Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1-Inch, White)
Engage and entertain the entire family with the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet from Samsung. This thin, lightweight Android tablet features a 10.1-inch touch display along with the same familiar interface as other Samsung Galaxy devices, making it easy to use. Use it to quickly browse the web, watch movies, read e-books, or download apps from Google Play.
Clear, Vivid Display for Movies, Games, and More
The Galaxy Tab 3 features a 10.1-inch display with a 1280×800 resolution, as well as a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor–making it well suited for downloading and watching the latest movies and TV shows, reading digital books, playing games, and more.
Comes with Hulu Plus, Boingo, and Google Play Credit*
The Galaxy Tab 3 comes with hundreds of dollars’ worth of pre-loaded content. It includes a free 3-month Hulu Plus membership along with 12 months of free, unlimited Boingo Wi-Fi access in North America. In addition, the tablet comes with a $10 Google Play store credit to purchase apps, books, music, and TV shows.
*Available to new Hulu Plus and Boingo customers only. Check out www.samsung.com/us/galaxyperks to learn more.
Expandable Memory to Store Photos, Music, and Videos
The Galaxy Tab 3 offers 16 GB of onboard memory and features a microSD card slot that allows you to add up to 64 GB of additional memory (microSD card sold separately), making it easy to store songs, videos, photos, and other files. In addition, this tablet comes with 50 GB of storage at Dropbox, an online file-sharing service.
Familiar Samsung Galaxy Experience
The 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3 offers the same features, settings, and user interface as other Samsung Galaxy smartphones and mobile devices for a familiar and intuitive experience. Music, videos, apps, contacts, and other content stays in sync wirelessly and automatically on both your tablet and your phone.
Enjoy E-Books and Magazines
Using the Galaxy Tab 3, you can curl up and read a good e-book or browse through the latest issue of your favorite digital magazine using reading apps such as Kindle, Google Play Books, and Barnes & Noble Nook, all available through the Google Play store.
Universal Remote Control for Your TV
Thanks to a built-in IR blaster–the same kind found in standard television remote controls–the Galaxy Tab 3 can be used as a universal remote to operate nearly any TV or DVR. Samsung’s WatchON app offers advanced features, including the ability to share content wirelessly between the tablet and TV, and interacts seamlessly with Samsung Smart TVs.
Apps, Movies, and Music at Google Play
Find popular apps such as Skype, Pinterest, and Facebook and discover movies, TV shows, music, books, games, and more at the Google Play store. Because Google Play functions in the cloud, all your content is available automatically on all your Android devices. For instance, you can buy a movie on your phone, stream it on your computer, and pause it and finish watching it later on your tablet.
Dual-Core Processor for Fast Performance
This thin, lightweight Android tablet is powered by a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor and offers up to eight hours of battery life on one charge, making it easy to browse the web, download apps, check email, and enjoy social networking from wherever you are.
Front and Rear Cameras for Photos and Video Chats
A 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera makes it easy to use the Galaxy Tab 3 to conduct video chats with friends and family members, while a 3-megapixel rear-facing autofocus camera allows you to capture those special moments and upload them instantly to your favorite social network.
This tablet comes installed with the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, contains a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor, and has a 10.1-inch display with 1280×800 resolution, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera.
The tablet measures 9.57 by 6.93 by 0.31 inches (H x W x D) and weighs 1.12 pounds including the battery.
What’s in the Box
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet, USB charging cable, wall adapter, and quick start guide.
