Official Samsung Galaxy Tab Event: Key Revelation on Samsung Tablet

By Jay Shah | News

There has been a lot of discussion about the Samsung Galaxy Tab of late, and you may know pretty much everything about this first Android tablet. But did you know that when the Tablet is finally launched this holiday season, it will be available on all four major carriers in the US? Well, this is just one bit of new information revealed during the official event for the Tablet.

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint will all have this device on their roster, thus giving you the freedom to choose various plans according to your budget and requirements. Moreover, this will allow Samsung to take on the iPad much better.

Details of Samsung Galaxy Tablet Event

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pricing details have not been announced at the event, and probably the price will vary for each carrier and the data plan you choose.

Specs of Samsung Galaxy Tab that you already know about (the built in Froyo, A8 1GHz processor etc) were also discussed. But a car dock for large screen GPS navigation (previously unheard of) was announced here. Video calling with Qik, using the 1.3MP front facing camera was also demonstrated.

Among integrated software options, there will be a Social Hub (probably an aggregator for all your social feed), Daily Briefing (for news, stock prices etc) and a Media Hub, which is a new service revealed at the event.

The Media Hub will include options for on-demand video and TV rental and purchase. You can expect pricing to be competitive and probably cheaper than the established competition. Once you purchase media from the Hub, it will be available on all Galaxy S devices you own.

The content on offer should also be quite good given that Samsung has tied up with MTV Networks, NBC, Warner, Paramount, Universal Studios and many more leaders of modern media. So, expect the best of high quality digital media and nothing but!

The Tab will have a host of Samsung-designed apps for email, calendar and other utilities, but Android apps will be the heartbeat of the device. But recently Google has stated that the Android 2.2 Froyo and the Android Market (for purchasing apps) are not tailored for tablets. Will the Galaxy Tab overcome this issue? Let’s all hope so!

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Jay simply loves any tech that can make life easier, better, faster and more enjoyable. And with hundreds if not thousands of Gadgets, Apps, Games being launched everyday, there's more than enough out there to keep this hardcore techie occupied and obsessed!