will lead the tablet market.”
Samsung’s GALAXY Tab 10.1 is equipped with a number of features designed to ensure an outstanding user experience. These include:
Customized User Experience “Samsung TouchWiz UX”
Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu for customizing the home screen of the GALAXY Tab 10.1 with digital pictures, favorite web sites and social network feeds.
In addition, the TouchWiz UX includes a “Mini Apps” tray of commonly used features such as task manager, calendar and music player which can be launched while other major applications are already in use.
Thanks to the inclusion of a Terrestrial DMB receiver, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 allows the user to enjoy television and radio wherever they are. This provides seamless and convenient access to an incredible array of content, ensuring the GALAXY Tab 10.1 is the ultimate entertainment solution and a must have device.
Readers Hub & Social Hub
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 will also gain access to Samsung’s Readers Hub service, which is a robust library filled with more than 12 newspapers, 24 magazine, and 110,000 books in Korean. Also, Samsung’s Social Hub service will aggregates email, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface.
Impressive Speed, Power & Battery Life
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to deliver rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times. The GALAXY Tab 10.1 also includes a Nvidia Tegra 1GHz dual core application processor for powerful gaming and multimedia performance. The Tab’s ultra-thin design does not sacrifice battery life, thanks to a 7000 mAh battery providing up to 9 hours of continuous video play on a single charge.
Full Adobe Flash Player Compatibility
The device offers extensive Web browsing access through Adobe® Flash® Player compatibility. Flash Player delivers beautiful HD video, faster graphics rendering, and high performance on the GALAXY Tab 10.1 and is designed to take advantage of native device capabilities - enabling richer, more immersive user experiences.
Polaris Office is a Mobile Office Solution which allows users to easily read and edit various PC document formats on their device. The service also includes a Hangul (Korean) language viewer; ensuring users can seamlessly transition between English and Korean languages for maximum usability.
Quality Cameras and Sound
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 features a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera providing smooth video chat capabilities and seamless HD video playback. High quality speakers are positioned on the right and left sides of the device for a rich, deep audio experience.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs
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