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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Android Gingerbread, Honeycomb – Release Updates

We have some good news for those of you who are planning to pick up a Samsung Galaxy Tab this month, as we are hearing reports that the device will definitely get future updates to both Android OS Gingerbread and Honeycomb.

That is according to this report from Phandroid, who have taken their information from an unnamed Samsung representative who has stated that the Galaxy Tab will receive both updates as soon as they come to market.

Unfortunately, the rep didn’t give an exact release period for when the updates will be available, but Phandroid also add that Android OS Gingerbread, now thought to be OS version 2.3 will be out before Christmas. As for the Honeycomb update, fresh details on it are due to come during the early part of 2011 – will it now be known as Android 3.0?

Hopefully Samsung get their act together and release Gingerbread for the Samsung Galaxy Tab as soon as possible, although it’s slightly worrying to think that the majority of Galaxy S owners are yet to receive the Android 2.2 Froyo update.

Are you planning to get a Galaxy Tab?

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.

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I’m waiting for Honeycomb update on Galaxy Tab.


If Samsung dont up grade their OS to 2.3 at least, then i have to agree ill avoid their products also. Its a lot of money to spend only to find out they dont take their own devices seriiously !


i have my Galaxy Tab and I'm in South AFrica any cahnce the 2.3 or 3.0updates will be released here? I wanna get onto 2.3 or 3.0 2.2 was good but there's better…


I am waiting for the update
I hope it support more tablet customization interface which android 2.2 lacks
Like full screen mode for all applications


I have galaxy tab and iPad, and I like them bout, but I don't like this update policy of Google Os devise, new Os- new devise, if samsung not update galaxy tab to honeycomb I will never ever take samsung again.
Sorry for my en.


I am waiting for official confirmation from Samsung somewhere if the Galaxy Tab will be getting update to Gingerbread and Honeycomb.
Once there’s such confirmation, I certainly will get one, otherwise I will buy IPAD (based on experience by using iPhone, can always update the firmware to the latest).

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