Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Last updated: Jun 22nd, 2011.

Much like Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is an Android Honeycomb tablet featuring top-notch specs for its class. The main difference between the two units is the display size, measuing in at 8.9 inches as the name implies. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 gets an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core CPU and Android Honeycomb with hardware acceleration for a super smooth tablet experience. 

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Dutch court rules Galaxy Tab does not infringe on iPad design

A ruling out of a district court in The Hague has cleared Samsung’s Galaxy Tab line of any infringement on Apple’s iPad design. The Dutch court had to mull the rounded corners of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy Tab 8.9, and Galaxy Tab 7.7, referencing previous rulings in British courts before deciding in Samsung’s favor.As …

3G-enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (P7300) gets Ice Cream Sandwich

Folks in various parts of the world are set to receive Ice Cream Sandwich on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 today as the OEM has started pushing the Android upgrade to the 3G version. To be specific, those with device model GT-P7300 are reportedly receiving notifications to download and install the big upgrade.We’ve seen reports …

Apple wants to add six more significant Samsung devices to patent trial

Much can be said about Apple in these ongoing patent wars between itself and the likes of Samsung and HTC, but one thing that’s 100% undeniable is that the bitten fruit company has been ruthless. Apple is going after anything and everything it can from any company that poses to a considerable threat to its …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi now getting Ice Cream Sandwich

While the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has already gotten its Ice Cream Sandwich update, owners of the Tab 8.9 were still waiting for theirs. The wait appears to be over, however, as we’re receiving reports that it’s now being pushed out to users over-the-air. It’s a 313MB update, and it comes with an improved Touchwiz …

Samsung pushing Android 4.0 update to Galaxy phones in Canada

Samsung Canada has announced that the update to Ice Cream Sandwich will being today for “select devices” with rollouts continuing through the end of the quarter. The specific smartphones and tablets to receive Android 4.0 weren’t named, but candidates include the Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note, and Galaxy Tab. In a statement Samsung said, “The …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Overclocked to 1.4GHz

Hungry for extreme device tweaking on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9? The development community has worked quick to bring great new features and tweaks to the tablet and one of these tweaks is an overclock. It was achieved by _motley at XDA where he provides full instructions. You can step up to 1.2GHz and 1.4GHz, …