Samsung offically announced the Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 ultra slim Android tablets, expanding its Galaxy family. While the Tab 8.9 is introduced for the first time, Samsung re-introduced the Tab 10.1, brining a complete new design and slimmer body. Both tablets run Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS with the company’s TouchWiz UX/4.0 user interface. These new Tabs are the world’s thinnest mobile tablets, measuring just 8.6 millimeters, according to Samsung.
The Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 both are boosted by dual-core 1GHz application processor and come with 16GB, 32GB or 64GB internal storage. They feature 1280×800 capacitive touchscreen, a 3 Megapixel main camera with Auto Focus and LED flash, a 2 Megapixel front camera for video chat, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n, and support for quad-band GSM/EDGE and quad-band HSPA+ mobile connectivity.
With Android 3.0, these Galaxy tablets come pre-loaded with Adobe Flash Player 10.2 and the QuickOffice HD document editor as well as Samsung’s Social Hub, Music Hub, Reader Hub apps. They are also equipped with gyroscope, accelerometer, digital compass and ambient light sensor. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 weights just 470g and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 at 595g.
As for pricing, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is priced at $469 for 16GB and $569 for 32GB. The Tab 10.1, coming on 8 June, costs $499 for 16GB and $599 for 32GB.