Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 adds USB port

Samsung unveils USB port adaptor for Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet adds USB port adaptor

Samsung has followed in Apple’s footsteps once again revealing an add-on USB port adaptor for its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.

Whilst the upcoming super-slim Samsung tablet does not offer a USB connection port as standard Samsung has announced it is to offer an additional USB port adaptor for its 10.1-inch device that connects via the units 30-pin docking port.

Much the same as Apple’s iPad and iPad 2 compatible USB port adaptor, Samsung’s USB providing add-on will allow users of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, and presumably the Galaxy Tab 8.9 when it lands, to link their tablet devices with USB keyboards, mice, external hard drives and a whole host of performance enhancing USB peripherals.

Available now from the Samsung Marketplace priced $19.99 (£12.39) the Galaxy Tab USB port adaptor is joined by a Samsung 30-Pin to USB Charging Data Cable that will allow users to use their tablets as external modems whilst tethered to a PC.

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Via: GeekyGadgets