By Binu Paul email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Mar 05, 2013 11:53 AM EST
Verizon Wireless will start selling the 4G LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 from Thursday, March 7. The tablet will be available both online and in Verizon stores and cost $599.99 for 16GB of internal flash storage. The WiFi-only versions of the Note 10.1 carry a retail price tag of $499.99 for 16GB or $549.99 for 32GB.
The news about Galaxy Note 10.1 coming to Verizon was first heard back in December which was later confirmed by the company in January; however, the confirmation press release did not give an official launch date or any details on the pricing. Now, Samsung and Verizon have officially confirmed the launch date and the pricing.
Galaxy Note 10.1 had landed on the U.S. Cellular last week priced at $499.99 with a data plan ranging from 2 GB to 10 GB per month. New customers will be required to sign a two-year contract with U.S. Cellular and the price of the tablet will go further up to $799.99 without the various discounts.
Galaxy Note 10.1 is a top of the line Android tablet running on a quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos processor. The tablet features a 10.1-inch WXGA LCD screen with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. The device comes with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash support capable of shooting HD 720p videos and a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera. Galaxy Note 10.1 has 2GB of RAM and comes in 16GB/32GB/64GB of storage options. It also offers microSD card support (expandable up to 64GB). The tablet is powered by Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and offers deep personalization elements and extensive sharing functionality. Notably, the device features the advanced S Pen stylus. The device comes with a massive 7,000mAh battery.
The tablet received an official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in mid-Jan along with the Samsung Premium Suite. The update brought in a slew of new features including Multi-window, Quick Command, and Air View and the famous S-pen support for Note 10.1. The S-pen allows users to select writing, swap between on-screen color modes and even launch a unique home-screen when you remove the unit from its dock.
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