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iPad and Galaxy Tab. Same same? (pictures)

Are the iPad and Galaxy Tab really that much alike? Take a look.

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Too Similar? Samsung Galaxy Tab and the iPad

A U.K. court says Samsung's Galaxy Tab isn't "cool" enough to constitute an infringement of Apple's iPad. Click through this slideshow and judge for yourself.

Here's a close-up view of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the foreground, and the iPad in the back, shows details of their respective designs.

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the iPad

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, left, and the most recent version of the iPad.
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Infringing on design?

A view of the fronts of the two devices, showing the cameras on the Galaxy Tab 10.1, foreground, and the iPad.
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Are the ports on the tablets alike?

Are the ports on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 (above) and the iPad alike?
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View of the bottoms

View of the bottoms of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 (above) and the iPad.
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Too similar?

Is the Galaxy Tab 10.1, right, too similar to the iPad?
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Charging devices

The charging devices of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the iPad appear to have a similar design.
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Side by side

While the newest version of the iPad has a bevel that's more sleek, the edges of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, left, look much like those of the original iPhone.
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'They are not as cool'

Referring to different versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the judge said, "They do not have the same understated and extreme simplicity which is possessed by the Apple design. They are not as cool."
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is seen here on top and the iPad below.

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