After Apple, Samsung has become the most hyped manufacturer, due in no small part to the runaway success of its Galaxy 3G phones. It’s also positioning itself as a direct Apple rival, with commercials that poke fun at Apple customers and taglines poking fun at Apple products.
In the tablet arena, Samsung pulled its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet days after the launch of the iPad 2, re-releasing it weeks later as a downsized tablet with almost the same dimensions as the iPad 2, leading to a lawsuit and temporary sales ban. Samsung tablets run on the Android operating system, which many find more powerful and customisable than Apple’s iOS. Our reviews section has the lowdown on all Samsung tablets.