I have now been using the Samsung Galaxy Tab for about four months and this is my thoughts about this device.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is very solid and feels good in your hand. The display is a 7 inch WSVGA display and it is running Android 2.2. I am impressed by the battery capacity and even though I use the device quite a lot I only have to charge it now and then. It’s also very handy that you can use the device as a phone with a SIM card. I don’t use it very often as a phone but it’s nice to be able to go online when there is no wireless networks available.
The display is very good and watching videos, images or just surfing the web is no stress for the eyes. Some persons are criticising the device because the think the 7 inch display is to small… In my opinion that has nothing to do with the device. For me the size is perfect and if you wanted a larger display, well you should have bought the iPad 😉
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Yesterday I had a discussion with a friend of mine were we talked about the impressive evolution the mobile industry have faced the last 10-15 years. He then asked me if I could remember my first mobile phone and could tell him that I got a Nokia 5110 back in 1998. I think I had this phone for like three years and it was impossible to break it. Once I left the phone on the roof of my car with the result that my phone got airbourne in about 80 km/h. I stopped the car and tried to find my phone but I only found the front cover (separated from the phone) lying on the road. Then a friend tried to call me and we could hear the phone ringing from a field further down the road. It was just to put the front cover back on and the phone worked perfectly well and only had a scratch on the battery. Try doing that with an iPhone!
This made me think of all the phones I have had since 1998 and I thought it would be fun to try to remember all of them. Below you will see a list with all the phones that I have had (at least the phones that I can remember)
- Nokia 5110
- Nokia 6230
- Nokia 6600
- Sony Ericsson K700i
- Nokia N75
- Sony Ericsson W950i
- Sony Ericsson W880i
- Sony Ericsson W960i
- HTC Touch Pro
- Samsung Omnia 2
I have been working with application development for mobile devices the last 5 years so I have also used phones like Motorola, LG, Blackberry and iPhone.
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