T-Mobile announced today that beginning May 17, Walmart will offer T-Mobile connected tablets. This will be the first time cellular enabled tablets will be sold at Walmart stores nationwide and for just $179-229. Here's more info:
For customers who want more than 200MB per month of Free Data for Life on their T-Mobile-connected tablet, T-Mobile and Walmart offer affordable, flexible and overage-free tablet data plans for every type of user - from those who simply want to check email, the weather or Facebook, to those looking to stream music or video for their kids in the back seat of the mini-van.
Walmart customers have exclusive access to two T-Mobile high-speed data passes: $35 for 3.5GB of high-speed data or $50 for 5GB of high-speed data. Additional daily, weekly and monthly postpaid plan options are also available for T-Mobile customers with an existing voice plan, starting as low as $10 per month for nearly 1.2 GB of high speed data every month.
Walmart will offer the following T-Mobile-enabled tablets:
Walmart now offers Apollo Brands Trio AXS Quad Core tablet for $179. The Trio AXS is a 4G Android-powered tablet with a 7.85" HD display, 16GB on-device storage, two-camera vision, MicroSD slot, quad core 1.2GHz processor and 1 GB memory.
In June, Walmart will add a second T-Mobile connected tablet for $229. The HP Slate 7 HD will offer 4G connectivity, Google Play, multi-touch HD wide-angle viewing, 16 GB on-device storage, two-camera vision, MicroSD slot, and 1GB memory.