After long time of patent battles with Apple, the manufacturer that is well known for the iPad 2 tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab is finally landed in Australia. The device is now available in both Optus and Harvey Norman stores across the whole continent.
Samsung Galaxy Tab was already available two weeks ago via online retailers. But with the involvement of Optus and Harvey Norman in the distribution chain, the tablet is surely go straight to the mainstream market.
Galaxy Tab feature 10.1 inch screen size. Weighs at 565 grams and has 8.86 mm thin dimension. You can choose between 3G or WiFi model. Both of them is packed with the same 1 Ghz dual-core Nvidia processors.
The tablet is designed with straight cornered edges. Back cover is made entirely from plastic material and the front glass is receive a strong build finish. Samsung Galaxy Tab currently work under Android operating system. Most online reviews said that the tablet is work extremely fast and loaded with some useful apps. One of them is Polaris Office 3.0, that allow users to edit documents with popular office format. Off course android market access is also available.
According to Gizmodo, the TouchWiz give much better look for the basic Android user interface. They also shows their satisfaction with the Live Panel feature, that provide you with updated information of weather and you can also placed few shortcuts of your favorite apps.
However, the website is also noted the absence of USB port and the plastic back cover, which make this tablet little bit look like a cheap one. Optus offer $19 to $79 monthly plan for their Samsung Galaxy Tab. For that price range, you can get up to 16GB data. The 16 GB-WiFi enabled model will cost you $579 and for $729, you can own the 16GB-3G model.