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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi P7310 Gets Android ICS Update

After launching successful tablets like the Samsung galaxy tab 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy 10.1, it looks like Samsung does not want to leave any stone unturned. One can realize it from the fact that they are back with yet another tablet the Galaxy tab 8.9 which is slightly bigger than the 7.0 version and smaller than the 10.1 version. Let us have a look at its specifications.

With the dimensions 9.1 x 6.2 x .34 inches it is quite comfortable to handle and weighs only 447g that ensures that you can hold it for long. When it comes to design, it is almost identical to its bigger version only with a few minor changes the most prominent being the shifting of speakers to the bottom. The tablet is given a metallic texture with a blue hue and is called the Metallic Grey colour by Samsung. This is the only color option available in two different capacity versions i.e. 16GB or 32GB. The tablet lacks a micro SD slot, so one cannot extend the memory.

Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi P7310

The 8.9 inch screen may not be impressive like the AMOLED Plus displays but with 1,280 x 800 pixels resolution it is quite impressive. It is integrated with two cameras, a rear three megapixel camera and a front two megapixel camera. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM that offers same performance like the 10.1. The 6100mAh battery ensures a run time of nine hours on a single charge. Running on Honeycomb 3.1 topped with the TouchWiz offers an interactive interface.

The tablet is available in all major retail stores, both online and in brick and mortar stores. The 16 GB version can be bought at a price of $436 while the 32 GB version will cost you $100 extra. This is almost $50 less than its big brother with a 10.1 screen.

How to update Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi P7310 :-

It’s been long enough that the owners of Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi users were waiting for an ICS update for their devices. The wait has finally come to an end as Samsung has started rolling out the firmware update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi (P7310). One can be a little disappointed as the update has been rolled out at a time when half of the world has already started using the android 4.1 Jelly Bean version. If you also own a Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi model then you can update it through Samsung KIES or over the air. The size of the update is approximately 314 MB and will give you a completely new experience to work on your device.

Mike is a software engineer with a love for tinkering with smart phone devices. He spends a lot of time moving pictures to his SD card, because the Android keeps running out of memory. In his spare time, he travels to different parts of the world and takes one of his Android devices with him.


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