Galaxy Tab Arrives Monday

  • Slate comes with preloaded apps
  • Two month free trial with The Australian newspaper app
  • Need for Speed Shift app included

Samsung tablet, the aptly named Galaxy Tab, will be available for purchase in Australia from week commencing 8th November for $999. Samsung’s first tablet device will feature a portfolio of preloaded apps for customers from launch. It will be available at retailers nationally, and through all major mobile carriers on a variety of cap plans.

Customers will also be able to enjoy international and Australian e-reading with 1,600 newspapers, 2,500 magazines and two million e-books available through Samsung Readers Hub.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab will transform into a premium, turn-by-turn navigation device, courtesy of Navigon and mentioned in this article.

Samsung genuine brand car kits for the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be sold separately and should be used for in-car navigation.

For consumers seeking to stay constantly abreast of breaking news, the Tab provides them with an exclusive free two month introductory trial of The Australian news application. The app features The Australian’s local and global news and analysis, photography, page-by-page and sectional navigation and advertising. Updated regularly through the day, the app allows readers to access The Australian content including News, Opinion, National Affairs, World News, Features, Business, Australian IT and Sport.

Customers who purchase a Tab can download for free from Samsung Apps the full Need For Speed SHIFT game from Electronic Arts. An award-winning racing game, Need For Speed SHIFT combines true driver simulations with real world physics to create an addictive gaming experience. When combined with the tablet’s seven inch display, you’ll feel like you’re in the driver’s seat of a high-end performance car.

Millions of e-reading materials in the palm of your hand Samsung Readers Hub, which is said to provide access to a library of free and paid international and Australian e-reading content, comprising at present 1,600 newspapers in 47 languages, 2,500 global magazines in 25 languages and two million e-books.