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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 vs Asus Fonepad

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Apr 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T, Sprint
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Asus Fonepad Remove phone

Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionalityYesYes 
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.2.2)Android (4.1) 
Dimensions7.40 x 4.37 x 0.39 inches (188 x 111.1 x 9.9 mm)7.73 x 4.73 x 0.41 inches (196.4 x 120.1 x 10.4 mm) 
Weight10.72 oz (304 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
11.99 oz (340 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels1280 x 800 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.

169 ppi216 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.

TFTIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels3 megapixels 
Features Autofocus 
CamcorderYesYes 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.2 megapixels 
Hardware
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930ABIntel Atom Z2420 
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, 1700 MHz, Krait 300Single core, 1200 MHz, Saltwell 
Graphics processorAdreno 305PowerVR SGX 540 
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.

1536 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 36 days (861 h)
  
Talk time (3G) 9.00 hours
the average is 26 h (1540 min)
 
Capacity4000 mAh4270 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersLoudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1) MHz  
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM 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, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice commandsVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced29 Apr 201325 Feb 2013 

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