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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: Specs, Release Date Info and Video Review

We have some good news for those of you who are patiently waiting on updates for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Samsung has just confirmed the device at a pre-MWC 2011 event, but it will actually be called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

The final name may surprise a lot of you, since it was generally thought that the device would be named the Galaxy Tab 2, not only because it’s the second generation Tab, but also to coincide with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S II which has just been confirmed also.

However, let’s get down to the real details here. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will feature some pretty hardcore specs, and they include a 1Ghz dual-core processor, a 8 megapixel rear camera, 2mp front camera, 1080p recording and playback and a choice of either 16GB or 32GB of storage.

It will come with both 3G and WiFi support, and you’ll be pleased to know that the Tab 10.1 will also come equipped with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. As for release and carrier information, it will first be available in Asia and Europe sometime next month, with Vodafone looking to be the first carrier to release, according to Engadget.

Unfortunately, we don’t have any release information for US yet, or an indication on what price it will carry. Hopefully Samsung will price this fairly, and cheaper than the Motorola Xoom. An early contender for best Android Tablet on the market? – It certainly looks promising.

We’ve found an excellent video review over on YouTube for you to take a look at, courtesy of the guys at PhoneDog.com. It gives you a first look of the device in action, and also an idea of just how smooth and responsive the Honeycomb UI is. Check out the video below and let us know your first impressions on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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Aeomer
Aeomer

There's an 8.9 inch version of the new TAB ,too. If you like the smaller screen then you can still have it. Confirmed on Samsung website. Basically it SGT 10.1 and SGT 8.9. The naming means the SGT2 can be used another day 😉

adoma123
adoma123

iI hope the next model is 3D without glasses

jaihin102
jaihin102

well i have pre ordered it itz gonna come to me frresh new by the 1st if april profit of pre ordering – i m gonna get it before release date in india yeah itll cost me shipping chargest but anything for tab 2

Mohit B
Mohit B

Guys, hold on….. Nokia is all set to brighten your eyes with its Pad which they might launch by May 2011.

Also, with Win 7 compatibility and have nVidia graphics inside lots of possibility you can imagine.

zholy
zholy

hope cheaper than Xoom.. .it’s too bad their getting rid of the 7 inch form factor. For me it’s just the right size in between a smartphone and a notebook.support MPEG4 video.haha,recently I found a nice Aneesoft Free MPEG Video Converter.Just come in handy!

Crystal
Crystal

I have the Samsung Galaxy S phone and it is a great phone .. All i need is this .. The reviews sound like it is great so I'm gunna buy one now ..

James
James

Looks amazing.

exchangerates

Not a fan of the iPad myself (though I owned 2 iPhones), but I agree when people say that the new Galaxy S II looks like a bad clone of the iPhone 4. Maybe this time they're copying the design of the Streak? Hahaha…

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