Samsung Galaxy Tab for $600? Puhleeze

Verizon Wireless said Wednesday that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab for $599.99 starting Nov. 11.

Verizon Wireless said Wednesday that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab for $599.99 starting Nov. 11.

The Tab features Android 2.2, a 7-inch screen and Flash 10.1 support. However, the Tab is going to be sold at Verizon Wireless stores next to the iPad. That pricing won't add up for consumers.

However, that price is tough to justify for a 7-inch tablet that was billed as an Apple iPad killer. Apple CEO Steve Jobs ripped the Android tablet influx and 7-inch devices.

“I'd like to comment on the avalanche of tablets poised to enter the market in the coming months. First, it appears to be just a handful of credible entrants, not exactly an avalanche. Second, almost all of them use seven inch screens, as compared to iPad's near 10-inch screen,” said Jobs. “We think the current crop of seven inch tablets are going to be DOA, dead on arrival. Their manufactures will learn the painful lesson that their tablets are too small.”

Jobs argued that Android device makers also wouldn't get the price right. So far, it looks like he's right.

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