Samsung announces Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab

Finally, there will be a Wi-Fi-only model of the Android-based tablet PC.

It may not be a full-on second-generation tablet as was rumored, but Samsung has introduced another new Galaxy Tab for our tablet-hungry consumption.

The highly anticipated, Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab joins variants already shipping with and without contract via five mobile carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon.

Samsung says its Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab will ship in the U.S. sometime in the first quarter of 2011. No pricing or launch date was supplied, though.

In other mobile news, Samsung announced that CBS has joined its Media Hub service. This means programming like "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "NCIS" will join content from existing providers -- MTV Networks, NBC Universal, Paramount and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution.

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