Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1

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Samsung just announced the final two variants of the mid-range Galaxy Tab 3 line, the 8-inch and 10.1-inch versions. Other than the display size, the specs of the two devices are pretty close, but not a perfect match. The Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (pictured above) has a 10.1-inch (1280-800) display, a 1.6GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, microSD slot, 3MP rear camera, 1.3 front camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 6,800mAh battery, and Android 4.2. The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 (pictured below) features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) display, 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, microSD slot, 5MP rear camera, 1.3 front camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 4,450mAh battery, and Android 4.2. Both devices are pretty thin. The 8.0 comes in at 7.4mm thick and the 10.1 comes in at 7.95mm. No word on pricing of exactly when you will be able to buy either tab.

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Here are the full specs for both devices…

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch Product Specifications:

Network WiFi
3G: HSPA+ 21/5.76 (850/900/1900/2100)
LTE: 100Mbps DL, 50Mbps UL; Hexa Band(800/850/900/1800/2100/2600) HSPA+ 42/5.76 (850/900/1900/2100)
Processor 1.6 GHz Dual Core processor
Display 10.1-inch WXGA TFT (1280 x 800, 149PPI)
OS Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Main(Rear): 3-megapixel camera
Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera
Video Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX(1080p Full HD @30fps)
Playback: 1080p@30fps
Recording: 720p@30fps
Audio Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, E-AC-3, FLAC, Vorbis, AMR-NB/WB
Sound Alive and Dolby Surround Effect
Services & Additional Features Samsung Apps
Samsung Hub*
– Readers Hub/ Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
Samsung Kies,
Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now
Connectivity WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth® 4.0
USB 2.0
GPS A-GPS + GLONASS
Sensor WiFi: Accelerometer, Magnetic, Light
3G/ LTE:
Memory 16/32GB Internal Memory + 1GB (RAM)
microSD slot (up to 64GB) *available capacity varies and storage is less due to phone software
Dimension 243.1 x 176.1 x 7.95mm
510g (Wi-Fi)
Battery Standard battery, Li-ion 6,800 mAh

 

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch Product Specifications:

Network WiFi, 3G, LTE
Processor 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor
Display 8-inch WXGA TFT(1280 x 800, 189PPI)
OS Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Main(Rear): 5-megapixel camera
Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera
Video Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX(1080p Full HD @30fps)
Playback: 1080p@30fps
Recording: 720p@30fps
Audio Codec: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC
Sound Alive and Dolby Surround Effect
Services & Additional Features Samsung Apps
Samsung Hub*
– Readers Hub/Music Hub/Game Hub/Video Hub
Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Samsung Services: Reading mode, Story Album, Group Play, S Translator, S Travel, Dual View, Pop up Video, WatchON
 Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now
Connectivity WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth® 4.0
USB 2.0
GPS A-GPS + GLONASS
Sensor WiFi: Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB
3G/ LTE: Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB, Approximate
Memory 16/32GB Internal Memory + 1.5GB (RAM)
microSD slot (up to 64GB) *available capacity varies and storage is less due to phone software
Dimension 209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4mm
314g(Wi-Fi)
Battery Standard battery, Li-ion 4,450 mAh

About the Author: Robert Nazarian

Robert lives in upstate New York where he was born and raised. Technology was always his passion. His first computer was a Radio Shack TRS80 Color that used a cassette tape to save programs, and his first laptop was a Toshiba T1200FB that sported a CGA greyscale screen and two 720kb floppy drives (no hardrive). From the early 90’s through late 2011, he only owned Motorola phones starting with the MircroTAC all the way through to the Droid X. He broke that streak when he bought the Galaxy Nexus. Now he's sporting a Galaxy Note 4, and absolutely loves it. He has a wonderful wife and a 6 year old son. In his free time he enjoys sports, movies, TV, working out, and trying to keep up with the rapid fast world of technology.