Samsung plans to launch Galaxy tab, supporting 4G, with Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. 4G LTE network promises data transfer rate 10 times faster than currently available 3G. Hence Samsung’s pre-announcement, at 2011 CES, to launch Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S smartphone and mobile hotspot creates a buzz among the smartphone and Android lovers. The hotspot will be able to provide multiple connectivity, to Wi-Fi enabled devices over 4G LTE, at the same time.
The new version of Galaxy Tab with 4G LTE connectivity will still be powered by Android 2.2 and the processor is going to be 1.2GHz Samsung Hummingbird. Samsung plans to upgrades the rear-facing camera to 5 MP, keeping the same 1.3MP front-facing camera for video chat. The rest of the specifications remain same with the Tab including a 7-inch WSVGA capacitive multi-touch LCD (1024 x 600 resolution) and support to Adobe Flash Player 10.1.
Samsung has also pre-announced a WiFi-only version of the Galaxy Tab, sometimes ago. The company has, however, not yet disclosed its plan for dual-core tablet and smartphone, as well as tablets with Android 3.0 support.