|Samsung Galaxy Tab 3|
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
|Processor||1.2 GHz||1.6 GHz Dual Core||1.5 GHz Dual Core|
|Familiar Galaxy Experience||Y||Y||Y|
|Automatic, Wireless Syncing||Y||Y||Y|
|Samsung Hubs (Media ,Music)||Y||Y||Y|
|Universal Remote Control||Y||Y||Y|
|Access to 750,000 apps||Y||Y||Y|
|Hundreds of dollars’ worth of pre-loaded content from Galaxy Perks||Y||Y||Y|
|Polaris Office (Office Client)||Y||Y||Y|
|Enhanced Reading Mode||Y|
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 Processor
- 16 GB Flash Memory, 1 GB RAM Memory
- Store photos, videos, music, and more with up to 64GB of memory available through a microSD slot and 50GB of free Dropbox storage
- Camera: 3MP rear-facing, 1.3MP front-facing
- Pre-loaded with free content including Hulu Plus membership, Google Play credit and Boingo Wi-Fi Access
2 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1-Inch, White)”
Good tablet in 10″ range, could have been better There are too many tablets these days, right?! Samsung’s third generation of Galaxy Tab series is highly anticipated and for this price point phenomenal. I have been using Galaxy Tab 2 and I will compare and contrast here. I played around with review units of all sizes and I have since returned them. My reviews are unbiased and neutral! 7 and 8″ are ideal for plane trips, long journeys. I had used a 7″ Tablet on a long journey to listen to songs and read epub books (Aldiko) and it was a very pleasant experience. 7″ form factor is lightweight, compact and great. If you are a bit experienced and can afford it, I recommend the 8″. Samsung has made 8 and 7″ almost same weight. In my opinion 8″ is the maximum value for the money and features and hence I gave 8″ a 5 star. I gave 7″ a 4 star (but no means undermining it). I gave the 10″ also a 4 star because of some strange feature `limitations’. In my opinion, 8″ is ideal for consumer use and 10″ is marketed for specific segments in business who use for spreadsheets, presentations, remote desktop like Citrix GoToMeeting.Samsung has introduced 7″, 8″ and 10.1″ of the Tab 3 series. They are entering all form factors. As I know they have something in 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10″ lines. Woo.. All of the 7, 8, 10″ Galaxy Tabs come in white and golden brown color. My preference is white color. Looks pretty!Let’s start off with salient points of all of the Galaxy Tab 3 series. I will later compare this specific 10.1in model to the previous Tab 2 version.7-inch tablet: 1024 x 600, Marvell dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB storage or ROM, a microSD card slot (upto 64 GB), Camera: 3MP rear-facing, 1.3MP front-facing and weighs 10.58 ounces (300 grams). Android 4.1.28-inch model: 1280 x 800, Exynos 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1.5GB ram, 16GB of built-in storage (ROM), a microSD slot (upto 64 GB, 5MP rear-facing, 1.3MP front-facing and 10.9 ounce (309 grams) Android 4.210.1-inch model: 1280 x 800, Intel Atom 1.6GHz Z2560 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, a 16GB built-in storage (ROM), a microSD slot, 3.2MP rear-facing, 1.3MP front-facing and weighs 17.99 oz (510 grams). Android 4.2I am not going into other details like accelerometer etc as they are all standard these days, Audio support – AAC, AMR, MP3, OGG, WMA/ASF, 3GA/M4A, FLAC, WAV; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones, Polyphonic. Video support: AVI/DIVX, WMV/ASF, FLV, MKV, MP4/3GP, WEBM; Video Player; Video Streaming. Software is current of release date, and it is expected could be upgraded as next version Android 5 Key Lime Pie. (Currently targeted for Oct 2013). Key Lime Pie’s one of the main touting points is compatibility to avoid fragmentation, so I can foresee, all of these models being able to upgrade if Google keeps their promise.The 10.1″ has a physical home button so are others in the series. Also has capacitive Back and Menu buttons. 64 GB SD card is awesome! With prices plummeting for 64 GB cards, it is a great boon. Put all your music, books, photos on the SD card and you have a powerful computer in hand always! I personally use the 64 GB microSD card on my mobile devices. Get this mobileUltra (.I will compare the 10.1 Tab 3 with Tab 2. Big improvement in weight, I would like the 10in series to break lower 400 grams ground. This probably has to wait another 2-3 years. Another difference gtom previous gen is the processor. Intel Atom Z2560. Tablets are nowadays coming with Intel for their excellent power saving capabilities. Asus Fonepad was one of the first to come out with a Intel based chipset. I really am waiting for the day the 10″ are even lightweight and holdable. The Tab 3 is 510 grams compared to 589 grams of Tab 2. Resolutions are same 1280 x 800 pixels, 10.1 inches (~149 ppi pixel density). The resolution is a same as in Tab 3 8″ which means 8″ will be sharper. I am disappointed with lower resolution on the 10″. One big puzzling factor for me with the premium price the 10″ has only 1 GB RAM. What the ?! Why can’t they put a 2 GB RAM on this monster of a device. I really wonder what the design team had in mind. The Tab has – Dolby Surround sound enhancement, it does sound good! Both have Bluetooth 4.0″ and have USB Host. USB Host is one of the most under noticed features of Androids and is in my opinion one of the best features compared to iPad lines. What this means you get a USB Host cable also otherwise called OTG (On the Go) cables and plug in your USB thumb drive or other USB devices and the device recognizes it. I have used it with Alfa AWUS036H for a wireless project with Android PCAP Capture from reputable Kismet wireless. Both have same camera 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels and 720p@30fps. Front facing is for skype. Again camera…
