Hot on the heels of the Galaxy Tab launch comes a press release from Vodafone. They will be carrying the Samsung Galaxy Tab (aka GT-P1000) and it’ll be on sale from October. There’s no real info on pricing as yet but Patrick Chomet, Group Director of Terminals at Vodafone says..
“Vodafone’s aim is to offer all customers new and attractive ways to enjoy mobile data, on the move, across a variety of devices. Adding tablets as part of our device range is a natural next step that gives customers an alternative way to enjoy great content and internet services.”
Link – Vodafone Press Release
Vodafone and Samsung launch the Android-Powered Tablet, GALAXY Tab
Samsung GALAXY Tab provides a galaxy of possibilities on the go
Berlin, Germany, September 2nd, 2010 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in mobile technology, and Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile communications companies by revenue, today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY Tab (Model: GT-P1000). Powered by Android Operating System 2.2, the GALAXY Tab is the first tablet, ‘smart media device’ by Samsung.
The GALAXY Tab will start selling in October in the majority of Vodafone’s European markets and through several partner networks, as well as in a number of other Vodafone markets worldwide.
“Vodafone’s aim is to offer all customers new and attractive ways to enjoy mobile data, on the move, across a variety of devices,” said Patrick Chomet, Group Director of Terminals at Vodafone. “Adding tablets as part of our device range is a natural next step that gives customers an alternative way to enjoy great content and internet services. The GALAXY Tab is another showcase for Samsung’s innovation capabilities and we’re pleased to be introducing this across a number of our markets”.
DJ Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Sales & Marketing Team of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, said “I am very excited to introduce Samsung GALAXY Tab with Vodafone. Thanks to Vodafone’s strong promotion and co-marketing with us, Samsung GALAXY Tab can be an outstanding smart media device to lead a new media revolution. With GALAXY Tab, users enjoy full web browsing with flash 10.1 support, reading eBooks, newspapers, or magazines, and watching HD videos on the large enough 7-inch display while on the move. Furthermore, it is still compact enough to carry everywhere.”
Samsung GALAXY Tab (GT-P1000) Product Specifications
2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE) : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSUPA 5.76Mbps, HSDPA7.2 Mbps) : 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
Android 2.2 (Froyo)
7.0 inch TFT-LCD, WSVGA (1024 x 600)
Cortex A8 1.0GHz Application Processor with PowerVR SGX540
3 MP Camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash
1.3MP front camera for Video Telephony
Android Market™ and Samsung Apps for more applications and contents
Readers Hub, Media Hub* , Music Hub*, Social Hub*
*Availability will be decided by market preference.
Adobe Flash 10.1 player support
Full HD video playback, Thinkfree Office, Swype, Hybrid Widget
30 pin connector / micro SD
WiFi 802.11n / Bluetooth 3.0
16GB / 32GB internal memory, upto 32GB external memory slot
190.09 x 120.45 x 11.98mm, 380g
4,000mAh (7 hour movie play)