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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (photos)

Take a closer look at the Galaxy Tab 8.9 by Samsung, a slightly smaller, less expensive take on the Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 packs the full Android Honeycomb tablet experience, along with Samsung's useful customizations, into a uniquely compact size.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 - back

The back of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is covered in a textured metallic plastic and includes a 3-megapixel camera for shooting photos or HD video.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 - side

The sides of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 are bare, and that's a good thing. Fewer buttons around the sides mean less of a chance that you'll accidentally trigger them.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 - comparison

Aside from its slightly smaller screen size, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 (right) is virtually identical to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 - top

The top of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is where you'll find the power and volume buttons, along with the headphone jack and microphone.

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