Oct 07 AT 2:13 PM Dima Aryeh 6 Comments

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 hits Sprint for $50 on contract

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is Samsung’s lowest end tablet currently being made, so you can get one for a measly $199.99. That’s cheap considering Samsung has to make a profit on them, unlike Google. However, if it’s still too expensive, and you want to be free of WiFi networks, Sprint has a deal for you.

Sprint has announced that it will be selling the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 on its network for only $49.99. Of course, this requires you to sign a new two year contract, but you’ll be getting a data connection outside of the boundaries of WiFi networks. This is an introductory price, so it won’t last forever.

For that $50, you get a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display, a Snapdragon 400 dual core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of memory with a microSD slot, a 4,000 mAh battery, an IR blaster and Android 4.2 with Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. And of course, you get Sprint’s 4G LTE connectivity. It’s not much (in fact, it’s positively low-end), but it’ll do for those who don’t care about specs.

The device will be coming out October 11, which is when you can get it for only $50. It will launch in white, but a Midnight Black model will become available for the holidays. I can’t personally see the worth in this tablet, but I’m sure some people will love it.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Oct. 7, 2013 — A small device can offer big-time productivity

for a business and fun for the whole family. So today, Sprint announced Samsung Galaxy

Tab® 3 7.0 will be available on Friday, Oct. 11, with a special introductory price of $49.99

(excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.

Customers will be able to purchase this versatile new tablet in all Sprint sales channels,

including Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Web Sales and Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1.

Initially, Galaxy Tab 3 will be available in White, but a Midnight Black version will also be

available for the holidays.

The 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 features Androidâ„¢ 4.2, Jelly Bean, Sprint 4G LTE, where available,

a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with video capture and 1.3-megapixel front-facing

camera for video chat. Sprint customers can add a data plan for Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 to their

account for as little as $5 per month (excluding taxes and surcharges). Customers can also

take advantage of Sprint One UpSM, a new upgrade program that gives customers the ability

to upgrade their smartphone every 12 months.

”You can’t go wrong with the incredible special offer we developed for Samsung Galaxy

Tab 3 7.0 that allows customers to purchase one of the best tablets available at the easily

affordable price of $49.99 and add it to their account starting at only $5 per month,” said

David Owens, vice president-Product Development, Sprint. “With a bright and colorful

display and access to the Sprint 4G LTE network, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 rounds out

Sprint’s robust device portfolio to ensure that we offer a tablet or smartphone that will

meet anyone’s needs. Business users will appreciate the big-time productivity features of

this easily portable tablet, while consumers will appreciate its portability and versatility for

communicating with friends and family, entertainment and gaming.”

Simple and Convenient

Buying a tablet for the first time? Galaxy Tab 3 makes it easy for a first-time tablet owner

or experienced user.

- Galaxy Tab 3 has a similar look and feel to Galaxy smartphones, so users find it

intuitive to use.

- Connect to loved ones from afar using the clear 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera

on Galaxy Tab 3 for video chat in Google Talk, Skype and more.

- Samsung Hubâ„¢ makes it easy to buy music, books, movies and games with a full

library of content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment on Galaxy

Tab 3. The apps can also be accessed freely on any Galaxy device.

- Enjoy access to more than a million apps from Google Playâ„¢. Already own apps

on a Galaxy smartphone? Then easily access all those already purchased apps or

download more on Galaxy Tab 3.

Enjoy Some Downtime

Managing a household and relaxing at home have never been easier. Galaxy Tab 3 includes

a variety of features that make it easy to relax and enjoy some free time.

- Samsung WatchONâ„¢ is the ultimate TV and movie app — recommending

programming based on personal tastes. Built with the same IR blaster as a standard

TV remote, Galaxy Tab 3 can be used as a universal remote control for almost any

TV or DVR, so users can change the channel directly from the tablet. When paired

with a Samsung Smart TV, users can enjoy a seamless experience between Galaxy

Tab 3 and TV — start a movie on the TV and continue watching it on Galaxy Tab 3.

