Announcements of the Galaxy Tab’s arrival was made by Vodafone last Monday, The Australian wireless carrier will officially debut the Android 2.2 tablet PC very soon.
South Korean handset vendor Samsung Electronics has already disseminated last week the Galaxy Tab’s availability in the Australian market. Vodafone is amongst the prominent carriers to plan on offering it to users too.
The mobile phone carrier affirmed that that the new tablet PC will include nice features to its users, including a superior, turn-by-turn navigation solution by NAVIGON. The blog post also noted, “Using preloaded Australian and New Zealand maps from NAVTEQ, NAVIGON provides 2D and 3D map views, turn-by-turn voice guidance, drive and walk modes and intelligent address search.”
On top of this, the Galaxy Tab will also be charged with a 2 month trial of The Australian News app and the famous car racing game from EA, Need for Speed. Other specs included and made available for Vodafone customers will be Samsung Reader’s Hub with International and Australian e-reading newspapers, magazines and 2 million e-books.
The features list also added Wi-Fi, 3G (HSPA 7.2) and Bluetooth connectivity, along with GPS receiver, and microSD memory card slot for additional storage space. The Galaxy Tab is also loaded with support for Flash Player 10.1 courtesy of Android 2.2, Google Mobile Services including Search, Maps, Goggles, Android Market, YouTube, and more.
There are no official words yet from Vodafone for pricing and date of availability. We’ll give you more updates as soon we get the freshest news.
- Vodafone launches Samsung Galaxy Tab on October 15 for their Residential and Corporate Clients
- Australian Galaxy Tab’s Intro Price at AU$999 according to Samsung
- Optus incorporates The Australian Newspaper app for their debut of the Galaxy Tab
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