Samsung has announced Galaxy 8.9 is now available for pre-order and will ship on October 2nd. The Tab was first announced in March this year along with Galaxy Tab 10.1 and was expected to be released in summer.
The Tab 8.9 is a great joy for game lovers since Samsung claims that it has the speed and processing power to run any Android or Adobe® Flash® Player compatible game. It also offers the Social Hub, the pre-loaded app which organizes all your favorite social networking sites in one location.
- 8.9” WXGA (1,280 x 800) touch panel
- Dual-core T250S processor
- Runs Android 3.1, Honeycomb
- Weighs only 447g
- 0.34” deep
- 16 GB of internal memory
- 3 megapixel rear camera, Auto-Focus with Flash
- 2 megapixel front camera
- 6,100mAh battery
- DLNA compatibility
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- USB 2.0 H/S
- Bluetooth 3.0
The 16 GB model is available for $$469 and if you are interested in 32 GB version it will cost $569.
In addition to the Galaxy Tab 8.9”, Samsung also announced its two Players, WiFi Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0. Their pre-order starts from 27th September. Both the Players have 4” and 5” WVGA Super Clear LCDs (800 x 480) respectively, run Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and have 8 GB of on board storage. In addition they have Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, voice recorder, mini-USB connectivity, front and rear cameras.
The Player 4.0 has a price of $229 while Player 5.0 is available at a price of $269.
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