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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Etisalat brings the Samsung Galaxy Tab at N125,000

A few days ago, Etisalat announced the arrival of Samsung Galaxy Tabs on its network. The Galaxy Tab is an Android 2.2[froyo] powered tablet PC.
Let's just say its your laptop as a smaller device. Etisalat is selling the Galaxy Tabs at N125,000 with 25minutes free talk, 25 texts and 250MB data for a 12-month duration.

Shall we take a look at the specs of the Galaxy Tab.

Dimensions              190.1 x 120.5 x 12 mm
Weight                      380 g
Display                     TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size                          600 x 1024 pixels, 7.0 inches
                                  - Gorilla Glass display
                                  - TouchWiz UI
                                  - Multi-touch input method
                                  - Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
                                   - Three-axis gyro sensor
                                   - Touch-sensitive controls
                                   - Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
                                   - Swype text input
Sound Alert types        Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Speakerphone              Yes, with stereo speakers
                                     - 3.5 mm audio jack

Phonebook                   Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records                  Practically unlimited
Internal                         16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Card slot                       microSD, up to 32GB, buy memory
DataGPRS                    Yes
EDGE                           Yes
3G                                 HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN                           Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth                         Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Infrared port                     No
USB                                Yes, v2.0 (proprietary)
Camera                            3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features                           Geo-tagging
Video                              Yes, 720x480@30fps
Secondary Camera          Yes, 1.3 MP
OS                                  Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo)
CPU                               ARM Cortex A8 processor, 1 GHz processor; PowerVR SGX540 graphics
Messaging                       SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser                          HTML
Radio                              No
Games                            Yes
Colors                            Black and Grey
GPS                               Yes, with A-GPS support
Java                               Yes, MIDP 2.1
                                     - Social networking integration
                                     - Digital compass
                                     - Full HD video playback
                                     - Up to 7h movie playback
                                     - TV-out
                                     - MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
                                     - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
                                     - Organizer
                                     - Image/video editor
                                    - Thinkfree Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
                                    - Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
                                    - YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
                                    - Readers/Media/Music Hub
                                    - Adobe Flash 10.1 support
                                   - Voice memo/dial/commands
                                   - T9
Battery                        Standard battery, Li-Po 4000 mAh

Looking at the price of N125,000 and you know 25minutes and 25texts and 250MB are too little for that price. I would rather stick to my 4GB ram HP Pavillion dv6.Oh! You also get a free 'platinum' number.

*What do you think about this product and its pricing? Let us know in the comment section below*