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2011-07-04 14h22_52

While the Wi-Fi version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been out for a couple of weeks now, the always-connected 4G is now available for our brothers (and sisters) to the north.

In case you need a reminder of what this ultra-thin tablet is all about, here is a quick look at the specs:

  • 10.1-inch 1280x800 display
  • 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16 or 32 GB internal storage
  • Android 3.1

The Tab 10.1 is available immediately on Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Virgin Mobile, and Sasktel.

SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab10.1 4G Now Available in Canada

Premium Android Honeycomb Tablet with Ultra-slim, Lightweight Design, Brilliant 10-inch Touchscreen and Lightning Fast Internet Access

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - Samsung Mobile Canada, the leading provider of mobile devices in Canada and the global leader in Android™ tablets, today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1, a powerful Dual-Core Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) tablet, operating on ultra-fast 4G HSPA+ networks, and designed to deliver the ultimate mobile entertainment experience.

"As a leader in the Android-powered tablet market, Samsung is committed to providing a variety of feature-rich, always-on devices," said Paul Brannen, vice president of Samsung Mobile Canada. "The Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is a valuable addition to our expanding portfolio of smart portable devices. Sporting a large 10.1 screen and dual surround-sound speakers, it enables users to enjoy multimedia to the maximum extent without having to compromise mobility."

As the tablet market experiences unprecedented interest, Samsung is offering consumers the perfect way to enjoy the huge variety of opportunities the Android platform provides. Whether playing games, reading eBooks or updating your Facebook status, the lightweight, ultra-slim Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is the ultimate entertainer and builds on the industry-wide success of the Samsung GALAXY Tab.

The Ultimate Entertainment Experience
A 10.1″ (WXGA TFT LCD) display with crystal clear resolution (1280 x 800) makes the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 an unrivalled device for experiencing the hundreds of thousands of games and applications available from Android Market™. To compliment the amazing visual quality of the device, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 includes dual surround-sound speakers to immerse you even more fully.

The device also includes a 3 megapixel rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera which lets users capture experiences with the best-in-market full HD record and play as well as easily share them. With the Android browser and Flash 10.1, the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is the perfect tool for consuming the world of the internet content wherever you are.

Performance and Speed
Combined with the latest version of Android's tablet-optimized operating system, Honeycomb, Samsung has created a device that is powerful and lightning fast.

The Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 includes a 1GHz Dual Core application processor, giving you the kind of fast and powerful multimedia and web browsing experience. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1′s Dual Core processor, low power DDR2 memory and 6860mAh battery, make it perfect for task management in an energy efficient way.

Maximized Portability
At just 565g in weight and mere 8.6mm thick, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lighter, slimmer and more portable, meaning users are free to enjoy its many features while on the move. With the need to remain constantly connected, Samsung has also included super-fast HSPA+ 21Mbps, Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to support rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times.

Availability
The 4G capable versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are now available on the wireless networks from Bell Mobility, Rogers Wireless, TELUS Mobility, Virgin Mobile and Sasktel.  For more details about pricing and mobile data options, please refer to these wireless carriers. For details on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, please visit www.samsung.com.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Michel C.

    The 32gb model is not available in Canada and it's a shame !!!

  • Keith T

    Ditto! It's about time we got treated the same as our neighbours to the south!

  • William

    The ASUS Eee pad transformer 'Prime' debuts November 9th and will be thinner (8.3mm) than the Galaxy tab10.1 (8.6mm), and features a Tegra 3 quad core processor, 32g memory, expansion SD slot and HDMI all for $499 which makes it hard to beat. This is the one to own now. Sadly Samsung was too slow out the gate.

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