Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 hitting Verizon on March 1st for $499.99

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from Omaha, NE
Published: February 28, 2012

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 4G LTE

Last week a leaked image showed that Verizon may be planning to launch its 4G LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 on March 1st, and now that information has been confirmed by Verizon. The carrier just announced that the LTE Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be released on March 1st, aka this Thursday, for $499.99 with a two-year contract. Customers will also need to sign up for a 4G LTE data plan, which starts out a $30 per month for 2GB of data.

As a quick spec refresher, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 features a 7.7-inch 1280x800 Super AMOLED Plus display, 3.2-megapixel rear camera with 720p video capture, 2-megapixel shooter around front, 16GB storage, microSD card slot and Android 3.2 Honeycomb. There's also a 1.4GHz dual-core processor under the hood. Verizon's Tab 7.7 supports 4G LTE connectivity, and can act as a mobile hotspot that allows for up to 10 Wi-Fi devices to connect to it at the same time. The only other 7-inch slate currently on Verizon's roster is the OG Galaxy Tab, so it's good to see the folks at Big Red add another 7-incher to its shelves, especially since its got LTE support on board. Check out the full press release from Verizon down below.

Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7 Available Exclusively On The Verizon Wireless Network

World’s Thinnest 4G LTE Tablet on America’s Fastest 4G Network

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7 will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at starting March 1. Movies, pictures and games come to life in high-definition with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7’s Super AMOLED™ Plus touchscreen display. Customers can quickly access the Web, stream music and more at blazingly fast speeds using the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network combined with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and HTML 5 Web browser.

The Tab 7.7 is a multimedia expert allowing customers to use their tablet as the center of their home entertainment system. The Peel Smart Remote feature eliminates the need for multiple remote controls for televisions, audio players and other home entertainment systems. Customers can make their Tab 7.7 the master controller to find and watch their favorite TV shows, create a favorites list, set program reminders and more. Customers also have the ability to stream media to their compatible TV using the HDMI Multimedia Dock with a built-in HDMI port or the HDTV Adapter (sold separately). The Samsung Media Hub offers a large selection of media to rent or purchase and watch while traveling or plug into a TV to share at a party.

Additional features:

7.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display (1280x800)

Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb – supports Google™ Mobile Services, including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk™ with video chat, Google Search™, Google Maps™, as well as access to Google Books™, movie rentals and more than 400,000 apps on Android Market™

3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, full 720p recording and 1080p playback (1080p playback through HDMI dock or adapter)

Front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video chat

16 GB on-board storage (actual formatted capacity is less)

Support for up to 32 GB microSD™ card

Business solutions

Business professionals can feel secure when working on their Tab 7.7 knowing that it is Samsung Approved for Enterprise (SAFE™). The SAFE certification signifies that the Tab 7.7 is equipped with an exclusive suite of security features that deliver enterprise-friendly capabilities to help safeguard sensitive data and communications, including Mobile Device Management (MDM), on-device Encryption, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and push synchronization of corporate email, calendar and contacts.

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 provides the ideal balance of portability and productivity so business professionals can get the job done. Pair the Tab 7.7 with a keyboard dock and maximize productivity with the QuickOffice® Pro HD application. Customers won’t even notice they left their laptops behind with the ability to create and edit Microsoft® Office documents.

Even traveling business teams can stay connected and productive in remote meeting locations, such as airports, with the 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot capability. The Tab 7.7 lets customers share their 4G LTE connection with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices simultaneously, enabling leaders to become the team’s Wi-Fi hotspot to rapidly download large presentations and blueprints to review before boarding a flight.

Pricing and availability:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be available March 1 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at for $499.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.

Customers that purchase a Tab 7.7 will need to subscribe to a 4G LTE mobile broadband data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to Follow @VZWnews on Twitter for the latest news on Verizon Wireless.

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