Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch

Announced:
Jun 03, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch

Announced: Jun 03, 2013
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 8.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4450 mAh(24h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

8.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

189 ppi

Technology:

Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

71.51 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches (209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

11.25 oz (319 g)
the average is 17.2 oz (491 g)

Phone functionality:

Yes

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Maximum User Storage:

26.16 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.2.2)

Battery

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Capacity:

4450 mAh

Talk time:

42.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)

Talk time (3G):

24.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

40.4 days (970 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)

Music playback:

96.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 28 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

MHL, TV-out

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT315T link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-T315

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Wi-Fi

Differences from the main variant:

Weight:

11.08 oz (314 g)
the average is 17.2 oz (491 g)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

11.26 GB

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash
  • Too little RAM

Description

The thin 8-incher is just 7.4mm with minimum bezel, and sports a display panel with 1280 x 800 resolution, clocking it at 189 ppi pixel density. The chipset is clocked at 1.5 GHz, aided by the unorthodox 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of internal storage plus a microSD slot for more. There are also a 5 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing unit, while a 4450 mAh battery backs it all up. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch (yep, that's the original name) is running Android 4.2, and there will be a version with broadband 3G and LTE connectivity as well.

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