New 7-inch tablet joins the Samsung Galaxy family, device available Nov. 13 at stores nationwide and online at BestBuy.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2011 - Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced the availability of the newest tablet member of the Samsung Galaxy family - the Samsung Galaxy Tab(TM) 7.0 Plus. Starting Nov. 13, the 16GB tablet will be available for $399.99 online at BestBuy.com and in all Best Buy stores nationwide.
The new 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab joins a rapidly expanding selection at Best Buy, which has re-designed both its in-store and online tablet presentation to enable customers to learn more about and easily compare new devices as they become available. The device is powered by Android(TM) 3.2 (Honeycomb) operating system and is equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus offers quick and easy browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player and provides the ability to read books and full-color magazines through separate services. It also comes with a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash for photo, a Mobile HD video capture and playback in 720p, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera to connect with friends and family via video chat.
Best Buy is advancing growth of the tablet category by combining the most tablets under one roof1 with a shopping experience that allows customers to easily try and compare devices. Best Buy is committed to delivering superior value and convenience by presenting a full line of accessories with each device, along with exclusive advantages such as selection and connections support from specially trained Best Buy Blue Shirts, financing options, Reward Zone points and Recycling. Best Buy is also your source for tablet and e-reader Trade-in, a service option available at Best Buy that continues to grow and offer customers more options to get value from their used gadgets.
For more information about the family of Samsung Galaxy Tabs or other tablets available at Best Buy, visit www.bestbuy.com or www.bestbuy.com/tablets.
About Best Buy Co., Inc.
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is a leading multi-channel global retailer and developer of technology products and services. Every day our employees - 180,000 strong - are committed to helping deliver the technology solutions that enable easy access to people, knowledge, ideas and fun. We are keenly aware of our role and impact on the world, and we are committed to developing and implementing business strategies that bring sustainable technology solutions to our consumers and communities. For information about Best Buy, visit www.bby.com and to shop at Best Buy, visit www.bestbuy.com.
Jeremy Baier, Best Buy
1 Based on a comparison to National Retailers as of June 11, 2011.