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Samsung Launches Galaxy Tab 8.9 in Singapore

By Joy Hou - on 14 Nov 2011, 1:00pm

Samsung Launches Galaxy Tab 8.9 in Singapore

Samsung today announced the launch of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in Singapore.

Weighing only at 453g and measuring only at 8.6mm thin, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 runs on the Android 3.0 Honeycomb platform. Powered by a 1GHz dual core application processor, it offers a 3 megapixels rear camera and a 2 megapixels front camera. Features include support for HSPA+ network speeds of up to 21Mbps, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.

The 3G (16GB) model is now available at SGD $768.

Read on for the full press release.

SINGAPORE - Samsung today announced the launch of the GALAXY Tab 8.9 in Singapore. The 3G (16GB) model is now available at SGD $768.

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.

The GALAXY Tab 8.9 now joins the 10.1 and 7-inch GALAXY Tab to provide consumers with an unmatched array of choices to select the mobile tablet experience that fits their needs the best.

Key highlights

  • Features Samsung’s own TouchWiz user interface implemented on the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) platform, offering superior multi-tasking and enhanced user interaction and navigation
  • Supports HSPA+ network speeds of up to 21Mbps as well as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to deliver rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times
  • Feature a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera, providing smooth transition and seamless 1080p HD video and Flash playback for a rich entertainment experience
Galaxy Tab 8.9 Specifications
Network HSPA+ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
OS Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)
Display 8.9” WXGA 1280x800
Processor 1GHz Dual Core application processor
Camera Main(Rear) : 3.0-Mega Pixel Camera AF with LED Flash
Front : 2.0-Mega Pixel Camera
Video Format : MPEG4/H263/H264, Divx/Xvid
Playback : 1080p Full HD Video @ 30fps
Recording : 720p HD Video
3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo Speaker
Enterprise Solutions Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
Polaris Office
Value-added Features Android Market
Google Mobile Services :
Google Talk Video Chat, Google Maps, Books, etc
Samsung TouchWiz UX
Samsung Mini Apps Tray
Social Hub, Readers Hub
Adobe Flash Player 10.3
Connectivity Bluetooth technology v3.0
USB 2.0
WiFi 802.11 (a/b/g/n)
Sensor Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light sensor
Memory 16GB
Size 230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6 mm, 453g
Battery 6100mAh
Price 3G (16GB) at S$768


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