Verizon Wireless starts selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 today for $499.99, the first Super AMOLED Plus that connects to the Verizon 4G LTE network. There are many good reasons for wanting to buy one which use the superlative, "super" for the world's thinnest 4G LTE tablet. It has also been called 7x the power of a Kindle Fire.
The latest benchmark tests show the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to be faster than the Asus Transformer Prime, Galaxy Tab 10.1, original Tab 7 and Galaxy Nexus. The Asus Transformer Prime ranked better for gaming. Wen we reviewed first-looks of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 that gets a lot of praise, especially for speed and screen quality.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is being promoted for a family favorite device and offers the Peel Smart Remote 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, and set program reminders.
Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 include 7.7 Super AMOLED (1280x800) touchscreen, 3.2MP camera, front-facing camera, 16GB onboard storage and microSD card slot, 1.4GHz dual-core processor, mobile hotspots, HDMI-out (with adapter), Wi-Fi, and 5100mAh battery.
It is approved for Enterprise(SAFE) certifications including Mobile Device Management (MDM), on-device Encryption, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and corporate email, calendar and contacts.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 comes loaded with Android 3.2 Honeycomb and will updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The data plans required for 4G LTE tablets on the Verizon Wireless network are $30 a month for 2GB, $50 a month for 5GB and $80 a month for 10GB.
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).