Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Tablets Get Pricing and Release Date


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Samsung’s somewhat puzzling line of new mid-level Android tablets will be released in less than a week, on May 1st to be specific.

All three Galaxy Tab 4 tablets are already available for pre-order from Samsung and Amazon starting at $199 for the 7-inch model, up to $349 for the 10-inch.

Samsung first unveiled their new Tab 4 series on April 1st, so there aren’t any surprises as far as specs are concerned since we already knew what to expect, but the pricing structure hasn’t been revealed until now.

The prices seem a bit high considering the specs, but that’s not unusual for Samsung. Here’s the breakdown on the Galaxy Tab 4 lineup of tablets:

Each is available in both black or white. All three models basically have the same exact specs aside from the screen and battery sizes. All have the same 1280 x 800 screen resolution, which isn’t bad on a 7-inch screen, but is pretty weak on a 10.1-inch tablet.

They all run Android 4.4 KitKat and feature 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processors, with 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage space, except the 7-inch model has 8 GB instead. All come with a microSD card slot for expansion, and all have a 3 megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

And of course the new Galaxy Tablets will come with the new Kindle for Samsung custom reading app, that includes one free ebook per month with Samsung’s new Book Deal promo.

5 Responses to “Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Tablets Get Pricing and Release Date”

  1. Yes – Samsung makes good tablets — but I’ve always felt Samsung tablets are a bit overpriced based on the specs. Although not as overpriced as Apple.

    As far as bang for the buck — and great quality go — Nexus 7 or Amazon Fire tablets.

    Asus makes great tablets as well, and Sony’s latest addition the Z2 Tablet is very interesting.

    • I’ve always felt that Samsung’s tablets were overpriced too, especially compared to similar tablets with similar specs. Heck, the Hisense Sero 7 Pro from last year has better specs and more features than the 7-inch Tab 4, and it costs $50 less. The high price is why I’ve never bought a Samsung tablet to review, but now that changes. I decided to get the 7-inch model to review; it’s past time I see what Samsung’s tablets are like first hand.

  2. About that Kindle for Samsun app. I have the Galaxy 3. The other day I finally got down to playing with the tablet and I saw the app right there under Samsung apps. Then I had to do something else so when I got back to the tablet, the app was gone. I have searched all over the Samsung apps and other app buttons and haven’t found it. If there really isn’t any difference between the kindle app and the kindle for Samsung app, then I will just go get the kindle app and be done with it. Also, I would rather have the Overdrive app for my library books.

  3. The Kindle for Samsung app is in the Samsung apps store and I think will need a update , because iy said that on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.

  4. Yeah, I did let it update when I turned it on and it was there, but then I had to leave and turned the tablet off and when I went back to it it was not visible. I looked under samsung apps. I’m sure I’ll find it again. I’m new to tablets actually. I actually wanted an ereader but my husband said the galaxy was such a good price that that’s what we bought. Secretly I was hoping that it had the android jelly bean 4.1 so I could return it because of the heartbleed bug but when I checked its specs, it has jelly bean 4.2. Ah well, in six months I’ll love this thing I’m sure!! Speaking of Hisense, we were given a Hisense television when we bought a car a few years ago and really liked it. So I think even though its not a well known name brand, it is a good brand.