Samsung launches Galaxy Tab 10.1, 8.9 in India

Samsung has launched Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9 tablets in India.

* GALAXY Tab 10.1 – Samsung expands the Samsung GALAXY Tab range with a 10.1” entertainment powerhouse. A dual-core smart media device powered by Android Honeycomb, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 boasts its lightweight and thin design on a 10.1-inch large display. The GALAXY Tab 10.1 delivers the ultimate mobile entertainment experience to immerse users with its dual surround-sound speakers.

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* GALAXY Tab 8.9 – At just 8.6mm thin and weighing only 470g, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 is the perfect device for today’s mobile professional. Whether writing emails on a trip or reading an eBook on the couch, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 provides the ultimate tablet experience without compromising mobility.

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* Blu-ray Players – The BD-D5500 is designed for those looking to bring home a high-performing Blu-ray player with advanced Internet-enabled features at an attractive price point. With built-in playback for full HD 3D and access the new Samsung Smart Hub via a wireless LAN-ready connection, the BD-D5500 makes it easy for people to access and share content. To ensure high-quality audio and video playback, the player also features support for Dolby 7.1ch and DTS 5.1ch, and includes one HDMI and two USB ports.

* Blu-ray Home Theater Systems – The HT-D5550WK supports full HD 1080p video playback for both Blu-ray and standard DVDs. The system has a powerful video processor to convert 2D content to 3D. This 5.1 channel, 1000-watt home theater system with a built-in karaoke feature includes four stylish tallboy speakers and delivers powerful, theater-like sound to the room. Users can access interactive and web-based content through Smart Blu-ray Home Theater features, including AllShare, which allows people to wirelessly sync digital devices so that they can enjoy music, movies and photos directly from their DLNA-certified PC, camera and mobile devices on their larger TV screen.

* Accessories – Samsung introduced a lineup of accessories including the world’s lightest, prescription-ready active 3D glasses, and a wireless LAN Adapter, which connects Samsung TVs wirelessly to compatible multimedia devices, including Samsung’s PCs, cameras, Blu-ray disc players, mobile phones and more.

* Displays – Samsung’s HD 3D LED Monitor Series 7, including the SA750, offers full resolution picture quality (1920×1080) and hyper-realistic 3D playback on a wide variety of 3D content.

Smart Experience for Exciting Photography

Embracing the ideas of Smart Design and Smart Experiences, Samsung unveiled an impressive lineup of digital cameras, camcorders and a family of interchangeable lenses in recognition of what consumers want from their devices – to easily capture and share images on the spot.

* NX series – Samsung’s successful NX family has recently grown to include five new premium NX i-Function lenses such as lens for the movie, Macro lens and Portrait lens in 2011, making it easier for a variety of high-quality finishes and effects for photographers of all kinds. Samsung has also recently launched the new NX11, which builds on the success of the NX10 and looks set to strengthen Samsung’s ownership of this fast-moving and innovative area of the camera industry.

* SH100 – Wi-Fi enabled, the SH100 allows photos to be uploaded instantly to social networking sites and automatically backed up on a PC. Users can also connect with Samsung Android-based smart phones to create an extra remote control and viewing device for the camera.

* ST700 – The ultimate in dual-screen innovation from Samsung, the ST700 has a largest-ever front screen, a 3.0” back touch screen and is host to a range of photo effects through features like Smart Filter 2.0 and Magic Frame.

* Q10 – The Q10 makes recording easier than ever with its innovative Switch Grip, adjusting the LCD screen automatically according to how the device is held. Samsung’s full HD camcorder technology with a backside-illuminated CMOS sensor gives spectacular image quality that is easy to achieve.

Both the Q10 camcorder and Samsung’s premium camera range deliver Smart Experiences through an easy to use, touch-based user interface called Smart Touch UI. This interface, based on Samsung’s expertise in touch mobile phones, gives users the ability to drag, click and control ‘app-style’ icons, and easily flip through photos.

Broadening the Horizon of Smart Mobile Devices

Southwest Asia Forum attendees will have the opportunity to explore Samsung’s new class of Android -based smart phones and tablets in the GALAXY family line, a powerful lineup exemplifying the Smarter Life in the areas of speed, screen and content:

* GALAXY S II – A lightning-fast, dual-core Samsung GALAXY S II powered by Android Gingerbread has been equipped with Samsung’s new crystal-clear Super AMOLED Plus screen, the most advanced mobile visual display ever created. Setting the standard of quality viewing on a mobile, Super AMOLED Plus introduces the best in quality in color gamut, contrast ratio and edge sharpness. As the world’s thinnest smart phone, the GALAXY S II represents the company’s commitment to delivering the ultimate mobile experience. With Samsung Hubs, the GALAXY S II delivers rich catalogues of books and magazines, music, advanced mobile games to consumers. Also, with enterprise mobility solutions, the GALAXY S II helps enterprise users empower a flexible and connected mobile workforce.

* GALAXY Tab 10.1 – Samsung expands the Samsung GALAXY Tab range with a 10.1” entertainment powerhouse. A dual-core smart media device powered by Android Honeycomb, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 boasts its lightweight and thin design on a 10.1-inch large display. The GALAXY Tab 10.1 delivers the ultimate mobile entertainment experience to immerse users with its dual surround-sound speakers.

