ASUS Tranformer Pad TF300TL

SingTel Launches 4G for Tablets 28 August 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE

 

21 August 2012, Singapore – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd will launch Singapore’s first 4G for tablets on 28 August this year, offering theoretical download speeds of up to 75Mbps and typical download speeds between 3.4Mbps and 12Mbps.    Mobile Internet access will be more than three times faster than the existing 21Mbps 3G tablet services with one-fifth of the network latency.  SingTel is expanding its 4G network coverage and are on track to achieve islandwide coverage early next year, according to its CEO of Consumer Singapore, Mr. Yuen Kuan Moon.

SingTel will be the first to offer 4G tablets in Singapore – Asus Transformer Pad TF300TL and Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (LTE).  They will be available from SingTel with the new Prestige 75 plans.  Existing 4G smartphone customers can also purchase the tablet with a multi-SIM plan.

Tablet model

ASUS Tranformer Pad TF300TL

Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 (LTE)

4G tablet price plan

Prestige 75

Prestige 75

Prestige 75

Prestige 75

Data bundle

10GB

10GB

10GB

10GB

Monthly subscription

S$64.90

S$49.90

S$64.90

S$49.90

Tablet price

S$429

S$549

S$329

S$449

Excess usage and data cap

S$5.35 per GB (w GST) 1 July to 31 Dec 2012. S$10.70/GB (w GST) from 1 Jan 2013

S$94 (w GST) cap applies

Contractual period

24 months

24 months

24 months

24 months

Tablet users can take advantage of SingTel’s soon to launch complimentary mio TV Play app for Android tablets on 28 August where an extensive library of on-demand movies such as new release Hollywood blockbusters or the latest titles globally will be offered from S$2.99.  The mio TV Play app comes pre-loaded into the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (LTE).

ASUS Tranformer Pad TF300TL
ASUS Tranformer Pad TF300TL

Technical Specifications

 

 

Model

Asus Transformer Pad TF300TL (LTE)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (LTE)

Operating system

Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)

Screen size

10.1″ WXGA(1280 X 800) LED Backlight screen with IPS

8.9″ WXGA TFT technology

Internal memory

32GB, 1GB RAM

16GB, 1GB RAM

Expandable memory

Up to 64GB

Up to 32GB

Camera specs

8MP, Front 1.2MP

3MP

Other features

Nvidia® Tegra® 3 Quad-Core 1.2Ghz

Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060
1200 MHz



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