Samsung Galaxy Tab: Sprint or Verizon?

By Soumitra Mondal, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Samsung’s galaxy tab will be available from Verizon from November 11 and from Sprint starting from November 14th. Verizon will sell the device at $600 with data plans starting at $20 a month for 1 GB of data whereas Sprint has subsidized the device for $400 with a two year contract but that means they’ll charge a premium for their data plans. They are charging $30 per month for 2 GB of data and unlimited messaging and $60 a month for 5 GB of data and unlimited messaging.


The sleek stylish slate will be available in only two shades black and grey. The size measures to 190.1X120.5X12 mm. The display has a TFT capacitive touch screen with 16M colors. The screen size is 7.0 inches. The display resolution is 600 X 1024. The display is equipped with Touch Wiz user interface with multi touch input method. The user interface rotates automatically with help of Accelerometer sensor. Apart from this 3-axis gyro sensor and touch sensitive controls adds to class. Proximity sensor gives auto turn off for security and safety reasons. The new thing Swype text input is also there.

Internal memory has 16 to 32 GB storage. It has 512 MB RAM. The phone has unlimited call recording capacity. The Bluetooth comprises of v3.0 with A2DP. GPRS and EDGE are present. There is no Infrared Port. The USB support is v2.0. The phone has a camera of 2048X1536 pixels. The camera has auto focus with LED flash. Geo tagging is also present. Video shooting is available at 720X480 @30fps.

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