10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet is announced packing 1.6GHz Intel processor
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
June 3, 2013
Next-generation GALAXY tablets integrate intuitive new features and enhanced performance for all
SEOUL, Korea, June 03, 2013 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the introduction of the GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch and 10.1-inch which will be available globally beginning of June. Offering an expanded range of options along with previously announced 7-inch version, the GALAXY Tab 3 Series provides customers various ways to view, listen, create, and share meaningful events and special content with those who matter most. Whether surfing the web at home or reading during the commute, each device is packed with enhanced content and intuitive design perfect for viewing or sharing content with friends and family, and capturing all of life’s spontaneous moments.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch
• Exceptional Reading and Entertainment Experience: Designed to be held in one hand, the new GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch is the optimal device for viewing videos, playing enhanced games, and reading e-Books anytime, anywhere. Outstanding slim bezel for effective and maximum screen use makes Samsung’s “reading mode” technology which optimizes the display to deliver perfect illumination and tone for comfortable paperlike readability in a variety of
lighting conditions work better on its 8-inch screen. Samsung’s Sound Alive for Audio and Dolby Surround for Video Play maximize every sound allow users to enjoy clearer dialogue, consistent volume levels, and superior audio to further enhance the overall multimedia experience with the new device. Also, the physical keys on the bezel at bottom give users a comfortable smartphone-like experience in navigating.
• Enhanced Smart Usability: Making travel and discovery more effortless, the GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch features S Translator, which provides instant translation through voice recognition and via text on applications including email, text message, and ChatON. This instant translation is possible both from speech-to-text and text-to-speech, ensuring that you can communicate with ease while traveling internationally. Also, S Travel, the Smart Travel Companion, provides real-time local information in need for travel along with user's travel paths. Users can get information and make reservation of the places classified in various categories such as Place, Hotel, Tickets, Food and Forum, and more. In addition, intuitive features such as Story Album and Group Play also allow users more ways to instantly share and enjoy music, photos, documents, and games with those around them.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch
• Amplified Multimedia Experience: Built to be the leading 10-inch tablet in the market, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch seamlessly combines sleek design and enhanced multimedia capabilities for home and family use. Stacked with a 1.6 GHz Dual Core processor, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch is the ideal device for everyday family use and multimedia consumption. Featuring a comprehensive suite of video, music, and photo software, and coupled with the clarity of its display, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1 takes center stage for portable home entertainment.
• A Perfect Tablet for the Entire Family: Equipped with Smart Remote and MHL (TV Out) capabilities, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1 seamlessly transitions from the perfect gaming device for kids to the ideal home media control device for the parents. Whether streaming movies to the family television or playing games at the highest resolution, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch smoothly integrates into the household media environment for an experience that can be
enjoyed by the whole family.
1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Oh my god, really Samsung? A 10.1 inch tablet with a physical button and two capacitive buttons? This tablet is ugly.
4. tiara6918 (Posts: 1502; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)
They should have used on screen buttons. What if you're in portrait mode? you still have to reach out for those small buttons. What was samsung thinking when making this tablet?For all galaxies to look a like?
29. joey_sfb (Posts: 3138; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
Just get Asus memo pad FHD and save all the trouble. Very disappointed with Samsung tab 3.
7. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Yeah, they should have used on screen buttons! What the hell is Samsung thinking?
9. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)
Theres still hope for an updated nexus 10 later this year.
The new asus infinity looks way better than this, all samsung really put in this thats good is intel.
39. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)
I like the physical buttons for the 7 and 8 inch size cause I hate the screen estate on screen takes (have the nexus 7) but have to agree on a 10" where the screen is big, on screen makes sense and the physical and capacitive buttons just look wiered
38. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)
what would you expect?? samesung will never be able to make a great design... thats why they always copy others, and put gimmicky stuffs to attract stupid buyers.
41. MistB (Posts: 581; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
it's a photocopy yes, but calling them copycats is a bit cliche now. 3 years ago maybe?
46. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)
thats why i said they can only copy others, now take a look at this tab 3 when they try to make their own design...
27. TheBitterrTruth (unregistered)
Is Samsung inspired by its design? Why the hell they don't change the design?
28. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 890; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
And the most uninspiring design department of the year goes to ... *drumroll* Samsung!
I find funny that people say Apple recycles their designs while their favorite manufacturer Samsung is doing the same, a billion times, so far every galaxy in 2013 looks the same.
