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10-inch Windows-based Samsung Galaxy Tab From T-Mobile Is Fake

T-Mobile has apparently published the specifications of a soon-to-be released Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet that uses Windows 7 Starter edition and comes with a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen.

T3's Luke Johnson even managed to grab a screen capture of the supposed device's page before T-Mobile removed it online (and from Google cache).

To be honest though, we're sure that this is merely a bad copy (or a place holder) for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab, one that combines the best bits of the MSI Wind U160 10-inch Netbook with that of the tablet itself.

The dimension (4.7 x 7.5 x 0.5 inches) correspond to that of the 7-inch tab while OS, the processor, the screen size, the storage capacity and the rest match exactly that of the MSI Netbook. Oh and there's no way that a 6-cell battery would end up on a device weighing less than 800g.

That doesn't mean that there won't be any 10-inch Galaxy Tab launched in the future but we're likely to see one based on a traditional ARMDroid platform, one made up of Hummingbird (or Orion) coupled with Android OS 2.3 or 3.0.

As a reminder, the Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet that is officially shipping as from today, comes with a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, 512MB RAM, 16GB internal storage, the ability to make calls, a 7-inch WSVGA capacitive touchscreen, two cameras and Android OS 2.2, all for a device weighing under 380g.