became the last of the big four
cellular carriers to announce plans for Samsung's 3G-equipped Galaxy Tab,
announcing Nov. 21 availability at an unsubsidized $649 with prepaid-data
prepaid data plan costs $14.99 for 30 days if use with a cap of 250MB of usage.
The other monthly plan costs $25 for up to 2GB of usage. The data plans also
include unlimited access to AT&T's national Wi-Fi network at no additional
the top four carriers, AT&T joins only Verizon Wireless is offering the Tab
only at an unsubsidized price. Other carriers
adopted a different strategy
. T-Mobile and Sprint offer their version of
the Tab at a subsidized price, a two-year data-plan contract and at an
unsubsidized price with prepaid data plans.T-Mobile
priced its Galaxy Tab at $399 with
two-year data contract and at an unsubsidized $599 without contract. Sprint's
Tab is available at $399 with a two-year 3G data contract and at an unsubsidized
no-contract $599 with prepaid data service as an option.
Wireless is offering its version of the Tab only at an unsubsidized $599 with
prepaid monthly access plans beginning at $20 a month for 1GB of data.
Galaxy Tab features a 7-inch enhanced TFT touch screen, 1GHz Hummingbird
application processor, Adobe Flash support, dual cameras and is powered by the
Android 2.2 platform.
For its Tab, AT&T will also offer
international data-roaming plans for its Tab to provide data coverage in more
than 100 countries, including Europe and Asia, at prices starting at $24.99.
For a limited time, the carrier is also offering a $50 Samsung Media Hub movie-rental
credit with Galaxy Tab purchases. Through the Media Hub, users download movies
and TV shows via Wi-Fi for purchase or rental.
Dallas - AT&T became the last of the big four cellular carriers to announce plans for Samsung's 3G-equipped Galaxy Tab, announcing Nov. 21 availability.