Samsung’s first tablet device to be available in the UK across all major networks and high street retailers
The Samsung Galaxy Tab will go on sale in the UK on November 1. The tablet device will be available across all major mobile networks and retailers such as Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Store Group (DSG).
The Galaxy Tab is powered by the Android 2.2 operating system and a 1GHz processor and comes with a seven-inch display. A 1.3-megapixel camera allows for face-to-face video telephony with a three-megapixel rear facing camera capturing images and videos. For voice telephony, the Galaxy Tab can be turned into speakerphone or a mobile phone via a Bluetooth headset.
HD video content is supported by multimedia formats including DivX, Xvid ad MPEG4. Other features include either 16GB or 32GB of internal memory with upto 32GB external memory available.
Samsung’s e-reading application the ‘Readers Hub’ provides access to a digital library, ‘Media Hub’ provides access to films and videos and the ‘Music Hub’ application gives users access to a range of music tunes.
Samsung UK and Ireland managing director Simon Stanford said: “The Samsung Galaxy Tab brings a very unique proposition to the tablet market. It can be enjoyed by anyone – commuters, students, parents, businesses – who want to experience a range of entertainment.”