The Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9
Samsung Electronics, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced today the retail availability of the GALAXY Tab 8.9 in UAE. The unique sized tablet features a super-slim light body with a powerful processor and an updated operating system.
The Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 is encased in an ultra-thin and light form factor with a weight of 465gms and 8.6mm slimness. The new tablet features a powerful 1GHz Dual Core application processor, Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb) OS, Samsung TouchWiz UX, Adobe Flash Player 10.2 and an enhanced battery life of up to 9 hours of battery life on a single charge.With its strong features, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 provides the ultimate tablet experience without compromising on mobility.
“The GALAXY Tab 8.9 with its unique form factor and solid performance is the perfect device for today’s mobile professional.The tablet successfully combines our innovation in design, display and an intuitive user experience. We are positive that as the Gulf tablet industry expands tremendously, Samsung will be at forefront of the market with its expansive portfolio of tablets,” said Ashraf Fawakherji, General Manager of Telecommunication Group at Samsung Gulf Electronics.
Powered with the latest Android 3.1 Honeycomb operating systemoptimized for tablets, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 provides a seamless user experience with faster and smoother transitions between different applications, more intuitive navigation amongst home screens and broader support of USB accessories.
Samsung’sproprietaryTouchWiz user interfaceimplemented on the Android 3.1 (Honeycomb)platform, offers superior multi-tasking andenhanced user interaction. The user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu that users can customize to display a variety of content on the home screen including digital pictures, favorite Web sites and social network feeds.
The new tablet sportsan 8.9 inch(WXGA TFT LCD) display with crystal clear resolution (1280 x 800) fitted inside a slim bezel.Additionally, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 features a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera that can be used to capture high quality images, videos and video calling. Users can enjoy full HD1080P playback and record videos of 720P picture quality on the new tablet.
The GALAXY Tab 8.9 is preloaded with Polaris Office feature that provides users efficient productivity on the move. With this feature, users can view, edit, and create various documents including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Clipboard allows users to store up to 20 text and images, so they can experience advanced PC-like cut and paste function.