According to a GM from STC on Twitter, the Saudi Telecom Company has started selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android 7-inch tablet in Saudi Arabia. Arabic is supported, but the official Arabic support in Android is still missing.
Samsung Galaxy Tab is sold for SR 2,949 with free 6 months of 250MB/month which is weird considering how STC offered 1 year of 1GB/month with the HTC Magic over a year ago (as listed on STC’s website, heh, Gega byte).
STC’s website still doesn’t mention the Samsung Galaxy Tab compared to STC’s partners: VIVA Kuwait and VIVA Bahrain who released press releases regarding the android tablet.
With that the Samsung Galaxy Tab has beaten the Apple iPad with an official release in Saudi Arabia.
Update: Apparently Jarir, not a bookstore anymore, is selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab for SR 2,949.
You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled.
Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition.
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