With Android 2.2 and a 1.2GHz processor powering everything, the Samsung Galaxy Tab is rumoured to be one of the most powerful smartphone-cum-tablet hybrids in development.
It is known that Samsung is blessing the Galaxy Tab with a seven inch Super AMOLED screen from the top of the range and now it seems as though a 1.2GHz processor that uses technology developed by chip manufacturer ARM is going to sit alongside 16GB of onboard storage space.
Comparisons to the iPad will be favourable thanks to its 370g weight, although this is largely due to the smaller screen.
The Galaxy Tab will be 33 per cent heavier than Amazon's Kindle eReader, which has a six-inch screen, although the link between these two is tenuous since Kindle cannot hope to compete with the Galaxy Tab's hardware.
The battery of the Galaxy Tab is rumoured to have a 4000mAh capacity, which should allow it to last far longer than standalone netbook computers, according to Vietnamese tech site Tinhte.
The eBook reading capabilities of the Galaxy Tab are confirmed by Tinhte and it says that publishers will be producing magazine titles exclusively for Samsung's tablet. All of this will run on version 2.2 of the Android operating system.
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