Singtel announced in a media event held yesterday that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab on Nov 13.
The Galaxy Tab is a 7-inch tablet PC that can be used for voice calls and web access with its WiFi and 3G connectivity. It has an Android based Operating System which originally was developed for smartphones. It is lightweight bearing on 385g and different from Apple’s iPad it supports Adobe Flash that allows video playback on websites such as YouTube without having to use another application or a video format. It also has 16GB internal memory and a miscroSD slot for expansion, this can support of up to 32GB external storage. Users can also enjoy video conferencing with its front camera.
SingTel is also incorporating their own apps on the gadget; they’ve included one that enables users to buy magazines. Users will then be charged for the purchase on their monthly bill which will show on their SingTel invoice. The Singapore carrier will also enable users to view live video streams of sports such as football matches from the Barclays Premier League. Apart from this, subscribers also have the ability to download applications for the device from Google’s Android Market.
When we first broke the story, we knew that the Galaxy tab was being showcased in Singapore. Now, SingTel is offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab with a contract. It includes a monthly subscription plan amounting from $39 to $95.
Samsung’s spokesperson also mentioned that the tablet PC will be sold without a contract at the Samsung’s selected stores or retailers for $998.
For those interested to pre-order the device, they can log on to www.singtel.com/tab starting today.
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