Samsung unveils iPad rival

Samsung is unveiling a new tablet PC named Galaxy Tab in a bid to rival Apple’s iPad.

Samsung Europe executive Thomas Richter said today the device will offer users “a new galaxy of possibilities” with features such as mobile video conferencing and a video chat function.

The thin tablet device weighs 13.4oz and has a seven inch touch screen. Richter said it comes with Google’s Android 2.2 operating system and Adobe’s Flash Player.

Richter said at a Berlin consumer electronics fair the price of the device will depend on telecommunications operators through which it will be available starting next month.

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