Samsung launched the original Galaxy Tab back in November of last year, though unfortunately sales haven’t done so well, and we’ve seen the device fall into the Apple iPad’s shadow in the past few months.
One of the reasons we thought the Tab wasn’t doing so well was that it was only available with 3G and Wi-Fi, whereas Apple have been selling Wi-Fi only iPads by the thousands. Samsung have finally priced up and released a Wi-Fi only version of the Galaxy Tab, yours for just £299, but is it too late?
Amazon is listing the Galaxy Tab P1010 Wi-Fi only for £299, available to buy now. That makes it a good £100 cheaper than the 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad 2, and £30 cheaper than the entry level original iPad (if you can find one that is).
For your £299 you’ll get a 7-inch tablet with 16GB storage space, a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 Processor, Bluetooth, Flash 10.1 and the Android 2.2 operating system. The price point makes the Wi-Fi only Galaxy Tab the best sub-£300 Android tablet you’ll find we think.
Whether the Wi-Fi only tablet make up for the poor sales of its 3G counterpart will remain to be seen, though we can’t help but feel Samsung would have been better aiming for this price range with the 3G model from the start.