Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: A Natural Born iPad2-Killer

The 10.1-inch version of the Galaxy Tab is even more thin than a iPad 2, with only 8.6 mm thick and running Android 3.0 Honeycomb, is a tough contender for the famous Apple tablet. A natural born ipad2-killer from Samsung.

Here is a review of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Limited Edition, courtesy of engadget.

And here’s a thickness comparison between the Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs the iPad 2.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 has a WXGA capacitive touch screen that can display a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. It comes equipped with a 3 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 2 megapixel front camera. You can record HD 720p video and playback HD 1080p video, has DLNA support, Bluetooth 2.1, USB 2.0 connectivity, HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / ​​b / g / n, slot microSD (not present in the Limited Edition), 3.5 mm mini jack input, SIM card slot, and includes the Samsung Slim Stick Bluetooth Headset, which looks like a pen that we could carried into our pocket.

Samsung custom interface TouchWiz with L!vePanel, promises to bring multitasking to another level with an improved responsiveness refreshing real-time content in applications and widgets.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will hit the market on June 8th and will be available in 16 GB for $499, 32GB for $599, and 64 GB of storage -unknown price yet-. It’s worth to mention that its battery of 6860 mAh holds up to 10 hours of video playback, not bad. More than one may end up selling their iPad 2 now. 😉

Also a smaller model of 8.9″ display, called Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, will be released early this summer and the price will be around the $469 for the 16 GB version and about $569 for the 32 GB version.

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