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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE is a beautiful piece of hardware, but the price is too high with a 2-year contract and it comes with last year's operating system. It's tough to argue with the Super AMOLED Plus display and the customizability of the Android OS though too.
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The Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE is a beautiful piece of hardware, but the price is too high with a 2-year contract and it comes with last year's operating system. It's tough to argue with the Super AMOLED Plus display and the customizability of the Android OS though too.

Check out my full ZDNet Mobile Gadgeteer post with more details and thoughts on this new tablet.

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Verizon's red is prominent inside the box and as you can see the Tab 7.7 fills in under the top cover.

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Samsung knows how to design tablets and the back of the Tab 7.7 is attractive.

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The right side and upper back of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is where lots of things are going on.

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There are two card slots on the left side, for the LTE SIM card and microSD card.

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The 3.5mm headset jack barely fits into the thickness of the Galaxy Tab 7.7

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Unfortunately, the Samsung connector is used to charge up the Tab 7.7.

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The HTC Flyer sits next to the Galaxy Tab 7.7.

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The display is excellent and there are several widgets to customize your experience.

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Several widgets are available from Samsung.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 gallery 1

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 gallery 2

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