Back in the fall, Samsung gave a glimpse of the biggest Android tablet that will ever be produced by the Korean company - the Galaxy View. A week ago the WiFi variant was launched and now those who were waiting for the LTE variant can lay their hands on it as per the pricing structure given by AT&T.
AT&T has finally announced on Monday that they will provide service for the huge 18.4 inch Galaxy View tab from 20th November. For a short period of time this device would be made available by Ma-Bell for $99.99. This tablet has support for DirectTV and customers who will sign up for AT&T satellite package along with two year wireless service, will get the View for $100. Existing customers who wish to avail this discount on View, will need to purchase new line on a smartphone and activate AT&T Next service agreement for two years. Those who don't want to go for the DirectTV offer, can purchase the device for $0 and for next 20 months they will have to pay $30 per month. Apart from this the device can also be bought for $499 with a service agreement for two years.
Some of the key features of the Galaxy View released by AT&T are the following:
- 18.4 inch Full HD 1080p Screen
- 64 GB in-built storage and extended storage up to 128 GB
- 8 hours of battery life (continuous playing and watching)
- Easy conversion between TV-mode and Lap-mode
This tablet can be bought from retail outlets and online buyers will need to get it from att.com.
XDA Forums is known for its huge numbers of custom ROMs and Apps for Android. XDA just announced that Google is going to acquire them.... Here's the forums official statement: "We are delighted to announce that starting on April 20th, a finalized deal with Google will make XDA Developers a software development division for the beloved search giant. This exciting transition will start as early as next week, where new XDA Talent Scouts from Google will browse our forums and reward the best contributors and offer them software development or design positions as well. A new set of XDA Forum Moderators from Google's Legal Department will also make sure that the new policies that arise from the acquisition are met."
Of course this is more of a wish than an April's fool !
Sony fans are impatiently waiting for its upcoming flagship, Xperia Z4. According to new reports circulating the web Sony is planning to announce its new Xperia flagship smartphone aka "Sony Xperia Z4" on April,20th. Xperia's Z4 specs, press renders, and live photos are already here, which hints at a smartphone that clearly can't take much longer to come.
Even though Sony has little to surprise us with at this point, we're keeping our fingers crossed for an Xperia Z4 announcement eight days before the LG G4 drops. There's a lot to love about Xperia smartphones, and the Z4 is shaping up to be the best one so far with its 5.2-inch high-resolution display, Snapdragon 810 chipset, 3 to 4GB of RAM, 20.7MP main camera, and of course, the signature Sony metal and glass build.