The former Galaxy Tab who have a 7 inch display is now upsized by Samsung itself into a 10.1 inch version aiming it’s way for more powered territory than of Apple’s iPad.
The South Korean giant - Samsung Electronics have showed off a larger version of its original seven inch display at the mobile industry’s annual congress in Barcelona. The new screen, unveiled on Sunday four months after the launch of the first Galaxy Tab, just surpasses iPad’s 9.7-inch display.
The new 10.1 version of Galaxy tab is powered by “Honeycomb” – a new version of Google’s Android operating system designed only for tablet computers.
The free Google, open-source Honeycomb is expected to quickly be built into an array of touchscreen tablets in a booming market currently dominated by the iPad launched by Apple last year. In a sign that Google is intent on wooing the developers behind the “apps” fueling the popularity of smartphones and tablets, executives here stressed that Honeycomb is built as a platform for software innovation.
In additional, Google also launch an Android Market webstore at market.android.com, where people can get work or play applications for devices running on the mobile operating software.
Few specs of the newly upgraded Galaxy Tab is stated here – It weighs 599 grams (1 pound, five ounces) and is just 10.9 millimeters thick. The tablet has dual surround-sound speakers, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, it also have a 1GHz dual core application processor.
JK Shin, Samsung’s mobile communications business chief said “In 2011, we will take Samsung’s leadership in speed, screen and content to a whole new level.”