T-Mobile to Launch Samsung Galaxy Tab™ Nov. 10

Press ReleasesKermit Woodall

T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung
Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States1, today
announced that T-Mobile will be the first to launch the Samsung Galaxy
Tab™ in the U.S. T-Mobile’s first Android™-powered tablet, the Galaxy
Tab delivers access to rich content on a seven-inch touch screen for a
truly mobile entertainment experience. It is expected to be available
at T-Mobile retail stores and online Nov. 10.

Adding fuel to the entertainment experience on the Galaxy Tab is
T-Mobile’s super-fast HSPA+ mobile broadband network, which delivers a
speed boost allowing the 3G-enabled device to load Web pages and
videos even faster than in areas of 3G coverage2. The brilliant
enhanced TFT screen and sleek, compact form factor allow customers to
bring the Galaxy Tab’s multimedia capabilities to life for themselves
or to share, combining all their entertainment and communication needs
into one device.

“Customers want richer, deeper interactions with entertainment and
online content through connected, portable mobile broadband devices
that are small enough to carry and big enough to share with friends
and family,” said Jeremy Korst, director of broadband products and
services, T-Mobile USA. “T-Mobile’s unique offerings on the Galaxy Tab
paired with the power of T-Mobile’s new network allow us to bring a
truly differentiated portable entertainment offering to market.”
The multimedia experience that makes the Galaxy Tab a powerful choice
for entertainment enthusiasts includes the following:

* Samsung Media Hub
Samsung Media Hub offers a vast lineup of critically acclaimed
films and TV programs for rent or purchase from some of the biggest
names in entertainment, including MTV Networks, NBC Universal,
Paramount and Warner Brothers. Customers can share content on up to
five Media Hub-enabled devices, watch movies in seconds with
Progressive Download, and get access to new release movies – some the
day they are released on DVD. Customers can also watch series
premieres and their favorite TV shows the day after they air. Samsung
worked closely with all of the content providers to ensure that each
movie and TV show is optimized to deliver a premium entertainment
experience.
* Qik Video Chat
Unlike other video-calling solutions that only work over Wi-Fi,
Qik Video Chat on the Galaxy Tab from T-Mobile enables customers to
connect with friends and family from wherever they may be through
T-Mobile’s network or Wi-Fi. With the Galaxy Tab’s front-facing camera
paired with Qik Video Chat, customers can hold video conversations
with those who have a Galaxy Tab or other Qik compatible mobile
device. Customers can even share what they are seeing using the
rear-facing camera. Customers also have the option to leave Video Mail
using Qik when someone is unavailable.
* Kindle for Android™
The Kindle for Android application lets customers shop for
hundreds of thousands of books in the Kindle Store, including New York
Times® Best Sellers and new releases from $9.99. Using Amazon’s
Whispersync technology, customers can automatically synchronize the
last page read, bookmarks, annotations, and more across multiple
devices.
* Slacker Radio
Slacker is a free, customizable internet radio application with
over 130 DJ-programmed genre stations and the ability for customers to
create their own. With millions of songs from thousands of artists,
Slacker allows customers to discover new artists and hear their
favorite music and provide feedback on what they like and don’t like
with the click of a button. Customers can also access detailed artist
biographies, in-depth album reviews and album cover art.

T-Mobile customers will enjoy a rich, brilliant viewing experience on
the Galaxy Tab, which features a WSVGA enhanced TFT display combined
with 3D-like graphics and full support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1
for accessing Flash-enabled websites, watching video and playing
games. Running on Android 2.2 and with built-in support for T-Mobile’s
super-fast mobile broadband network and Wi-Fi, the Galaxy Tab’s
portable screen is ideal for watching the latest movies and
entertainment or experiencing thousands of widgets, games and
applications on Android Market™.

Beyond entertainment, the Galaxy Tab also offers mobile broadband
essentials such as easy access to personal and work e-mail, including
support for Microsoft® Exchange e-mail, contacts and calendar. In
addition, the Galaxy Tab can support up to 32 GB of expandable microSD
memory. Customers purchasing the Galaxy Tab can take advantage of
T-Mobile’s monthly 5GB or 200MB webConnect mobile broadband plans or
the newly launched prepaid mobile broadband offerings.
Availability

The Galaxy Tab will be available at T-Mobile on Nov. 10. Visit
http://mobile-broadband.t-mobile.com/tablets to register for updates.

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