AT&T drops Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 to $199.99 with bundle deal
0. phoneArena 17 Jun 2013, 13:50 posted on
AT&T is launching the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 on June 21st; for those of you who want more than what a traditional tablet offers, the Galaxy Note slab might be your ticket. Not only does it support the S Pen, it also has many of the same features that are offered on the Samsung Galaxy S4 like Smart Stay. This feature uses the front-facing camera to make sure that you are still awake and watching a video...
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1. SavageLucy42 (Posts: 211; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)
I was about to be upset because I *just* bought the wifi version. But oh, that's on contract. No thank you.
4. eggimage (Posts: 73; Member since: 19 Jan 2012)
I was about to be glad, but as soon as I saw AT&T.
oh, that means no cellular connectivity. No, thank you.
2. imkyle (Posts: 1051; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
I thought buying something on contract you would save money? I guess that's not the case here.
6. tacarat (Posts: 435; Member since: 22 Apr 2013)
Well, were you going to use the cellular data anyways? If so, then yes, you're probably saving money. No? Then you save money, but pay more up front. The wifi only version is $399/16GB at costco.com, but you can't add cellular internet later. Is the extra bit worth it for you?
9. imkyle (Posts: 1051; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
Noo but if I'm going to get the Note 8.0 I'd pay for the WiFi model, use my phone as a hotspot and get the updates first and not have to wait for At&t to push that out.
12. tacarat (Posts: 435; Member since: 22 Apr 2013)
There's nothing wrong with that. I'd be more tempted if it was a bundle offer that included the LG Optimus G Pro (look, flying pigs!). So, yeah. No go for either of us :P The main thing I like about the cellular tablets is that they have their own juice. Then I don't drain my battery faster by making my phone a hotspot.
5. jimjam (Posts: 253; Member since: 28 Jun 2011)
Maybe if I bought two S4s they will sweeten the deal even more and reduce the price another couple of bucks
8. bubbadoes (Posts: 567; Member since: 03 May 2012)
The note 8 is a overpriced piece of plastic. The one I had out of the box had screen banding to the point I couldnt even see the screen.
11. FlushGordon (unregistered)
Samsung completely misjudged the Note 8 pricing from the get go....