Samsung Galaxy Tab price slashed

Amazon and Dixons up ante in Android tablet price war

Slate price slips below £500 mark as Android effort looks to take on iPad.

Still holding out on a Samsung Galaxy Tab? Well, now might be the time to the pull the trigger, as the Android-fuelled iPad rival has fallen below the £500 price mark.

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Both Dixons and Amazon have dropped the cost of the SIM-free 16GB slate. The latter is offering the Galaxy Tab for £469, while Amazon has it listed for £479. Both prices include free delivery.

The Android 2.2 tablet has been well-received, but it’s still unclear how it’s faired in its first weeks on sale. Doubtless Samsung will be happy to see lower prices if it means more of its iPad-bothering wares finding their way under Christmas trees next month.

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Via Eurodroid