Sprint announced on Monday that it will start selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
for just $49.99 with a signed two-year contract. The tablet will be available starting October 11th in white, although a special Midnight Black version of the slate will be offered for the holidays. The tablet is equipped with a 7 inch screen featuring resolution of 1024 x 600 which works out to a pixel
density of 170 ppi. A dual-core 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 CPU is under the hood along with an Adreno 305 GPU. 1.5GB of RAM is aboard along with 16GB of native storage and a 64GB capacity microSD slot. The back and front-facing snappers weigh in at 3MP and 1.3MP respectively. A 4000mAh battery keeps the lights on and Android 4.2
.2 is pre-installed out of the box. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Note line of tablets, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is a more traditional tablet without many of the so-called gimmicks like S Pen and features like Multi Window.
Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE) is aboard. This is a part of the tablet that lets you securely use certain apps for business, like the browser, email, contacts and more. Group Play allows you to share a game, video, photos and even a presentation with multiple Samsung device owners using Wi-Fi. With Samsung WatchON, your tablet can be used as a remote for any TV or DVR and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is equipped with LTE connectivity. Sprint's LTE service now covers 185 markets and hopes to reach 200 million POPs by the end of the year.
"You can’t go wrong with the incredible special offer we developed for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 that allows customers to purchase one of the best tablets available at the easily affordable price of $49.99 and add it to their account starting at only $5 per month. With a bright and colorful display and access to the Sprint 4G LTE network, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 rounds out Sprint’s robust device portfolio to ensure that we offer a tablet or smartphone that will meet anyone’s needs. Business users will appreciate the big-time productivity features of this easily portable tablet, while consumers will appreciate its portability and versatility for communicating with friends and family, entertainment and gaming."-David Owens, vice president-Product Development, Sprint