Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE owners on AT&T, but today they're finally getting a software update for their beloved tablets. Sadly they're still on Honeycomb, and today you will all be able to enjoy Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. While we wish this was Jelly Bean, it isn't, but head down below for additional details.
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Jelly Bean updates, but of course, there are a ton of devices out there that aren't even on Ice Cream Sandwich yet. There are many Android users who are patiently awaiting the arrival of an Ice Cream Sandwich update that may never arrive. It's almost tragic in a way, but luckily, we're finding out today that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 3G (GT-P7300) won't be one of the devices stuck in the past.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi tablet you will be happy to know that Samsung has just started pushing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out to the slate this afternoon. This comes just after the 7.7 and 10.1-inch models received the same fate.
including the US) Samsung has remained curiously quiet. Until today: the company finally posted a comprehensive list of devices that will see Ice Cream Sandwich. All four major US carriers and WiFi tablets have been detailed - with one important exception.
Galaxy Tab 8.9. (Not too big, not too small, just right.) Fans enought that it was one of our top five Android devices of 2011. And while it's a fine piece of tech in its WiFi-only version, AT&T went a step further and added LTE capability - check out our hands-on. If you're OK with refurbished hardware, you can pick one up from AT&T's website right now for just $199.99 on a two-year contract, or $399.99 without. For a Samsung tablet with an always-on data connection, that's a downright steal.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is on sale over at Best Buy today, but that isn't the only thing special about this deal. Not only do you get an awesome Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet, surely to be updated to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich soon, but they are tossing in the $79 dollar Samsung keyboard dock absolutely free.
Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE for just $399 or $650 outright.
Ice Cream Sandwich would begin rolling out to Galaxy S II owners internationally. While they might have jumped the gun today on Facebook they have confirmed the update is rolling out and available now -- but that isn't all. They also briefly mentioned some of those important tablets of theirs too.
Galaxy Tab 8.9 with AT&T 4G LTE. This slate is the latest edition in Samsung's attempts to cover almost every size imaginable and now all that seems left is that Tab 7.7 we saw at IFA and possible some sort of 8.2" like the upcoming Xoom 2. Today we'll be giving you a brief look at the tablet while we get our hands on it for an unboxing. Then as usual you can expect a full review coming soon.