Samsung Galaxy Tab from Best Buy

Best Buy is going to be selling Samsung's Galaxy Tab, both with carrier plans as well as a Wifi-only version. Dates have been leaking out recently regarding the Tab's release on all major carriers, most recently being Sprint on Nov. 14

It appears Best Buy will carry 3G versions of the Tab on Verizon and Sprint. Contracts will be offered as well as month-to-month plans. 

However, the leak also suggests there will be a Wifi-only version available from Best Buy that will cost $499. Customers will also have the choice between a silver or black version. The Wi-Fi only version has been the wish of many interested in the device; how does that price point seem to those considering buying one? [Pocketables]

Update: While we're expecting a Wifi-only Tab at some point, we're being told this flier is just a bad typo.

 
There are 5 comments

remixfa says:

concidering that its 500 off contract/wifi only or 300 on contract after rebates, ill take off contract and tether (especially since tethering is free on tmobile).

This bestbuy picture isnt in america. We americans dont know what grams are!!! Some idiot will go "375 grams!! u gotta be a weight lifter to lift that!!" Where was this pic taken?

Bujin#IM says:

That price is more of a direct competition to the iPad than previous reports; I'm still unconvinced, considering a netbook costs $300.

Kyran says:

Netbooks are notoriously unresponsive machines and their displays aren't so great either.

I understand the turnoff of giant, expensive PDA's, but I imagine this device will be quite responsive and that 7" AMOLED screen should account for something. Still, it's the same price as an iPad.

flacoff says:

the only way i get one of these into my hands is if i win one from the twitter contest, otherwise meh. if the phone func was kept, then maybe. good move on wifi only tho. do people even buy netbooks anymore?i havent used my original eee pc 4g in a year.

Kiserai says:

First off, there's no AMOLED screen on the Tab.

Second off, if I was to get one of these the Wifi Only version is the way I would go. Why sign a contract or pay for 3G service when I can just tether it to my N1 if need be?