T-Mobile reveals 3D display capabilities of LG G-Slate and Galaxy S 4G specs

T-Mobile reveals 3D display capabilities of LG G-Slate and Galaxy S 4G specs

Summary: Two new HSPA+ capable devices will soon be launching on T-Mobile. One is the G-Slate from LG with 8.9 inch display that supports 3D video.

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Last month at CES T-Mobile and LG revealed the G-Slate Android Honeycomb tablet device and news that a Samsung Galaxy Vibrant update would be coming as the Galaxy S 4G. The Galaxy S 4G will be available sometime in February, but a release date, price, and data plans were not revealed for the LG G-Slate.

LG G-Slate

T-Mobile just revealed details on the Dell Streak 7 that really should have been skipped over. I sold my iPad and went with the Galaxy Tab due to the smaller display and more portable size and thus the LG G-Slate seems interesting to me with the 8.9 inch display. This is bigger than the Galaxy Tab and smaller than the iPad so it will be interesting to see how it fits into someone's daily routine. The display also supports 3D (with glasses), which is an interesting gimmick. The device will launch with Android 3.0, HD video with 1080p support, five megapixel camera with LED flash, front facing 2 megapixel camera, 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, and HDMI output. The G-Slate will also have 32GB of internal memory. I imagine a device with these capabilities will likely run in the $550+ range with 2-year contract.

Samsung Galaxy S 4G

The Galaxy S 4G is basically a Samsung Vibrant that is upgraded to provide support for T-Mobile's HSPA+ high speed data network. Similar to the way the Vibrant launched with the movie Avatar, the Galaxy S 4G is launching with the movie Inception pre-loaded onboard. Like the Vibrant, the Galaxy S 4G also has a 4 inch Super AMOLED screen, 1 GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, 5 megapixel camera, and support for up to 21 Mbps. I imagine we will see it launch at $199.99 with 2-year contract.

Do either of these new T-Mobile devices interest you?

Topics: Laptops, Hardware, Mobility, Samsung, Tablets

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  • Show me a single LG mobile product that was decent

    In fact, LG phones are some of the worst in the market.

    With that kind of record, I honestly doubt this "tab" will be any better than previous products.
    wackoae
  • RE: T-Mobile reveals 3D display capabilities of LG G-Slate and Galaxy S 4G specs

    I hope you are smoking crack because cool as it is, at $550 *PLUS* a 2 Year contract the thing has no hope against a dual core, contract free entry iPad. I *want* a Tegra 2 Honeycomb tablet, but I am NOT going to ravel myself into a contract and still pay iPad level pricing to do it. Here's hoping T-Mobile has the same forethought on the pricing for this that they did with the (unfortunately underwhelming) Streak.
    Playdrv4me
    • You get a data contract with the iPad if you want to use it with 3G

      @Playdrv4me The only difference in cost is that T-Mobile requires that you have a 3G plan and Apple does not. Many people will want the 4G so that they can use it anywhere so it is a non-issue for them.
      balsover
      • RE: T-Mobile reveals 3D display capabilities of LG G-Slate and Galaxy S 4G specs

        @balsover

        Umm... that's kind of a big difference. Especially when my jailbroken iPhone can share a perfectly usable connection. Assuming a 24 month contract at 30.00 a month for data, that's an additional $720.00 on TOP of the insane theorized $550 purchase price. No thanks!
        Playdrv4me
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        Playdrv4me
  • RE: T-Mobile reveals 3D display capabilities of LG G-Slate and Galaxy S 4G specs

    The Galaxy S should be a fine Android phone, like the others.
    Schoolboy Bob
  • over $500 for the slate and lett than 7 inches for the Tab, no thanks!!!!

    i'd rather have the touchbook from Http://www.alwaysinnovating.com

    maybe they'll upgrade to honeycomb this year.

    :)
    .
    wessonjoe