WorldWide Tech & Science. Francisco De Jesús.
Samsung has released its Galaxy Tab 7.7 in the UAE, the device is the first tablet to feature the Super AMOLED Plus display.
"At Samsung, we strive to be at the forefront of the Gulf's tablet market. The launch of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is a reflection of our commitment to providing a range of tablets to suit each Galaxy tablet user. Whether its size, functionality, speed, or features the consumer is looking for, Samsung has the product available." said Ashraf Fawakherji, general manager of Telecommunication Group at Samsung Gulf Electronics. "The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the perfect tablet for an on-the-go lifestyle and the amazing quality of the display will definitely enhance the user's viewing experience."
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 offers both voice and video calls and runs on the latest 3.2 Honeycomb OS. The device comes with a 1.4GHz dual core processor, measures 7.89 millimetres thick and weighs 335 grams.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 also features 1080p full HD playback, DivX including multi codec and Micro SD. The device also includes Universal Remote Control functionality, allowing control of the entire home entertainment system - TV, Set top box, DVD, Blu-ray player, AV audio system - from one device.
The tab has access to Samsung's Hub Services, offering access to content including games, eBooks and music.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 includes a pre-loaded Game Hub, pre-loaded with social games, and features access to Samsung's Music Hub service, which offers 15 million songs for preview, download and play.
The Reader's Hub service allows users to access over 2.3 million books, 2,000 newspapers and 3,000 magazines in up to 49 languages, and Samsung's Social Hub service is designed to aggregate email, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 also comes preloaded with the full suite of Google Mobile Services including access to more than 250,000 applications on Android Market, Gmail, Google Search, Google Maps 5.7 with 3D maps, and Google Talk with video and voice chat.
The Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 is available at electronics retailers across the UAE at retail prices starting at AED2,699. (US$734,80)