* GALAXY Tab 8.9 – At just 8.6mm thin and weighing only 470g, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 is the perfect device for today’s mobile professional. Whether writing emails on a trip or reading an eBook on the couch, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 provides the ultimate tablet experience without compromising mobility.

In addition, five new members join the GALAXY family of smart phones, each designed with a specific audience in mind:

* GALAXY Ace – Designed for the trendy young professional, GALAXY Ace offers a premium experience with a 3.5” display on a compact and comfortable handset. Its 800MHz processor, voice search and ThinkFree document viewer deliver quality performance.

* GALAXY Fit – This device was crafted for the user who wants a mobile that meets all the challenges of a career and busy social life. With a 3.31” display, the Samsung GALAXY Fit is functional and fun, delivering a user experience optimized for sharing and web browsing on the go.

* GALAXY Pop – The Samsung GALAXY Pop embodies great productivity and performance while boasting a 3.14 inch QVGA display. Powered by a 600 MHz processor, the Samsung GALAXY Pop offers Google voice actions and Quick Office document viewer.

* GALAXY Pro – Designed as a smart phone with an edge, the Samsung GALAXY Pro comes with Samsung’s Social Hub Premium and a dual-input control based on a touch-screen and QWERTY keyboard. On a 2.8” display, professionals are able to get ahead – and stay ahead – of the game when managing their busy work and social lives.

Innovation Driven Home Appliances

In the world of Digital Appliances, the Smarter Life is supported by Samsung‘s philosophy of Smart Thinking and its commitments to advancing the market through innovations in technology and energy efficiency.

* 4 DR FDR Refrigerator – The four-door FDR Series offers the consumer ultimate versatility with an independent mid-drawer and Smart Divider, allowing for ample storage space. The refrigerator also features Samsung‘s cutting-edge Twin Cooling Plus® technology that enables precise temperature control of both the refrigerator and freezer compartments.

* Massimo Zucchi Refrigerator – Designed by world-renowned jewelry designer Massimo Zucchi, this refrigerator infuses elegant design and functionality with its interior and exterior features, starting with its Champagne Handle. The unique handle softly sparkles in pink, gold lines that illuminate light on the handle bar. Similar to the bubbles rising inside a champagne glass, the Champagne Handle adds a level of sophistication to any atmosphere.

* Gaia2 Wobble Washing Machine – The Gaia2 Wobble Washing Machine differs from previous models because of Samsung’s Wobble Technology™, which directs clothing through a diamond-shaped drum. A “Wobble pulsator” features wave-shaped fins and built-in rollers that generate a multi-directional washing flow. As a result, consumers can enjoy clean loads that are up to 50 percent less tangled than loads on standard models.

* AC Virus Doctor – The Plasma Ionizer Virus Doctor improves indoor air quality and enhances consumer well-being through the use of Samsung’s latest S-Plasma ion technology, which kills more than 99 percent of harmful micro-organisms including SARS and H1N1. The S-Plasma ion technology generates activated hydrogen and oxygen ions to transform toxins from the air into harmless water vapor.

* Purista+ Air Conditioner – This advanced air conditioner features a revolutionary design concept called “Air Storage” with narrower ends that give it curvatures like that of a vase. Purista+ also features Samsung’s Smart Saver mode, which allows the air conditioner’s compressor to operate in the least amount of time to cool the room, saving electricity.

* Trio 2 Microwave Oven – Breakthrough product for Indian market possesses convenient voice guidance system, 141 pre-programmed Indian and Western recipes and Samsung’s TRIO heating technology (ceramic, quartz and sheath heaters) that ensures even, fast cooking. 

A New Dimension in the Home and Mobile Office

Samsung’s expansion in IT Solutions products – including notebooks and printers – are on full display at the Southwest Asia Forum, led by the Notebook Series 9, an ultra-premium offering that infuses chic design with advanced hardware for consumers who seek utility and sophistication.

The Notebook Series 9 is the world‘s first laptop to use duralumin for its external casing. Duralumin, normally used in aircrafts, is a strong, lightweight material that helps give the notebook an aerodynamic style and light weight with strong performance. Designed with performance in mind, the Series 9 features a vivid SuperBright Plus display up to 100% brighter with 400nit brightness and vibrant color reproduction (16 million colors), providing users with crystal clear picture quality while offering unforgettable multimedia experiences. With its Fast Start technology and solid state drive, the Series 9 can start in just 15 seconds.

The ML-3710ND printer, meanwhile, is designed with purpose, featuring lightning-fast throughput printing speed in the office environment. The ML-3710ND is the world’s first printer equipped with a dual core CPU to support the printing heavier documents with complex graphs and images. The ML-3710ND also possesses the eco-friendly features that have defined Samsung’s reputation in this market. The One Touch ECO button turns on environmentally friendly settings like double-sided printing and toner saving mode, while the result simulator display shows reduced carbon emissions, electricity usage, and the amount of saved paper based on the selected setting.


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