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Samsung Galaxy Tab coming to Verizon on November 11

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Samsung Galaxy Tab coming to Verizon on November 11
We've been hearing that the Samsung Galaxy Tab is soon to be released by Verizon, and today it was announced the official launch date will be November 11. As you may recall, 11/11 is also the expected launch of the Motorola DROID 2 Global, Motorola DROID PRO, Motorola CITRUS, and Palm Pre 2. The Samsung Galaxy Tab will run on the Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and will feature a 7" 1024x600 WSVGA resolution capacitive touch-sensitive display, Cortex A8 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 3G EVDO and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 3MP autofocus camera on the back and a 1.3MP camera on the front for video chats, 4000mAh battery, and an accelerometer sensor. The software will include a full HTML browser with Flash 10.1 capabilities, VCast Music, Song ID, VZ Navigator, Slacker, Kindle, Blockbuster, and Let's Golf game. Pricing will be $599.99, but it is unclear if that is with or without a contract or a mail-in-rebate. Available monthly data packages will be $20 for 1GB, $35 for 3GB, $50 for 5GB, and $80 for 10GB; as it appears there will not be an unlimited data plan for tablets. There is also a page that Verizon has that will send you email updates. Also keep in mind that the Apple iPad is coming to Verizon on October 28 and will be bundled with the MiFi 2200 for $629 (16GB memory) to $829 (64GB memory).

source: Verizon Wireless

Samsung Galaxy Tab coming to Verizon on November 11

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 14:32

1. omabalex (unregistered)


$600? That has to be without contract,still to damn expensive if u ask me.

posted on 20 Oct 2010, 16:17

2. jtucker1987 (Posts: 89; Member since: 06 May 2010)


This is why the iPad is going to sell better on verizon than the galaxy tab because apples policy is that it does not let the carriers screw around with the OS or allow them to preload software onto the devices. All carrier apps have to be in the app store and can be deleted at will. I'd rather a computer company tell me what to do (including Microsoft) rather than a cell carrier. WM7 updates will come from Microsoft and not the carriers which should help reduce bloatware. Android used the be great on verizon until they started doing this. This is verizon going back to the old days. You have to admit that this is going to eventually lead to gps lockdown and Bluetooth crippling. What is going to prevent them from doing it?

posted on 20 Oct 2010, 16:41

3. *** (unregistered)


I'm glad someone around here remembers the old Verizon tactics that caused them to get sub-par phones and lead to no innovation until iPhone came on the scene and forced their hand. Of course they will destroy the Droid brand.

posted on 22 Oct 2010, 19:21

4. sjung (Posts: 15; Member since: 22 Oct 2010)


hhhmmm

iPad or Galaxy Tab...

IMO, unless Galaxy Tab is ALOT cheaper than iPad, I don't know how the will really compete. But I do have this interest to see and try Galaxy Tab though.

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