Samsung yesterday revealed the US-specific release dates of its smaller-sized Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablet and Android PMPs, Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 that was on pre-order on Best Buy will be available from October 2 for a price of $469 for 16GB and $569 for 32GB. As for the specs, Galaxy Tab 8.9 features Nvidia’s Tegra 2 dual-core processor, Android Honeycomb OS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2 and 3MP cameras, 6100mAh battery and various support for Hubs like Music Hub, Media Hub, Social Hub and Readers Hub.
Galaxy Players on the other hand, will be available from October 16 for $269 (Galaxy Player 5.0) and $229 (Galaxy Player 4.0). Interestingly, the Galaxy Players will be equipped with Android 2.3.5 OS. To refresh, Galaxy Player 5.0 comes with a WVGA 5-inch display, 1GHz CPU, 3.2MP camera with LED flash, front-facing VGA camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 720p HD video playback, 8GB internal memory, microSD card slot and 2500mAh battery.
Galaxy Player 4.0 sports a 4-inch WVGA display, 1GHz CPU, same 3.2MP camera at the back with VGA on the front, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 8GB internal memory, microSD card slot and 1200mAh battery.