A Million Galaxy Tabs Have Been Sold

Posted: Dec 3 2010, 12:12pm CST | by , in News | Android

 
A Million Galaxy Tabs Have Been Sold
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Samsung already reaches its year-end goal

Samsung sure knows how to play damage control. After reports started showing up about how the Galaxy Tab isn't registering on consumers' minds, the company came forward to say that couldn't be further from the truth. It now says 1,000,000 Tabs have been sold and it expects another half million by the end of the year.

This news comes just as Nielsen reported results of a survey that showed only 15% of consumers would rather have a Galaxy Tab over an iPad. The two are very similar in price, so it looked like a no-brainer that pretty much anyone with enough money would buy an iPad.

But these sales figures seem to suggest the level of apathy isn't that great. Available now at all four of the major carriers in the US, it seems people are still willing to give a shot to a new piece of tech.

In fact, the new data from Samsung show an increase in its year-end projections. It originally hoped to reach 1 million by the end of the year. Now it's going for a total of 1.5 million.

Samsung does have one big thing going for it - it's the first. There isn't really any other viable Android-based tablet that rivals the iPad. So anyone who wants an "iPad" but doesn't like Apple can only turn to the Galaxy Tab at this point. Other Android tablets are very short in their feature list.

The Galaxy Tab comes built-in with 3G data connectivity. There is no Wi-Fi-only model. Prices range from $600 to $650 depending on the carrier, with subsidy prices available as low as $350 for those who sign up for a data contract.

Via Android Guys

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/6" rel="author">Mark Raby</a>
Based in New York City, Mark follows the consumer electronics industry like a hawk. A published book author, he has a particular affinity for 3D technology and video games, and as such will surely be in the market for a new pair of glasses soon. Mark can be contacted directly at mark@i4u.com.

 

 

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