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.

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 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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