Can someone explain a 3G tablet to me.

.because my google skills don't seem to be working well today lol.I'm going in this afternoon to buy a 3G samsung tablet for $799 (good price!) so that I can go and visit clients and show them things on the net without needing wifi.

But how does the 3G actually work!How do I get hooked up and who do I pay for my internet useage!


geek_hails69, Feb 16, 10:08 am

You will need a Telecom, Vodafone or 2Degrees sim card to put in it.

Then you can use pre-pay or get a data plan.

Just like in a smart phone :)

geek_mazdasix, Feb 16, 10:09 am

Just remember, going over your data cap can be expensive.

geek_charles.j, Feb 16, 10:12 am

I have a telecom simcard in my phone (not smart phone) - will this be ok!It's a pre-pay phone.

geek_hails69, Feb 16, 10:12 am

Yes but using pre-pay data is VERY expensive

geek_mazdasix, Feb 16, 10:14 am

Can you make a recommendation!

geek_hails69, Feb 16, 10:14 am

Pays to get a plan. 150MB is about $12 a month which is fine for light browsing/e-mail use. Not good for Youtube or downloading much though.

But Telecom have plans all the way up to 4GB for around $80 a month.

geek_mazdasix, Feb 16, 10:16 am

Would that be with Telecom (the $12 plan)!It would just be light use, looking at websites, no downloading or youtube etc.Many thanks - you've been very helpful!

geek_hails69, Feb 16, 10:21 am

yeah it's with Telecom.

150MB should be fine for light use. if you find you need more, you can get 300MB for $18 a month.

geek_mazdasix, Feb 16, 10:46 am

Thank you :-)

geek_hails69, Feb 16, 10:54 am