Samsung Rolls Out TouchWiz UX Update for Galaxy Tab 10.1

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 finally gets the big update Samsung’s being harping about for a couple of months. The update will start rolling out from tomorrow, and will be available OTA (over-the-air). Highlights include the new TouchWiz UX designed to take advantage of the large screen, Adobe Flash 10.3 and a new Media Hub. Other new features include:

  • Live Panel
  • Mini Mode Tray
  • Clipboard
  • Indicator Quick Panel
  • Photo Editor
TouchWiz finally arrives

TouchWiz finally arrives


Samsung will be tossing in a bunch of pre-loaded apps like Amazon Music Cloud Player, Amazon Kindle, Words with Friends and Swype. Enterprise solutions include full support for Microsoft ActiveSync version 14, On device encryption, Cisco VPN, Sybse MDM, Cisco WebEx mobile. Samsung have also stated that once the update is performed, there’s no going back to the stock Honeycomb UI. Samsung is yet to launch the Tab 10.1 in India and in all probability it will come with the new update. Here are some of the specifications of the tablet, once again just to refresh your memory:

  • 1GHz dual core processors,
  • 3G compatibility (HSPA+, 21Mbps support) and Wi-Fi Samsung’s updated Touchwiz UX
  • A mini apps tray to speed up multitasking
  • Readers Hub, Music Hub for eBooks and music on the go
  • 3MP rear AF camera with LED flash and 720p video recording capability, 2MP front camera
  • Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR for the Tab 10.1 and v3.0 for the 8.Tab 9
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • Adobe Flash support
  • 1080p HD@30fps video playback, DivX and Xvid support
  • Dual surround-sound speakers
  • QuickOffice HD Editor
  • MicroSD card support  

Published Date: Aug 04, 2011 03:54 pm | Updated Date: Aug 04, 2011 03:54 pm