Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 & GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus Pricing

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Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus and Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus and Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7

4 January 2012, Singapore – Does SIZE really matter? This is getting really confusing. And I am referring to the size of display screen on your tablet. Samsung has a few screen sizes for you to choose from 7 inch (GALAXY Tab 7.0), 8.9 inch (GALAXY Tab 8.9) and 10.1 inch (GALAXY Tab 10.1). Today, Samsung announced the addition of yet another two Android 3.2, Honeycomb tablets Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus and Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7, which is a 7.7 inch SUPER AMOLED display if you can’t settle between a 7 inch and 8.9 inch tablet.

The Samsung Galaxy W & Omnia W and Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will be available from 7 January 2012 in Singapore.

What sets GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus and GALAXY Tab 7.7 apart from the other GALAXY Tabs?

– Voice and video call support, without the need for a headset. Now both allow you to make calls with your tablet seamlessly

– Additional microSD slot for memory expansion of up to 32GB

– Lightweight, weighing at 345 grams (GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus) and 335 grams (GALAXY Tab 7.7) respectively

What’s the difference between GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus and GALAXY Tab 7.7?

– Display Screen: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the first tablet that incorporates Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus display technology, providing a beautiful, crisp viewing experience.

– Processor: GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus runs on a 1.2GHz dual core processor and GALAXY Tab 7.7 runs on a 1.4GHz dual core processor

– Thickness: GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus is 9.96mm and GALAXY Tab 7.7 is 7.89 mm

– Back Cover: GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus comes with plastic finishing and GALAXY Tab 7.7 comes with metallic finishing

– Price and Availability, GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus will be available in January 2012 at S$768 and GALAXY Tab 7.7 will be available in February 2012 at S$898.

First Look at Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 with it’s sleek metallic finish and it’s slim design, it’s definitely a head turner when you use this tablet in the public. Even though it’s slim and lightweight, I think that it still looks awkward when using the Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 as a mobile phone to make calls without the headset.

Android 3.2, Honeycomb, seems to work well and smooth on the new tablet, we will post an in-depth review on this portion when we get our hands on a review unit.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 front view

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 front view

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 back view

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 back view

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 thickness

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 thickness


Below are more details from an excerpt of the press releases for Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 & GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus

Offering a portable, rich multimedia experience on a 7-inch display, the GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus packs power and productivity into a chic lightweight design. The GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus runs Google Android Honeycomb, providing an easy and intuitive user experience.

Enhanced Portability

With a 7-inch display, Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus provides enhanced portability, weighing just 345g and measuring only 9.96mm in thinness. Enhanced portability ensures that it fits easily into a jacket pocket or a handbag, making it an ideal device for those who need to stay productive and entertained while on-the-move.

Advanced Productivity

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus delivers a smooth and intuitive user experience with powerful performance powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor. Mini Apps allows seamless multitasking by consolidating seven applications which is easily accessed from a bottom-side tray on main screen. Users can launch favorite features such as music player or calendar as pop-ups over full screen applications. In addition, users can design an individualized up-to-the-minute interface through Live Panel.

Web browsing is also enhanced by Adobe Flash and super-fast HSPA+ connectivity, providing download speed up to three times faster than a conventional HSPA connection. Wi-Fi Channel Bonding bonds two channels into one for improved network connection and data transfer at up to twice the speed.

Furthermore, Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus offers voice and video call support, without the need for a headset. Users can catch up with friends and family from anywhere, anytime with its high quality device large screen.

Rich Multimedia on-the-move

Full HD videos can be enjoyed on the 7-inch WSVGA PLS display, with DivX & multi codec support which ensures that the device is capable of supporting a variety of different formats. An improved virtual clipboard stores text and images for easy copy and paste, and further adds to these capabilities.

Additionally, the GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus features Social Hub and Readers Hub services. Social Hub aggregates the user’s contacts, calendar and email along with instant messaging and social networking connections all within one easy-to-use interface. Readers Hub provides e-reading content such as e-books, newspapers and magazines.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus will be available in January 2012 at S$768 (inclusive of GST), without line contract.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus Product Specifications:

