To qualify, you either sign a two-year contract or use AT&T’s NEXT service – not a real big setback if you were going to get the phone anyway. But there is one other catch; the Wi-Fi tablet will need to be added to an existing AT&T Mobile Share plan which costs $10 a month.
Separately, AT&T also said it will give a $100 AT&T Promotion Card to anyone who trades in an eligible smartphone and purchases a new device through AT&T Next. Both promotions will end on January 9th of 2014.
This might be a case where Samsung’s glut of preloaded content could be a good thing, as this Tab 3 comes filled with edutainment and entertainment apps, a special UI, as well as a Kids’ Mode for parental controls over content and internet access.
Parents looking for an Android tablet for their children can pre-order the slate for $230 starting November 1st. It will be available in stores from select retailers staring November 10.
“People familiar with the matter” told the Wall Street Journal that the partnership will see Samsung become the “official provider” of NBA technology. As such, officials will get LCD monitors to review calls during a game while teams will apparently be presented with tablets to look at plays.
In return, the NBA will supposedly deliver custom content for Samsung’s collections of tablets and internet-connected Smart TVs.
The National Basketball Association– which has previously enjoyed partnerships with both Hewlett Packard and Chinese appliance maker Haier – is no stranger to tablets.
As long ago as 2011, 10 NBA [...]
The 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Android tablet will be available online and in stores starting on October 11th at the $49.99 price, which is $150 less than the $199.99 it usually sells for.
The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is compatible with any Sprint tablet plan, which start at $5 a month for 25MB of data. There's also a limited time offer of 2GB of data a month for just $15.