Samsung's ultra-thin tablet Galaxy Tab 10.1 is all set to bring the sweetness of Android Honeycomb on Verizon's 4G LTE.
Verizon confirmed that from Thursday the svelte beauty from the Samsung camp will be available on its 4G network.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been touted as a worthy contender to Apple iPad 2. However, while the Galaxy Tab 10.1 was designed to take on iPad 2, a fact underscored by its super-thin design, Samsung's tablet in the process has bettered other Android tablets as well.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 which was first released in February but at that time showcased a rather bulkier frame measuring 0.43-inch thick. After Apple launched its game-changing lighter and slimmer iPad 2, Samsung after much soul-searching put its tablet on a diet and what emerged was an ultra-thin beauty flaunting an 8.6mm (0.33-inch) thickness and weighing a mere 1.3 pounds.
Since Galaxy Tab 10.1's launch in March multiple tablets have joined the tablet race. Thus Galaxy Tab 10.1 is not alone it faces stiff competition from Android tablets which feature the Honeycomb OS like Toshiba Thrive, Lenovo IdeaPad K1, Motorola Xoom, LG-Slate and Acer's Iconia Tab A500. Also in the race is HP's TouchPad which features webOS 3.0. These tablets sport form-factors ranging from 8.9-inch to 10.1-inch.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1-inch display with 1280x800 screen resolution. It is powered by a dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset and offers 1GB RAM and comes in 16/32/64 GB internal memory configuartion. It also features an 3MP rear-facing and 2MP front facing cameras. The tablet offers 1080p vnative video playback support. And in spite packing of these superlative features the tablet is a mere 0.33-inch thick and weighs 1.3 pounds.
Here is a slideshow which elucidates specifciations and pictures of the top 6 tablets other than iPad 2 which can give Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 a run for its money: