After numerous leaks, Samsung have today officially announced the Galaxy Tab at the IFA 2010 conference. The Samsung Galaxy Tab will feature a 7-inch screen with WSVGA (1024×600) resolution. The tablet will be powered by a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor and the PowerVR SGX540 will handle the graphics department. The device also packs in 512MB of RAM and a microSD card slot.
The device will also support GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA and HSDPA. Users can make phone calls from the Galaxy Tab but the device does not feature a earphone. It only sports a microphone and a speakerphone. The usual Wi-Fi n, Bluetooth 3.0 and DLNA are also present. The front of the device houses a 1.3MP camera for video calling while the back sports a 3MP camera with Auto-Focus and an LED flash. The Galaxy Tab weighs in at 380grams thanks to its plastic body.
The Tab will run on Android OS 2.2 with TouchWiz 3.0 on top of it. It will also feature an iPad-like 30pin connector. The device is capable of playing back 1080p HD videos. The 4000mAh battery of the device can power it for up to 7 hours.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab will be available in 16 GB and 32 GB variants. The Tab will be launched in Europe in mid-September and will hit various other regions of this world by the end of the year.
Here is the link to the press release.