OfficeMax Features Samsung Galaxy Tab™ From Sprint as the Must-have Gift for the Holidays

--New Mobile Tablet boasts up to Seven hours battery life; Support for Flash-enabled web video; and high-speed connectivity from Sprint--

Dec 03, 2010, 10:01 ET from OfficeMax Incorporated

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office technology products and services, today announced it is featuring the new Samsung Galaxy Tab™ from Sprint as one of the hottest holiday gifts of the season and the first mobile tablet for the Retailer. With its sleek design weighing in at just over 13.58 ounces, the Samsung Galaxy Tab offers users a unique navigation experience with a large seven-inch screen with Adobe® Flash® Player compatible; a front and rear-facing camera, SWYPE keyboard technology; and up to seven-hours of battery life(1). Samsung Galaxy Tab is available at all OfficeMax retail locations(2) for $399 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement on a Sprint 3G Tablet Mobile Broadband plan.

"After an in-depth review of the new tablets coming on the market, we believe our customers will find Samsung Galaxy Tab is the best in class with its unique portable design and superior performance and navigation," said Ryan Vero, executive vice president and chief merchandise officer for OfficeMax. "Thanks to our partnership with Sprint, we are able to offer our customers a great product with competitive data packages that will rival or surpass other devices on the market today. It's a great holiday gift."

Competitive Air-Time Contracts Available from Sprint

Samsung Galaxy Tab is 3G Wi-Fi enabled and can be used as a mobile hot spot. Upon purchasing Samsung Galaxy Tab, customers can choose from two Sprint data plans: $29.99 per month for 2 GB, $59.99 per month for 5 GB. These service plans do not require a two-year commitment. Customers who purchase the Samsung Galaxy Tab can activate it on a month-by-month basis. For an additional purchase of $29.99 customers can get wireless Internet access to up to five devices. Samsung Galaxy Tab offers other unique features, including access to more than 100,000 Android apps, the ability to stream TV and live video within seconds and two built-in cameras, including a front-facing model that permits video chat. Click to watch a quick demo of Samsung Galaxy Tab's unique features

(1) Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Adobe and Flash are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

(2) The Galaxy Tab is not available in OfficeMax retail stores located in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in both business-to-business office products solutions and retail office products.  The OfficeMax mission is simple.  We help our customers do their best work.  The company provides office supplies and paper, in-store print and document services through OfficeMax ImPress®, technology products and solutions, and furniture to businesses and individual consumers.  OfficeMax customers are served by more than 30,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and approximately 1,000 stores.  To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX.  For more information, visit

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