Amazon.com has begun shipping the 16GB Wi-Fi Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet in Metallic Grey. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus became available for pre-orders late last month and today only the 32GB Wi-Fi model is still stuck in the pre-orders only phase. The 16GB Wi-Fi model is available from Amazon for $399.99 and the shipping can be free if you qualify for Amazon’s Super Saver shipping discount (must have a U.S. address).
If you remember Samsung Mobile promised that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus would be coming into availability on November 13th for the US. If you’re someone looking for the 32GB model then you should just sit back and wait for ten more days for all the major retailers to start offering the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.
For $399.99 the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 offers a 1.2GHz dual-core tablet computing experience with a 1024 x 600 resolution touchscreen PLS LCD. The new 7-inch tablet is more powerful than the first 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Android 2.2 Froyo tablet, and compared to other Honeycomb equipped 7-inch tablets the Samsung is competitive if hardware specs. are all you factor in (the Samsung is the most expensive 7″ Honeycomb tablet).
Specifications for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Wi-Fi tablet:
- Android 3.2 Honeycomb with Samsung TouchWiz UX for tablets
- Peel Smart Remote App pre-installed that uses the tablets built-in IR blaster to control electronics like TVs.
- Samsung Media Hub and Social Hub software offers purchasable TV, movies, books, and magazines. You’ll also have access to Netflix, Amazon Kindle books, and more.
- 1.2GHz dual-core EXYNOS processing chip
- 7-inch 1024 x 600 resolution PLS LCD
- Capacitive multi-touch support
- 1GB of RAM
- 16GB or 32GB capacities
- MicroSD slot
- Audio Formats: MP3, OGG, AAC, WMA, WAV, FLAC
- Video formats: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, Xvid
- Full HD video playback (1080p) @ 30fps
- 2MP front facing camera, 3MP rear facing camera with 720p HD video recording
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz), channel bonding
- Bluetooth 3.0 (apt-X Codec support for Bluetooth)
- Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Digital Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity
- Dimensions: 193.65 x 122.37 x 9.96 mm
- Weight: 345g