Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 family set for May 1 debut

The Wi-Fi Galaxy tablets, which range between 7 and 10 inches, will hit the US across a variety of retailers. Multiple carriers are also expected to carry 4G LTE versions this summer.

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Samsung's latest Galaxy tablets arrive in May. Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Tab family is getting bigger.

Samsung said on Wednesday that the Wi-Fi versions of its Galaxy Tab 4 line will be offered across a variety of retailers and online stores on May 1. Among those expected to carry the Galaxy Tab 4 are Amazon, Best Buy, Office Depot, OfficeMax, and Samsung.com. Presales will be available for all three tablets starting April 24.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 line will be sold in both black and white color choices and in three size options. The Tab 4 7.0 will retail for $199 while the 8-inch and 10.1-inch versions will carry $269 and $349 price tags, respectively.

Looking ahead to summer, Sprint is expected to carry the 4G LTE version of the Tab 4 7.0. T-Mobile will offer the 4G LTE version of the Tab 4 8.0, and Verizon will sell the 4G LTE version of both the Tab 4 8.0 and the Tab 4 10.1. AT&T, for its part, will sell a 4G LTE version of the Tab 4 though it isn't immediately clear which size(s).

Samsung, which is the second-largest manufacturer of tablets behind Apple, is looking to continue gaining ground through its strategy of flooding the market with devices of multiple sizes.

 

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