14 Feb '11, 4am

Samsung unveils tablet with bigger screen & more processing power in latest attempt to unseat Apple's iPad

SEOUL - Samsung launched a second tablet computer yesterday, with a bigger screen and more processing power than the original Galaxy Tab currently seen as the only real rival to Apple's iPad. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is intended to be a multimedia hub for afficionados of games, electronic books and social media, with a 10.1-inch screen, dual surround-sound speakers, and front- and rear-facing cameras. The tablet, with two core processors to better handle media, is based on the latest Google Android platform, Honeycomb, which has been optimised for tablets. Samsung, now the world's second-biggest phone maker after Nokia, also launched a new premium smartphone, the ultra-slim Galaxy S II, designed around hubs for social networking, reading, games and music. The South Korean electronics giant, whose telecoms division accounted for nearly half its profit last quarter, has sold arou...

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