Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

We have still not satisfied ourselves with all the amazing possibilities the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has given us. While we are still enjoying the flagship tablet from Samsung, the company has made a surprise addition to its line of Galaxy Tabs in the form of the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. This new tablet from Samsung’s stable features some pretty impressive specifications such as Android 3.2 and an Exynos chipset with a 1.2GHz CPU.

Samsung's latest addition to its Galaxy line-up

Samsung's latest addition to its Galaxy line-up


Speaking at the unveiling of this new 7-inch slate, JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business said that, “Samsung pioneered the seven-inch tablet market with the launch of the GALAXY Tab, marking an innovation milestone in the mobile industry. Building on the success of the GALAXY Tab, we’re now delighted to introduce the GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus reloaded with enhanced portability, productivity and a richer multimedia experience. GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus is for those who want to stay productive and in touch with work, friends and content anytime, anywhere.”

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is slim at a mere 9.96mm and weighs 345g making it quite portable and having the ability to fit in a jacket pocket or a handbag. Apart from the size and weight of this tablet, it features a 7-inch PLS LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, 1GB RAM along with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI that is laced in with the Android Honeycomb OS. The Tab 7.0 Plus features two cameras, a three megapixel shooter at the back and a two megapixel front camera for video calling. As far as connectivity matters, this slate features GPS, Bluetooth, quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, tri-band 3G with 21 Mbps HSPA as well as WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n at 2.4GHz and 5GHz.

This tablet comes in two storage capacities which are 16GB and 32GB. Apart from the on-board storage, the tablet also features a MicroSD card slot for expansion possibilities up to 32GB extra. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will initially be launched in Indonesia and Austria and a global release will follow shortly after that. As of now no word is known on the pricing of the Tab 7.0 Plus. For more information on this new tablet, hit the link here.

Published Date: Oct 01, 2011 11:24 am | Updated Date: Oct 01, 2011 11:24 am