AT&T and Samsung today announced pricing and release details for the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The 7-inch Android tablet will go on sale November 21st and will cost $649.99 with no commitment. Two pay-as-you-go data plans will be available to customers looking for 3G connectivity — a $14.99 option for 250MB and $24.99 for 2GB. Data allowances will be good for 30 days. AT&T is also offering customers a free $50 Media Hub Movie Rental credit with each Galaxy Tab purchase. More →
We just received an internal Rogers document highlighting the carrier’s upcoming handsets and promotions. The document covers Q4 2010 through the beginning of February, and there are definitely a few choice revelations to be found.
Devices on the way to Rogers include the BlackBerry 9780, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Focus and the Dell Streak. There’s also tons of info on the new Data Sharing option that allows users to share a data allowance between multiple devices such as Rocketsticks or tablets.
Other interesting tidbits:
•The BlackBerry Bold 9780 is listed at $149.99 on contract.
•The Nokia N8 is listed at $79.99 on contract.
•The Samsung Focus is listed at $199.99 on contract.
•The Dell Streak is listed at $149.99 on contract.
•Oddly, the Vivaz Pro is eligible for the $10 unlimited data plan typically not available for smartphones.
•Internal rumors at Rogers suggest that the Galaxy Tab may launch at $299.99 with a 2-year agreement and $199.99 with a 3-year contract. This info is not confirmed in the roadmap we received.
Hit the jump for a slew of images, including four summary slides at the end that lay out all the pricing and details you can handle. Our source did mention, however, that not all pricing has been finalized. More →
And here we thought all Galaxy Tabs were created equal… While Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint customers will be fiddling with wimpy 7-inch Android-powered tablets from Samsung, T-Mobile subscribers apparently have a beast of a slate to look forward to next month. Here are some notable specs according to T-Mobile’s website:
- Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Edition
- 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 processor
- Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150
- 10.1-inch 1024 x 600-pixel glossy WSVGA display
- 1GB DDR2 RAM
- 160GB 5400RPM hard drive
- Microsoft Works 9, McAfee Security Center, Adobe Acrobat Reader 9
Now that, people, is how you build a tablet! Hit the jump for the full specs according to T-Mobile’s little oopsie.
UPDATE: T-Mobile pulled the page.
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Ensuring that it won’t be left out of the Galaxy Tab party set to take place early next month, T-Mobile announced Wednesday that it will offer up its version of Samsung’s Android tablet starting November 10th. While T-Mobile is still being coy about pricing in its press release, its website clearly states that the Galaxy Tab will be available for as low as $399.99 with a 2-year contract. The most notable addition to T-Mobile’s Galaxy Tab variant is the presence of HSPA+ compatibility. That’s right, T-Mobile fans will be able to feast on their carrier’s latest and greatest high-speed enhanced 3G network, which offers up what T-Mobile loves to refer to as “4G speeds”. Hit the jump for the full press release. More →
Best Buy announced Monday that three upcoming Android tablets are now available for pre-order. Two versions of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Tab can be ordered for $599.99 each, and the Huawei Ideos Tablet S7 will cost $299.99 to reserve. None of the aforementioned pre-orders require a contract. Demand for these Android tablets is not expected to be excessive, however interested parties eager to ensure delivery on launch day will be happy to learn that pre-sales are now available. Each Samsung Galaxy Tab version features a 7-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, dual cameras, 16GB of internal storage, a 1GHz processor and the Android 2.2 operating system. The Huawei S7 features a 7-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi, dual cameras, microSD support and the Android 2.1 operating system. According to Best Buy’s website, pre-orders of all three tablet options will be delivered as early as November 7th.
The pricing and launch date might look familiar thanks to an exclusive we ran earlier this month, but Sprint fans with a hankering for relatively tiny tablets can now rest easy — a release date and pricing information are now official for Sprint’s upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab. The 7-inch tablet will launch online and in select stores on November 14, and it will run $399.99 with a new 2-year contract. As far as what that 2-year contract entails, Sprint is making two data plans available alongside its first tablet offering: a 2GB option for $29.99 per month and a 5GB option for $59.99 per month. Pre-orders begin today at participating Sprint stores across the country. Hit the jump for the full press release. More →