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Samsung Galaxy Tab Rumoured To Cost $399 With Contract

Samsung's highly awaited Galaxy Tab device will be offered to the US markets by US wireless carrier Sprint, for $399 on a two year contract.

According to tech news site Boy Genius Report, the Sprint version of the tablet device will be available from 14 November for $399 with a 2-year agreement, a source within Sprint has confirmed.

Samsung's tablet device is being touted as the first real competitor to Apple's iPad, but doubts about its high pricing has hinted that it may not achieve the same levels of success.

If the rumour about the competitive pricing for the device is true, than Apple is in a for a major fight for the tablet PC market,

The tablet device will run on Google's Android 2.2 Froyo and will be backed by a 1.06 Ghz processor. It will also sport a 3 mega pixel back facing camera and a 1.3 MP camera for video conferencing.

The Galaxy Tab will feature Samsung's new Social Hub application and Augmented Reality navigation features.