Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be made available for retail purchase from 1 August 2011 in South Africa.
The announcement was made last night at a lavish launch event in Johannesburg, which was attend by various celebrities including singer Danny K, the Top 15 contestants from South Africa’s Idols competition and members of the Blue Bulls rugby club.
“The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a remarkable example of Samsung’s constant innovation, demonstrating our dedication to designing products of the highest standard, ensuring they fit the unique needs of technology-savvy people wanting to lead a smarter life,” said George Ferreira, Chief Operating Officer for Samsung Electronics Africa RHQ.
The Tab is currently the world’s thinnest tablet, measuring only 8.6 millimetres. It also boasts an incredibly light weight of just 595g, and a brilliant 10.1-inch touch screen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution delivering vibrant colours and crisp clarity.
Charlie Fripp – Consumer Tech editor