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Samsung announces Android 3.0 powered Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Electronics have revealed at the Mobile World Conference the Galaxy Tab 10.1 model which, as you'd expect, features a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) touch screen and runs Android 3.0 (Honeycomb).

The tablet is equipped with a 1 GHz Tegra 2 SoC and not Samsung's own dual-core Exynos 4210 chip, it's just 10.9mm thick, weights 599 grams, HSPA+ support, a rear-facing 8 megapixel camera with flash for 1080p recording, a front facing 2 megapixel camera, 16/32GB of flash storage space, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, one (Update: non standard proprietary) USB port, a digital compass, an accelerometer, dual surround-sound speakers, and a 6860 mAh battery.

According to the press release, the tab is expected to reach 20 markets via Vodafone. Patrick Chomet, Vodafone’s Group Director of Terminals, said: “Vodafone customers in over 20 markets around the world will be the first to get the GALAXY Tab 10.1 when it goes on sale this spring. Samsung has produced a stylish, market-leading implementation of the new Android 3.0 platform which will be the first Honeycomb device to arrive in many of those markets. Vodafone’s competitive data tariffs and reliable, high-speed networks make using the GALAXY Tab 10.1 a great experience.”

The full press release can be viewed here.

And here are more detailed specs, thanks to Engadget.

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