Japan has finally set the release date for the Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E, a 7.7-inch tablet that is specifically built for ultra high-speed LTE networks.
Docomo has recently revealed the official release date of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E in Japan. It is scheduled to be available to consumers at all of service shops on October 25 2012. This is part of Docomo's plan to eventually proliferate the use and access of ultra high-speed LTE networks across the country.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E is considered an upgrade over the original version. The 7.7 Plus SC-01E uses the APQ8060 (1.5 Ghz dual-core) processor, and is supported by 1GB of RAM. It also comes with 32GB of internal storage, although an external microSD/mircoSDHC/TransFlash can be used to extend the device's data capacity. For its screen, it uses a Super Active Matrix OLED Plus display, with a WXGA resolution that is set at 1280×800 pixels. The dimensions of the unit are 197(length) X 133(width) X 7.9(thickness) millimeters, and weighs around 0.34 kilograms. Its battery has a charge capacity of about 5100mAh, and comes with Android 4.0 (ICS) OS out of the box.
Samsung claims that the overall multitasking capability is generally improved in the Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E.
With its LTE connectivity, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E is capable of accessing any high speed network that is available to NTT Docomo. These data services include: The ultra high-speed Xi (Max. 75 Mbps), followed by the FOMA High-Speed connectivity service (Max. 14Mbps). In addition, the tablet also supports the international roaming connectivity service World Wing. Depending on availability, users of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E may also connect to Mobacas to watch programs from the smartphone-optimized NOTTV service.
The price of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus SC-01E was revealed at the time of the announcement.