Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Poses for Pictured Debut

Should we be worried about the presence of the recognizable Android capacitive buttons seen in these first images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7? Blurry-cam aside, what otherwise appears as a smaller version of the recent Galaxy Tab 10.1, the one small detail could mean a world of difference in terms of which OS the device ships with. As is standard, devices meant to to run the tablet-ony Android Honeycomb forego touch controls in favor of on-screen navigation buttons. Could the Galaxy Tab 7.7 be destined to run Android Gingerbread at best? We should know in only a week’s time as Samsung is set to unveil their new gadget at the IFA show in Berlin next week.

[via Android-Life]

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  • babadush

    I am kind of curious as to why the buttons are there.

  • barry99705

    At announcement. “These buttons?” Pulls off sticker. “They’re just camouflage!” I know, probably not, but that would be cool.

    • HalfwayCrook


  • Kuzon

    The buttons could be there to maybe free up screen space?

  • Tim Van der Veen

    Ehm.. Is it just me, or does this seem to be the first Galaxy Tab ?

  • SuperTomcat

    That is the first 7″ Galaxy Tab…