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World’s First Mobile Tablet Featuring Super AMOLED Plus Display Unveiled at IFA 2011 – Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

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Today at IFA 2011, Samsung Electronics, a leading provider and innovator of award-winning consumer electronics, announces the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, the world’s first tablet to feature the brilliant Super AMOLED Plus display. The powerful Galaxy Tab 7.7, with a 1.4GHz dual core processor, measures just 7.89mm thin and weighs only 335 grams (12 ounces), making this tablet one of the most portable devices in the market.
 
Simon Stanford, Managing Director, Mobile, Samsung UK and Ireland said: “The new Galaxy Tab 7.7 demonstrates Samsung’s commitment to offering consumers the most choice in the mobile tablet market. The Galaxy Tab 7.7’s ultra-thin design and enhanced screen technology using Super AMOLED Plus are key differentiators in the tablet marketplace. We have seen the reaction of our customers to Super AMOLED Plus displays with successful Galaxy S II and by using this in the new Galaxy Tab 7.7 we are aiming to meet the wide variety of consumer needs.”
 

Brilliant Super AMOLED Plus display

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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the first tablet that incorporates Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus display technology, delivering brilliant, high-contrast colors and a beautiful, crisp viewing experience. The Super AMOLED Plus display allows for a wider range of colours with greater separation between lights and darks, making images incredibly vivid.

Sleek design with ultimate portability

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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 provides ultimate portability and viewing quality within theGalaxy Tab portfolio, featuring a brighter display combined with a thinner and lighter design that easily fits in your jacket pocket or handbag. The elegant, linear design features a stylish metal casing and rounded edges for a sleeklook that’s comfortable to hold while you’re sitting or walking.

Impressive Speed, power and battery Life

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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 features HSPA+ 21 Mbps network for faster uploads and downloads. It also supports Wi-Fi Channel Bonding, bonding two channels into one for improved network connection and data transfer at up to twice the speed. Thedevice is powered by a 1.4 GHz dual core application processor for fast web-loading, seamless multitasking and superior multimedia performance. Thanks to a 5,100 mAh battery providing up to 10 hours of video playback time[1], the Galaxy Tab 7.7 does not sacrifice battery life for its ultra-thin design.

Latest 3.2 Honeycomb OS with “Samsung TouchWiz UX”

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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is powered by Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb, Android 3.2 has been optimised for a 7-inch tablet with a new compatibility zoom mode. This optimises applications that are not designed to run on larger screen sizes, so they fit on the entire screen without distortion. In addition, the tablet supports MicroSD cards of up to 32GB for direct media files transfer.
 
Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu for customising the home screen of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 with digital pictures, favourite websites and social network feeds.
In addition, the TouchWiz UX includes a “Mini Apps” tray of commonly used features such as task manager, calendar and music player, which can be launched while other major applications are already in use. The clipboard feature allows users to copy and paste texts and images.
 

Powerful multimedia

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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 lets you enjoy video clips without limitation, featuring 1080p full HD playback, multi codec support includingDivX and additional Micro SD storage. 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.

Samsung Hub Services

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Samsung’s Hub Services offer easy access to content including games, eBooks, music and more.   The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the first mobile tablet to include a pre-loaded Game Hub, complete with easy social games, all delivered with lightning fast graphics. The Galaxy Tab 7.7 also features access to Samsung’s Music Hub service, which offers 15 million songs for preview, download and play. The Readers Hub service features a robust library filled with more than 2.3 million books, 2,000 newspapers and 3,000 magazines in up to 49 languages, and Samsung’s Social Hub service aggregates email, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface.

Voice and Video Support for better communication

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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 offers both voice and video calls for better communication. There is no need to have a headset or Bluetooth kit for voice calls.

Google™ Mobile Services

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is 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.
 

[1] Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, and frequency of data and other application usage patterns.
[2] 7.67” in actual measurement
 

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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