Samsung will provide its latest tablet as a reference device to developers from around the world attending Google I/O conference
SEOUL, May 11, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in digital media and convergence technologies, today announced that it is providing 5,500 GALAXY Tab 10.1 devices to developers attending the Google I/O (Innovation in the Open) conference at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, USA.
The 4th Google I/O is the world’s largest conference for mobile and web developers with over 5,000 participants from around the world. Samsung is providing attendees with a special edition GALAXY Tab 10.1 engraved with the Android emblem, with which developers can create new and exciting applications for Honeycomb, the latest version of the Android operating system.
“Samsung has proven its leadership in the Android tablet market with its range of GALAXY Tab devices featuring cutting-edge technology and powerful performance. We look to the developer community to create compelling and desirable applications that will demonstrate the advanced capabilities of the GALAXY Tab 10.1 and we hope that the gift of these devices will help that,” said Wonpyo Hong, Executive Vice President of Global Product Strategy at Samsung Electronics.
The GALAXY Tab 10.1 is the latest product in Samsung’s expanding portfolio of tablet devices. Featuring a 10.1 inch screen, Dual Core processor and measuring just 8.6 mm, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 combines outstanding multimedia capabilities with the portability and performance you would expect of a Samsung tablet.
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 eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor 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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