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Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9 In India Next Month, Priced at 35K and 28K!

samsung galaxy tab 10.1 and 8.9

Finally a much awaited gadgets release date is out. Just a week before Apple took a step ahead by releasing iPad 2 in Indian Market. Now get ready to experience the next versions of Galaxy Tabs.

Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9 inches tablets had a release date in mid April before Apple’s iPad 2. But due to some unknown issues it got delayed by Korean Manufacturers.

Both the versions of next generation Galaxy tablets are set to hit Indian market in next month for Rs. 35,000 and Rs. 28,000 respectively.

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In a recent interview for the daily newspaper Business Standard, Samsung Mobile India Head, Ranjit Yadav said,

“We will launch the 10-inch tablet PC at around Rs 35,000 and the 8-inch device will be priced around Rs 28,000. While the tablet PC market today stands at around 25,000 units a quarter, we expect it to grow exponentially here on.”

The pricing seems to be pretty decent, but it is still unclear that this pricing is for 3G version or WiFi only versions. I think, it is for the WiFi only versions, as the 3G version of original Galaxy Tab was priced at INR 38,000 at the time of launch last year.



samsung galaxy 8.9 specifications


samsung galaxy 10.1 specifications


According to official press release,

Samsung Unveils GALAXY Tab 10.1 and GALAXY Tab 8.9, World’s Thinnest Mobile Tablets.
GALAXY Tab 10.1
GALAXY Tab 10.1, with its WXGA TFT LCD display (1280 x 800) powered by 1GHz dual core AP, is 8.6mm thin and weighs only 595g. It is the perfect device for sharing and enjoying media content with family and friends. In addition, with its surround-sound stereo speakers and support for Flash 10.2, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 will deliver premium entertainment experience whether watching videos, movies or playing games.

GALAXY Tab 8.9
At just 8.6mm thin and weighing only 470g, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 is the perfect device for today’s mobile professional. Whether writing emails on a trip or reading an eBook on the couch, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 provides the ultimate tablet experience without compromising mobility.

When compared to these two versions of Galaxy tab, Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet targets customers who need a larger display at their disposal, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 could be the perfect choice for those who prefer mobility.

Both the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 8.9 run Android 3.0 Honeycomb, are powered by 1 GHz dual-core processors, and come with 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB of internal memory.

Ranjit Yadav also said “Along with Galaxy tab 10.1 and 8.9, Galaxy S II will also be available in India next month!”

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