The Samsung Galaxy Tab is available beginning Sunday, Nov. 14, at select Sprint Stores, Web sales and telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1. It will cost $399.99 (taxes not included) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement on a 3G Tablet Mobile Broadband plan. Sprint customers will have two rate plans to choose from for their Samsung Galaxy Tab: a 2GB data plan with unlimited messaging for $29.99 per month or a 5GB data plan with unlimited messaging for $59.99 per month (plus taxes and surcharges).
Beginning today, customers can pre-order a tablet at any participating Sprint Store with the purchase of a $50 Sprint gift card. Customers who pre-order Samsung Galaxy Tab will have their name added to the Device Wait List and can complete their purchase beginning Sunday, Nov. 14, at their closest Sprint Store. Through the pre-order process, customers will have peace of mind knowing they are able to get the device they want and receive the full retail experience, including Sprint’s Ready Now customer service experience.
“Samsung Galaxy Tab is another Android innovation for Sprint, adding a new category of wireless devices to the Sprint portfolio,”
“Samsung Galaxy Tab is a powerful entertainment device and business tool that offers our customers high-end features, including a blazing-fast processor, beautiful touchscreen for watching videos and Web browsing, two cameras, video chat capabilities and access to the Sprint 3G network with affordable rate plans that let customers take advantage of the advanced data capabilities their device offers.”
Specifications and Features
Samsung Galaxy Tab weighs less than a pound and features a brilliant 7-inch Enhanced TFT touchscreen display, Android 2.2, 1GHz Hummingbird Application processor, supporting 3D graphics and smooth Web browsing, as well as dual cameras for video chat on-the-go. It offers two fast and easy ways to enter text onto the tablet – a virtual keyboard and SWYPE technology for faster and more intuitive text input with one continuous finger motion across the virtual keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Tab features two cameras – a 3-megapixel camera with camcorder, flash and zoom, and a front-facing, 1.3-megapixel camera enabling video chat. It also offers mobile hotspot capability as an optional add-on to simultaneously connect up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices for an additional $29.99 per month (plus taxes and surcharges).
Additional key features include:
• Android Market™ for access to more than 80,000 useful applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience
• Microsoft Document Viewer & Editor to open and make changes to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PDF documents
• Sprint Navigation can also be added for $2.99 per day or $9.99 per month (plus taxes and surcharges)
• Stereo speakers
• Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n
• Integrated GPS
• 2GB onboard memory, 16GB microSD card included, with support for up to a 32GB microSD card
• 4,000 mAh battery
On-The-Go Movie Theater Experience
Samsung Media Hub offers an easy-to-use mobile video store with movies and TV shows available for purchase or rental and video content set up for an HD-like entertainment experience. Users can quickly get downloads of a full library of video content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment using Wi-Fi, including MTV Networks, NBC Universal and Paramount.
Samsung Galaxy Tab will also enable sharing user-generated video content with other devices with Samsung’s exclusive AllShare service. AllShare wirelessly shares stored music, pictures and HD video (720p) to other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified™ home electronics, including HDTVs, monitors, digital cameras and printers. Through AllShare, users can capture special moments with the phone’s camera and camcorder and wirelessly show them to friends or family on their DLNA-certified HDTV or download music from a PC to Samsung Galaxy Tab and take it on the road.
To make staying connected faster and easier, Samsung Galaxy Tab includes Samsung Social Hub, designed to integrate social networking services, messages, personal and business email, calendars and contacts. Calendar information from portal calendars, such as Google Calendar and social networking services, are displayed together in one calendar with two-way synchronization.