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Samsung ATIV Tab 3

Jun 20, 2013
Market status


  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (Micro HDMI (Type D))


  • The camera lacks autofocus




The Samsung ATIV Tab 3 is a thin and light tablet that features a full-blown Windows 8 and runs on an Intel Atom chip. It has a 10.1" display, 5MP camera and features an S-Pen stylus.

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  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupWindows (8)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 10.13 x 6.51 x 0.32 inches (257.4 x 165.3 x 8.2 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 20.46 oz (550 g)
      the average is 12.9 oz (368 g)
  • Design features:
    • Stylus


  • Physical size:
    • 10.1 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1366 x 768 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 155 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • Super PLS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 66.08 %
  • Peak brightness:
    • 400 cd/m2 (nit)
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor


  • Camera:
      • Popup5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Intel Atom Z2760
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 1800 MHz, Saltwell
  • Graphics processor:
      • PowerVR SGX 545 @ 533 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 400 MHz) / LPDDR2
  • Built-in storage:
    • 64 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC


  • Video playback:
    • 8.50 hours
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes


  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
      • Internet Explorer
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • PopupSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Windows Live / MSN


  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n
      • Dual antennas
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • HDMI:
      • Micro HDMI (Type D)
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice recording


  • Officially announced:
    • 20 Jun 2013
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