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T-Mobile to launch Samsung Galaxy Tab on November 10th for $399.99

Posted: 30 Oct 2010 10:24 PM PDT

With Samsung Galaxy Tab releasing early next month,T-mobile doesn’t want to miss out though and it announced 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". Check the link for full press release.

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The multimedia experience that makes the Galaxy Tab a powerful choice for entertainment enthusiasts includes the following:

Samsung Media Hub : offers a vast lineup of critically acclaimed films and TV programs for rent or purchase from some of the biggest names in entertainment,including MTV Networks, NBC Universal, Paramount and Warner Brothers. Customers can  share content on up to five Media Hub-enabled devices, watch movies in seconds with Progressive Download, and get access to new release movies – some the day they are released on DVD.  Customers can also watch series premieres and their favorite TV shows the day after they air. Samsung worked closely with all of the content providers to ensure that each movie and TV show is optimized to deliver a premium entertainment experience.

Qik Video Chat: Unlike other video-calling solutions that only work over Wi-Fi, Video Chat on the Galaxy Tab from T-Mobile enables customers to connect with friends and family from wherever they might be through T-Mobile's network or Wi-Fi. With the Galaxy Tab's front-facing camera paired with Qik Video Chat, customers can hold video conversations with those who have a Galaxy Tab or other compatible mobile device or PC, or even broadcast their view through the rear-facing camera. Customers also have the option to leave Video Mail using Qik when someone is unavailable.

Kindle for Android: This application lets customers shop for hundreds of thousands of books in the Kindle Store, including New York Times® Best Sellers and new releases from $9.99.  Using Amazon's Whispersync technology, customers can automatically synchronize the last page read, bookmarks, annotations, and more across multiple devices.

Slacker Radio: Slacker is a free, customizable internet radio application with over 130 DJ-programmed genre stations and the ability for customers to create their own. With millions of songs from thousands of artists, Slacker allows customers to discover new artists and hear their favorite music and provide feedback on what they like and don't like with the click of a button. Customers can also access detailed artist biographies, in-depth album reviews and album cover art.

T-Mobile customers will enjoy a rich, brilliant viewing experience on the Galaxy Tab, which features a WSVGA enhanced TFT display combined with 3D-like graphics and full support for Adobe® Flash Player 10.1 for accessing Flash-enabled websites, watching video and playing games. Running on Android 2.2 and with built-in support for T-Mobile's super-fast mobile broadband network and Wi-Fi, the Galaxy Tab's portable screen is ideal for watching the latest movies and entertainment or experiencing thousands of widgets, games and applications on Android Market.

Beyond entertainment, the Galaxy Tab also offers mobile broadband essentials such as easy access to personal and work e-mail, including support for Microsoft Exchange e-mail, contacts and calendar. In addition, the Galaxy Tab can support up to 32 GB of expandable microSD memory. Customers purchasing the Galaxy Tab can take advantage of T-Mobile's monthly 5GB or 200MB webConnect mobile broadband plans or the newly launched prepaid mobile broadband offerings.


The Galaxy Tab will be available at T-Mobile on Nov. 10. Visit to register for updates.


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