HTC Scribe HTC Sense HTC Flyer vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
HTC Flyer and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are both android powered tablets introduced in Feb 2011. HTC Flyer is equipped with 1.5 GHz processor and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is packed with Nvidia dual core Tegra 2, 1 GHz processor. HTC claims HTC Flyer as the First tablet with HTC Watch video service, HTC Scribe Technology and OnLive cloud gaming. HTC Flyer has a 7 inches display whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 featured with 10.1 inches WXGA TFT LCD display. Initially HTC Flyer runs on Android 2.4 and will turn to Android 3.0 but Samsung Tab 10.1 comes with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 weighs 599 grams whereas HTC Flyer is tightly packed with Alumunium body weighs as little as a paperback book, which is vague but promising.
Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1”), LG Optimus (8.9”) and HTC Flyer (7”) are 10.1 inches and 8.9 inches and 7 inches in sizes respectively. All three tablets run on Android thus most of features are going to be the same for all and the Android Market is also common. On top of the processing power the display size will be the deciding factor in the tablet market.
Generally a random selected average person will have a mobile phone as well as a laptop. Laptop starts from 12.4 to 18, 19 inches display. At the same time latest smart phone displays ranges between 3.9 “ to 4.3”. So less likely for people go with 10 inches tablets. Even though it comes with higher mega pixel cameras, think about shooting or taking photograph with a 10 inches tablet. So there are high possibility people may like reasonable large display smart phone or middle size tablet. So 7 inches tablet would be liked by tablet lovers. Already Samsung has Samsung Galaxy Tab which has 7″ display and now HTC introduced HTC flyer with 7″ display and both run on Android with a lot of similar applications. While HTC is competing in the small screen tablet market, Samsung wants to capture both large and small screen tablet market with the introduction of Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1”).
HTC Flyer at First Look
HTC Flyer (From HTC Press release on 15th Feb 2011)
HTC Flyer packed with a seven-inch display, lightning fast 1.5Ghz processor and high-speed HSPA+ wireless capabilities, the HTC Flyer tablet is perfect for those who have been waiting for a tablet that is both compact and powerful. Initially it comes with Android 2.4.
HTC Sense for Tablet
HTC Sense revolutionized smartphones by placing the person at the center of the experience. HTC Flyer’s tablet-focused HTC Sense experience focuses on surprising and delighting people with its gorgeous 3D home screen. A unique carousel of widgets puts a user’s most important content and information at the visual center of the experience. The HTC Flyer tablet also offers uncompromised Web browsing with Flash 10 and HTML 5.
HTC Scribe Technology
Touch Flyer is a dual input smartphone in the sense, on top of its touch screen functionality, HTC flyer enables users to interact it with digital pen which gives a groundbreaking pen experience. HTC Scribe Technology introduces a wave of integrated digital ink innovations that make it easy and natural to take notes, sign contracts, draw pictures, or even write on a web page or photo.
Streaming Mobile Movies with HTC Watch
The HTC Flyer tablet premieres HTC Watch, HTC’s new video download service. The HTC Watch service enables low-cost on-demand progressive downloading of hundreds of High-Definition movies from major studios. The intuitive, natural design of the HTC Watch service makes it easy to find the latest movie and video content, while advanced technology on the back-end enables instant playback over the HTC Flyer tablet’s high-speed wireless connection.
Mobile Cloud Gaming with OnLive
HTC takes mobile gaming to an entirely new level by being the first mobile device in the world to integrate OnLive Inc.’s revolutionary cloud-based gaming service. OnLive is leading in the home gaming market by letting people play top video games on their televisions and computers without the need to buy expensive gaming hardware or software. When integrated fully, the OnLive service will enable customers to pipe the OnLive service through the HTC Flyer tablet’s broadband wireless to their television sets, or let them play directly on the tablet. When integrated on the HTC Flyer tablet, people can play a variety of games, including hits like Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, NBA 2K11 and Lego Harry Potter.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7100)
Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1 inches WXGA TFT LCD display (1280×800), Nvidia dual-core Tegra 2 processor, and powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The Honeycomb platform was exclusively designed for large screen devices such as tablets. Galaxy Tab 10.1 is made power efficient with low power DDR2 memory and 6860mAh battery. It’s also very light weight and slim, only 599 grams and 10.9mm thickness.
In the context of multimedia, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 packed with 8 megapixel rear and 2 MP front facing cameras and sporting a large screen with dual surround sound speakers and powered by high speed processor together with amazing tablet platform will give users a wonderful multimedia experience.
The Ultimate Entertainment Experience
A 10.1″ (WXGA TFT LCD) display with crystal clear resolution (1280 x 800) makes the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 an unrivalled device for experiencing the hundreds of thousands of games and applications available from Android Market. To compliment the amazing visual quality of the device, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 includes dual surround-sound speakers to immerse you even more fully.
Performance and Speed
Combined with the latest version of Android’s tablet-optimized operating system, Honeycomb, Samsung has created a device that is powerful and lightning fast.
The Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 equipped with a 1GHz Dual Core application processor supports faster and powerful multimedia and web browsing experience. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1′s Dual Core processor, low power DDR2 memory and 6860mAh battery, make it perfect for task management in an energy efficient way.
Galaxy Tab 10.1 weighs only 599g and mere 10.9 mm thickness make more portability. Users can enjoy many features while on move because of maximized portability. With the need to remain constantly connected, Samsung has also included super-fast HSPA+ 21Mbps, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to support rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times.