Likely to buy an iPad because you have not found an iPad alternative as yet? Here are a few features of the much talked about Samsung Galaxy Tab that may provide you an appropriate alternative.
The seven inch slate premiered about the 2nd of September in the IFA in Berlin; this Android-based tabled computer has been considered as the first real rival from the iPad through the market gurus.
The screen, display and portability
The 1024×600 resolution from the screen and also the smaller display size makes it excellent reading devise. The 7-inch touchscreen and the enhanced 16:9 TFT display with WSVGA is spectacular particularly when you want to use the Tab to see eBooks and PDFs. To increase the readability factor the Android Market offers several downloadable eBook reading apps which are ideal for Tab.
The Samsung Galaxy Tablet weighs under the iPad and is much easily portable. Be warned though to keep this you'll need large hands.
The hardware and software
With the Android 2.2 or Froyo should you please, with Samsung User interface, and the 1GHz Hummingbird Application Processor and offers features like the iPad. The Samsung Galaxy Tablet is suited for video calling. The Samsung Galaxy Tab has two cameras, one a primary 3 megapixel camera with LED flash that is combined with 1.3 MP front facing camera.
The Android 2.2 Froyo and also the UI enables you to use Adobe Flash 10.1, providing the Tab an advantage within the iPad. Additionally , it enables you to customize homescreens. Another feature which is exciting is the 1080p HD video recording and playback feature.
With regards to mail, the Tab offers integrated email with Gmail and MS Exchange Active Sync. There are many other Google integrated services which you can use in the Tab which include the Google Maps, Latitude, Places and beta version from the Google Maps Navigation.