Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch, 8-Inch Tablets
June 3, 2013 8:10 AM
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Galaxy Tab 3 10.1"
Galaxy Tab 3 8"
Samsung adds a pair of tablets to its Galaxy Tab 3 family
Samsung has officially unveiled two new offerings in its Galaxy 3 series of tablets, which join the
existing seven-inch tablet
. The tablets include the Galaxy 3 8-inch and 10.1-inch tablets that will be offered globally starting in June.
The new eight-inch tablet is described as an optimal device for viewing videos, playing games, and reading e-books anywhere.
Samsung says that the tablet has a special reading mode optimizes the display to deliver perfect illumination for paper-like readability in a variety of lighting conditions. The tablet is also fitted with Samsung Sound Alive for Audio and Dolby Surround for Video Play.
The tablet features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor (paired with 1.5GB of RAM), 1280x800 display, and runs Android 4.2. The eight-inch tablet has a five-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera and is available with Wi-Fi, 3G, or LTE connectivity. It is also fitted with GPS and uses a 4450 mAh internal battery. The tablet will be available in 16 GB or 32 GB varieties.
The Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch tablet uses a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor and a lackluster (for a 10.1” tablet) 1280x800 display. The large tablet features a three-megapixel rear camera and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. It supports various Samsung applications and has integrated GPS. It can be purchased with 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and has a memory card slot for expansion.
Official pricing hasn’t been announced at this time.
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6/4/2013 2:11:12 PM
I could understand the resolution for the Note 10.1 due to the digitizer but a plain old tablet definitely should have a higher resolution these days especially considering the smaller S4 has a higher resolution!
My big immediate complaint are also the side facing speakers. I love the front facing ones on my Note 10.1 and making the sound go sideways isn't logical especially if they're going to say it's better for watching videos.
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