Network HSPA+(HSDPA 21Mbps/HSUPA 5.76Mbps)900/1900/2100EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Processor 1.2GHz Dual Core
Display 7-inch WSVGA(1024 x 600) PLS LCD
OS Android3.2(Honeycomb)
Camera Main(Rear): 3MPAF with LED FlashSub (Front) : 2 MPAction Shot, Panorama Shot, Smile Shot
Video Codec : MPEG4, Divx, H.263, H.264, WMV7/8Format : 3GP, MPEG4, WMV, AVIPlayback : 1080p Full HDRecording : 720p HD @30fps
Audio Codec : MP3,WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, WAV, RAMusic Player with SoundAlive
Value-added Features Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies 2.0Samsung Kies air (downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung TouchWiz : Live Panel, Mini Apps
Social Hub-Integrated Messaging(Email,SMS, SNS, MMS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync-POP3/IMAP Email & Exchange Active Sync
Readers Hub(will be available for download via Samsung Appsafter launch)
GoogleTM Mobile Services- GmailTM, Google TalkTM, Google SearchTM, YouTubeTM, Android Market TM,- Google MapsTM
Connectivity Bluetooth® technology v 3.0USB 2.0 HS & HostWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz)Wi-Fi Channel bonding & Wi-Fi Direct
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Digital compass, Ambient Light, Proximity
Memory 1GB(RAM) + 16GB Internal memory + microSD slot (up to 32GB)
Size 193.65x 122.37 x 9.96mm, 345g
Battery Li-on 4,000 mAh

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, the world’s first tablet to feature the brilliant Super AMOLED Plus display. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is running on a 1.4GHz dual core processor and measures only 7.89 millimeters in thinness and weighs 335 grams, making this tablet one of the most portable devices available in the market.

Brilliant Super AMOLED Plus display

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the first tablet that incorporates Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus display technology, delivering brilliant and high-contrast colors, providing a beautiful, crisp viewing experience. The Super AMOLED Plus display allows for a wider range of colors with greater separation between lights and darks, making images incredibly vivid.

Sleek Design with Ultimate Portability

Enjoy ultimate portability and viewing quality within Samsung Galaxy Tab portfolio, featuring a brighter display combined with a thinner and lighter design that easily fits into the jacket pocket or purse. The elegant, linear design also features a stylish metal casing and rounded edges for a sleek look, which is comfortable to hold.

Impressive Speed, Power & Battery Life

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 features HSPA+ 21 Mbps network for faster uploads and downloads. It also supports Wi-Fi Channel Bonding, bonding two channels into one for improved network connection and data transfer at up to twice the speed. The device is powered by a 1.4 GHz dual core application processor for fast web-loading, seamless multitasking and superior multimedia performance. With a 5,100 mAh battery providing up to 10 hours of video playback time[1], Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 does not sacrifice battery life for its ultra-thin design.

Powerful Multimedia

View video clips without limitation, featuring 1080p full HD playback, DivX included multi codec and Micro SD.

Samsung Hub Services

Samsung’s Hub Services offers easy access to content including games, eBooks, music and more. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the first mobile tablet to include a pre-loaded Game Hub with easy social games, all delivered with lightning fast graphics. Readers Hub features a robust library filled with more than 2.3 million books, 2,000 newspapers and 3,000 magazines in up to 49 languages. Social Hub service compiles emails, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface.

Voice and Video Support for Better Communication

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 offers both voice and video calls for better communication. In addition, it is possible to call privately in public places with Receiver Mode.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 will be available in February 2012 at S$898 (inclusive of GST), without line contract.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus Product Specifications:

Display 7.7” [2] 1280×800 (WXGA) Super AMOLED Plus
Processor 1.4GHz Dual Core application processor
Network HSPA+ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Memory 1GB (RAM),16GB storage + microSD (up to 32GB)
Camera / Flash 3MP AF LED (Main) + 2MP FF (Front)
Wireless Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz & 5GHz), 802.11n WiFi Ch. Bonding, WiFi Direct,BT v3.0, USB 2.0 Host
Audio MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Video MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX (1080p FullHD video @ 30fps)
GPS A-GPS
Dimension and Weight 196.7x 133 x 7.89mm335g
Battery capacity 5,100 mAh
OS Android Honeycomb 3.2v
Messaging & SNS Social Hub (Integrated phonebook with SNS, IM, E-mail)
LBS Google Maps
Enterprise Solutions Exchange Activesync
Other Services & Applications Android Market/ Samsung AppsReaders Hub / Game Hub / Social Hub (Availability differs by region)
PC Applications Samsung Kies, Kies Air

4 Comments

  1. 1. How much is Galaxy 7.7 currently? Is there any promotional price after so long it has been in market?
    2. Any free items come with every purchase? If yes, what are they?

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