Samsung Partners With Verizon For 4G Galaxy Tab

Samsung has revealed at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that a Long Term Evolution (LTE) 4G version of its Galaxy Tab device is on the way later in the year.

The device will also feature a five megapixel rear facing camera, a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera and camcorder, support for Flash 10.1, a 7 inch TFT display, a 1.2GHz processor and Android 2.2 Froyo.

The 4G version of the Galaxy Tab, will be available in the US with Verizon Mobile.

Dan Mead, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless, said in a press release:

“Today, we’re unveiling the next evolution of 4G LTE for consumers. During this three-year journey, from acquiring spectrum to launch, we not only transformed our network, but also our business by engaging in a strategy of collaboration and openness, while driving partnerships that will make 4G LTE successful across the globe. The result is true magic – the sum of a powerful network, applications, software systems and devices that bring 4G LTE to life.”

As yet there are no launch details.

Verizon are also rumoured to be tying up with Apple to release the iPhone on its mobile network. The iPhone is currently only available on contract with AT&T in the US.