Verizon Wireless and Samsung announced that Samsung Galaxy Tab will be available Nov. 11 for $599.99. Data plans for the Samsung Galaxy Tab from Verizon start at $20 a month for 1GB per month of data use. No service contract is required.
On Wednesday, Verizon spokeswoman Brenda Raney said that data pricing is the same as the Wi-Fi iPad bundled with the MiFi mobile hotspot from Verizon, which includes the $20 for 1GB, $35 for 3GB, $50 for 5GB and $80 for 10GB.
Powered by the Android 2.2 platform, the Samsung Galaxy Tab has a 7-inch enhanced TFT touchscreen, 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Media Hub (for TV and movie viewing) and Samsung Social Hub.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab has a 3.0 megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3 front-facing camera for video calling. The battery can handle up to seven hours of video play.
Popular mobile applications, including V CAST Music and V CAST Song ID, VZ Navigator, Slacker Radio, Kindle for Android, BLOCKBUSTER On Demand presented by V CAST Video, and the exclusive golf game "Let's Golf" will be available on the Samsung Galaxy Tab. In addition to text, picture and video messaging, the Samsung Galaxy Tab will also feature V CAST Apps, Verizon Wireless' mobile storefront.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is part of the Galaxy S phone series that is currently available as the Samsung Captivate (read review) at AT&T, the Samsung Epic 4G (read review) at Sprint, the Samsung Vibrant (read review) at T-Mobile, and Samsung Fascinate (read review) at Verizon. The Samsung Galaxy S phone has various features. You can see the differences in our Samsung Galaxy S comparison article.
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