Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Tab 3 Tablet
April 29, 2013 9:28 AM
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Galaxy Tab 3 will launch in May
Samsung has officially announced its new 7” Galaxy Tab 3, which will be available in Wi-Fi or 3G versions. The tablet is designed to be extremely portable and is narrow enough to be held in one hand.
The 7” screen has a resolution of 1024 x 600 and a pixel density of 169 pixels per inch. The operating system for the tablet will be Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Don’t expect to take any high quality pictures with the Galaxy Tab 3, as it has just a 1.3-megapixel front camera and a three-megapixel rear camera.
The processor under the hood is 1.2 GHz dual-core unit paired with 1 GB of RAM. The Galaxy Tab 3 will be offered with either 8 GB or 16 GB of internal storage -- all versions of the tablet have a microSD card slot supporting up to 64 GB of additional storage.
All versions of the tablet feature 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi support, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 3.0, and USB 2.0 ports. The tablet also has an integrated accelerometer, light sensors, and more the tablet also features A-GPS and GLONASS.
The Wi-Fi version of the tablet will launch in May, with the 3G version launching in June. Pricing is unannounced at this time.
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4/29/2013 2:16:21 PM
Definitely disappointing. I had hoped they would at least make an effort to catch up to last year's Nexus 7. This is most certainly not what I expected from Samsung for a 'Galaxy'-branded product.
Usually Samsung reserves their 'Galaxy' moniker for their very top end products. This thing is a Asus 7" MeMo pad wannabe.
4/29/2013 2:33:32 PM
"Samsung reserves their 'Galaxy' moniker for their very top end products."
Not really. "Galaxy" is used for dozens of phones... Only the "S" is the high end. As for tablets, the Galaxy "tab" line has always been mediocre at best. This is the low end of that for sure.
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