Today's the big launch day in NYC at the Union Square Best Buy where New Yorkers get to buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb 3.1 tablet before the rest of us. But fear not: our video review of the retail Tab 10.1" tablet is coming very soon, and the tablet will go on sale across the US June 17. The tablet is as thin and light as the iPad 2, has WiFi, dual cameras and one heck of a lovely 1280 x 800 pixel display. Like all the other Honeycomb tablets, it runs on a dual core 1GHz Tegra 2 CPU, and the price starts at $499 for the 16 gig version.
In honor of the launch, Samsung is running their It?s Time to Tab Video Contest starring Samsung?s Galaxy Tab 10.1. Samsung is awarding $15,000 in cash prizes for the best 60-second videos about how 24/7 digitally active people use the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to make their lives fuller, more exciting and more engaged. The deadline to enter Samsung?s It's Time to Tab competition is June 27, 2011.
There are lots of ways for you to win, including the $7,000 Grand Prize. Even those who aren?t filmmakers can win a $500 Sharing Prize as a reward for sharing videos or news about the competition. The deadline for sharing videos is July 15.