|[September 04, 2014]
Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Featuring Sprint Spark Available Sept. 12
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. --(Business Wire)--
Beginning on Friday, Sept. 12, Sprint (NYSE: S) will bring to life the
ultimate entertainment experience with the ultrathin 6.6mm Samsung (News - Alert)
Galaxy Tab® S 10.5, featuring a high-resolution Super AMOLED™
display with the high-speed network data capabilities of Sprint Spark™
enhanced LTE, where available.
Available in Titanium Bronze, Galaxy Tab S will be available in Sprint (News - Alert)
direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Web
Sales, Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 and Sprint Business Sales. With
Sprint Easy Pay, well-qualified buyers can purchase Galaxy Tab S with $0
down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09 (SRP: $649.99;
excluding taxes) and requires a service plan.
Galaxy Tab S can be activated on the Sprint
Family Share Pack, a new shared-data plan that offers double the
high-speed data1 at the same price as AT&T (News - Alert) and Verizon
Wireless. For a limited time only, Sprint is offering a promotion for
the Sprint Family Share Pack that offers a family with up to 10 lines
20GB of shared data and unlimited talk & text for only $100 a month
through 2015�- and, as an added bonus, customers will get an additional
2GB per line for up to 10 lines.2 For a family of four,
that's a savings of $60 per month better than AT&T's and Verizon's
current pricing through 2015.
Galaxy Tab S can also be activated on one of the Sprint individual
tablet data plans, including a special limited-time offer featuring
100MB of data for $10. Other tablet data plans include 1GB for $14.99;
3GB for $34.99; 6GB for $49.99; 12GB for $79.99; and 30GB for $109.99
(all pricing excludes taxes and surcharges).3 Customers are
able to view their data usage by logging into My Sprint at www.sprint.com.
"Samsung Galaxy Tab S is the ultimate entertainment device and its
premium video experience is enhanced with access to high-speed data
through Sprint Spark," said David Owens, senior vice president-Product
Development, Sprint. "Business customers will also appreciate the Galaxy
Tab S productivity tools and how easily it slips into a briefcase."
This device benefits from Sprint Spark with the added capacity to
greatly improve the performance of video and other bandwidth-intensive
applications. Available now in 27 cities, Sprint Spark is designed to
support a new generation of online gaming, virtual reality, advanced
cloud services and other applications requiring very high bandwidth.
Sprint plans to reach 100 million Americans by year-end with Sprint
Spark. Sprint 4G LTE is available in 488
cities covering more than 255 million people.
Amazing Viewing Experience
Galaxy Tab S delivers a beautiful viewing experience with its WQXGA
Super AMOLED display with 100,000:1 contrast ratio, which offers a wider
color range, deeper contrast and truer blacks. It also features adaptive
display technology that provides excellent viewing in any environment by
intelligently adjusting gamma, saturation and sharpness based on the
content, viewing environment and ambient lighting. Preset AMOLED Cinema
and AMOLED Photo modes also let users manually adjust the display
settings for bright, dynamic results for both video and photo content.
Built on Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat, Galaxy Tab S features a 2.3GHz
quad-core processor and a 7,900mAh lithium-ion battery to power the
tablet. Galaxy Tab S also has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with
flash, 4x digital zoom and video capture to document life's most
important moments, as well as a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for
Galaxy Tab S users can enjoy Netflix in high definition. Kids Mode on
Galaxy Tab S allows easy access to kid-friendly content and offers
parental controls to limit content accessed and length of use.
Created with businesses in mind, Galaxy Tab S also includes all the
tools necessary for mobile professionals to get work done, including:
Multi Window™4 allows users to open up to two windows at
Remote PC for quick access to the office from anywhere
Quick Connect, which identifies the best way to share content with
nearby people and devices and allows screen-sharing and device control
with Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Miracast® to wirelessly mirror a smartphone or tablet
Hancom Office Hwp 2014 preloaded, allowing users to edit Microsoft (News - Alert)
Word, Excel and PowerPoint files from anywhere
3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to eight Wi-Fi
enabled devices simultaneously5
Fingerprint6 sensor for easy and secure multi-user access
of up to eight different profiles with personalized settings, apps and
For businesses that want business-critical security and the ability to
protect sensitive data, Galaxy Tab S supports Samsung Knox™7,
which provides enhanced platform security, application security and
mobile device management.
For those interested in a more eco-friendly meeting, Galaxy Tab S
features Samsung e-meeting, a personal organizer that allows users to
share data simultaneously on multiple devices allowing users to take
notes, edit the same file and share file revisions.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more
and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about
most. Sprint served more than 54 million customers as of June 30, 2014,
and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying
innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a
national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands
including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless;
instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a
global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction
Index rated Sprint as the most improved U.S. company in customer
satisfaction, across all 43 industries, over the last six years. Sprint
has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North
America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com
1To improve the data experience for the majority of users,
throughput speeds may be limited, varied or reduced on the network.
$100 offer is available Aug. 22, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014 when customers
switch to Sprint. It includes $15/month/line access charges for phones
and $10/month/line for tablets waived through 2015. Valid only on 20GB
or higher data allowance. Additional data for new and qualifying
existing customers offer ends Sept. 30, 2014. Additional data will be
removed from your account on Dec. 31, 2015.
Plan: No plan discounts apply. Depending on plans selected, includes
100MB, 1GB, 3GB, 6GB, or 12 GB of on-network data usage. Add'l
on-network data usage: $0.015/MB. Monthly off-network data allowance
varies. 100MB plan off-network allowance: 25 MB/month. 1GB or 3GB plan
off-network allowance: 100MB. 6GB, 12GB or 30GB plan off-network
allowance: 300 MB/month. Additional off-network data: 25�/MB.
Window does not support all applications.
5Use of mobile
hotspot requires subscription to a mobile hotspot plan.
unlocking may not be permitted for access to corporate Microsoft
Exchange ActiveSync servers. Check with your company IT administrator.
is a mark for a Samsung device tested for security and is specifically
configured with enterprise use in mind. For information about Samsung's
Knox device, please refer to www.samsung.com/us/knox.
Galaxy Tab, Super AMOLED, Knox and Watch ON (News - Alert) are trademarks of Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd.
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