Sprint, the largest 4G LTE carrier in US just recently announced their first 10.1 inch 4G LTE Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. Comes with Google Android 4.0 aka Android Ice Cream Sandwich with dual core processor, 10.1 inch High Definition PLS TFT display and fast Sprint’s Truly Unlimited 4G LTE support, Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet deliver ultimate multimedia and entertainment device wherever you go.
On the press release, David Owens, vice president – Product Development, Sprint said, ““This new tablet combined with the Sprint 4G LTE network and our aggressively priced tablet rate plan options offer consumers and business users an exciting new way to stay connected and productive with a large workspace in an easily portable device.” Weighing only at 588 g (1.30 lb) and measures 10.10 x 6.90 x 0.38 inches (256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm), Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 feel light, thin and comfortable in your hand, as well as easy and portable to carry around with you.
Like DreamBook ePad N10 tablet, the Galaxy Tab 2 will be comes with a 1GHz Cortex-A9 dual core processor, 1GB of RAM and integrated with a 8GB of onboard memory space that can be expanded up to 32GB via micro SD card slot. On the back, there is a 3.0 Mega Pixel rear camera with support 720p video recording, while on the front you will find a VGA camera for video calls, as well as stereo speakers, 3.5mm audio jack and a Lithium Polymer 7000 mAh battery that provides up to 10 hours of talk or around 2000 hours of standby time on full charges.
Beside Sprint’s 4G LTE support, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 inch tablet also brings micro USB 2.0 port, built-in IR Blaster for remote control, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Direct and HotSpot capabilities with up to 10 device as well as accelerometer, gyro, compass, GPS and full access to Google Mobile Service, includes GMail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration, GMaps and download more multimedia content on the Play market.
If you interested, Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 will be hit the Carrier store and online in Nov. 11 for price of $549.99. Of course, you also must buy Sprint’s data for tablet, but they said if the Tablet Plan will be offer higher data than other carrier in US. If you already has a smartphone Plan contract with Sprint, you can also add a Tablet Plan for price starting at $10 per month for 100MB, while the 1GB of data has a cost of $15 per month. For more info, you can check full press release below.
Sprint (NYSE:S), the only national carrier with Truly Unlimited? 4G LTE data for smartphones while on the Sprint network, will offer its first 4G LTE tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 10.1, beginning Sunday, Nov. 11, for $549.99 (excluding taxes and surcharges). It will be available in Sprint retail stores, online at www.sprint.com or by calling 1-800-SPRINT1.
“Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 brings Sprint 4G LTE to a new category of device and expands a portfolio already recognized as one of the industry’s best,” said David Owens, vice president – Product Development, Sprint. “This new tablet combined with the Sprint 4G LTE network and our aggressively priced tablet rate plan options offer consumers and business users an exciting new way to stay connected and productive with a large workspace in an easily portable device.”
Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can be activated on one of the new, aggressively priced month-to-month tablet rate plans for Sprint 4G LTE-enabled tablets. Starting at $14.99 for 300MB of 3G/4G LTE data, $34.99 for 3GB of data, $49.99 for 6GB of data and $79.99 for 12GB of data, Sprint’s new plans offer 20 percent more data for the same price as AT&T at the $14.99 and $50 tablet rate plan1.
Sprint smartphone customers2 can add Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 to their account with a specially discounted rate plan that includes 1GB of data for only $15 per month or as little as $10 per month for 100MB of data on the Sprint network. For a limited time, Sprint is waiving the activation fee on all 3G/4G LTE tablets.
Month-to-Month Plan Comparison – 3G/4G LTE Tablets
Sprint AT&T Verizon
$14.99/300MB $14.99/250MB NONE
$15.00/1GB smartphone offer NONE NONE
$34.99/3GB $30/3GB $40/4GB
$49.99/6GB $50/5GB $50/6GB
$79.99/12GB NONE $80/12GB
With Sprint, 20 percent more data than AT&T on the $49.99 plan equals 1GB or approximately 50,000 emails, 2,000 web page views or 3,333 more picture uploads.3
Sprint also offers convenient Sprint Mobile Broadband Passes for tablets that provide customers with the freedom and flexibility to bill to a credit card when they might only need a plan occasionally. Sprint Mobile Broadband Passes for tablets start at $14.99 for 300MB of 3G/4G LTE data, $34.99 for 3GB of data, $49.99 for 6GB of data and $79.99 for 12GB of data and offer 20 percent more data for the same price as AT&T at the $14.99 and $50 rate plans and 20 percent more data for the same price as Verizon at the $50 and $80 rate plans4. (All rate plans exclude taxes and surcharges.)
Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile)5, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 boasts access to the Sprint 4G LTE network (available in select markets), Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and a beautiful 10.1-inch touchscreen display. Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 also features two cameras, a rear-facing 3-megapixel camera and camcorder for capturing life’s important moments as they happen and a front-facing VGA camera for Face Unlock and video chat.
With the built-in IR Blaster, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can be used as a universal smart remote that helps users easily find their favorite TV shows and control their TV, set top box and other home theater equipment. It also comes with AllShare® to easily share photo albums, videos and other user-generated content between other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified® devices.
On-device encryption and VPN access also help ensure the tablet is secure for business use. The 7,000mAh battery allows businesses to keep their workers connected all day long. The 3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability can be used to share a web connection with up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously so teams can work away from the office.
Sprint introduced its all-new 4G LTE network in July 2012 and currently offers service in 32 cities. Continuing its nationwide rollout of 4G LTE, Sprint recently announced plans to deliver 4G LTE to an additional 115 cities in the coming months. For the most up-to-date details on Sprint’s 4G LTE portfolio and rollout, visit www.sprint.com/4GLTE.