Samsung Galaxy S: Samsung Galaxy Tab @ U.S. Cellular 4 Holidays


The Samsung Galaxy S series Samsung Galaxy Tab will be available on almost every carrier in the United States including, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T. Now U.S. Cellular has entered the Samsung Galaxy Tab universe.

The day after U.S. Cellular launched the Samsung Mesmerize from Samsung's line of Galaxy S smartphones, they announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be available to their customers in time for the holiday shopping season.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab has a 7-inch WSVGA TFT touchscreen and is powered by a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Media Hub (for TV and movie viewing) and Samsung Social Hub.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab features two cameras, a 3-megapixel camera on the back with autofocus and zoom, and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat.  The AllShare application allows customers to send video, audio and pictures from their Samsung Galaxy Tab to other DLNA-enabled devices, like TVs and computers.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab comes with a virtual QWERTY keyboard
with Swype technology, allowing customers to input text quickly by
sliding their finger over the keyboard in one continuous motion.  It also
features an MP3 player and 3.5 mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi capabilities,
Bluetooth 3.0 and expandable memory up to 32GB.

Avid readers can download the Kindle application from the Android Market
to take their
favorite book titles everywhere they go.  QuickOffice lets customers
create, view and edit Microsoft Office files in Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat support, making the Galaxy Tab a
valuable tool for mobile professionals also.  Everyone can use Google
Mobile Services. such as Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube.  The Samsung Galaxy Tab is also preloaded with applications that turn it into an alarm clock, calendar and navigation.

U.S. Cellular's version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is backed by
its nationwide 3G network and all the valuable benefits of The Belief
Project, which is a series of industry-first initiatives developed to
elevate the wireless experience and fix the frustrations wireless
customers have with their carriers - one project at a time.

U.S. Cellular has not announced a release date or pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Prices from other carriers for the Samsung Galaxy Tab range from $399.99 and are subsidized by a two-year contract to $599.  Verizon customers are not required to commit to a contract but will pay $599 for a Verizon network Samsung Galaxy Tab.  The Samsung  Galaxy Tab from Sprint costs $399 with the 2GB plan @ $29.99 and 5GB Data @ $59.99.  Customers purchasing the Samsung Galaxy Tab from T-Mobile can use T-Mobile's monthly 5GB ($39.99) or 200MB ($24.99) webConnect mobile broadband plans or the newly launched prepaid - the lowest price being $399 with a qualifying plan.

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.

Many of the Samsung Galaxy S phones are named in Wireless and Mobile News' Review of Reviews Top Ten Best Android an' Droid Phones Now an' Later.