Galaxy Tab 8.9 vs Galaxy Tab 10.1 | Full Specs Compared | Galaxy Tab 8.9 vs 10.1 Performance and Design
Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 are both same device, all the features are same but in two different size. The displays are 8.9 inch and 10.1 inch respectively. Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 run the tablet optimized OS, which is Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) and the UI is the new TouchWiz 4.0. Both the tablets are extremely thin, they are the thinnest tablets in the world, it is only 8.6mm. Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9 have set a new benchmark on thickness beating iPad2. So the only difference between both these Galaxy Tablets are the display size, and of course the weight due to differing sizes.
The good features of these tablets are the voice calling, video calling and video conferencing facility, you can communicate through speakerphone or your Bluetooth headset. With these Android tablets you can surf and enjoy seamless browsing with Adobe Flash Player, chat with friends, take photos and capture the memorable moments with the HD camcorder, play games, listen to music, watch movies, drive safe with GPS and navigation support and you can do many more.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9
The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is the third sibiling in the Galaxy Tab family. It is a smaller version of Galaxy 10.1 with 8.9 inch display. It’s conveniently sized in between the smaller 7″ Tab and larger 10.1″ Tab and has WXGA (1280×800) TFT LCD display with 170 PPI. Both 8.9 and 10.1 are high end tablets, giving excellent performance and awesome browsing and multi-tasking experience with tablet optimized Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) and 1GHz dual core high performance processors. 1GHz dual core processor is the performance benchmark in tablet market as per today. Both are compatible with Smasung’s newly designed personalized UI, TouchWiz UX. The new TouchWiz UX has magazine like live panels instead of live tiles and widgets. The live panels can be personalized. The UX is unique to Galaxy Tabs and will be the differentiating factor.
The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is incredibly lightweight at 470 grams and extremely thin, measuring only 8.6 mm. In the context of multimedia, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is loaded with features such as 8 megapixel camera, HD video recording at 1080p@30fps, dual surround sound speakers, DLNA and HDMI out. It gives users an excellent multimedia experience with the higher pixels display, powered by high performance processor together with amazing tablet platform Honeycomb and its personalized TouchWiz 4.0. Users can experience faster downloads and faster media streaming.
The high performance high speed 1GHz Dual Core processor combined with 1 GB DDR RAM and tablet optimized operating system gives excellent web browsing experience, the web pages load at lightening speed. Less power consuming processor with low power DDR RAM and 6860 mAh battery enables perfect task management in energy efficient way.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1 inches WXGA TFT LCD display (1280×800) and weighs 595 grams. Except for the dimension and weight all other features in Galaxy Tab 10.1 are same as Galaxy Tab 8.9.
|Galaxy Tab 8.9||Galaxy Tab 10.1|
|Display size||8.9 in||10.1 in|
|Resolution||1280 x 800||1280 x 800|
|Weight||470 g||595 g|
|Thickness||8.6 mm||8.6 mm|
|Operating System||Android 3.0||Android 3.0|
|UI||TouchWiz 4.0||TouchWiz 4.0|
|Processor||1GHZ Dual core||1GHZ Dual core|
|Price (Q1, 2011) Wi-Fi only||16GB -$ 469, 32GB – $569||16GB – $499, 32GB – $599|