Samsung Introduces New GALAXY Tab 3 Series

Aug 26, 2013

Next-generation GALAXY tablets integrate intuitive new features and enhanced performance for all

Auckland, New Zealand – August 26, 2013— Samsung Electronics New Zealand today announced the introduction of the GALAXY Tab 3 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch, which are now available in NZ.

Packed with enhanced content and intuitive design, each device offers users even more ways to view, listen, read and create, as well as share meaningful content with those who matter most to them.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch

Designed to be held in one hand, the new GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch is the optimal device for viewing videos, playing premium games and curling up with an e-Book anytime, anywhere.

The ultra slim bezel for effective and maximum screen use makes Samsung’s “reading mode” technology work better on the 8-inch screen, optimising the display to deliver perfect illumination and tone for comfortable paper-like readability in a variety of lighting conditions.

Samsung’s Sound Alive for Audio and Dolby Surround for Video Play maximises every sound and enables users to enjoy clearer dialogue, consistent volume levels and exceptional audio. The physical keys on the bezel bottom give users a comfortable smartphone-like experience for navigating.

Making travel and discovery more effortless, the GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch features S Translator*, providing 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, making it easy to communicate while traveling. Also S Travel, the Smart Travel Companion, provides real-time local information needed for travel together with users’ travel paths.

*S Translate requires internet connection

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch 

The GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch seamlessly combines sleek design and enhanced multimedia capabilities for home and family use. Stacked with a 1.6 GHz Dual Core processor, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch is the ideal device for everyday family use and multimedia consumption. Featuring a comprehensive suite of video, music, and photo software, and coupled with the clarity of its display, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1 takes centre stage for portable home entertainment.

Equipped with Smart Remote and MHL (TV Out) capabilities, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1 seamlessly transitions from the perfect gaming device for kids to the ideal home media control device for parents. The GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch smoothly integrates into the household media environment for an experience that can be enjoyed by the entire family.


Samsung GALAXY Tab3 8-inch Product Specifications:



3G: HSPA+ 21Mbps DL, 5.76Mbps UP, Quad 850/900/1900/2100

LTE: LTE Cat3 100Mbps DL, 50Mbps UP, Hexa-Band (800/850/900/1800/2100/2600)


1.5 GHz Dual Core processor


8-inch WXGA TFT(1280 x 800, 189PPI)


Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)


Main(Rear): 5-megapixel camera

Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera


Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX(1080p Full HD @30fps)

Playback: 1080p@30fps

Recording: 720p@30fps


Codec: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, E-AC3, WMA, FLAC

Sound Alive and Dolby Surround

Services & Additional Features

Samsung Apps

Samsung Hub*

Readers Hub/ Game Hub/Video Hub/Learning Hub

Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)

Samsung ChatON mobile communication service

Samsung Services: Reading mode, Story Album, Group Play, S Translator, S Travel,

Dual View, Pop up Video, WatchON

Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube,

Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now


WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding

WiFi Direct Bluetooth® 4.0

USB 2.0


 WiFi: Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB

3G/ LTE: Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB, Approximate


16GB (User Memory approximately 11.26/26.16GB) + MicroSD (up to 64GB),

1.5GB (RAM)

* User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files


209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4mm



Standard battery, Li-ion 4,450 mAh

* The availability of each Samsung Hub and Google service may differ by country.
* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
* Android, Google, Google Search, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps and Google Noware trademarks of Google Inc.

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