Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy

Updated: November 02, 2010 19:14 IST
Samsung forayed into the Indian tablet PC market with the launch of Android-powered Galaxy Tab.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
Samsung forayed into the Indian tablet PC market with the launch of Android-powered Galaxy Tab.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
Priced at Rs 38,000, the device will be up for sale from November 10.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
The move will fuel the growth of tablet PC segment in the country, which is expected to touch 1 million units sales over the next 12 months.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
The company is looking at a 50 per cent share of this market.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
Samsung Galaxy Tab, which has been launched in the US and Europe, is powered with an Android operating system, and is equipped with a seven-inch TFT-LCD screen, 3 MP camera and an in-built memory of 16GB (expandable up to 32GB).
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
The device comes equipped with applications like Reader's Hub (with over two million e-books), Social Hub and Google marketplace.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
Samsung will partner with telecom operators like Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Tata DOCOMO and RCom to bundle data plans with Galaxy Tab.
Samsung takes on iPad with Galaxy
Galaxy has the world's only SUPER AMOLED screen — 4 inches display technology for HD recording and HD video playback. With sunlight readability, the high-definition contents are easily viewed outdoors.
Apple iPad
Since the launch of Apple's iPad, the tablet market is witnessing huge competition with new contenders launching their devices. A tablet PC, though smaller in size, has PC-like functionalities.
Apple iPad
The built-in applications on iPad were designed from the ground up to take advantage of the large multi-touch screen and other capabilities, which work in any orientation.
Dell Streak
Apple's rival Dell launched 'Streak' in October in India while homegrown telecom handset makers Spice and Olive have launched similar devices at much lower price points.
Dell Streak
Streak has a 5-inch screen, a rear-facing 5 MP4 camera and the front-facing VGA camera. The dimension of the device is 6-inch wide, 3.1-inch high and .4-inch thin. The high-quality, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla glass keeps the display crystal clear.

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