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It may be a bit difficult to pay attention to the spate of Honeycomb tablets that seem to be popping up left, right and center -- you know, now that Ice Cream Sandwich has been officially promised -- but what's not easy to overlook is an 86mm slate. Checking in at a sliver of a pinch thinner than the illustrious iPad 2, Samsung's rethought-out, redesigned and definitely-not-renamed Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the first Android tablet to date that seriously goes toe-to-toe with Apple in both specifications and design. Granted, the consumer models aren't slated to ship out until June 8th, but given that Google handed us one last week during its annual I/O conference, we figured we'd spend the following weekend wisely. You know, photographing, benchmarking and testing this thing to the hilt. (Of note, the unit tested here was the Limited Edition model, devoid of TouchWiz, 3G and a microSD card slot, but is otherwise identical to shipping units aside from the design on the rear.)
Source.

My dad has been waiting for this one.
Edited by Seeing Red - 5/17/11 at 9:27am
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Looks amazing, but it's the same price as an iPad, so I, and I'm sure almost everyone else, will just get an iPad.

But man that is a beautiful device.
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Looks amazing, but it's the same price as an iPad, so I, and I'm sure almost everyone else, will just get an iPad.

But man that is a beautiful device.
Why? Why would you say "oh its the same price so I will just get the tablet with less features."

The iPad doesn't even have a micro SD slot.
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Why? Why would you say "oh its the same price so I will just get the tablet with less features."

The iPad doesn't even have a micro SD slot.
Have you seen the rest of apples products?

It is clearly working for them even with less features so I don't think they have much to fear.
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Have you seen the rest of apples products?

It is clearly working for them even with less features so I don't think they have much to fear.
Ya I have seen the rest of apple's products. They are very good at charging people more for less.

I also have met the "film producers" and "directors" who use apple products for professional uses and they are morons when it comes to computers. These kind of people use their iPhones to complete film projects from filming to editing and then they wonder why their movies suck.

But when someone on here says their gunna buy the product with less features I have to ask why.
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Why? Why would you say "oh its the same price so I will just get the tablet with less features."

The iPad doesn't even have a micro SD slot.
Neither does this.
    
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Looks amazing, but it's the same price as an iPad, so I, and I'm sure almost everyone else, will just get an iPad.

But man that is a beautiful device.
With this being such a close competitor it really depends on whether the person likes iOS or Android more. Not to mention you are more likely to find a deal on the Samsung over the Apple.
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Looks amazing, but it's the same price as an iPad, so I, and I'm sure almost everyone else, will just get an iPad.

But man that is a beautiful device.
I am typing this on my ipad2 at school. I wil sell this for nearly what I paid for it, and get one of these if it has flash support. I love my IPad, but I want flash. Plus I prefer android, and HATE iTunes.
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Neither does this.
Read the article, the 3G version will have a micro sd card slot.
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I'm getting one. I would like to have USB and HDMI out but I'll play Samsung's game. Hopefully we will be able to take TouchWiz off the retail versions.
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