Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 up for grabs at Verizon Wireless

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

The slimmer and sleeker version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will now be available at Verizon wireless in variants of 4G LTE and Wi-Fi. The tablet sheathed in metallic gray and glossy white weighing little more than a pound is slated to release through the carrier on July 28.

The Nvidia Tegra2 Dual Core 1 GHz application processor-powered tablet works on the Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) platform. With support for Adobe Flash 10.3 technology, it provides access to Google Mobile services like YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk, Google search and more. Needless to say it also supports the Android Market.

Equipped with a 10.1-inch multitouch HD WXGA screen of resolution 1280 x 800, the tablet allows displaying its content on HDTVs and other 1080p devices. Further, the tablet boasts of its capabilities of recording HD videos using the 3 megapixel rear-facing camera along with another 2MP front facing camera to facilitate video chat.

The Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes with an option to customize its 16GB and 32GB variants with 4G LTE. In 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas, the tablet offers download speeds ranging from 5 to 12 Mbps whereas upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps.

In addition to all this, the device provides access to an array of films and TV programs from the Samsung Media Hub. Besides sharing content with up to five Media Hub-enabled devices, free of cost, it is capable of displaying it on big screens using the separately available HDMI adapters.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 carries a price tag of $529.99 for the 4G LTE 16GB variant while the 32GB tablet is priced at $629.99 together with a two year customer agreement. The metallic gray Wi-Fi only 16GB tablet can be purchased by Verizon Wireless users at a price of $499.99. The data plans for the tablet are anywhere between $30 and $80 per month.