T-Mobile Expands 4G Honeycomb Tablet Lineup


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



The 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.


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