Samsung updates first Galaxy Tab, makes it 7.7-inch

With the rise of the new generation of tablets these days, the original Samsung Galaxy Tab deserves a refresh. Samsung did it with a bang in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7.

samsung galaxy tab 7.7

Gone is the thick book-like physique and is replaced by a 7.89mm slim design with tapered edges for more easy handling. Samsung also replaced the single-core processor with a fast 1.4GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 processor with a Mali-400MP GPU. It will also get the tablet-friendly Android Honeycomb treatment and the cameras get a minor upgrade to 3MP at the back and 2MP in front.

However, the most notable feature of the new Galaxy Tab is the Super AMOLED Plus display on its 7.7″ screen. With a high 1280 x 800 resolution, images are bound to appear exceptionally sharp with really good contrast. The physical size hasn’t really increased, it’s just that the bezel was made thinner to accommodate the increase in screen size. The 5100mah rated battery is expected to give this device up to 10 hours of video playback which combines well with the support for up to 32GB microSD.

galaxy tab 7.7

Right now, I think this new Galaxy Tab 7.7 is going to be in the forefront of Android tablet devices in the 7-inch category for those who opts for portability. The combination of power, sleek looks and phenomenal display makes this a tablet you would definitely want to look at.

We’ll keep you posted once we got word of local pricing and availability.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Specs:

  • 1.4 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, 1GB of RAM, Exynos chipset
  • Android 3.2 Honeycomb, TouchWiz UI
  • 7.7″ Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen (1280 x 800 pixels)
  • 3.2 MP autofocus camera with 720p video recording; LED flash; 2 MP front-facing camera
  • 16/32/64 GB internal memory, expandable through a microSD card slot
  • HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • microUSB 2.0
  • Li-Po 5100 mAh
  • 196.7 x 133 x 7.9 mm
  • 335g
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  • Messie

    I hope they make this super expensive so that I won’t be tempted to buy it! =D *damn smexy tablet =S”

    • true… yung resolution pa lang pang 10-inch na eh.

    • Oo nga, ung tipong 40K, para out of the question na kagad. Pero pag binenta nila to @18K, naku baka I will get one together with an iPad 2. hahaha

    • hehehe, wag naman, am going to wait for this model and hopefully meron na before december.

  • Carl

    That is one fine tablet… hehe!

    • hehe benta mo na Galaxy Tab 7 mo. 😛

      • Carl

        Hahaha! dehins.. pero yung Samsung Galaxy Note mukhang okay eh hehehe!

  • Joemel

    does the sms and calling features still included?

    • Voice calls is not yet applicable on the Android 3.2 OS. SMS pa lang.

    • ooops i stand corrected. kaya na pala magvoice calls dito sa Tab 7.7. missed it in the PR.

  • this is what i need! =)

  • Griswold

    Eto na ang next generation tablet. Pero knowing devices that uses superamoled plus, feeling ko mahal ito. mga 4k more expensive than usual price.

  • if only this is compatible with the S Pen!!
    this will be an awesome Galaxy NOTE!!

  • Super like!!! kailan kaya magkakaroon dito sa Pinas?

  • Cindy

    Its really hard to buy tablets nowadays..with the sudden rise of different company launching their own tablet.. I wonder when will nokia make their own too..

  • Gusto ko magkaroon nyan..Love it.!!

  • George Anderson

    Ang galing talaga ng Samsung, They have a Galaxy Tab. There are so many Tablet but this one is very nice.

    Ang galing! 🙂

  • Vanie

    OMg i am inlove with this gadget? is it a tablet? a mobile phone? media player? ebook reader? Maybe all of these rolled into one…. HAAAAY… ang question lang e kelan lalabas, and how much…. huhuhu!!

  • fresan

    pahingi nmn po ng mga opinion nyo ..should i wait for this tab or should i buy the galaxy tab 8.9?

  • albert

    do you have any idea on when will this come out here in the Philippines?

  • art

    magkano at kelan release nito sa pinas? Gift ko sa sarili dis xmas.

  • ali

    i’m going to own this tablet on thursday… super excited na. mas gusto ko pa ito kaysa s laptop… i have now galaxy s but i’m still not contented. the first time it was launched this tab in germany, i dreamed of owning this beast. this thursday my dream will finally be achieved. i really like the super amoled plus and the hd screen of gt 7.7 … dagdag pa ang exynos 1.4 dual core processor… although it’s too expensive sulit naman perang ginastos mo dito… galing talaga ng samsung…

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