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Scenes from the Samsung Galaxy Tab event (photos)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Tab at a New York media event, discussing carriers, Media Hub, and more.

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Scenes from the NY Samsung Galaxy Tab event

Media crowd into the Samsung Experience at the Time Warner Center in Manhattan.
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The pocket demonstration: The Galaxy Tab is tucked into a sport jacket.
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It fits into the back pocket of this ordinary-looking pair of jeans, too (user experience may vary).
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Details on the Tab's 7-inch screen and resolution. It runs Android 2.2 and fully supports Adobe Flash.
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A Samsung representative demonstrates playing Flash video of an MLB game off the Galaxy Tab's Web browser. It looks slightly choppy, but it's definitely watchable.
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Flash games and full Flash-interactive Web sites were also demoed.
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The Tab's optimized apps will run in landscape and portrait mode and change layout accordingly, like on the iPad.
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More specs are shared.
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Samsung's Media Hub will cloud-share its content with up to five licensed devices.
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Samsung Media Hub's initial partners are revealed: Paramount, MTV, NBC Universal, and Warner Bros.
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Samsung's redesigned home page promises connectivity with the Galaxy Tab.
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Hands-on time with the Galaxy Tab: Its size is more like a Kindle than an iPad.
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Galaxy Tab accessories: A car dock and a keyboard dock.
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The keyboard dock looks a little thicker and flatter than the iPad's.
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CNET's Dan Ackerman gives the Galaxy Tab a spin.
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The app market, including some prices.
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The Galaxy Tab has both rear and front-facing cameras, and supports video chat. We gave it a spin at a nearby table.
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The Tab is definitely thin, with a glossy plastic finish.
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The International edition of the Galaxy Tab was on display: Samsung suggested that U.S. carrier editions would look slightly different.
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Crowds press in to give the demo units a try.
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Obligatory shot of the Samsung open bar.

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