Samsung will be launching its latest Galaxy Tab with 10.1 inch screen on 8 Jun 2011 in the US. Global and India launch will follow and India can expect the tablet to be available in July. Like all things tablets, don’t expect the tab to come cheap. Launched as a direct competition to iPad and iPad 2, the Tab is expected to be in that price range. Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be Honeycomb running tablet. Samsung has plans to launch a 8.9 inch version.
Samsung’s US price : WiFi 10.1 16GB version will cost you $499 and the 32GB $599. The 8.9 is $469 and $569 for 16GB and 32GB, respectively. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a genuine iPad 2 alternative. Samsung has slimmed down the tablet just like Apple did it with iPad 2 and have some other impressive features. Like all things tablets, software is a the most crucial factor which is letting iPad ride the wave. With Galaxy Tab running Honeycomb, things might change a wee bit for the Android tablets and Samsung especially.