Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless carrier to have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 on its LTE network.
As of today, Sprint customers are able to purchase the device at the telecom’s stores, online, and via Sprint Business. The Tab 4 7.0 sells for $299, or $0 down with 24 monthly payments of $12.50. Sprint is also offering users a $10 monthly service plan credit for 24 months.
The wireless carrier is the first to offer its users a 4G-enabled version of the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0. Verizon and T-Mobile offer the 8-inch model, while U.S. Cellular customers are able to purchase the 10.1-inch version. These are all also available as WiFi-only models.
With Sprint Spark
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 LTE is the first tablet with access to Sprint Spark, an enhanced LTE network that the telecom claims delivers average wireless speeds 6-15Mbps and peak speeds of 50-60Mbps. For now, Spark is limited to 27 cities, but the carrier’s standard 4G LTE service covers 488 cities.
The Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 runs Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with a 4,000mAh battery. The device has a 7-inch display at a 1280×800 resolution. It also features a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing one.
Learn more about this tablet in our Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 Review.
Update: Those looking for a larger Android tablet should consider the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE, which Sprint began offering in September.