Samsung to launch Galaxy Tab by the end of September

Samsung, the Korean Electronics conglomerate, has announced that its iPad-like touchscreen device, the Galaxy tablet, will be launched by the end of September this year.

The Galaxy Tab will reportedly come with a Samsung Hummingbird Cortex A8 chip, 16GB internal memory and a large 4000mAh battery. For connectivity, the device will offer GPS, WiFi and 3G.

Samsung also said that the upcoming Galaxy Tab, which looks a lot like the new Kindle byt, would run Android operating system; however, it is yet to be cleared that would be Android 2.1 or Android 2.2.

However, its 7-inch display will considerably smaller than the Apple iPad’s 9.7-inch touchscreen.

The tablet market is getting increasingly crowded as several well known electronics giants such as Microsoft, LG, Dell and HP have already expressed their intentions to launch tablet devices. LG recently announced that would introduce an LG Optimus tablet computer by the end of 2010.