AT&T announces sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 inch Android tablet
AT&T has proclaimed itself to be selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 inch Android tablet, starting this November 21st. With this, the company will become the fourth major US wireless carrier to provide the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 inch Android tablet. The tablet is already shipping with T-Mobile for $399.99 with $24.99/month for 200MB or $39.99 for 5GB, Verizon: $599.99 without contract, monthly plans starting at $20 for 1GB and Sprint: $399.99 with $29.99/month for 2GB or $59.99 for 5GB.
The 1024 x 600 pixel capacitive touchscreen display, Google Android 2.2 featuring Samsung Galaxy Tab will soon be available with AT&T: $649.99 without contract, $14.99 for 250MB or $25 for 2GB and US Cellular: $399 (with contract) with $14.99/month for 200MB, $54.99 for 5GB / $599 without contract. It has also been announced by US cellular that it will commence supplying the Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet this November the 19th for $399.99 after rebate when you sign up for a contract, or $599 without a contract.
AT&T is planning to put forward Pay-As-You-Go data plans, starting at $14.99 per month for 250GB of data or $25 per month for 2GB. Also the tablet is said to be available without the usual subsidy for service contacts at a price of $649.99.
Apart from being able to play Flash and make voice calls – the Galaxy Tab can boost of yet another advantage over the iPad – better availability with mobile service providers. Apple recently started giving the iPad through Verizon as the second provider, in addition to its old ally AT&T.