Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy S II coming to Telstra Australia

We’ve already told you Telstra is interested to bring Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets (i.e. Motorola Xoom) to Australia. Well, that information is now confirmed with the release date set at some point in May. Unfortunately, we don’t know the price, but we do hope to see Telstra subsidizing the device to customers willing to commit on a two-year contract.

In the other Telstra news, although they still haven’t announced anything officially, it seems they’ll be also adding another Android product, Samsung Galaxy S II, to its offering. The info comes from the Bluetooth SIG, which recently approved Samsung i9100T smartphone. That “T” suffix usually means Telstra and we see no reason why that practice would change now.

Earlier we reported Australian retailer MobiCity will offer the Galaxy S II unlocked in April. However, they now say the shipping date is moved to May, and we presume that Sammy’s Android baby will hit Telstra’s portfolio at about the same time, as well…

[Via: Unwired View]

  • Mendoart

    I have been using mine for a weeks & love it. The battery life has been totally under specified. I had the tablet running at my art show playing music for 9 hours & slideshow for 6 of those hours at the same time. The Xoom still had 48% battery! I was waiting for something with the response of an iPad without being an iPad. Lets face it, flash is important, converting music in iTunes is a hassle & waste of time. There is more than enough apps nowadays so quit your crying. If it’s not in Android market, its not good enough or it soon will be, they all want money!
    I have a HTC desire that easily makes a Wifi hotspot so I got internet where ever I go & its really fast. I’m with Telstra. They now send you an SMS before you overrun your monthly download so its safe now.
    Have a play with one & I’m sure you will be happyMendo Vasilevski

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