AT&T expands 4G LTE smartphone lineup with the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9



AT&T introduced Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9
for its customers, the second 4G LTE-enabled tablet from the company. Customers
can purchase Galaxy Tab 8.9 from AT&T stores and online for $479.99 beginning
Nov 20.


“The arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Tab
8.9 adds to our outstanding Android lineup and our growing portfolio of premier
4G LTE devices,” said David Christopher, chief marketing officer,
AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets.


“We’re constantly adding new 4G LTE
coverage and only AT&T offers 4G LTE plus 4G speeds through our HSPA+
network,” Christopher added.



The 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is a
slim, lightweight tablet, running Android 3.2 and packed with optimized
services from Google, AT&T and Samsung. The new tablet features a vivid
8.9-inch 1280×800 pixel high-resolution screen, powerful processor 1.5 GHz
dual-core processor for fast multi-tasking, and tabbed browsing with support
for HTML 5 and Adobe Flash Player.


AT&T tablet customers can choose
a $35, 3 GB monthly data plan option with a two-year contract. With this
contract, AT&T customers who select a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 will get a
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket or Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone at no cost.


AT&T also offers two monthly billing
options for tablets as postpaid: $14.99 for 250 MB
or $25 for 2 GB and prepaid: $14.99 for 250 MB
or $25 for 2 GB. Customers on the 2 GB plan who exceed their monthly
data plan may choose to purchase an additional 2 GB for $25.


AT&T 4G LTE smartphone customers can
choose from tiered data plans starting as low as $15 per month.
Existing smartphone customers do not have to make changes to their data plan.
All plans include access to AT&T’s national Wi-Fi network of more than
29,000 hotspots.


Recently, ZTE announced the launch of
the AT&T Avail, the company’s first smartphone developed for AT&T.


The AT&T Avail is an Android-based
smartphone that provides multitasking capabilities, an intuitive, tactile
interface and a compact size to help on-the-go customers stay connected and
organized. The handset was designed with seven customizable home screens to
provide quick and easy access to the widgets used the most.


By Team

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