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Samsung Galaxy Tab Tablet eBook Reader Review

We were impressed with the Galaxy Tab: it offers a lot of power in a fairly small package.

March 09, 2011
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Music & Audio Controls

The Galaxy Tab runs Google's Android OS version 2.2 (AKA Froyo), and includes a basic, but very usable music player. This player shows the information on the track (including the cover) and presents the controls at the bottom of the screen.

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The music application interface of the Samsung Tab

bTunes for those who want an iPod-like experience.

Music & Audio Management

The Galaxy tab music player does a decent job of organizing music: it defaults to a list of all of the songs on the device, but this can be set to instead show a list of playlists, albums, artists or genres. You can also search for a particular song or artist with a text search.

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An alternative view of the music on the device
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Music & Audio Formats

Music & Audio Battery Life

Our battery life tests for audio playback are still running. Watch this space!

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Apple iPad Wi-Fi (16 GB) Comparison
  11. Amazon Kindle Keyboard Wi-Fi Comparison
  12. Barnes & Noble Nook Color Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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