Got this device for Christmas. Really great device, very portable. Tablets are type of devices that are supposed to fill in between a phone and a laptop. So it all depends on the purpose. This device is functional and useful. Productivity applications in this are available and preloaded too.
Downsides are that certain productivity apps are not practical without a keyboard dock and possible a mouse.
Android, would be a good OS if it didn't crash much! Don't get me wrong, the OS is great and functional. But the apps + widget + live wallpapers can put cause incompatibilities and crashes.
Overall a great device in a slim device.
that is a youtube link video concerning the phone call capabilities of the 8.9 3G model. it is on the 3:36 mark. the video is taken during a samsung presentation on the 2011 CTIA.
but, in what country can I find these straight out of the box, phone calling, devices? i want one so badly...
i had waited for its release as what I had read here it got phone in it (support gsm valls and video calls)
but the one released in Egypt P7300/AM16 they says it got no phone
i didn't put my hands on it yet
but i became so confused
Stadtionalist, 30 Dec 2011@ Hopeday: Perhaps you should contact your network operator, since this tablet does support ca... morei am not expert with it..can anyone explain briftly for me what the advantage of that specifications..thankz=)
hopeday, 24 Dec 2011Those who say this tablet can make calls are just playing with you, or fooling you I should sa... more@ Hopeday: Perhaps you should contact your network operator, since this tablet does support calls via 2G/3G. So stop scaring other people off ^^, you probably don't have a plan from your ISP that allows you to make calls.
Just bought it. Have mixed feeling, what i dont like - 1. the sluggish touchwiz ui especialy in landscape mode, 2. No mass storage mode when connect to pc (wtf). What i like - thank god the sluggish part only affect the ui and not the entire system, web browser still darn fast.
today is the first time i bring my sgt8.9 on a trip. since it features class 33 GPRS/EDGE connecting to packet data/mobile internet using this slower bandwidth is quite speedy and acceptable. loving the device a little more!
Dezan, 20 Dec 2011Can you tell me where to buy this great tablet with option to make gsm (SIM) phone calls from ... moreThose who say this tablet can make calls are just playing with you, or fooling you I should say. IT CAN NOT MAKE NORMAL CALLS FROM UR SIM. only internet calls like nimbuzz skype etc. I own it, so stop being fooled!
Iask about if i do calls like any simple mobil ornot andif not what is the use ofsim card rathher than internet thanks and sorry i just beginer in this great tecnology
new, 14 Dec 2011where i can get the third party call dailer?I was wondering the same thing. Have you found out how to make/recieve a call with the tab?
Can you tell me where to buy this great tablet with option to make gsm (SIM) phone calls from it?
Defenetly looks like there are different models of P7300 (3G model) on different markets: some can, but some can't be used for gsm calls.
I (and probably all others with simular request) would appreciate advice from expirience.
eve, 19 Dec 2011can samsung galaxy tab 8.9 can make a phone call just like samsung galaxy tab 7.7? yes :)
can samsung galaxy tab 8.9 can make a phone call just like samsung galaxy tab 7.7?
I want to be able to receive a call wherever or whenever I am, because if it's a call, it's important - minor matters are discussed thru sms/texting - imagining myself receiving or placing calls using my SGT8.9 specially in public - that would be embarrassing and very inconvenient
good luck to those who are so eager to make "phone calls" using "tablets"
Helo can i ask? Before htc flyer cant make call but now can.
So i believed this tab can make call just wait for the software i guess. Correct me if im wrong. And this tab have to root if want to make call i just found from my reserch. Sorry my poor english.