Samsung and MegaFon Present First in Russia 4G Tablet
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 30 April 2012
Release date- 25042012 - Samsung Electronics, a worldwide mobile technology leader and the largest Android-based electronics manufacturer, and MegaFon, a 3G leader, will present the first-ever in Russia tablet for LTE networks: Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE MegaFon Edition.
This new product will be available in MegaFon retail stores only.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE MegaFon Edition is an enhanced version of Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 that appeared in the Russian market in October 2011 and was available on an exclusive basis in MegaFon chain stores. The LTE-enhanced version of tablet will offer higher productivity based on 1.5 GHz Dual Core CPU. The tablet is capable of operating in LTE, 3G and 2G networks (with data speed rate up to 42 Mbps).
'Samsung Electronics is a global technology leader and innovative driving force. Ahead of the time, we've pioneered, together with MegaFon, in the Russian market the latest mobile LTE-enhanced device,' says Alexey Dorofeyev, director of mobile devices, Samsung Electronics in Russia. 'Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE MegaFon Edition features combined portability, maximum productivity, highest web experience and unique serviceability.'
'The 4G network by MegaFon is now available in Novosibirsk and very soon our customers in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Krasnodar, Samara, Ufa and other cities of Russia will also be able to appreciate the new opportunities of LTE,' says Igor Maystrenko, head of sales and services, MegaFon. 'For web access we offer our customers universal devices compatible with currently active 3G and 2G (GSM) networks. This refers to both 4G modems and other gadgets. Practically that means that any 4G user, if goes beyond the coverage of new network, will be tacitly accepted by MegaFon 3G/2G networks and, thus, maintain his/her web presence.
New Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE MegaFon Edition is a unique offer to our customers. There is no counterpart in the market. Thanks to our partnership with Samsung, the 4G tablet will be on exclusive sale in MegaFon retail chain. It is rigged with bright 8.9 inches high definition screen ideal for web browsing, multimedia, office documents and multiple mobile game applications. With all that, the device is highly portable and compact: 8.6 mm thin and 458 g only. Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE MegaFon Edition's strong 6100 mAh battery ensures an extended use. Extra feature: for the subscribers' convenience, the browser delivers direct links to MegaFon services. The retail price and start sale kick-off of Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE MegaFon Edition will be announced later.
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