The Galaxy Tab series continues as Samsung has launched second generation 7.7 inches variant with Super AMOLED Plus display and good thing is that it supports call feature. The phone is with Exynos 4210 dual core processor clocked at 1.4 Ghz and consists of two ARM Cortex A9 kernels. It comes with three variants of 16 Gb, 32 Gb and 64 Gb with 1 GB of RAM and further storage expandable via microSD card up to 32 GB in size. It’s built with Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS and overlays the Samsung’s TouchWiz Us user interface. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for this second generation tablet is must in the future and its unlike the first generation of tablets which will not receive the Android 4.0 update.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has will be released on January 16 in Taiwan at the price given below and in Singapore it will arrive in February this year. It’s the first tablet with Super AMOLED Plus display technology which delivers excellent color, contrast ratio and sharpness which makes the viewing text clearer and sharper. With 196 ppi pixel density no matter at what angle you view the screen the pictures will always be crisp and vivid and this tablet offers highest pixel density among any Android tablets in the market. The users can use the Tab dail up menu at the bottom of the screen to quickly open the dial menu. Users need to have SAMSUNG MH5000 Bluetooth stick for making calls and this is provided for free for limited edition.
It’s with innovative metal design which fits in coat pocket or wallet and its very much comfort to hold whether you are walking or lying down. It’s the thinnest tablet with slim body measuring only 7.89 mm and weighs only 335 grams. It features 3 mega pixel rear side camera with auto focus and flash along with front facing 2 mega pixel camera. The Wi-Fi device supports dual antenna and can easily play 1080p HD videos and record at the same HD quality. There is serious improvement in the battery section as this will be powered with 5,100 mAh battery, very much better than the first generation of Galaxy Tablets. Also the features like Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA share and Wi-Fi direct are supported.
The TouchWiz UX user interface from Samsung provides the several widgets includes like Live Panels which provides additional content to Honeycomb tablets like weather, calendar and more choice like re-sizable, grid pattern. Another feature added is the The Mini App Tray in the additional dock like bar giving you the access to most used applications. Various Samsung hubs like Social hub, Reader’s hub, Media hub and music hub are always there with Samsung tablets.
Galaxy Tab 7.7 Variants & Price
Galaxy Tab 7.7 is available in two variants of 3G and Wi-Fi variant models priced accordingly for 16 Gb, 32 Gb and 64 Gb internal storage capacity. The price is capped accordingly here as of now for the 16 Gb models –
Galaxy Tab 7.7 Wi-Fi 16 GB Model – USD 599.95
Galaxy Tab 7.7 3G + Wi-Fi 16 GB Model – USD 729.95
Galaxy Tab 7.7 Taiwan Price
Wi-Fi 16 Gb model priced at $ 16,500 Taiwan dollars
Wi-Fi + 3G 16 GB model priced at $ 21,900 Taiwan dollars
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