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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets to launch in the US on July 7

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets to launch in the US on July 7

Not too long until the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets land in the U.S., folks! The Korean tech giant just confirmed that all three of them are to launch stateside in just a couple of weeks. Starting July 7, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch, Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and the Galaxy Tab 3 7-inch will be available for purchase online or via many of the nation's largest retailers. And if patience is something you don't have lots of, you'll be able to place a pre-order tomorrow – June 25. 

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch is the largest tablet among the bunch, sporting a 1280 by 800 pixel display and a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel processor. It also features a 1.3MP front-facing camera and a 3MP main shooter. All of that, including the 6800mAh battery, 16 gigabytes of storage, and the GPS connectivity is packed inside an 8-millimeter thick body weighing just 510 grams.

Next in line we have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, with its 1280 by 800 pixel display and 1.5GHz dual-core processor. The tablet also features a 5MP auto-focus main camera, a front-facing cam, GPS, and a 4450mAh battery. It is one of the thinnest and lightest tablets of this size, with a thickness of just 7.4mm and weight of 314 grams.

And the third member in the lineup is the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7-inch, with its 1024 by 600 pixel screen and 1.2GHz dual-core processor. A couple of cameras are present as well, including a 3MP main one and a 1.3MP front-facing cam for video chats. The device comes with 8GB of storage, GPS connectivity, and a 4000mAh battery. 

All three Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets will be available in two colors – White and Gold Brown – and will be bundled with a pack of goodies, including a $10 Google Play voucher, a year of free Boingo hotspot service, three months of Hulu Plus service, and free 50GB of Dropbox storage for 2 years.

Prices for the Wi-Fi-only models are set at $399, $299 and $199 for the 10.1-inch, 8-inch and the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3, with no word as to when or whether the 3G/4G variants will be launched. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets will be offered Best Buy/Best Buy Mobile, Amazon, Wal-Mart, h.h. Gregg, Office Depot, Toys ‘R’ Us, P.C. Richard & Son, Fry’s, Newegg, Sears and on Samsung's online store.

source: Samsung


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posted on 24 Jun 2013, 08:26 4

2. majp89 (Posts: 103; Member since: 18 Jun 2013)


I've used both generations of Galaxy Tabs and even own the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. They're horrid, laggy garbage, and with these specs, doesn't look like much is going to change unless they make some changes to TW.

posted on 24 Jun 2013, 09:02 2

4. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


I must agree. I had a Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and it was laggy garbage. Wouldn't have bought it even if it was $200 from the way it lagged and couldn't keep more than 3 tabs in a browser open without everything freezing up.

Samsung has solid smartphone technology. Aside from the Nexus 10 and Galaxy Note 8.0 though, the rest of their tablets are trash...

posted on 24 Jun 2013, 08:30 3

3. x88yunkw (Posts: 64; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


android OS will lagging after sometime of use.
design wise, follow apple again.
Apple still lead the market in os and design. no doubt.

posted on 24 Jun 2013, 09:18 2

6. majp89 (Posts: 103; Member since: 18 Jun 2013)


I agree with you on the tablet side. The Nexus 7 and 10 are the closest thing that Android has in terms of fluidity compared to the iPads. Phonewise, however, HTC's Sense 5 UI on my DNA or the One is almost flawless. I have almost zero lag, and I can't say that I didn't have lag on my iPhone 5 if I really pushed it, which is what I have to do with the One or DNA to get it to lag. And to my DNA's credit, it is a custom ROM I have flashed and not an official build. Android isn't there yet, but it is getting there. I have a feeling that the next major iteration of Android will fix a lot of fluidity issues.

posted on 24 Jun 2013, 15:58

8. wildfiregt (Posts: 98; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)


Android leads tablet marketshare since May 2013th. Lags are known for 4.2 versions, using custom roms may fix these

posted on 24 Jun 2013, 09:02 1

5. Taters (Posts: 3288; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Yes, the older Galaxy Tabs and the Note 10.1 were pretty bad. Even the Xperia Tablet Z performs kind of unacceptable in my opinion. The Nexus 10 runs awesome though and the Note 8.0 pretty well. If the Tab 3 8.0 is just a thinner Note 8 without the pen, then it will be a great choice at 299.99.

Personally I will either go Nexus 7 2.0 or Ativ Q or Book 9 plus. I know the latter two are not really tablets but close enough. Haha

posted on 24 Jun 2013, 09:33 2

7. taikucing (unregistered)


That Tab 10.1.... Its resolution is still 1280 x 800?
150 PPI, we meet again

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