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Galaxy Tab Is Announced With Official Specs

This is the day that Android fans have been waiting for, the day the iPad gets competition, the day the Galaxy Tab is announced.

The rumor mill was actually mostly correct when it comes to the specs of the tablet. Continue reading for all the specs after the break.

Screen Size 7 inches
Screen Technology    TFT LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600 WSVGA
Rear Camera 3 MP with Auto Focus and LED Flash
Front Camera 1.3 MP
Processor 1GHz Cortex A8
Battery 4,000mAh
Weight 380 grams
Memory 16/32GB onboard + microSD support
Ram 512 MB
Operating System Android 2.2 Froyo w/TouchWiz UI
Flash Version 10.1
Sensors
  • Geo-Magnetic Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
Wireless
  • 5GHz dual-band 802.11n WiFi
  • A-GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 3G

Some additional details: It has full 1080p HD playback. The back of the device is white and the front is black. There are four touch sensitive buttons. On the bottom there is a 30-pin connector that works with HDMI, charging, docks, and other accessories.

I must admit that I was disappointed on by the obvious lack of Super AMOLED. Testers reactions have been positive though, and it looks like the Super AMOLED won’t be all that missed.

Additionally, Samsung has confirmed that the device will be upgradeable to Android 3.0 Gingerbread, but it doesn’t seem like it will be upgradeable to Honeycomb which its next tablet apparently will.

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