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GALAXY TAB 3 8.0, 4G & Wi-Fi

SM-T315

The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is the best of two worlds. It brings together portability, with a compact design that is only 7.4mm in thickness, and amazing power through its 1.5GHZ Dual core processor. It then comes to life with amazing features like a huge multimedia experience with smart controls like Group Play and the new Reading Mode, and other cool applications like WatchON and Samsung Hub. Add to this the brilliant WXGA screen and Samsung Sound Alive TM and Dolby Sound Effect, and you have a device that makes downtime a lot more fun. 4.527 5 55 reviews

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • Enjoy portability and one-handed convenience on a bright 8” screen
  • Open two windows at once—send a message, without having to pause your movie
  • Find personalized entertainment recommendations and instantly play them on your TV
  • Zoom around the web with 4G and Wi-Fi—no matter where you use your tablet
Do 2 things at once
Send a message while you’re watching a movie, pull up a document while video chatting, or snap a photo while you’re shopping online. It’s effortless, and oh so practical.
Do 2 things at once
The screen
Super slim and super light. Gorgeous 8”
display with high-def resolution is ideal for
watching videos and reading books—even in
bright daylight.
The screen
Superior sound
Built-in surround sound means dialogue is always clear. Music playback is warm and detailed, with consistent volume levels.
Superior sound

Intuitive at every turn

The Tab 3 8.0featuresAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. This powerful, yet simple, operating system anticipates and adapts to your personal usage habits.
Intuitive at every turn

Go all day without charging

Battery life is key. And this one has up to 11 hours for all-day use.
Go all day without charging

Let your pictures tell a story

Photos automatically arrange into a smart format. Choose a theme and add captions to make it your own.
Let your pictures tell a story

Sync your devices

Make your phone a universal remote and entertainment guide. Wirelessly slide a movie over to your TV.
Sync your devices

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  • OS
    Android JB 4.2.2
  • Display
    8.0"
  • Camera
    CMOS, 5.0MP
  • 4G
    LTE (800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600)

Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity

  • InfraTAB VOICE & DATA
  • 2GEDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHZ)
  • 4GLTE (800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600)
  • 3GHSPA+ (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz)
  • Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 + 5GHz
  • Wi-Fi DirectYes
  • Bluetooth ProfilesA2DP, AVRCP, HSP, OPP, HID, PAN
  • Connectivity SupportDLNA, MHL 1.2
  • PC Sync.KIES, KIES Air

OS

  • OSAndroid JB 4.2.2
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Display

  • Colour Depth16M
  • Size8.0"
  • Resolution1280 x 800

Chipset

  • CPU TypeDual Core
  • CPU Speed1.5GHz

Memory

  • Memory16GB**

Camera

  • Camera Resolution(Rear)CMOS, 5.0MP
  • Camera Resolution(Front)CMOS, 1.3MP
  • Auto FocusSupport

Sensors

  • SensorsAccelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor

Physical Specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD)123.8 x 209.8 x 7.4mm
  • Weight319g

Colour

  • ColourPearl White

Connectors

  • USBUSB 2.0
  • Earjack3.5pi 4pole, Stereo
  • External Memory SlotMicroSD (up to 64GB)
  • SIM SupportSupport
  • ConnectorMicro USB(5.0V, 2A)
  • MHLYes

Battery

  • Standard Battery4450
  • Internet Usage Time(3G)Up to 10 Hours
  • Internet Usage Time(LTE)Up to 9 Hours
  • Internet Usage Time(WI-FI)Up to 11 Hours
  • Video Playback TimeUp to 10 Hours
  • Audio Playback TimeUp to 96 Hours
  • Talk Time(W-CDMA)Up to 24 Hours

Location

  • LocationAGPS Support, GLONASS Support

Services and Applications

  • Samsung AppsYes
  • Music HubMusic 3.2 (※ Depends on countries)
  • Readers HubReaders 2.0 (※ Depends on countries)
  • Game HubGame 2.0
  • Learning HubLearning Hub
  • ChatON, mFluent IMChatON
  • Group PlayGroup Play
  • Pop up PlayPop up Play
  • WatchONWatchON
  • Story AlbumStory Album
  • S TranslatorS Translator
  • Dual ViewDual View
  • ActiveSyncYes
  • B-to-B CompabilityODE, EAS, MDM, VPN

Audio and Video

  • Video Format3GP, ASF, AVI, MPEG4, MP4 WMV FLV MKV WebM
  • Video ResolutionFull HD (1080p) Video Playback available (when connected to a Full HD (1080p) display)
  • Video Frame rate30fps
  • Audio FormatAAC, AMR, IMY, M4A, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, 3GP 3GA MP4 FLAC, MID, XMF, MXMF, RTTTL, RTX, OTA ASF

Ratings and Reviews (55)

Overall Ratings

46 out of 55 (83%) customers recommend this product

Features4.7/5

Performance4.6/5

Design4.6/5

Value4.4/5

GreenCedar
Waukee, Iowa - Gender: - Age:
2014-04-10
My First Tablet - A Winner

I am age 67 and not very tech savvy. But the super-helpful young woman at the Samsung desk at Best Buy took her time to get me started and answer myquestions.

She transferred all my apps and settings from my Samsung smartphone. I love all features of the tablet. And it has been pretty easy to figure out many of the features on my own. I don't do any gaming or movies and the battery life between charges is outstanding. Very satisfied with the tablet. Would gladly recommend.

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chicchera
- Gender: - Age:
2014-04-10
Stopped charging and now I have a brick

It all went well for 3 monthe then, all of a sudden, the battery charging went crazy, regardless of the charger used: it tells you that is 45% charged and in a few minutes it reports 100%; ofcourse, as soon as you try to use it the battery is back to 45% and draining fast.

Or it will not charge at all. Or if plugged, even if in airplane mode and being used only for reading offline, the battery goes down or, if lucky, remains the same, without ever charging. And then, sometimes, depending on my luck, it charges, but the number shown is never to be trusted: it can go down in 2 or 3 minutes from 100 to 50%. All in all, I am very disappointed.

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Anilu
Bangor, ME, USA - Gender: - Age:
2014-04-06
This is a great product

My husband gave it to me as anniversary gift and I love it ( my husband too). It is very useful specially when I am traveling and have to wait for long periods of time without nothing to do.

I get my e-mails, watch TV, read my books and listen my favorite music. I think it is a wonderful tool for people that do not need to pay for an internet connection and works everywhere Wi-Fi is available. Thanks Samsung for this great product.

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WorldTraveler78
- Gender: - Age:
2014-04-03
Awesome buy!

After researching for a few months on which tablet I wanted to go with, I finally decided on a Samsung products as the iPads is just not friendly forpeople that what to fully use the device and create and manage folders, pictures, music, etc themselves and you are stuck with not being able to add memory.

The windows tablets were just too freaking expensive and I'm not really a big fan of Microsoft. I have always like Samsung products and was highly impress with the Galaxy S4 phone of a buddy of mine and different tablets. After reading all the reviews for the Galaxy Tab and Note, I went with the Tab 3 8" model and have been loving it. I travel a lot for work, so I'm in and out of hotels and airports and the 8" fits perfectly in my hands and has killer graphics for apps and games and not to mention readability for my books and documents. I will definitely be buying a Samsung tablet whenever this one dies on me.

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