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Galaxy Has the Makings of a Tablet Star

Dec 03, 2010, 14:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John P. Mello JR.)

"The first big-league challenger to the iPad has arrived, and it looks to be a worthy adversary. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is smaller at seven inches, but bigger isn't necessarily better. The Galaxy also one-ups the iPad in terms of cameras -- in fact, it has two. Although the Tab's interface is easy to use, however, it isn't as intuitive nor as smoothly integrated as the iPad's.

"Apple's (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPad has had the tablet market to itself for eight months now, but that's about to change. Leading the charge on the electronic slate's logy perch is the Samsung Galaxy Tab, a seven-inch tablet running Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) Android operating system.

"Rather than take on the iPad head-to-head, Samsung decided to set its tablet apart from Apple's by making it smaller."

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