Excerpt from a Hiawatha Bray review
This larger, thinner version of the seven-inch tablet Samsung rushed to market last year is superior to the original in every way. Indeed, if it had come quicker to the market, Samsung might now be neck and neck with Apple in tablet sales.
The first really good Android tablet, the Xoom from Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., looks and feels like a cinderblock next to the Galaxy Tab. Indeed, the Samsung tablet is slimmer and lighter than the newest iPad, with a textured plastic back that seems to welcome your fingers.