Looks like the tablet fever has caught up with Samsung as well. The company has just officiallyannounced the Galaxy Tab, a tablet device. According to Engadget, the Galaxy Tab has a 7-inch high-resolutionscreen. On top of the Android OS, the Samsung’s popular TouchWiz UI is also running. The Galaxy Tab tablet was officially announced by a tweet from Samsung Blog South Africa.
The tweet goes as follows Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab (tablet). More pics to follow.The link to the image does not work now. Looks like, Samsung has deleted the picture after the tweet was made. Engadget did manage to get hold of the image before it was deleted. The image below shows the Samsung Galaxy S (left) and the Galaxy Tab (right) tablet.
The screen on the Galaxy Tab is rumored to be AMOLED (Super AMOLED, perhaps?). It is also rumored that Samsung will also launch an app store for the Galaxy Tab. As of now, Google does not allow tablets to be equipped with the Android market. No further information about the specifications of the Galaxy Tab are available as of now. It will be interesting to know whether the Galaxy Tab will be running the Android OS v2.1 or v2.2.