Galaxy Tab 10.1 To hit Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is appears that Best Buy has now posted a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 page on their website, although offering very little else. Apparently the page also only shows the black version of the tablet so it’s not clear if Best Buy will offer the white model and confirm the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will come out to play with Android 3.1 Honeycomb……


Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is expected to hit the markets on June 8th, according to the announcement of Samsung back at CTIA announcement in March. It looks like June 8th is going to be the possible release date and ere we’ve got the list of retaile chains that are going to sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Best Buy has recently listed the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on its website and with Best Buy being one of the largest retail chains around its customers except them to have all the latest gadgets. To meet those expectations when it comes to Google Android Honeycomb tablets the retailer will be playing host to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet and Best Buy has set up a special page on their online store to let their patronage know they will have the Galaxy Tab 10.1 when it launches. Samsung is expected to start shipping the Galaxy Tab 10.1 this June. The tablet is expected to initially be available in Black or White 16GB or 32GB Wi-Fi only configurations, for $499 (16GB) and $599 (32GB). Models with 3G or 4G mobile broadband radios will arrive later in the year.

Features wise the main stand-out features for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 that puts it over many Honeycomb tablets is physical size. The tablet weights a meer 1.25 lbs. and measures 10.9 mm thickness, each of those figures beat out the current leader in dimensions the 9.7-inch Apple iPad 2. Other than the thinness the internal specifications for the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 are in-line with many other Honeycomb tablets. The 10.1 features the 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processing chip, 1GB of RAM, flash memory based storage, and dual cameras (2 MP front; 3 MP w/ AF rear). The only technical feature that sets the 10.1 apart from the current crop of 10-inch Honeycomb tablets is the high-quality WXGA (1280 x 800) PLS display which surpasses the 10.1-inch WXGA IPS display featured on the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer. It is worth noting that unlike many other Android tablets the Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 won’t ship with USB, HDMI or a SD card reader built-in. Samsung might offer an SD card reader in 3G or 4G models but dedicated USB or HDMI ports won’t come with any iteration of this tablet.


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