- Galaxy Tab 3 offers a brilliant display, making it a favorite device for game lovers.

- Small enough to take anywhere1 and large enough to easily read, Galaxy Tab 3

makes it easy to relax with a good book or magazine with access to some of the top

bookstore apps.

Get Work Done

Galaxy Tab 3 is incredibly portable, making it easy for the mobile workforce to get work

done when away from the office or meeting with customers.

- Polaris® Office is preloaded, allowing users to edit Microsoft Word, Excel and

PowerPoint files from anywhere.

- Group Playâ„¢ lets users share a game, photo album or presentation in real time with

multiple friends on select Samsung devices using Wi-Fi®.

- Samsung for Enterprise (SAFEâ„¢) ensures that businesses have the security and

control they require to protect the company.

- Quickly and easily access corporate email, meeting details, contact information and

other critical information.

- Securely store sensitive proprietary documents, presentations and other corporate

data on a mobile device.

- Wirelessly and securely access data from a corporate network while travelling or

working in the field.

- Employees using their personal smartphones in a company’s Bring Your Own Device

(BYOD) program remain mobile, secure and compliant with remote management of

applications and device features that meet company-specific security requirements.

- 3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices

simultaneously.

Sprint continues to bring a better wireless experience to customers across the country

as it builds out its all-new 3G and 4G LTE network. Sprint now provides 4G LTE service

in 185 markets nationwide and is aiming to provide LTE to 200 million people by the end

of 2013. For the most up-to-date details on Sprint’s 4G LTE portfolio and rollout, visit

www.sprint.com/network.

About Sprint

Sprint offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services

bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint

served more than 53 million customers at the end of the second quarter of 2013 and is

widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies,

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including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering

industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA,

Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk

capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction

Index rated Sprint as the most improved company in customer satisfaction, across all 47

industries, during the last five years. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in both its 2011 and

2012 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of

any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com

or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

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1Coverage not available everywhere.

2Use of mobile hotspot requires subscription to a mobile hotspot plan.

Samsung, Galaxy Tab, WatchON, Samsung Hub, Group Play and SAFE are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co.,

Ltd.

About Samsung SAFEâ„¢

SAFEâ„¢: “SAFEâ„¢” (Samsung for Enterprise) is a mark for a Samsung device which has been tested against

Samsung’s own internal criteria for interoperability with certain third-party security-related solutions for MDM

and VPN. The testing includes field testing with local network connection and menu tree testing, which tests

functionality of the solutions in conjunction with the Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with

the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third-party security solution

providers. The testing, for example, includes field testing with local network connection and menu tree testing,

which tests functionality of the solutions in conjunction with the Samsung device. For more information about

Samsung’s SAFEâ„¢ program, please refer to www.samsung.com/us/safe.

Disclaimer of Warranties:

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THEIR STANDARD END USER LICENSE AND WARRANTY, TO THE FULL

EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA,

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DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY,

FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, INTEROPERABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PROTECTION, SAFEâ„¢ DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS TESTED WITH SAFEâ„¢

DEVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SAMSUNG ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,

PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PROTECTION, SAFEâ„¢ DEVICES OR APPLICATIONS TESTED WITH SAFEâ„¢ DEVICES.

In addition, information technology security protection will be affected by features or functionality associated

with, among other things, the email platform, master data management, and virtual private network solutions

selected by the software provider, solution provider or user. Choice of an email, master data management, and

virtual private network solution is at the sole discretion of the software provider, solution provider or user and any

associated effect on information technology security protection is solely the responsibility of the software provider,

solution provider or user. For complete statement of limited warranty, please refer to www.samsung.com/us/safe,

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Dima Aryeh is a Russian obsessed with all things tech. He does photography, is an avid phone modder (who uses an AT&T Galaxy Note II), a heavy gamer (both PC and 360), and an aspiring home mechanic. He is also an avid fan of music, especially power metal.

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