Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

With Verizon and Samsung having already announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, all that remained left to be said was a release date and pricing. Wonder no more though, as Verizon has just announced availablity for 4G LTE enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 come Mar. 1st. Need a specs reminder?

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be packing a Super AMOLED Plus display with 1280x800 resolution, a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor along with a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera featuring LED flash and capable of 720p playback (1080p playback through HDMI dock or adapter).  A 2-megapixel front facing camera for video chat, 16GB of storage and of course as mentioned -- Verizon's 4G LTE for connectivity all powered by Android 3.2 Honeycomb.

If you're looking to pick one up, you'll be handing over $499 to Verizon on a two-year contract and don't forget to add in the required $30/mnth data package that allows for 2GB of data. The full press release can be found past the break for you all.

SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB™ 7.7 AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY on the VERIZON WIRELESS

World’s Thinnest 4G LTE Tablet on America’s Fastest, Most Reliable 4G Network
 
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7 will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com starting March 1.  Movies, pictures and games come to life in high-definition with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7’s Super AMOLED™ Plus touchscreen display.  Customers can quickly access the Web, stream music and more at blazingly fast speeds using the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network combined with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and HTML 5 Web browser.

The Tab 7.7 is a multimedia expert allowing customers to use their tablet as the center of their home entertainment system.  The Peel Smart Remote feature eliminates the need for multiple remote controls for televisions, audio players and other home entertainment systems.  Customers can make their Tab 7.7 the master controller to find and watch their favorite TV shows, create a favorites list, set program reminders and more.  Customers also have the ability to stream media to their compatible TV using the multimedia dock with a built-in HDMI port or the HDTV Adapter (sold separately).  The Samsung Media Hub offers a large selection of media to rent or purchase and watch while traveling or plug into a TV to share at a party.


Additional features:

  • 7.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display (1280x800)
  • Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb – supports Google™ Mobile Services, including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk™ with video chat, Google Search™, Google Maps™, as well as access to Google Books™, movie rentals and more than 400,000 apps on Android Market™
  • 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, full 720p recording and 1080p playback (1080p playback through HDMI dock or adapter)
  • Front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video chat
  • 16 GB on-board storage (actual formatted capacity is less)
  • Support for up to 32 GB  microSD™ card

Business solutions

Business professionals can feel secure when working on their Tab 7.7 knowing that it is Samsung Approved for Enterprise (SAFE™).  The SAFE certification signifies that the Tab 7.7 is equipped with an exclusive suite of security features that deliver enterprise-friendly capabilities to help safeguard sensitive data and communications, including Mobile Device Management (MDM), on-device Encryption, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and push synchronization of corporate email, calendar and contacts.

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 provides the ideal balance of portability and productivity so business professionals can get the job done.  Pair the Tab 7.7 with a keyboard dock and maximize productivity with the QuickOffice® Pro HD application.  Customers won’t even notice they left their laptops behind with the ability to create and edit Microsoft® Office documents.
Even traveling business teams can stay connected and productive in remote meeting locations, such as airports, with the 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot capability.  The Tab 7.7 lets customers share their 4G LTE connection with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices simultaneously, enabling leaders to become the team’s Wi-Fi hotspot to rapidly download large presentations and blueprints to review before boarding a flight.


Pricing and availability:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be available March 1 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $499.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.
  • Customers that purchase a Tab 7.7 will need to subscribe to a 4G LTE mobile broadband data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.  Follow @VZWnews on Twitter for the latest news on Verizon Wireless.

 

Reader comments

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 arrives on Verizon Wireless Mar. 1st

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+ i guess my highschool comprehension doesnt understand how you can sell a smaller, 2 yr req contract, obsolete os tablet for the same as an ipad. Both of which are sold in same verizon stores. Yet amazon is selling fires ag a loss and selling boatloads of tablets, hmmmm

I hate when people bring up this comparison when talking about phones, because service is a necessary evil, but when you buy a tablet on contract, you will end up paying a little over $1200 over the course of 2 years. Why people buy these on contract is beyond me. Wifi will suit me just fine.

This pricing is absurd. Verizon needs to get more aggressive if they want these things to sell. I could see that even before I left that company (I was a sales rep). VZW really wants to sell a ton of these things because almost all will be sold with a data plan, but they just don't realize that the price point is more often than not the PRIMARY consideration for a purchase. They're still sold on telling themselves that if a rep gives a customer enough "need" for an item, they'll buy it, no matter what the cost.

Idiot a** company.