Would You Buy A $1,000 Galaxy Tab?

Posted: Dec 13 2010, 12:48pm CST | by , in News | Android

Would You Buy A $1,000 Galaxy Tab?
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We wouldn't

We've already railed Samsung for not making the Galaxy Tab more affordable, and now it's going even more overboard by offering an exclusive bundle for more than any iPad on the market.

The "Luxury Edition" of the Galaxy Tab was unveiled at the Millionaire Fair, a European expo that highlights the most exquisite - and most expensive - toys and gadgets on the market today. Samsung was on hand to show that even open-source mobile operating systems can be luxurious.

Unfortunately, though, it isn't really anything that exciting. The Luxury Edition of the Galaxy Tab is reportedly exactly the same as the normal one you can pick up at mobile retail stores, but it comes with an exclusive leather case and Bluetooth headset.

And that's apparently enough to ratchet the price up to 749 euros, or just around $1,000.

Perhaps it is a way of highlighting the fact that the Galaxy Tab, despite its high price tag, has been selling well. Even though consumers could actually get a bare-bones iPad for less than a Galaxy Tab, the latter is still making its way in the market.

Samsung plans to launch the exclusive version of the device on Wednesday, and will make it available through the end of January. After that, this limited edition bundle will be gone.

So if you've got some money just burning a hole in your pocket, here's the perfect Christmas gift for you.

Via Android Central

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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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