Samsung recently begin taking pre-orders for its new Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablet, which goes on sale on Sunday, October 2.
The 8.9-inch tablet will have a WiFi only wireless connection, will run Android 3.1 and also has a dual-core processor, a three megapixel rear camera with flash and a two megapixel front facing camera.
The 16 GB version will sell for $469 while the 32 GB version will have a $569 price tag.
Samsung also announced that its Galaxy Player 4.0 and the Galaxy Player 5.0 will go on sale on October 16. These two devices have mobile smartphone form factors but don’t have any phone calling features.
Galaxy Player 4.0 has a 4 inch screen while the 5.0 version has a five inch screen.
Both run on Android 2.3, have 8 GB of storage, a 3.2 megapixel rear camera, a VGA front camera, WiFi support and more.
Galaxy Player 4.0 will be priced at $229 while the Galaxy Player 5.0 will have a $269 price point.
In other Samsung releated news, the company has sent invites to attend a Samsung press event — “Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 at CTIA’s fall show on October 11th out in San Diego.
Samsung is promoting this event as a joint operation with Google, with the invite saying specifically that the press will “get a look at what’s new from Android” during the press conference.
That’s something notable, the event might be the place and time for the officially unveiling of a Samsung made Galaxy Nexus or Nexus Prime or Droid Prime smartphone that will have next version of the Android mobile OS — Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).