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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Series Expands With 8-inch and 10.1-inch Tablet Variants

By Lionell Go Macahilig - on 30 Jul 2013, 5:27pm

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Series Expands With 8-inch and 10.1-inch Tablet Variants

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch and 10.1-inch are now available in the Philippines.

Offering an expanded range of options along with previously announced 7-inch version, the Galaxy Tab 3 Series comes packed with enhanced content and intuitive design perfect for viewing or sharing content with friends and family.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch

The optimal device for viewing videos, playing enhanced games, and reading e-Books, the 8-inch device sports a slim bezel for maximum screen use that marries Samsung's "reading mode" technology to deliver perfect illumination and tone for comfortable paper-like readability in a variety of lighting conditions. Its Sound Alive for Audio and Dolby Surround for Video Play maximize every sound allow users to enjoy clearer dialogue, consistent volume levels, and superior audio to further enhance the overall multimedia experience with the new device. Also, the physical keys on the bezel at bottom give users a comfortable smartphone-like experience in navigating.

The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features S Translator, which provides instant translation through voice recognition and via text on applications including email, text message, and ChatON. This instant translation is possible both from speech-to-text and text-to-speech, ensuring that you can communicate with ease while traveling internationally. In addition, S Travel, the Smart Travel Companion, provides real-time local information in need for travel along with user's travel paths. Users can get information and make reservation of the places classified in various categories such as Place, Hotel, Tickets, Food and Forum, and more. Also, intuitive features such as Story Album and Group Play also allow users more ways to instantly share and enjoy music, photos, documents, and games with those around them.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch

Equipped with a 1.6GHz Dual-core processor, the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch comes with a comprehensive suite of video, music, and photo software, making it ideal for everyday family use and multimedia consumption. The tablet packs Smart Remote and MHL (TV Out) capabilities, seamlessly transiting from a gaming device for kids to the home media control device for the parents.

  Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch
Processor 1.5-inch Dual-core 1.6GHz Dual-core
Display 8-inch WXGA TFT / 1280 x 800 / 189ppi 10.1-inch WXGA TFT / 1280 x 800 / 149ppi
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera Main: 5 Megapixels / Front-facing: 1.3 Megapixels Main: 3 Megapixels / Front-facing: 1.3 Megapixels
Connectivity WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth v4.0
USB 2.0
Memory 16/32GB (User Memory approximately 11.26/26.16GB) + MicroSD (up to 64GB)
16/32GB (User Memory approximately 11.0/26.3GB) + MicroSD (up to 64GB)
Dimensions / Weight 209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4mm
243.1 x 176.1 x 7.95mm
510g (Wi-Fi)
Battery Li-ion 4,450mAh Li-ion, 6,800mAh

Below are the local prices:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Wi-Fi (SM-T2100) PhP 9,490
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G (SM-T2110) PhP 12,990
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Wi-Fi (GT-P5210) PhP 16,990
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 3G (SM-T3110) PhP 18,990

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