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Press Release -- November 6th, 2015
Source: Sprint Nextel

Add Tablets to Your Holiday Gift List

Sprint introduces budget-friendly tablets this holiday season

Engage, play, tweet, email, swipe and stream as much as you want

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 06, 2015 - Sprint will make your holiday merrier with four new attractively priced tablets with affordable rate plans.

Consumers can choose from the Samsung Galaxy Tab E, ALCATEL ONETOUCH® PIXI™ 7 and the Slate 8-inch and 10-inch tablets. Features and price plans vary so these tablets provide options for every member of the family, from teens and tweens to grandparents who want to stay connected. Customers have a choice of purchase options, including Sprint Easy Pay1 or two-year agreement.

Galaxy Tab E

This CDMA/LTE tablet offers a crisp, clear 8-inch display with a non-slip grip. It has an expandable memory up to 128 GB an advanced camera and a long battery life. $0 down for well-qualified buyers and 24 payments of $12.50 per month or pay $79.99 with a two-year agreement. Regular price $299.99.


With a compact and sleek design, this 7-inch tablet is perfect for those who want to take their entertainment with them on-the-go. Designed to be simple and easy-to-use, the PIXI 7 can keep you connected wherever you are with LTE speeds and a large battery for all-day use..

$0 down for well-qualified buyers and 24 payments of $10 per month or FREE with a two-year agreement and an active Sprint Wireless phone line. Pay $29.99 with a two-year agreement and without other active lines of service. Regular price $240.

Slate 8-inch

The 8-inch, LTE tablet is easy-to-use and a good buy for the entire family. Its solid performance is perfect for everyday needs like email, streaming and gaming. $0 down for well-qualified buyers and 24 payments of $10 per month or pay $29.99 with a two-year agreement. Regular price $240.

Slate 10-inch

10.1-inch display, this LTE tablet is for customers who want a larger screen that is easier to read for everyday needs, including email, web, gaming and reading e-books. It’s a simple, easy-to-navigate tablet that the entire family can use and enjoy at a manageable cost. $0 down for well-qualified buyers and 24 payments of $12 per month or $79.99 with a two-year agreement. Regular price $288.

Shared or individual rate plans are available for all Sprint tablets. Customers on a Sprint Family Share Pack plan can add a tablet for $10 a month access charge. In addition, that tablet is eligible for Sprint’s Waived Access promotion, which waives the monthly access charges for up to four lines on the $100/10GB and $120/40GB Family Share Packs (tablet must be a new line of service and purchased via Sprint Easy Pay1).

Customers who are interested in an individual plan can sign up for one that starts as low as $10 for 100MB. Sprint tablet plans now include mobile hotspot capability at no extra charge. Whether you’re cruising the web on your tablet or connecting other Wi-Fi-capable devices to the Sprint network through your tablet’s mobile hotspot feature, Sprint gives you the choice to use your data how YOU want. Other plans:

  • $15 for 1GB
  • $35 for 3GB
  • $50 for 6GB
  • $80 for 12GB
  • $110 for 30GB

All data is per month and while on the Sprint network.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab E, ALCATEL ONETOUCH® PIXI™ 7 and Slate 8-inch Tablet are available in direct ship channels, including Sprint stores, Web Sales, Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 and Sprint Business Sales. The Slate 10-inch will be available in Sprint stores starting Nov. 13 and is also available in all other direct ship channels.

Sprint has achieved a total of 79 first place (outright or shared) RootScore® Awards for overall, reliability, speed, data, call, or text network performance in 54 metro markets published in the second half of 2015 to date, compared to 51 awards in the same 54 markets one year ago. 2

About Sprint

Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 58.6 million connections as of Sept. 30, 2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at and

1 No finance fees and 24 easy monthly payments, service plan required.

2RootMetrics award rankings based on RootMetrics 54 Metro RootScore Reports (July – December 2014 and July – October 2015) for mobile performance, as tested on best available plans and devices on four mobile networks across all available network types. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Sprint. Your results may vary. See for details.


Michelle Leff Mermelstein, 703-592-8357
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