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[Video] Galaxy Tab 10.1 - The Sexiest Tablet Since the iPad 2

Authored by: Steven Blum — May 11, 2011

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 --perhaps the first worthy opponent to the iPad 2 in terms of form, weight and feel -- was passed out to 5,000 cheering attendees at the Google I/O conference, and it's pretty easy to understand their enthusiasm. 

The tablet itself is an Nvidia Tegra 2, dual-core gadget running a pure Google version of Honeycomb -- which kind of sucks, but fine for anyone looking for a sleek, sexy device to root.

About those looks...the 10.1 has a classy textured plastic back, which is easily grippable, and is super-duper thin at just .44 inches. It's also got a slick 10.1 inch screen surrounded by a 0.75-inch black bezel and silver aluminum outline at its edge. Weight-wise, the 10.1 is lighter than the iPad2, weighing 1.24 pounds compared to the iPad 2's 1.32 pounds.

In other words, it's one sexy mofo. Peep the video for a better understanding:

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.


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  • AndroidPIT has no national bent, and we are, indeed, for all English speakers. Next time I'll convert to metrics. :)

  • Is this an USA only blog or a blog for English speakers all around the world?

    I ask because only the United States still uses inches and pounds. Every other country on the planet (including Great Britain) moved to metric measurement.

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