Samsung GO 3G netbook hits AT&T November 22nd [Updated with pricing]

Nov 16, 2009

Remember the Samsung GO N310 which rocked up in the US back in July packing integrated 3G?  Well, Samsung have taken their finest microfiber buffing cloth to the Atom-based netbook, and relaunched it with Windows 7 and AT&T 3G as the plain Samsung GO.

Update: AT&T have announced that the Samsung GO will retail for $199.99 (after rebates) and presuming a new, two-year data contract of $35 or more per month.

As far as we can tell - Samsung's press release being light on specs - this is basically the same N310 as before.  That model used Intel's 1.6GHz Atom N270 processor paired with 1GB of RAM and a 160GB hard-drive, along with a 10.1-inch display and rubberized casing.  Since continental drift is faster than netbook spec evolution, there's no reason to assume this "new" GO is anything different.

Still, Samsung have a short history of pushing out reasonably priced carrier-subsidized netbooks, so while pricing for the AT&T model is unclear at present - we're guessing a two-year $60-per-month contract - it should hopefully undercut the similarly-specified but horrendously expensive Nokia Booklet 3G (though only deliver around 4hrs of battery compared to twice that from the Nokia).  Expect it on AT&T shelves and online from November 22nd.

Press Release:

Samsung Announces the Upcoming Availabilty of the Samsung Go with AT&T [scheduled]
November 16, 2009

Samsung today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Go™, a compact and lightweight netbook with instant access to broadband speeds powered by the nation’s fastest 3G network and the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Edition operating system.

The Samsung Go, weighing just 2.8 lbs., is a portable powerhouse that can easily be stored in a briefcase or travel bag. The Go’s midnight blue color and slim, soft texture design with rounded edges makes a statement and stands out from the crowd. The pebble-style keyboard makes typing comfortable with larger than average spacing. The brilliant LED-backlit, borderless glass display is scratch resistant and provides users with photo-like image quality, greater viewing angles and better text legibility, reducing eye strain and boosting productivity.

Equipped with a standard 4-cell 4000Ah battery, users can stay connected for up to 4 hours on a single battery charge and the built-in Intel Atom processor delivers the power and performance needed for full Internet capabilities anytime, anywhere.

The Go will be available beginning Nov. 22 through AT&T retail locations or online at

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