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Galaxy Tab 8.9

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 review

October 21st, 2011

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 8.9 made its retail debut in September and it is nearly identical to its larger predecessor, the Galaxy Tab 10.1. It mostly packs the same hardware but, as its name suggests, has a smaller screen. I enjoyed the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 when it launched earlier this year: it was thin, powerful …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 launches October 2nd, starts at $469

September 27th, 2011

Samsung announced on Tuesday that its Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android tablet will be available in the United States beginning on October 2nd. There are two models of the Galaxy Tab 8.9, a 32GB version that will cost $569 and a 16GB model priced at $469. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 measures just 8.5mm thin and runs …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on

September 27th, 2011

We received our Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 review unit on Tuesday, and we’ve spent the better part of this afternoon tooling around and getting a feel for the smaller cousin of the Galaxy Tab 10.1. The tablet has an 8.9-inch screen with 1280 x 800-pixel resolution, and it is also equipped with a dual-core NVIDIA …

Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 now available for pre-order starting at $469.99

September 15th, 2011

While Samsung’s tablets continue to run into Apple-shaped walls abroad, the South Korea-based electronics giant’s latest Android tablet is now available for pre-order at Best Buy here in the U.S. Announced at CTIA back in March, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 is positioned between Samsung’s 7-inch tablet and its flagship 10.1-inch slate, the GALAXY Tab 10.1. …

Judge denies Samsung access to unreleased iPad, iPhone

June 22nd, 2011

According to FOSS Patents, a judge in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California has ruled that Samsung cannot view Apple’s next-generation iPad and iPhone products. The whole debacle started when Apple began accusing Samsung of creating copycat products — as such, it asked the Korean firm to produce its next-generation devices …

90% of consumers have tablet fever according to new survey

June 8th, 2011

Samsung on Tuesday released the findings of a recent survey intended to determine just how desirable consumer tablets are in the U.S. According to the survey, which was commissioned by Samsung Mobile and conducted by Kelton Research, 90% of U.S. consumers either already own a tablet or would consider purchasing a tablet. Of the current …

Android 3.1 on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 not delayed

June 3rd, 2011

There were rumors floating around earlier today that Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1 tablets in Europe running Google’s Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS were delayed until August, but Google has confirmed to us that that isn’t true. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will launch next week with Android 3.1 and the Motorola XOOM has already …

Samsung preps 4G LTE Galaxy Tab for 2011, Galaxy S III for first half of 2012

May 30th, 2011

It’s one thing to acknowledge that consumer electronics product lifespans are always shrinking, but it’s another thing entirely for a gadget maker to tell you when your new tablet will become obsolete before you even purchase it. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1 haven’t even made it off the starting line yet and Samsung’s mobile …