Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet coming to AT&T [Press Release]

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AT&T is one of the four American carriers to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Similar to the three other carriers, AT&T has yet to announce official pricing and availability information, but instead issued a press release announcing its intention to sell the Galaxy Tab. It looks like AT&T will launch it in “time for the holiday season.” We will keep you posted as soon as AT&T reveals the Galaxy Tab’s pricing and availability. Feel free to read the full press release below.

AT&T, the U.S. leader in emerging devices, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, today announced AT&T plans to offer the new Samsung Galaxy Tab™ in time for the holiday season.

Powered by the Android™ 2.2 platform, the Samsung Galaxy Tab touts a 7-inch enhanced TFT touch screen, 1Ghz Hummingbird application processor, support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, Media Hub – Samsung’s own content service that offers an extensive library of acclaimed films and TV programming, Samsung Social Hub, dual cameras, and many additional features.

AT&T will sell the Galaxy Tab in its company owned retail stores and online at in the coming months with other distribution partners to be announced at launch. Pricing for the tablet and AT&T data plan options will also be announced closer to the launch date.

“We’re looking forward to expanding our computing device portfolio and giving our AT&T customers more great choices with this innovative device,” said Glenn Lurie, president of AT&T’s emerging devices. “By teaming with Samsung Mobile to deliver the Samsung Galaxy Tab, we’re equipping our customers with new and exciting ways to connect to the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network.”

AT&T consumers will experience PC-like web-browsing with the Samsung tablet and will have access to many forms of multimedia content on the 7-inch display, on the go. Moreover, users can communicate via e-mail, SMS or social networking with the optimized user interface.

In addition to the numerous Samsung Mobile driven features, the AT&T-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab will also feature AT&T Connection Manager, which automatically connects users to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots to better manage data usage. AT&T customers will also have access to the entire AT&T national Wi-Fi network.

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