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Galaxy tab 7"

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is a Web Tablet available in three sizes 7", 8.9" and 10.1". A later one is the Galaxy Tab S3 with a 9.7" screen and includes a S pen. The newest is the Galaxy Tab S7 with 11" or 12.4" screen.


[edit] Overview

The 7" and 10.1" is available with Cell phone plans or Wi-Fi while the 8.9" is available as Wi-Fi only. The 7" devices all use Android Froyo 2.2 release while the others run Android Honeycomb 3.1 release.

See also Galaxy Note.

[edit] Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1")

As of 2014

[edit] Features

GPS tagging; HD Playback; HD Recording; Online Image Uploading (Share Via); Photo Editing; Sharing Capabilities: Buddy photo share, ChatOn photo share; Shot Modes: Auto, Beauty face, Night, Panorama, Sound & shot, Sports; TV/Video-Out; Video; Video Editing

Fun and Entertainment: Downloadable Content; IR Remote Control; S Voice™; Samsung Widget Gallery; Wallpapers, Animated; WatchON™

Business & Office: Enterprise-Ready; Corporate E-mail/Calendar/Contacts; Microsoft® Office-compatible; Mobile Device Management; On-Device Encryption (ODE); SAFE™; Virtual Private Network

[edit] Specifications

  • Color: White
  • OS: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Weight: 17.99 oz.
  • Product Dimensions: 9.57" x 6.93" x 0.31"
  • Camera resolution (Front) 1.3MP
  • Camera resolution (Rear) 3MP
  • Battery, Usage Up to 8 hours
  • Memory
    • Internal Memory: 1 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM
    • External Memory/microSD™ Capacity Up to 64 GB
  • CPU: 1.6GHz Dual Core; Intel® Atom™ Processor Z2560
  • Display: 10.1" 1280 x 800 Pixel WXGA TFT
  • User Interface: Accelerometer: Geomagnetic; Samsung Traditional UI; TouchWiz®; Widgets
  • Audio: Audio Streaming; Compatible Music Files: AAC, AMR, MP3, OGG, WMA/ASF, 3GA/M4A, FLAC, WAV; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones, Polyphonic
  • Video: Compatible Video Files: AVI/DIVX, WMV/ASF, FLV, MKV, MP4/3GP, WEBM; Video Player; Video Streaming

[edit] Galaxy Tab 10.1" and 8.9"

Older units - The 10.1" model is available in Gray or White with 16 GB or 32 GB of memory while the 8.9" is gray only. It features Widescreen HD (1280x800) viewing experience on a brilliant display and Full HTML Browser with Adobe® Flash® Technology. The 8.9" is almost identical except for the screen size and light weight (under 1 lb).

[edit] Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 3.1, Honeycomb
  • Processor: Dual Core Nvidia Tegra 2
  • Cameras
    • Front Camera: 2.0 Megapixel
    • Rear Camera: 3.0 Megapixel Auto Focus with Flash
  • Dimensions:
    • 10.1": (W x H x D) 10.1" x 6.9" x 0.34"
    • 8.9": 230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6mm, 9.1" x 6.2" x .34"
  • Weight:
    • 10.1": 19.9 ounces
    • 8.9": 447g (15.8 oz)
  • Battery:
    • 10.1": Li-Polymer, 7000 mAh
    • 8.9": Li-polymer, 6100mAh
  • Memory: 16GB or 32GB Internal Memory
  • Connectivity
    • WLAN: Verizon 4G LTE (10.1" only)
    • Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 4G
    • Bluetooth
      • 10.1" 2.1+ EDR Connectivity
      • 8.9" 3.0
  • Display:
    • 10.1” Widescreen HD WXGA TFT 1280 x 800 Pixel Display Resolution
    • 8.9” WXGA (1280x800) TFT (PLS)
  • User Interface: Widgets, Smart Unlock, Accelerometer, Bilingual: Spanish/English
  • Audio: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, AMR, MID, IMY, WMA, Vorbis, RTTTL/RTX, OTA
  • Video: Video: 1080p playback, 720p capture Video Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV7/8, VP8, MP43, VC-1 Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(asf), AVI
  • Built-in Apps: Full HTML Web Browser, Books, Browser, Email, Gallery, Gmail™, Google Maps™, Android Market, Google Search™, Google Talk™, Voice Search, Latitude, Music Hub, Navigation, Places, Pulse, QuickOffice, Samsung Apps, YouTube, Music Player
  • DOCUMENT FILES: Word File: doc, docx, xml, txt, rtf, dot, dotx Excel File: xls, xlsx, csv, xlt, xltx PowerPoint: ppt, pptx, pot, potx, pps, ppsx PDF: pdf
  • Optional Adapters:
    • HDMI cable
    • USB cable
    • chargers, 12V and universal.

[edit] Galaxy Tab 7"

A new version of the 7" is coming out in April/May 2012. It is called the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). It runs Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Hardwarewise this unit is a step back from the earlier one but is only $250. Its claim to fame is that it is a simple cheap device running Android 4.0. It has power and volume buttons, an IR port, 3.5mm headphone jack and a docking port. The IR emitter lets you use the tablet as a remote control for a variety of media devices.

Its specifications include:

  • Memory: 8 GB.
  • Dimensions: 7.6 by 4.8 by 0.41 inches
  • Weight: 12.13 ounces
  • Display: 1024 x 600 pixel TFT LCD.
  • Camera
    • Front facing 640 x 480 VGA
    • Rear facing 3 MPixel with no flash.
  • expansion: micro SD card slot for SDHC memory up to 32 GB.
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n only
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • All-share DLNA
  • Battery: 4,000mAh up to 6 hours per charge.
  • CPU: dual-core 1 GHz.

Otherwise similar to the older unit.

[edit] Original Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

  • Cost $399 approx.
  • Operating System: Android 2.2, Froyo
  • Camera
    • Front Camera: 1.3 Megapixel
    • Rear Camera: 3.0 Megapixel Auto Focus with LED Flash
    • Features: Auto Focus, Shot Modes, Smile Shot, Geo-tagging, Editing Modes, Camcorder, HD Recording, HD Playback, Video Share, Online Image Uploading
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 7.48 x 4.74 x 0.47 inches
  • Weight: 13.58 ounces
  • Battery: i-Polymer, 4000 mAh for up to 6.5 hours of operation.
  • Memory
    • 16GB Internal Memory
    • Up to 32GB Expandable Memory (microSD™)
  • Network
    • Wi-Fi Only or
    • model for specific carriers: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-mobile, US Carrier.
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n
    • USB 2.0
    • Bluetooth 2.1 Connectivity
  • CPU: 1.2 GHz A8 Cortex Processor
  • Display
    • 7.0" WSVGA Display
    • 600 x 1024 Pixel Display Resolution
    • 3.54" x 6.05" Display Size
    • 16M TFT Display Technology
  • User Interface: Widgets, Social Hub, Smart Unlock, Accelerometer, Bilingual: Spanish/English
  • Video: Codec: Mpeg4, H.264, H.263, Divx/XviD Format: 3gp(mp4), wmv(asf), avi(divx), mkv, flv
  • Fun and Entertainment: Downloadable Content, Animated Wallpapers, Widget Gallery, Media Hub
  • Business and Office: Microsoft® Office Compatible
  • Messaging Options: Personal and Work Email, Instant Messaging, SWYPE™, Video Chat

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