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T-Mobile Expands 4G Honeycomb Tablet Lineup

11/08/2011 11:30:53 AM Eastern

Bellevue, Wash. - T-Mobile
outlined plans to offer a 4G-equipped Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus and revealed
the pricing and availability of the previously announced 4G-equipped Huawei-made
Springboard
tablet
.

T-MobileThe two tablets will bring the
carrier's selection of 4G HSPA+ tablets to four for the holidays, all with the
tablet-optimized Android Honeycomb OS.

Beginning Nov. 16 at T-Mobile
stores, consumers can purchase the T-Mobile SpringBoard for a down payment of
$179 and the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for a down payment of $249 at
T-Mobile retail stores. Consumers must also make 20 interest-free monthly
payments of $10 each. The prices are after a $50 mail-in rebate and require a
two-year service agreement.

In T-Mobile's tablet selection,
the 7-inch SpringBoard and 7-inch Galaxy Tab 7.0 join the LG-made T-Mobile
G-Slate with Google
with 8.9-inch screen and the Samsung
Galaxy Tab 10.1
at down-payment prices ranging from $179 to $399. All also
operate in international HSPA+ networks.

As
previously announced
by Samsung, the Tab 7.0 Plus will also be available through
retailers in a 16GB Wi-Fi version beginning Nov. 13 at $399. T-Mobile's version
is the only 7.0 Plus version announced with embedded cellular.