CNET News Video: Samsung Galaxy Tab unveiled in New York City
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CNET News Video: Samsung Galaxy Tab unveiled in New York City

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Samsung demos the Galaxy Tab in New York City and releases details on the Tablet PC and announces a new service called Media Hub.

I'm dan Ackerman here at the Samsung experience showroom in New York City where we're talking about the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Now, this is the tablet they have been pretty excited about because they're pitching it is really the first serious contender to Apple's iPad in the very new and very exciting tablet state. Most of what we've heard here today was kind of a leader as in a 3G the things we already knew about the Samsung Galaxy Tab that has a 7-inch screen, that it's got 1 gigahertz processor, that's got kinda roughly on par with what you'd find on Apple's iPad that the baseline about 16 gigs of hard drive space with a micro SD card size that you can add and more memory later and that is gonna run Android version 2.2. From the news that we saw today with the demonstration of flash; we saw some flash video working fine. We saw some flash games working fine. Later, when we grab the [unk] unit, we tried Farmville probably the most popular flash game out there and found that it did not work on the demo tablet they had set up here. We also saw the face-to-face video chat using that front-facing camera on the Galaxy Tablet. The video chat works the picture quality and the frame rate is a little bit choppy, but these were early demo units. One of the few new bits of news year was a confirmation of the phone carriers that are gonna film this device. They really---- The ones you would expect AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile. This is also gonna be a 3G device only. There is no 4G version even if it carries or they gonna have 4G at least for now and that face-to-face video chat only works if you have a wi-fi so you don't have to worry whether that's gonna be 3G or 4G. Possibly the most interesting bits of new news here was the Samsung media hub service that they're about to launch. That's almost they're version of iTunes where you're gonna be able to rent and purchase movies and purchase TV shows and stream them to your Samsung Galaxy device and is also going to the PC Client for that. And once you've purchased with this account, you'd be able to download it onto 5 different devices that you owned and have registered it to the same account. Possibly the most notable bit of news here tonight was what they did not announce no availability date and no pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tablet just yet. In New York City at the Samsung Experience, I'm Dan Ackerman.

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