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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 & 10.1 Unveiled

Samsung announced its two new Google Android Honeycomb-based tablets, with a slimmer 10.1-inch tablet and an 8.9-inch model joining the Galaxy Tab lineup, at the CTIA 2011, Orlando. The new models are only 8.6mm thick which means that they are thinner than the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which we have seen at the MWC 2011.

 

Samsung also quotes that the 8.9-inch tablet is ideal for business use and creative tasks, while the 10.1-inch tablet is meant for multimedia consumption. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 incher, which has been revamped with much sleeker looks, is the biggest surprise of the event. The tablets also feature a TouchWiz user interface implemented on the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) platform, offering superior multi-tasking and enhanced user interaction and navigation.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 inch

The 10.1 incher weighs just 595 grams, and becomes the thinnest and lightest large-screen tablet in the industry. The new tablet will be available in Wi-Fi, WiMAX, HSPA+ 21, LTE and Bluetooth 3.0 models, which comes with a 1,280-by-800 WXGA TFT LCD display and 1 GHz dual-core processor. The 10.1-inch model has a 6800 mAh battery , which lasts for nearly 10 hours of usage. The tablet also features Adobe Flash 10.2, 2-megapixel front camera and 720p video recording on its 3-megapixel rear camera.The tablet is expected to launch in the month of June 8, 2011.

 

Price (WiFi version)

  • 16 GB – $499
  • 32 GB – $599

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 inch

The 8.9-incher also comes in Wi-Fi, WiMAX, HSPA+ 21 and LTE models. The tablet features a 1,280-by-800 resolution,  6000 mAh battery, Adobe Flash 10.2,  1 GHz dual core processor, Bluetooth 3.0, microSD and packs in a 3-megapixel camera out the back and a 2-megapixel on the front for video calling. It can playback 1080p video, and record 720p. The tablet weighs 400gm and offers a battery backup upto 10 hours of usage.The 8.9 incher is expected to launch this summer.

 

Price (WiFi version)

  • 16 GB – $ 469
  • 32 GB – $ 569

 

 

So here we have the new sleek Samsung Galaxy Tablets, which will be expected to give the Apple iPad 2 a tough competition.

Source: SamsungHub

Comparison Between Samsung 9 Series and Apple Macbook Air

Samsung has already introduced its new 9 series laptop first in its home country South Korea and then later in Europe, Asia. When discussing its Specs and features it is somewhat similar to Macbook Air, but if you are looking for sleekest and stylish portable notebook then Samsung will lead this time. The war between sleek laptops has begun.

Ultra thin and ultra light is what Samsung 9 series is all about, which is giving a tough competition to Apple Macbook Air laptop. Main difference between Samsung 9 series and its previous 7 series is that the former has slide out keyboard which is most loved by the customers. Previously, Apple’s air laptop was considered as the world’s thinnest notebook. But I think; now it will not be….

Apple-Vs-Samsung
Apple Macbook Air Vs Samsung 9 Series

Here I am sharing the Details of Comparison between both the Competitors.

Processor and OS

Samsung 9 series is having 1GHz Intel core i5 processor with 3 MB of cache (turbo up to 2.3 GHz).  It is featured with window 7 professional as well as premium in two versions.

Apple Macbook Pro is having 1.86GHz Core to Duo processor and has Mac OS X snow Leopard operating system. Apple Macbook Air continuously monitors the system power conditions, and according to that it adjusts the processor speed. The amazing feature is its speed, it boots up in less than 15 seconds.

Display and Resolution

Samsung laptop is just 2.89 pounds and 0.64-inch thick which is much less than Macbook Air. It comes up with a display of 13.3 inch with LED backlit screen that offer its user a better visual experience and a resolution of 1366 * 768 and weighs 2.89lbs.

Macbook Air weighs around 2.9 pounds and 0.68- inch thick and a display of 13.3- inches widescreen TFT LED backlit with glossy display. It is just 0.19- inch thin but giving a very high resolution of 1440 *900.

Memory and Camera

Samsung 9 series laptop has memory of 4GB DDR3 RAM. It has Intel HD GT2 Integrated graphics and a backlit keyboard. It also has 128 GB of solid state drive. It has 1.5 watt speaker with sub woofer. It also have front camera to support FaceTime Video call.

Apple Air laptop has 2 GB of onboard 1066MHZ DDR3 SDRAM and 128 GB SSD, Graphic processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM which is shared with main memory. It also has 128GB as well as 256 GB of Flash drive. Its camera is so small that you will barely notice it.

Battery life

It supports long lasting battery life of 6.5 hours power efficient lithium polymer batteries which extend the life of the product with various settings like “Battery life Extender mode” or “Express changing mode”. This new battery has 3 years long battery life.

Whereas Apple Macbook Air has battery life of up to 7 hours on 13-Inch model and up to 5 hours on 11 – inch model that is 50 watt hour lithium polymer battery. It Support up to 30 days stand by mode.

Other Features

Additional features in Samsung 9 Series are like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, backlit keyboard, USB 2.0 as well as USB 3.0, HDMI Port, LAN etc. You have two options whether you can choose Wi- Fi + Window 7 premium which will cost you around $1599 and if you go for Wi- max + window 7 professional than it will cost you $1699, with screen sizes of 13.3 and 11.6 inches.

Apple Macbook Pro has Multi-touch trackpad for precise cursor control. For connectivity, it has Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, USB 2.0, supports an external Display up to 30-inches, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.  The first choice is 128GB SSD, 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor and 2GB of RAM and the second option is only differ with 256GB SSD and prices are ranging from $1299 and $1599.

So which Notebook you are going to buy Samsung 9 series or Apple Macbook Air? Do Share your choice with us?