Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800)
Samsung as biggest Android vendor in the world, claimed his position with various mobile and tablet product with many size. Galaxy Tab as one of Samsung Android tablet series releases Galaxy Tab 7.7 which is perform with Super Amoled Plus screen and dual core 1.4 GHZ processor. Tab 7.7 being temptation for users which is concern with performance and display.
Design and Hardware
Dimension:196.7 x 133 x 7.9 mm and 340 g weight; Dual-core 1.4 GHz Processor, Cortex-A9 Exynos; GPU: Mali-400; RAM: 1GB; Storage: 32GB (Available user: 28GB)
Not like it predecessor that used plastic material, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 made with metal casing on rear side which is perform tough appearance. Galaxy Tab 7.7 slightly thin comparing with other tablet. So, user would not inconvenience holding it with one hand.
In front side, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has 7.67 inches diagonal screen and earpiece, sensor, camera and Samsung logo. On rear side, Samsung put his 3.2 megapixel camera completed with flashlight with logo.
Push power button on left side of Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 body to turn it on, next to volume button and infrared. On top side, you can find 3.5 mm headset jack. On bottom side, it has multifunction port, two speaker jack, and mouthpiece for phone call. For SIM card and memory, Samsung put it in right side of the body.
Interface and Operating System
Android 3.2 Honeycomb, Touchwiz UX UI: 5 Homescreen, Notification Area; 7” Super Amoled Plus 1280x 800 piksel ~196 ppi 16M colors
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 using Super Amoled Plus screen which is can display image with high sharpness and 180 degree angle-view.
Color and contrast produce by Super Amoled Plus screen great and awesome. Even for outdoor using, it performing nice. For optimize your experience watching video, Samsung provide three mode in Tab 7.7 which is Dynamic, Standard and Movie.
With Android Honeycomb Operating system which is for optimizing tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 upgrades the interface with Touchwiz UX, performed with 5 homescreen. You could fill with widget, application shortcut and others.
With touching drawer application on right corner, in All section, user can see all application on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 in menu. For application from Market, you can find it in MyApps and in frequent section for frequently opened application.
Camera and Video
3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash and others
Samsung provide Tab 7.7 with 3.15 megapixel autofocus camera and add flash light.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has a lot of additional setting such as flash, timer, edit shortcut, self portrait, shooting mode, scene mode, exposure, focus mode, effect, etc
For photo result, clear enough when outdoor. But for indoor, we see a lot of noise. That would not be problems, because most of tablet function is to play game or office work.
For video recording, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 already support with HD720p (1280 x 720 pixel) with various setting such as, flash, edit shortcut, self recording, recording mode, exposure value, timer, effects, resolution, white balance, outdoor visibility, and guidelines.
Audio: AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA; Video: AVI, DIVX, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WMV
With 28 GB storage, user could storage all your video and audio collection without depend on micro SD. But, Samsung still provide MicroSD memory slot on left side of Tab 7.7 body. Using converter allows using SD card to moved photo result from digital camera for example.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 default music players, categorized storage song based on album, artist, genre, folder, composer and years. User also can use equalizer and CH 5.1 to listen music.
For Video player, tab 7.7 able to play various video file formats up to full HD 1080p resolution. CH.5.1 also supports this video player. With dual core processor make tab 7.7 could play MP4 video with 1080p resolution from Youtube without buffering.
Phone call and Short Message Service
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
In communication section, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 still providing with ability to make phone call and sending short message service. Of course, you must use headset chat on phone.
Contact list consist in two panel, right panel for contact name display and left panel for saving contact details such as phone number, mobile number, email, address, etc.
For sending sms, there were two panel, on left side to display sms contact and message content and on the right side display chatting mode.
Internet and Connectivity
GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA 850/900/1800/1900/2100HSDPA 21 Mbps.Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth A2DP, Konverter USB On The Go and SDcard Reader
Web surfing with Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 was smoothly with 3G HSDPA connection and Wi-Fi support, using Android HTML browser which is already flash player support.
Unfortunately, different from Tab 7 plus which is could open 22 tabs in the same time, Tab 7.7 only could open 16 tabs. For social network, Social Hub application could fulfill user needs to interact and connecting with your friends.
In Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 sales packages, Samsung including two converters which is user could use to reading SD card and USB flashdisk. Unfortunately, Galaxy Tab 7.7 doesn’t have HDMI port on it.
All Share, Memo, My Files, Pen Memo, Photo Editor, Polaris, Pulse, Samsung App, Smart Remote and Social Hub.
Besides supporting with native Android application, Tab 7.7 also provide a lot of application, such as allshare, Memo, Myfiles, Pen Memo, Photo Editor, Polaris Office, Pulse, Samsung App, Smart Remote and Social Hub.
Using DLNA connection makes users could sharing multimedia content through All Share application. With Pen Memo, you could make a note using hand writing.
Office application, Polaris Office also in it to supporting your office works. User could open, edit and make new document with doc, excel, and powerpoint format.
Quadrant Standard: 3782, Antutu Benchmark: 6930
Benchmark test result on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, using Quadrant Standard Edition get 3782 score won from Galaxy Tab, Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S. it so awesome reminding hardware specification in it.
Meanwhile, using Antutu Benchmark get 6930 score.
The advantage and disadvantage from Samsung galaxy tab 7.7
- 1.4 Ghz Processor
- Super Amoled Plus Screen.
- Complete office application.
- USB On The Go Converter
- Nothing special in Photo result
- Without HDMI port.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Conclusion
Provice with dual core 1.4GHz and Super Amoled Plus Screen, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 show promising performance and with metal case ornament makes it have a good look. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 can says as multimedia tablet, the specification makes this tablet is perfect for game and play multimedia files