The Samsung Galaxy Tab is an Android-based tablet that will be launched in Europe in early fall and in other markets including Korea, the U.S., and Asia in the following months. Pricing is yet to be announced.
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A front-facing camera allows face-to-face video phone calls over 3G, while the Galaxy Tab's rear-facing camera captures still images and video that can be edited, uploaded, and shared online.
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DJ Lee, senior vice president in charge of Samsung Mobile's global sales and marketing, shows off the Galaxy Tab at the product launch Thursday at the IFA electronics show in Berlin.
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E-reader app from Samsung
The Galaxy Tab comes with its own e-reader application, among others, supplied by Samsung. The company also is building in apps for video chat, e-mail, and playing music and video. And, of course, it runs thousands of Android applications.
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HD video support
Powered by a Cortex A8 1.0GHz processor, the Samsung Galaxy Tab is designed to deliver high performance. HD video content is supported by a wide range of formats, including DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263, and H.264.
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3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
The Galaxy Tab includes 3G HSPA connectivity, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 3.0. For voice calls, the Galaxy Tab can work as a speakerphone on the desk or as mobile phone through a Bluetooth headset.
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At IFA in Berlin
Thomas Richter, head of Samsung's product portfolio for the European telecommunications division, unveils the tablet at the IFA show in Berlin.