The already popular, yet to be released, Samsung Galaxy Tab has finally been announced to be coming to Japan. DOCOMO is set to launch the Japanese-market version of both the Galaxy S and the Galaxy Tab.
Both will be shipping with Android 2.2, DOCOMO’s new e-book service – which will be launching on a trial basis in late October, and the sp-mode service that will allow users to access i-mode mail accounts on their devices.
Full Press Release Below:
TOKYO, JAPAN, October 5, 2010 — NTT DOCOMO, INC. today unveiled its Japanese-market versions of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s GALAXY S smartphone and GALAXY Tab smart media device. The docomo Smartphone GALAXY S is scheduled to launch in late October and the docomo Smartphone GALAXY Tab in late November.
Both mobile devices are powered by the Android™ 2.2 operating system, enabling users to choose from a large variety of applications available at the mobile portals Android Market™, docomo market and Samsung Apps. The GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab also support DOCOMO’s new e-book service, which will launch on a trial basis in late October, as well as the sp-mode™ service that allows DOCOMO users to access i-mode™ mail accounts with their smartphones.
The GALAXY S features a 4-inch, ultra-bright SUPER AMOLED screen and supports Flash® for PC-like access to diverse Web content. Its 5.0 megapixel camera shoots high-definition video that can be played back on the phone’s vivid, high-resolution screen. Multi-touch functionality enables intuitive control of the screen.
The GALAXY Tab provides an all-new way to experience Internet browsing on the go. The large 7-inch screen allows full Flash-compatible browsing and displays images in PC-quality 600 x 1,024 -pixel resolution. It is an exceptionally portable tablet device that can be held easily in one hand, measuring just 12.1 mm in thickness and weighing only 382 grams.
The GALAXY S and GALAXY Tab will be exhibited at CEATEC Japan 2010 in Makuhari Messe, Japan from October 5 to 9.