Samsung Malaysia dropped another clue via Facebook on the launch of its Galaxy Tab 7.7 saying that it will be available in the country in around a couple of week or so. While that’s certain not a rock solid commitment on Samsung’s part, it does give us an indication on when the device will be launching in Malaysia.
Earlier, Samsung revealed that the Galaxy Tab 7.7 will retail for less than RM2,500. Our estimates put the device around the RM2.2k mark mainly because of the 7.7-inch 1280×800 Super AMOLED Plus screen – possibly the largest Super AMOLED Plus display on a consumer device to date. Naturally, you can expect a premium for that display. Because the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is also essentially a mobile phone, you can expect operators to offer with plans for the device as well.
Just a little recap on specs if you are not already aware, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 packs a 1.4GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM (similar to that in the Galaxy Note) and runs on Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS (Samsung has confirmed that the 7.7 will be getting ICS later in the year). In terms of imaging, there’s a 3MP Autofocus camera with 720p video recording capabilities at the back and a 2MP front facing camera. There are three storage variants — 16GB/32GB/64GB – and all will have a MicroSD card slot that supports cards up to 32GB.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 comes with a generous 5,100mAh battery and weighs only 335g, which is 45g lighter than the original Galaxy Tab. When compared to the larger Galaxy Tab 10.1 (8.6mm thickness), the Galaxy 7.7 is thinner at 7.89mm.