Samsung Galaxy Tab

Galaxy Tab sales “smooth” not “small” insists Samsung

Samsung has challenged reports that Galaxy Tab sales have been "quite small", despite being the source of those very rumors. According to the company, a misheard executive during the recent financial results call led to reports of Galaxy Tab sales being "quite small" rather than, as Samsung claims was intended, "quite smooth." The company has snipped out the relevant part of the call and you can hear it in the video below. Meanwhile, Samsung is yet to comment on a report today that claimed Galaxy Tab returns rates reached as high as 16-percent in the US post-holidays. [youtube xN_w0mcDayI] [via SlashGear]

Galaxy Tab returns sky-high say analysts: Froyo to blame?

The Galaxy Tab sales situation goes from bad to worse as, only moments after Samsung was forced to admit that its much-lauded sales figures were in fact merely shipments to retailers and carriers, analysts suggest returns rates for the 7-inch slate have been surprisingly high. ITG crunched the numbers across 6,000 US retail locations and discovered that, between the November launch of the Galaxy Tab and January 15, 15-percent were returned. In the run up to the holiday period, the number was a little closer - at around 13-percent - but in the period after it rose to 16-percent, likely as unwanted gifts were returned. In comparison, ITG suggests, Verizon has been seeing just 2-percent returns on Apple's iPad since it began selling the larger iOS slate. ITG blames Android 2.2 Froyo as unsuited to tablet-scale use, despite Samsung's attempts to customize the platform with its own apps. Google will attempt to change its fortune in the tablet space later this week, with a Honeycomb launch event; for more on what that will bring to the table, check out our deep dive into Android 3.0. [via SlashGear]

Samsung Backtracks on Galaxy Tab Sales Figures – Shipments, Not Sales

It appears that sales figures reported on Samsung's Android tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab, aren't what they seemed to be. Instead, the numbers being reported up to this point were not the sales figures in regards to end users, but amount shipped to retailers and carriers. Numbers previously reported had been around the 1 million point back in November of 2010 and closer to 2 million in three months just a few days ago. Wall Street Journal is now reporting that just this past Friday a Samsung exec admitted that actual customer sales were "quite small."

Samsung promises dual-core Galaxy S2 & new Galaxy Tab range for 2011

Samsung has confirmed that it will be launching a dual-core successor to the Galaxy S in the first half of 2011, complete with a Super AMOLED Plus display; the handset is believed to be the Samsung Galaxy S2, tipped to arrive at MWC 2011 next month. Meanwhile, the company is also promising to "complement its Galaxy Tab with a range of devices to optimally meet various user needs." The news comes as part of Samsung's financial results for 2010, in which the company posted record revenue and sales of 80.7m mobile devices in total. Predicting a tough market ahead, Samsung says it will focus on "increasing shipments of high-end smartphones and tablet devices." [via SlashGear]

Samsung sells 2m Galaxy Tab slates in 3 months

Samsung has reportedly passed the 2m sales mark for the Galaxy Tab, less than three months after the Android slate first went on sale. The news follows Samsung's announcement of 1m Galaxy Tab sales in early December 2010, though still leaves the 7-inch tablet trailing Apple's iPad in popularity. However, Samsung might not mind that too much, given it has supposedly inked a deal with Apple to supply mobile processors for future devices; more, in fact, than it will be using for its own products. [via SlashGear]

Samsung Galaxy S 2 vs Galaxy Tab 2 THURSDAY NIGHT BRAWL

So you saw the fight we had going on between the XPERIA Play (aka the PlayStation phone) and the Sony NGP (aka the PSP 2) earlier today, did you? Well check it out, we've got another unlikely pairing going on for you, this time in a whole other solar system! This post contains nothing less than a knockout fight between the Samsung Galaxy S 2 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Why would we face these brothers or sisters-in-arms against eachother in a deathmatch? Because we're cruel? Because we hate family togetherness? No way! It's because not only are they both still in their unreleased/leaked stages of their lives, they're both surprisingly similar! So strap on your wrestling boots and get your spaceship on!

Galaxy Tab Locked Bootloader Unlocked with Patch Hack

Go go XDA powers, activate! If you'll take a trip down memory lane, or if you just happen to have a Samsung Galaxy Tab of your own and love to hack and play with your devices, you'll know that it would be a great mission for a developer to break the protected bootloaders in the Galaxy Tab's stock ROMs. Well lucky you, and lucky us, a fellow by the name of Chainfire has done just that, releasing today a patch that'll make sure you never get locked out of flashing your tablet again.

Fake Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Video “Leaked,” Specs Included

So this morning we've been handed a tip that notes OLEDinfo having a leaked video and specs on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Of course we ran on over with our shoes untied because that's the sort of thing we'd love to post. We watched the video and checked out the specs - and we call shenanigans. Feel free to check out the video below (which has been posted to a YouTube account started yesterday, mind you, with spam below pushing the video as "LEAKED!!!" - really, guys? Really?

Canada Doesn’t Care About the New Galaxy Tab

Really. They don't even care at all. Why else would they only offer up a $100 discount to their Bell Samsung Galaxy Tab when the fabulous businesses like US Cellular who is doing a Valentine's Day 2 for 1 deal, or Sprint who slashed their Tab down to a mere nubbin - $300! Clearly Canada plans on taking some of my stash of old Tabs that I requested upon the announcement of the new Tabs at Mobile World Congress.

Galaxy Tab Included in US Cellular Android Valentines Day 2 for 1 Deals

Bigtime sale hooray! Your mailbox will be filled very soon with good tidings of US Cellular goodness in the form of a big fat sale of two-for-one phones basically all across the board. Now through February 17th is how long this sale works, and it includes the following phones buy one get one free after some sort of rebate for each: Galaxy Tab (take a [peek here] to see how the Galaxy Tab is going on sale more than likely everywhere,) HTC Desire, LG Optimus U (which you can see a review for [right over here] by yours truly,) LG Apex, and Samsung Acclaim. It's a totally lovely and in-love lineup.