Next week, on 2 September, we'll see the launch of the Android 2.2 glory.at IFA in Berlin. But before then -- as a Bank Holiday treat -- we have a pile of leaked specs and a video of it running in its full
Oled-display.net pointed us towards some technical details of the device which were put up by online retailer Flipkart.com. Like the , this looks like an accident, and they were taken off soon after.
Oled-display.net was quick enough to note down the information though. And if the specs are accurate (and we have no reason not to believe they're not) it revealed the tablet will carry a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, like its littleAndroid smart phone sibling.
It will also have a pixel resolution of 1,024x600 pixels, 16 million colours and a front-facing video-call camera, which shows-style video conferencing is something Samsung is keen to push with this.
It looks like it will carry GPS and an accelerometer sensor. It has a document editor which can work with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF. Picasa will be integrated, while Google Talk, YouTube and Gmail will be there as probable apps.
We already knew it was going to run on Android 2.2 Froyo, and it has also confirmed previously reported specs such as a 1.2GHz ARM Cortex processor and 16GB of storage, upgradeable to 32GB with microSD.
If that isn't enough for you, we have a video showing the Galaxy Tab in action, courtesy of Engadget. It's all in Korean, but you can see a size comparison, it seems to be running Android 2.2 and the user interface in its full glory, and it is smooth.
We know we're just whetting your appetites, and next week we'll have someone in Germany to see the Samsung Galaxy Tab up close, and see whether it has enough to turn our heads away from the iPad. Watch this space.
Image credit: Engadget