Global leader in Android mobile devices, Samsung Electronics, has unveiled Galaxy 10.1, the thinnest mobile tablet into the Kenyan market.
Measuring just 8.6millimeters, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 weighs 595grams and Combines the Galaxy Tabs’ ultra-thin form factor with a lightweight design adding to the outstanding mobility of the product.
It also features Samsung’s own TouchWiz user interface implemented on the Android 3.0 platform, offering superior multi-tasking and enhanced user interaction and navigation.
Samsung’s Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Robert Ngeru said the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a remarkable example of Samsung’s constant innovation and dedication to designing premium tablets that fit the unique needs of consumers around the world.
“By combining Samsung’s innovations in design and display without exciting new user experience, we’ve created a new world class product that will lead the tablet market,” said Mr. Ngeru.
Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu users can customize to display a variety of content on the home screen including digital pictures, favourite Web sites and social network feeds.
In addition, the interface includes an application tray of commonly used features such as task manager, calendar and music player which can be launched while other major applications are also in use, including large file downloads and document editing.
The Mini Apps Tray provides a mixture of convenience and flexibility previously unheard of with tablet devices.
The new Galaxy Tab will support HSPA+ network speeds of up to 21Mbps as well as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to deliver rapid mobile download and upload speeds and reduce data transfer times.
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) is an amalgamation of two mobile telephony protocols, High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA), that extends and improves the performance of existing WCDMA protocols.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is also pre-loaded with Readers Hub and Music Hub giving consumers instant access to more than 2.2 million books, 2,000 newspaper, 2,300 magazines and 13 million songs.
The devices are also designed with Samsung’s Social Hub, which will aggregate email, instant messaging, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 feature a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera, providing smooth transition and seamless 1080p HD video and Adobe Flash playback for a rich entertainment experience.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will include an industry leading suite of solutions designed to give enterprise customers and IT managers more security.
Developed in collaboration with industry-leading partners such as Cisco, Sybase, SAP and Citrix, Samsung’s enterprise mobility solutions will provide flexibility and connectivity for mobile workforces, ensuring that users are able to operate more efficiently on–the-move.
Corporate customers looking for mobile device management, remote access, unified communications and security features are ensured enterprise-level support via these solutions.
Galaxy Tab 10.1, with its WXGA TFT LCD display (1280 x 800) powered by 1GHz dual core AP, is 8.6mm thin and weighs only 595g.
It is the perfect device for sharing and enjoying media content with family and friends.
In addition, with its surround-sound stereo speakers and support for Adobe Flash 10.2, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 will deliver premium entertainment experience whether watching videos, movies or playing games.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 features at a glance
Network: HSPA+ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 OS Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
Display: 10.1” WXGA 1280×800
Processor: 1GHz Dual Core application processor
Camera: Main(Rear): 3.0-Mega Pixel Camera AF with LED Flash
Front: 2.0-Mega Pixel Camera
Video Format: MPEG4/H263/H264,Divx/Xvid
Playback : 1080p Full HD Video @ 30fps
Recording : 720p HD Video
Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, OGG, MIDI, AMR-NB/WB 3.5mm Ear Jack, Surround Sound Stereo Speakers
Enterprise Solutions: Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync,Quickoffice HD Editor
Value-added Features: Android Market
GoogleMobile Services : Google Talk Video Chat, Google Maps, Books…
Samsung TouchWiz UX
Samsung Mini Apps Tray
Social Hub, Music Hub, Readers Hub
Adobe Flash Player 10.2
Connectivity: Bluetooth technology v 2.1 + EDR
Sensor Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light sensor
Memory: 16G / 32G / 64G, microSD (up to 32GB)
Size: 256.6 x 172.9 x 8.6 mm, 595g