Earlier today we reported that Samsung wouldn’t be releasing the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, the news came after Samsung and Apple had reached an agreement about releasing the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia.
It turns out that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will go on sale in Australia, and the agreement between the two companies related to the US version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung has now confirmed to AusDroid that it will be releasing a different version for the Australian market, you can see the statement from Samsung below.
Apple Inc. filed a complaint with the Federal Court of Australia involving a Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 variant that Samsung Electronics had no plans of selling in Australia. No injunction was issued by the court and the parties in the case reached a mutual agreement which stipulates that the variant in question will not be sold in Australia.
A Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 for the Australian market will be released in the near future.
This undertaking does not affect any other Samsung smartphone or tablet available in the Australian market or other countries.
Samsung will continue to actively defend and protect our intellectual property to ensure our continued innovation and growth in the mobile communication business.
There are no details as yet on when the Australian version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available. Take a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.
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