IFA 2011: Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Announced

At IFA 2011, Samsung unveiled two new high-end products: the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, which runs Honeycomb (Android 3.2 with TouchWiz UX), packs a 7.7-inch 1280x800 Super AMOLED Plus display for vibrant colors and fantastic viewing angles.The device has a 1.4 GHz Exynos dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and the Mali-400MP GPU that powers […]

At IFA 2011, Samsung unveiled two new high-end products: the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, which runs Honeycomb (Android 3.2 with TouchWiz UX), packs a 7.7-inch 1280x800 Super AMOLED Plus display for vibrant colors and fantastic viewing angles.

The device has a 1.4 GHz Exynos dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and the Mali-400MP GPU that powers the Galaxy S II. It comes with 16 GB and 64 GB of internal storage coupled with a microSD card slot, 3 MP rear camera plus LED flash with a 2 MP front-facing, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11n and a HSPA+ radio with GPS.

The device is just 7.9mm thick and weighs in at 355g coupled with the 5,100 mAh battery (rated at 10 hours of use).

Samsung also unveiled, Galaxy Note which packs a sizeable 5.3-inch 800x1280 Super AMOLED display that will respond to an included pen/stylus known as the "S Pen" - hence the Note name.

Galaxy Note is powered by 1.4 GHz dual-core Exynos processor with 1 GB of RAM but comes with an 8 MP rear camera with flash capable of 1080p recording and a 2 MP front camera.

Other specs for this device, whether it's a large smartphone or small tablet, include Bluetooth 3.0, HSPA+ radios with GPS and WiFi, microSD card slot, a nice and large 2,500 mAh battery plus a form factor that sees it at only 9.65mm thick. It will be running Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Samsung's TouchWiz UI, and thanks to the S Pen it will be able to use special apps designed for the device such as the Virtual Whiteboard and S Memo note-taking app.

To make more use out of the pen, Samsung will also be releasing the S Pen SDK for developers.

Full Press Release:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

Samsung GALAXY Note

Samsung Galaxy Note Official Video