If you are in the UK and the relatively high price tag of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is making you feel jittery, well here is a way out that can make you feel a lot more comfortable. The South Korean manufacturer has come up with a unique scheme by which all those willing to procure the 7 inch tablet, but have been putting it off due to its cost, will be provided with the tablet for 48 hours completely free of cost. This is to let prospective buyers have a feel of the device and its features that many feel is better than the Apple’s iPad.
Samsung is initially targeting Londoners using the tube wherein the Galaxy Tab will be provided for them to keep for two days. The Galaxy Tabs will be offered on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting Oct 18 and will continue until the Ist of Nov, the official date of launch of the Galaxy Tab in that country.
So if you wish to be among the lucky few, you can send in your replies at email@example.com. Or if you wish a more human to human interaction, you can talk to Samsung representatives directly. The company will have its officials posted at the Liverpool Street, Balham, Highbury & Islington or Ealing Broadway stations and they will be all too eager to help you out. This Samsung hopes will help clear any misconceptions that anybody might have of the device while also converting prospective buyers into actual sales.
So what do you think of it, a test drive of the device before you actually buy it? A novel idea indeed!
Samsung launches Galaxy Tab in Russian today.
In another development, Samsung announced they will be launching the Galaxy Tab in Russia today where it will sport a sticker price of 36,990 rubles, which in equivalent dollar terms come to about $1,228.
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Sovan Mandal is the senior tablet and tech corespondent for goodereader.com. He brings a international approach to news that is not just applicable to the North American market, but also Asia, India, Europe and others. Sovy brings his own writing flavor to the website and is interested in Science Fiction, Technology and Writing. Any questions, send an email