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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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Size Comparisons

In the Box

The Samsung Galaxy Tab comes with three non-manual objects in its box: a USB cable, a wall plug adapter for said USB cable, and a cheap pair of headphones.

Handling

The Tab isn't a small device. It LCD touchscreen is a big 7 inches and a bit on the heavy side, so it might feel a bit awkward to hold with a single hand. Holding it with two hands is much more comfortable, and the bezels to the sides of the touchscreen provide a good gripping area.

There are a handful of touch controls located just under the screen that offer haptic feedback when tapped. They're a bit of a reach from a natural grip, but they're in no way a pain to access.

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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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