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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

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Posted: 01 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionalityYes  
OSAndroid (4.2.2)Android (4.0.4, 3.2) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches (209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm)7.74 x 5.24 x 0.31 inches (196.7 x 133 x 7.89 mm) 
Weight11.25 oz (319 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
11.82 oz (335 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
 
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Lock/Unlock keyRight: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key 
Display
Physical size8.0 inches7.7 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 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.

189 ppi196 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 Clear LCDSuper AMOLED Plus 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Night modeAutofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 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.

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual  
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, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processorARM Mali-400 MP4Mali-400MP GPU 
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 storage32 GB64 GB 
Maximum User Storage26.16 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time42.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1200 min)
  
Talk time (3G)24.00 hours
the average is 34 h (2040 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)40.4 days (970 hours)
the average is 50 days (1200 h)
  
Music playback96.00 hours  
Video playback10.00 hours10.00 hours 
Capacity4450 mAh5100 mAh 
Type Li - Ion 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGGMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMVMPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, Flash 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 28 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
Global RoamingYesYes 
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, GlonassA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID  
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputPredictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeYes 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google Talk, ChatONHangouts / Google Talk 
Games Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n 
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectormicroUSBProprietary 
OtherTV-Out, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

12 Feb 201421 Nov 2011 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT315T linkFCC ID value: A3LGTP6800 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head0.50 W/kg0.10 W/kg 
Body0.99 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.48 W/kg  
Availability
Officially announced03 Jun 201301 Sep 2011 

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