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Samsung Galaxy Tab Unboxing

Everyone has been talking about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab, but what’s it going to look like in person? How does it feel in the hand? Luckily our own Jon Rettinger got his hands on one today, and it just so happened he had a video camera handy to film it all for you.

While there has been debate over if the $499 price, and the fact that it is running a version of Android that Google itself says isn’t the right one for a tablet device, there is no denying that it is a decent looking device, and one many people will be drooling over for the next few months.

Here’s a reminder of the tech specs for the device to go along with seeing Jon opening it up for you.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Specs:

2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE) : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSUPA 5.76Mbps, HSDPA 7.2Mbps) : 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

Android 2.2 (Froyo)

7.0 inch TFT-LCD, WSVGA (1024 x 600)

Cortex A8 1.0GHz Application Processor with PowerVR SGX540

3 MP Camera with Auto-Focus and LED Flash
1.3MP front camera for Video Telephony

Value-added Features
Android Market™ and Samsung Apps for more applications and contents
Readers Hub, Media Hub* , Music Hub*, Social Hub
*Availability will be decided by market preference.
Adobe Flash 10.1 player support
Full HD video playback, Thinkfree Office, Swype, Hybrid Widget

30 pin connector
WiFi 802.11n / Bluetooth® 3.0

Gyroscope sensor, Geo-magnetic sensor, Accelerometer, Light sensor

16G / 32G internal memory with up to 32G external memory slot
RAM: 512 MB

190.09 x 120.45 x 11.98mm, 380g

4,000mAh (7 hour movie play)

Thanks to the folks at Negri Electronics for hooking us up with this Samsung Galaxy Tab to show it to all of you.

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...