T-Mobile Announces Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

T-Mobile USA tonight announces its latest tablet addition to its 4G HSPA+ portfolio in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, which is an enhanced and updated version to the Galaxy Tab 7 that was offered on the nation’s fourth largest carrier last year. With the new Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, T-Mobile announces that its portfolio now encompasses 7-, 8-, 9-, and 10-inch tablets.

The new Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has, as its name implies, a 7-inch display and weighs just 0.77 pounds. The device comes with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 16 GB of internal memory with a micro SDHC card slot that can accommodate an additional 32 GB of storage, and support for Samsung Media Hub where users can have access to additional digital contents including movies.

The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus also comes equipped with Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience for tablets, which unlike TouchWiz for smartphones is minimally intrusive to the underlying Android experience.

The slate tablet is available from T-Mobile starting November 16 for a down payment of $250 after a $50 rebate on a two-year contract. Additionally, on approved credit, 20 monthly interest-free payments of $10 will be charged to a user’s account.

The Galaxy 7 Plus joins also the recently announced T-Mobile Springboard tablet by Huawei as well as the HTC Flyer and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on T-Mobile’s 4G network.

 

Press release:

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T-Mobile Completes Holiday 4G Tablet Portfolio With the
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

 

T-Mobile’s newest ultra-mobile 4G tablet delivers a rich entertainment experience anywhere on America’s Largest 4G Network. 

 

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Nov. 8, 2011 — T-Mobile USA, Inc. today unveiled the ultra-mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, the latest to join the company’s portfolio of 7-, 9- and 10-inch 4G-enabled* tablets. Featuring a brilliant 7-inch multitouch display and weighing just 0.77 lbs., less than a can of soda, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is one of the thinnest and lightest 7-inch tablets on the market, making it easy to watch popular TV shows and movies, download full-color magazines, compete in multi-player gaming and more – all while on the go.

 

“Consumers want a selection of affordable, highly mobile tablets that can deliver the content they want virtually anywhere they go,” said Jeremy Korst, vice president of mobile broadband and emerging devices, T-Mobile USA. “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is a perfectly sized, ultra-thin and lightweight 4G tablet that easily fits in a coat pocket or purse and delivers a rich on-the-go entertainment experience.”

 

Offering a premium, ultra-mobile entertainment experience, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus from T-Mobile comes with a variety of pre-installed premium content, including the Samsung Media Hub so customers can rent or purchase movies and purchase TV programs and share that content on up to five compatible devices on the same account. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus also comes pre-loaded with WildTangent®, so customers can play premium games for free, as well as rent or purchase games.

 

The Android™ 3.2 (Honeycomb) Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 16 GB of internal memory and a micro SD card slot that supports up to an additional 32 GB of expandable memory for easy storage of documents, movies, books and more. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus makes it quick and easy to browse rich Web content with support for Adobe® Flash® Player and read books and magazines though services like Zinio®, which offers more than 5,000 full color magazines to browse, and Blio® eReader, which shows eBooks in full color on the brilliant 7-inch screen.

 

Equipped with a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash for photo, and Mobile HD video capture and playback in 720p** as well as a 2-megapixel front-facing camera which can be used to connect with friends and family via Video Chat, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus makes it possible to connect and share life’s most important moments while on the go.

 

Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will join the recently announced T-Mobile® SpringBoard with Google and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, as well as the T-Mobile G-Slate with Google, to offer an affordable and compelling portfolio of 7-, 9- and 10-inch 4G tablets with down payments ranging from $179.99 to $399.99***.

Beginning Nov. 16, customers can purchase the T-Mobile SpringBoard for a $179.99 down payment and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for a $249.99 down payment at T-Mobile retail stores. Each require a $50 mail-in rebate, with a T-Mobile Value Mobile Broadband plan, two-year service agreement, and 20 interest free monthly payments of $10 on approved credit. Overage-free Mobile Broadband Value plans start at $29.99 per month, and T-Mobile postpaid voice customers enjoy $10 off their monthly mobile broadband service. For more information, visit http://mobile-broadband.t-mobile.com/tablets.

 

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