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Samsung unveiling its iPad killer in upcoming weeksBy Johan Keyter 17 September 2010 | Categories: news
Verizon Wireless and Samsung, yesterday announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab will be launching in the coming weeks - in the US at least.
The new iPad competitor is equipped with a 7” touch-screen and a 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor. The TFT display offers an impressive resolution rate of 1024 x 600.
Verizon Wireless, an American telecommunications provider (like Vodacom or MTN) will be launching the device with a number of exclusive applications such as V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V CAST Video on Demand and games such as Let's Gold and N.O.V.A.
“The Samsung Galaxy Tab is an exciting addition to the Verizon Wireless Android portfolio,” said John Stratton, executive vice president of Verizon. “As we head into the holiday travel season,” he added, “We expect customers will find the Galaxy Tab is the perfect travelling companion.”
Among other features users will be able to download a book to the built-in Kindle eReader, tune in to Slacker Radio or even download movies.
The Galaxy Tab is perfect for multimedia experiences as it offers full support for Adobe Flash 10.1 for video and mobile gaming and an integrated entertainment, multimedia and social networking experience through its updated HTML web browser.
The Samsung Galaxy Tablet will be available in the United States in the coming weeks from Verizon Wireless. No local release dates have been announced yet.
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