Samsung CEO was on stage at Verizon’s press conference during CES in the city that never sleeps to announce an LTE-equipped version of the Galaxy Tab will be coming very soon. It will feature the same specs as the previous Galaxy Tab but will be getting a new 1.2GHz processor.
So if you are left wondering what Galaxy Tab to get (1 or 2) here is what the new one will have:
•1.2GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor
•7-inch TFT display at 1024×600
•4G LTE radio
•5 megapixel rear-facing camera
•1.3 megapixel front-facing camera
This is due out for the middle of the year….and here is the full press release for your viewing pleasure….
VERIZON WIRELESS AND SAMSUNG MOBILE ANNOUNCES FIRST 4G LTE-ENABLED SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB™
January 6, 2011
New 4G LTE-Enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab™ Features
Access to Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Network
and 5 Megapixel Rear-Facing Camera
LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, N. .J. – From the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced that a 4G LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab™ will be available on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network.
The 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab features a 7-inch enhanced TFT display with 1024 x 600 WSVGA resolution, full support of Android™ 2.2 with access to Adobe® Flash® 10.1, 1.2GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird application processor and access to more than 100,000 applications available on Android Market™.
Designed with a rear-facing 5 megapixel camera, the 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab is also outfitted with a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera and camcorder, enabling video chat capabilities. The 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab includes access to Samsung’s Social Hub service, built around messaging, contacts and calendar sync, it allows users to send and receive information, whether it is e-mail, social network updates or text messages. It also features Samsung’s Media Hub content service available on the 4G LTE network, which offers a robust collection of premium movies and TV episodes for purchase or rental from some of the biggest entertainment companies in the United States. Additionally, the 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab will come preloaded with popular LTE-specific applications.
“The 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab takes full advantage of Android 2.2 to deliver a blazingly fast experience for customers,” said Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless. “The 4G LTE-Samsung Galaxy Tab pairs Samsung’s advanced technology with the power of Verizon Wireless 4G LTE, so that customers can leap into the future of the mobile multimedia experience.”
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network, launched in December 2010, is the fastest, most advanced 4G network in the United States, providing speeds up to 10 times faster than Verizon Wireless’ 3G network. Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network currently reaches one-third of all Americans, with plans to expand the network to the company’s entire 3G coverage area over the next three years.
For more information about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.