du is proud to exclusively present the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE, the technology giant’s first tablet to be powered by 4G LTE mobile broadband, to the people of the UAE. With 4G LTE accessible reality in the UAE, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE gives du customers the ability to experience up to 100Mbps speeds at their fingertips, anywhere in the country.
The launch announcement was made in a ceremony attended by Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du; Youngwoo Jun, Director, Samsung Gulf Electronics, and Sangwook Lee, Product Head, Samsung Gulf Electronics.
“It is our pleasure to bring the innovative Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE to our customers, who will now have yet another outlet through which they can experience our super-fast LTE 4G network. Launching the latest Galaxy tablet is a natural step in the evolution of our 4G LTE network,” said Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du.
Youngwoo Jun, Director, Samsung Gulf Electronics, Samsung, said, “We are pleased to have launched the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE with du, as an affirmation of the strong partnership we have shared over the years. du is our preferred telecom partner in the UAE, with a 4G LTE network that the Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE was exactly intended for.”
Customers purchasing a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE from any du Shop will be able to enjoy 4G LTE speed by simply subscribing to our 25GB LTE data bundle for just AED500 a month. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE will be available in du Shops from 12 December 2012.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE operates on several LTE spectrums (800Mhz, 1800Mhz (as deployed by du) and 2600Mhz). It has a convenient form factor 230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6mm in size, weighing just 458g.