Galaxy Tab will exceed 1 million sales this year: Samsung executive

Electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co claimed that it’s newly launched Galaxy Tab tablet computer would see strong demand and record more than one million sales this year.

Samsung's mobile division chief JK Shin admitted that the launch of the Galaxy tab had been delayed in Korea, but he added that Consumers in Europe and Asia were showing great interest in the handheld device.

Speaking on the topic, Shin said, "Although the launching of Galaxy Tab has been delayed a little bit (in Korea), consumer responses in Europe and Asia have been quite good and we are confident of meeting one million sales mark this year.”

The Galaxy Tab tablet computer is a 7-inch touchscreen device that also allows users to make phone and video calls. Its screen offers a resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels, with other striking features include 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Hummingbird processor, WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0, triband HSDPA, quadband GSM, HDMI dock and a QWERTY keyboard dock.

In addition, the handheld device has two cameras- front and back, with LED Flash. The Galaxy Tab is smaller in size and lighter in weight when compared with Apple’s very popular iPad which has a 9.7-inch screen and weighs 1.5 pounds.