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LIVE in NYC: Join Phandroid, Samsung, and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 on June 2nd! [EVENTS]


Erase your calendar. Clear the schedule. On June 2nd, 7pm to 10pm Phandroid and Samsung will be LIVE In NYC and YOU can join us! You’ll have a chance to go hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – the Android 3.0 Honeycomb Tablet that caused such a stir at Google IO – and 5 lucky people will walk away with one of their own! Five others will win Galaxy S smartphones.

You’ll have the chance to hang out with hundreds of Phandroid readers, AF members and staff/followers of other top sites: our friends at AndroidCentral, Phonedog, MobileBurn, Liliputing, and Mobiputing are hosting the event as well. Special thanks to the folks at Netshelter who put this whole thing together, start to finish!

When I say hundreds… I literally mean hundreds: this is a VIP event with limited space (currently 400-person limit), so don’t miss out – sign up now!

Event Details

Day: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
Time: 7pm to 10pm
Location: NYC, specific address TBD
RSVP: at Eventbrite page

Here are 3 short blips of our personal history with the Galaxy Tab 10.1…

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Announced at Mobile World Congress

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Hands-On at Mobile World Congress

Limited Edition Galaxy Tab 10.1 Unboxed at Google IO

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  1. I’m there like flies on #$%^

    So no location set yet??

  2.  What time is this in London?

    And please make sure to clarify this questions:
    – What kind of screen technology? PLS? IPS? TFT?
    – Does it has MicroSD card slot (for both 10.1 and 8.9)?
    – Does it has MicroUSB port?

    Thanks Phandroid!

    1. 7pm here=3pm there (pretty sure:D)

      1. He said London not California or Hawaii. It would be 11pm in London as it is 4 hours ahead.

        1. LOL double fail. London is 5 hours ahead of NYC.  

          1. Therefore it would be midnight.. 

        2. Thats what i meant of course, lol
          Was going from UTC time (which is 4 hours ahead) thought that was london time, though i still had it backwards  

    2. This is about the WiFi-only tab they gave out at Google IO:

      I’m not sure about the type of screen. The initial design was a TFT LCD screen, but they redesigned it quite a bit. It is now much lighter and thinner than the original design (lighter and thinner than iPad 2, i think). But i’m not sure if the screen-type has been re-designed.

      It has only two ‘openings’. One is a regular headphone jack, the other is a proprietary port used for charging, USB and HDMI out. The tabs that we got at Google IO only had a charging/usb cable in the box. Some samsung rep told me that a HDMI adapter cable will be sold when the tab becomes generally available.

      This also means you can’t replace the battery or insert an SD-card. I guess there will be some slot for tabs with 3G or 4G, to insert the SIM-card.

  3. What about the SGS2?

    1.  Agree hopefully they announce some availability dates

  4. I like that back panel better than the Google I/O one.  No USB on this device.  I don’t have it with me right now, so I’m not sure on the SD slot or display question.  I can say the screen looks really nice. :-)

  5. Eventbrite sells their e-mail address list to spammers. If you’re going to sign up, i recommend using a disposable email address.

  6. So did I miss something or has Phandroid still never announced who will be getting the Galaxy Tab 10.1 when they’re done testing it? 

    1. E-Mail went out this AM 

  7. Did phandroid give away the Tab 10.1 that they got at IO yet?

    1.  They just sent out an email saying who the winner is.

  8. The gathering in Baltimore last fall was great. I wish I could pull this one off but too much going on right now. I hope someone who attended the phandroid meet up wins a Tab.

  9. We need to buck up!! Android central is killing us on attendees (it shows everyone who signed up and who referred them) 

  10. People have posted on several thread asking about the Google I/O giveaway, but it has been a week since the promised announcement and there has been absolute silence from Phandroid.  Was it all just a big trick to get people to sign up to the mailing list?  WTF Phandroid?

    1.  Last response was that the announcement was pushed back to the beginning of this week(i know yesterday was monday)

    2. Winners name/picture appeared in the newsletter sent out today 

  11. Sooooo is this the same samsung event that got delayed two days ago, or is this completely different?

  12. Why does Phandroid keep posting images of the 10.1v when discussing the 10.1? You’re using old images, and it’s hurting your credibility.

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