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Critics' Choice: First Hands-on Assessments of Samsung Galaxy Tab

Sep 21, 2010, 21:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James A. Martin)

"Apple has had the tablet market largely to itself since introducing the iPad in April. But if first impressions of Samsung Mobile's upcoming Galaxy Tab Android tablet are any indication, the iPad may have some real competition later this year.

"Samsung "has set the gold standard for Android tablets, and might have just enough differentiation, quality, and moxy to set its 7-inch contender up against Apple's 9.7-inch juggernaut," says Engadget.

""The Samsung Galaxy Tab is the first Android tablet I can take seriously," writes PC Magazine. "It's well-built, elegant, and fast."

"LAPTOP magazine adds: "To be honest, I was getting a little bored of the parade of crappy tablets trying to steal the iPad's thunder. The Galaxy Tab is different. And while the selection of Android apps for slates need a serious growth spurt, this device looks pretty impressive overall. If other Apple opponents are smart, they'll follow Samsung's lead.""

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