AWESOME AND POWERFUL LITTLE COMPUTER I operated a computer company for about 25 years and have grown with the computer industry. This tablet is simply amazing because it is simple, yet complicated, and very reliable. I purchased this unit for three features, it’s a Samsung, the microUSB interface and the IR capability. I have a 3 year old Samsung Droid phone and I love it. I am a photographer and wanted the ability to preview images in the field. The microUSB port gives me that capability. If you want to use the microUSB capability, an accessory is required, the Samsung micro USB/USB Connector. I bought mine at Fry’s Electronics for $20. One end is micro USB for the tablet and the other is standard USB for things like card readers and flash drives. Caution: I attempted uploading images through the connector using a USB card reader but it failed. Then I tried a USB connection directly with the camera and it worked. I also purchased a more expensive card reader, the Vivitar 50-1, and was able to upload images with that reader. In other words, you may have to try a couple readers to find one compatible with the tablet. I also tried interfacing a notebook hard drive through the USB port but there wasn’t enough juice to get the drive spinning. The tablet also has a 64GB storage limit on the removable microSD card.I am embarrassed to say that I moved to this unit from a Nook. I won’t make a comparison because there is no comparison. They are two different worlds. If you buy this Samsung, download the free, companion Kies software from the Samsung Web site. It will enable you to move files back and forth from your desktop or laptop. You can do the same thing using the file browser on your computer. I was really concerned about my contacts in Microsoft Outlook. I have been through the “moving contacts” nightmare countless times with different devices. The Kies software found my Outlook .pst file on my desktop hard drive and imported it flawlessly. The format for contacts on the tablet is very nice.Using the My Files app built into the tablet, you can view all the folders on the tablet internal drive and external memory card in a tree format. You can move files, copy files, rename files, delete files and make and delete folders. If you are a power user, these features will appeal to you.It comes with Polaris, an Android version of Microsoft Office that is compatible, file wise, with Office. I have only used it to view Word attachments that I have received in emails. The printer in my office is set up for sharing on the office network. When I wanted to print an email, the Samsung tablet immediately found the printer and printed the email pronto. Slick.Audio: Until now, my earbud purchases were for cheapies at any discount store. However I was unhappy with the audio volume on the tablet when playing music videos. I did some earbud research and found some good reviews on a set of Marley buds that have a rocker switch for up and down volume and a mic button in the middle. When you press the mic button, the display changes to a voice input screen, perfect for asking a question. Apparently the buds are designed for the iPad as the volume switch does nothing. No big deal, I adjust volume on the display. The big deal is that I get so MUCH volume from these buds that I can’t keep the volume at the highest level without breaking my ear drums. Also the audio quality itself is incredible. Get yourself a set of quality buds. I found these $60 buds on sale at Radio Shack for $25. The tablet has another cool feature, Adapt Sound which is found in the settings menu. When you start Adapt Sound a series of beeps will be transmitted to your buds or earphones so the tablet can perfectly adjust the audio to your hearing. This feature makes a huge difference in the sound.It comes with a free 2 year, 50GB subscription to Dropbox, a cloud utility. I am going on vacation next week to the middle of nowhere. I will be able to take images, and upload them to Dropbox using the Hotspot feature on the Samsung phone in conjunction with the tablet.I watched a youtube.com review of this unit and the guy was unboxing the tablet complaining about the display resolution, although he had not yet looked at the display. This unit has a VERY impressive display. My pictures look AWESOME and I have uploaded some videos for the plane portion of my trip. They look AWESOME too. The unit has a new dual core Intel processor enabling the videos to play flawlessly. I watched another youtube.com video comparing this unit with the iPad 4. The reviewer was talking about how much better the specs are on the iPad, and they are. However there is something called the real world. I am sure the iPad display is somewhat better. However, as a photographer I can tell you that the Samsung display is awesome. This same reviewer also mentioned that the Samsung slowed down. When? When he was playing games and watching movies at the same time…