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Samsung Introduces New GALAXY Tab 3 Series

on Jun 03, 2013

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

Singapore, June 03, 2013 — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the introduction of the GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch and 10.1-inch which will be available globally beginning of June. Offering an expanded range of options along with previously announced 7-inch version, the GALAXY Tab 3 Series provides customers various ways to view, listen, create, and share meaningful events and special content with those who matter most. Whether surfing the web at home or reading during the commute, each device is packed with enhanced content and intuitive design perfect for viewing or sharing content with friends and family, and capturing all of life’s spontaneous moments.

 

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch

Exceptional Reading and Entertainment Experience: Designed to be held in one hand, the new GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch is the optimal device for viewing videos, playing enhanced games, and reading e-Books anytime, anywhere. Outstanding slim bezel for effective and maximum screen use makes Samsung’s “reading mode” technology which optimises the display to deliver perfect illumination and tone for comfortable paperlike readability in a variety of lighting conditions work better on its 8-inch screen. Samsung’s Sound Alive for Audio and Dolby Surround for Video Play maximise 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.
 
Enhanced Smart Usability: Making travel and discovery more effortless, 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. Also, 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. In addition, 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

Amplified Multimedia Experience: Built to be the leading 10-inch tablet in the market, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch seamlessly combines sleek design and enhanced multimedia capabilities for home and family use. Stacked with a 1.6GHz 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.
 
A Perfect Tablet for the Entire Family: 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 the parents. Whether streaming movies to the family television or playing games at the highest resolution, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch smoothly integrates into the household media environment for an experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

 

The GALAXY Tab 3 Series is expected to be available in Singapore in Q3 2013.

 

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch Product Specifications:

Network   WiFi
3G: HSPA+ 21Mbps DL, 5.76Mbps UP, Quad 850/900/1,900/2,100
LTE: LTE Cat3 100Mbps DL, 50Mbps UP, Hexa-Band (800/850/900/1,800/2,100/2,600)
Processor   1.5GHz Dual Core processor
Display   8-inch WXGA TFT (1,280 x 800, 189PPI)
OS   Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera   Main(Rear): 5-megapixel camera
Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera
Video   Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX (1080p Full HD @30fps)
Playback: 1080p@30fps
Recording: 720p@30fps
Audio   Codec: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC
Sound Alive and Dolby Surround
Services & Additional Features   Samsung Apps
  Samsung Hub*
- Readers Hub / Music 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
Connectivity   WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth® 4.0
USB 2.0
GPS   A-GPS + GLONASS
Sensor   WiFi: Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB
3G / LTE: Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB, Approximate
Memory   16/32GB (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

Dimension   209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4mm
314g (Wi-Fi)
Battery   Standard battery, Li-ion 4,450mAh

 

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch Product Specifications:

Network   WiFi
3G: (HSPA+ 21/5.76) 850/900/1,900/2,100
LTE: (100/50, HSPA+ 42/5.76) 800/850/900/1,800/2,100/2,600
Processor   1.6GHz Dual Core processor
Display   10.1-inch WXGA TFT (1,280 x 800, 149PPI)
OS   Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera   Main(Rear): 3-megapixel camera
Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera
Video   Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX (1080p Full HD @30fps)
Playback: 1080p@30fps
Recording: 720p@30fps
Audio   Codec: MP3, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA, E-AC-3, FLAC, Vorbis, AMR-NB/WB
Sound Alive and Dolby Surround
Services & Additional Features   Samsung Apps
  Samsung Hub*
- Readers Hub / Music Hub / Game Hub / Video Hub / Learning Hub
  Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
  Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
  Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now
Connectivity   WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth® 4.0
USB 2.0
GPS   A-GPS + GLONASS
Sensor   Accelerometer, Magnetic, Light
Memory   16/32GB (User Memory approximately 11.0/26.3GB) + microSD (up to 64GB), 1GB (RAM)

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

Dimension   243.1 x 176.1 x 7.95mm
510g (Wi-Fi)
Battery   Standard battery, Li-ion 6,800mAh

 

* 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 Now are trademarks of Google Inc.

 

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.