Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 review

An amazing hand-sized tablet that almost beats its big brother

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As with taking still photos, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is weak at shooting video.

An HD video we shot looked clear enough, but there's a slight frame rate problem that makes HD videos look less than smooth, especially when you play them back on an HD TV.

We did use the photo and video editing apps on the device, and they provide basic features for painting effects onto photos and trimming a movie. However, these apps aren't nearly as useful as those available for the iPad.



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