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UK Launch Announced for Samsung GALAXY TAB 10.1

Samsung has announced the UK launch of its slimmest and lightest tablet, the Galaxy Tab 10.1. It will be available at the UK retail outlets on 4 August in both 3G and WiFi only versions. The device runs on the latest version of Android, Honeycomb 3.1, which is designed specifically for tablets. Weighing 565g and 8.6mm thin, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1-inch WXGA TFT LCD screen and a 1 GHz dual core processor. The 3G version supports HSPA+ technology that enables peak downlink rates of up to 21 Mbps.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd today announced the latest in its Galaxy Tab range, the Galaxy Tab 10.1, will be available in the UK on 4th August 2011.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes in both 3G and WiFi only versions and launches with latest version of Android, Honeycomb 3.1, which is designed specifically for tablet devices.

The latest addition to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab range features a 10.1 inch crystal clear WXGA TFT LCD screen, weighs only 565 grams and is the world’s thinnest mobile tablet of its screen size measuring just 8.6 millimetres.

Supporting network speeds of up to 21Mbps and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity, the new Galaxy Tab 10.1 is equipped to deliver fast mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer time. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 includes a 1GHz dual core application processor, with the latest NVIDIA® Tegra 2™ chip, ideal for entertainment such as movies, games and e-books, browsing the web or staying connected with email or messaging services. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 also has a 3 megapixel rear and 2 megapixel front camera with 1080p HD video and Flash playback and is available in both black and white.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes packed with content and services, pre-loaded with Samsung’s Readers Hub and Music Hub, providing instant access to more than 2.2 million books, 2000 newspapers, 2300 magazines and 13 million songs. Also built in is a specialised tablet version of Samsung’s Social Hub, which integrates email, instant messaging, mobile contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 also delivers console quality gaming, with Gyroscope and Accelerometer for interaction and motion control, powered by ‘mobile super chip’ NVIDIA® Tegra 2™ for mind-blowing graphics.

Simon Stanford, Managing Director, Mobile, Samsung UK and Ireland said: “The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the latest example of Samsung’s ongoing innovation in this market and commitment to the Android platform. Our Galaxy family all feature a premium design, excellent screens and are packed with compelling entertainment features. We plan to deliver exciting new user experiences and lead the tablet market in the months and years to come.”

In addition to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 announcement, Samsung has also confirmed that the next in the Galaxy Tab range, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, will also be available later this year in the UK. Like the 10.1, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is incredibly slim and light at just 8.6mm and 470 grams.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 8.9 join the original 7inch device to provide a range of Samsung tablets for consumers to choose from. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available in a range of UK retailers alongside a portfolio of accessories on 4th August 2011.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1


HSPA+ 21Mbps 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
EDGE / GPRS 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900


Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb)


10.1” WXGA 1280 x 800


1GHz Dual Core application processor


Main (Rear) : 3.0-Mega Pixel Camera AF with LED Flash
Front : 2.0-Mega Pixel Camera


Playback : 1080p Full HD Video @ 30fps
Recording : 720p HD Video


3.5mm Ear Jack, Surround Sound Stereo Speakers

Enterprise Solutions

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Polaris Office

Value-added Features

Android Market™

Google Mobile Services : Google™ Talk Video Chat, Google™ Maps, Books, etc.

Samsung TouchWiz UX

Samsung Mini Apps Tray

Social Hub, Music Hub, Readers Hub

Adobe Flash Player


Bluetooth® technology v 3.0 + EDR
USB 2.0
WiFi 802.11 (a/b/g/n)



Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light sensor


16GB / 32GB / 64GB


256.6 x 172.9 x 8.6 mm, 565g



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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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