Back in March 2011, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Tab 8.9. The tablet was available with WiFi-only connectivity (P7310) or WiFi+3G connectivity (P7300). While the former model debuted on the market in May 2011, the latter one was made available for purchase in October 2011.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 measures 230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6 mm. The WiF-only model has a weight of 447.9 grams, while the WiFi+3G model weighs in at 453 grams. It arrives with an 8.9-inch PLS TFT display with 800 x 1280 resolution and a pixel density of 170 ppi.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 was released with Android 3.0 Honeycomb with Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz interface on top of it. The processing tasks are handled by an Nvidia Tegra 2 T20 SoC with dual-core 1 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and ULP GeForce GPU. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and 16/32/64 GB of internal storage.
On the back of the tablet there’s a 3.15 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash and 720p video recording, while the front panel accommodates a 2 MP camera for video calls. In terms of connectivity, it arrives with HSPA (WiFi+3G model), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, and microUSB 2.0. Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is powered by a Li-Po 6,000 mAh battery.