Samsung Galaxy Tab available on AT&T

Samsung Galaxy Tab available on AT&T
The Samsung Galaxy Tab has finally found its way to AT&T after the Android-powered tablet became available for big name rivals Sprint and Verizon earlier this month.

Unlike Sprint and Verizon, AT&T is only offering the Galaxy Tab without a contract and with a hefty price tag of $649.99. Yes, this is a $50 increase over the Sprint and Verizon versions but AT&T is including a $50 credit for the Samsung Media Hub that can be used for things such as movie rentals.

Similar to what AT&T did with the Apple iPad, you can get the 3G version of the Galaxy Tab and add a monthly data plan to it. Like their lineup of smartphones, the choices are a $15 plan that includes 250 MB of data or a $25 plan that includes 2 GB of data.

There really isn’t anything that separates AT&T’s offering with that of their main competition. The $50 credit is nice, but the cost of the device is $50 higher so it’s a wash. Tell us what you think in the comments below.  

source: Mobile Burn

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7 Comments

1. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

At&t you suck

2. smpdx

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

So basically they are forcing you to pay for $50 worth of media off of the hub. Att fails again!

3. slymi2005

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 04, 2010

Engadget has a nice comparison that shows that in the long term the Tab actually costs less than with the other 3 major carriers. http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/17/samsung-galaxy-tab-price-wars-us-carriers-face-off/

4. slymi2005

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 04, 2010

And apparently it can also be hacked to activate phone capabilities. http://www.androidcentral.com/get-voice-calling-your-att-rogers-and-bell-samsung-galaxy-tab

5. screwat&t unregistered

k so i have at&t and I dgaf about this and I cant see how anyone on at&t can possibly buy a tablet pc without an unlimited data plan. Its just a complete joke, if i had the choice I would go to verizon right now

6. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

This is so stupid. I should be able to walk into Best Buy and pick this up for $399 as a Wi-Fi only internet tablet.

8. Richard unregistered

I interest is in an UN-LOCKED AT&T Samsung Galaxy TAB - and I have several questions? While I have an AT&T SIM card for my Sierra USB and I would like to use it, I travel to Europe alot and need to use local SIM when over there for a number of weeks at a time. Additionally, I need the Software - UNLOCKED so I can add Skype for example and other Items. What is shipping to Columbia Maryland - 21044

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