Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi Tablet Release Date on June 8; Starting Price $499
Samsung remains committed to the June 8 deadline for the launch of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 inch tablet, the company announced at the Google I/O event now underway. It’s really fast and thin, has great specs, and will have a June 8 release date. Samsung has set up a webpage to be notified when you can buy it.
The Galaxy Tab 2 has been hitting headlines all this while mainly owing to its super thing and light form factor, just some of the areas where it betters even the iPad 2. The rest of the spec sheet manages to make the next Samsung tablet offering even more exciting, what with the 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor that promises to everything with the tablet a breeze. Then of course there is the 10.1 inch 1280 x 800 pixel TFT LCD display, Bluetooth, Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n, front and rear facing cameras along with much more. Samsung’s TouchWiz 4.0 software will also be integral to the tablet. Also, just to give an idea of how thing and light it is, well the bigger Galaxy Tab 2 is all of just 8.6 mm while tipping the scales at 595 only.
Along with Samsung UI, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.comes loaded with Samsung hubs for media, music and social media. The registration page is up on the Samsung website, accessible to anyone who is looking to stay up-to-date on the when and where’s of how to purchase the yet to be released Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 that hits stores June 8.
Samsung is running a contest to create a video about the Galaxy Tab for a chance to win a $7,000 Grand Prize.
Software features are:
- TouchWiz with LivePanel real-time content and rich widgets that deliver instant and relevant information to you.
- The Quick App Tray can float above other applications, so important tasks can always be right at your fingertips.
- With Multiscreen Scrolling, you can view up to five different screens at the same time, so you can get more done.
- The Enhanced Browser includes tabbed pages, form auto-fill, bookmark synching with Google Chrome and private browsing.
Prices for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 16GB is $499 and 32GB is $599.