July 27, 2011

USA: Verizon to officially offer and make the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE tablet available starting July 28th

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 that packs 4G LTE connectivity is officially announced to start being available on July 28. The tablet will be available in two variants, a 16GB and a 32GB which will cost you $529 & $629, respectively.  Just like the WiFi only version of the top Android Honeycomb tablet in the market today, the 4G packing tablet will also be sporting a 1GHz nVidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a 10.1" WXGA (1200x800) touchscreen display, a 3MP rear facing camera with HD video recording, a 2MP front facing camera, dual built-in speakers, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS. Head over the break to read Samsung's full press release.

Press Release:


4G LTE and Wi-Fi Models Available; 8.6 Millimeters Thin and Weighing in at 1.25 pounds

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 with 4G LTE will be available July 28 in either Metallic Gray or Glossy White in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com/SamsungTab4GLTE.

Key features:
· 4G LTE – customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas
· Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
· Android™ 3.1 Honeycomb platform – supports Google™ Mobile Services including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk™, Google Search™, Google Maps™, Google Movies™, Google Books™ and Android Market™
· Adobe® Flash® 10.3 technology
· NVIDIA® Tegra2 dual-core 1 GHz application processor
· 10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution
· 3-megapixel rear-facing camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat capabilities
· 1080p HD video playback on a HD TV or other 1080p HD device
· Samsung Media Hub – offers a vast lineup of critically acclaimed films and TV programs for rent or purchase. Media Hub has been redesigned, allowing customers to playback Media Hub content on their TV through an HDMI adapter (sold separately). Purchased content can be shared with up to five devices enabled with Media Hub at no extra cost.

Pricing and data plans:
· Verizon Wireless will offer two 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 models bothpriced with two-year customer agreements: $529.99 for the 16GB model and $629.99 for the 32GB model.
· Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 customers will have the option to choose one of the following mobile broadband data plans:
o $30 monthly access for 2GB monthly allowance
o $50 monthly access for 5GB monthly allowance
o $80 monthly access for 10GB monthly allowance
· A 16GB Wi-Fi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will also be available online at www.verizonwireless.com on July 28 for $499.99. The Wi-Fi-only model will be available in Metallic Grey.

Samsung Media Hub Credit:
· For a limited time, Verizon Wireless customers will get a free $25 Media Hub credit from Samsung with their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 purchase, good towards TV program purchases. Restrictions apply, see inbox insert for additional details or visit www.samsung.com/VerizonTabPromo.

Source: BGR


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