31. TheBitterrTruth (unregistered)
2. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)
This is major win for intel, right now this is as good as a15. The Silvermont cpus coming later this year are 2-3x the power of a15.
3. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3209; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
Tablet is ugly, but I'm glad to see Intel coming more to the mobile market!
5. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)
Amd is coming in very soon too competition = better products.
8. MistB (Posts: 581; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
Poor res, only 1GB of RAM and a just another copy and paste design. Like have they surpassed their 2000th photocopying machine yet?
30. true1984 (Posts: 593; Member since: 23 May 2012)
Don't you wish. Samsung tabs usually are the same price as the high end tabs, $400-$500, if not more since they are using Intel processors
12. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)
Actually tablet of the year goes to the Haswell tablets running windows 8. If you like Samsung products they will probably release some eventually with haswell + windows 8.
48. Furbal (Posts: 388; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)
Cannot wait for a well prices haswell 7-8inch win8 tablet with a hdmi/fullsize usb on it.
13. a_merryman (Posts: 716; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)
Of what year? 2011...? These specs and the design are uninspiring....
14. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Tablet of the Year? Are you kidding me?
18. boosook (Posts: 1080; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)
I think he was ironic... (at least, I hope so)
20. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Well, I think he is wendygarett.
21. tiara6918 (Posts: 1502; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)
Donjunior and Wendy garett are two different people. If you'll even look at the lumia vs s4 review you'll notice that both of them commented at th same time. It wouldn't make sense if Wendy uses two devices to comment at the same time. Besides I chat him on whatsapp,he is not donjunior
34. umadden (banned) (Posts: 90; Member since: 14 Apr 2013)
toplel everybody here getting buttmad
this tablet looks great
15. darkskoliro (Posts: 995; Member since: 07 May 2012)
1280x800 wow thats on asus low end tablets.
17. shreehari (Posts: 45; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)
BAKWASS NONSENCS ASUS TRANSFORMER IS WAY BETTER
26. TheBitterrTruth (unregistered)
Speak English please.
Bakwaaaaaaaaaas mat kar yahan.
33. shuaibhere (Posts: 1660; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
For the first time you have lived up to your profile name...
45. TheBitterrTruth (unregistered)
19. boosook (Posts: 1080; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)
1280x800 on a 10'' tablet is pretty lame, this will be a low end tablet, as confirmed by the 3mp rear camera. Recall that 1280x800 is the resolution of a nexus7 and that the new nexus7 will sport a 1920x1200 7'' display! So 1280x800 on a 10'' display means... really low end tablet.
Also, 1GB of ram is the minimum. And so the reason why Samsung chose Intel is probably beacause... it's a cheaper chipset. Don't expect much from this tablet.
25. selena1000 (Posts: 83; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)
The hardware doesnt make sense.the buttons position looks like an idea of a 5 years old.Dont know what to like about this.
now it definitely it looks like my first tablet is gonna be an ipad
32. cR203 (Posts: 188; Member since: 27 Jan 2013)
Even though this tablet isn't nothing amazing I still think there's a market for it. I just hope that Samsung releases a high tablet this year because to me this tablet is definitely not high end. I do think it would be better if it had onscreen buttons though.
35. shuaibhere (Posts: 1660; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
By looking the specs...this seems to be midrange 10" tablet...just like galaxy grand...
36. jlim33 (Posts: 18; Member since: 30 May 2013)
I have tab 2 10.1 and 7.0 which is better than this. What happened to the king. Eww!
40. docj8404 (Posts: 72; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)
I cant say I'm a fan of physical buttons on a bigger tablet, but I think Samsung is attempting to provide a semi uniform design for their newer Galaxy branded devices, as this helps in "brand awareness" & helps average consumers more easily identify Samsungs Galaxy products from the competition.. Again, in my humble opinion, physical navigation buttons in Android have no place on such a big device that is prone to be constantly rotated between landscape and portrait modes, but I think I see where Samsung is trying to go with this.
On a side note, 1GB of RAM & ANOTHER 720p display on a 10.1 tablet? Common now...
42. Whateverman (Posts: 3231; Member since: 17 May 2009)
3 mp? Would if have killed them to use a 5 mp?
43. miguelmeza14 (Posts: 55; Member since: 20 Apr 2013)
I bet you they'll ask $350-400 for it, which is WAY too much for this crappy specs.
44. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5636; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
oh god, more of the button regression...
47. gigaraga (Posts: 1372; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)
This tablet looks so cute!! It's just that during portrait operation, there is going to be some trouble using it :P