Samsung launched its tablet in response to Apple's iPad. Apple, which is currently dominating the tablet space, sold 7.33 million iPads in the October-December period. Samsung is planning to launch more Android tablets this year. In fact, the Galaxy Tab 2 will be announced next month at Mobile World Congress, according to a leak obtained by Electronista. Meanwhile, Apple is readying the iPad 2.
Running on Android 2.2, the Galaxy Tab features a TFT-LCD capacitive touch screen with a 1024x600 resolution, a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application processor, 512MB of RAM, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, 3G, and dual cameras for capturing still images, videos, or making video calls. It also has a robust HTML Web browsing experience with Adobe Flash 10.1, as well as support for a number of different formats, including DivX, Xvid, WMV, and MPEG-4.