Today I’m going to review the Samsung galaxy tab 3.The Samsung galaxy tab 3 is powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor which runs on the jelly bean 4.1 OS. This tab sports a 7 inch TFT screen along with this it has 3mp rear fixed focus camera and a front camera of 1.3 MP with inbuilt wi-fi + 3G with a price of 16,800 INR.
Memory And Storage
The galaxy tab 3 has 1GB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. Of 1GB RAM you will get 485 MB free ram and of 8GB internal storage you will get around 5 GB free internal memory to store apps. This tab support micro-SD card upto 32GB external memory. I tried using OTG, but unfortunately OTG is not supported in this tab and moreover You cannot move/installed apps in external storage of this device.
The rear camera of this tab is 3.2 MP without LED flash, the quality of rear camera is good. Rear camera is capable to record HD videos easily. It has 1.3MP front camera it take good pictures.
Design And Display
The design of this tab is almost same as galaxy tab 2. It has 7 inch TFT display with same resolution as found in galaxy tab 2 which is 1024*600 pixels. There are accelerometer, light, magnetic and proximity sensors all are working well. The viewing angles of the screen are good and colour are vivid. Touch of this tab is responsive and smooth. There are 3 buttons on the front face side, the center is physical button and it has 2 touch sensitive buttons on either side and weight of this tab is 310 grams and with 10.40 thickness. Buttons are not light up in the dark.
The 3.5mm audio jack is on the top side and at the bottom there is the micro USB port along with dual speakers. The build quality of this tab is pretty good.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Box Pack
The box contain user manuals, handset, data cable, and the travel charger, but there is no earphone included.
OS, Processor And GPU
Samsung galaxy tab 3 runs on the jelly bean 4.1 OS, this tab comes with 1.2 GHz dual core processor cortex A9 coupled with vivante corporation GC1000 Core GPU. The GPU and processor of this tab are better than galaxy tab 2.
Benchmarking And Gaming
This tab is capable to play high-end games like GTA, nova 3 etc. I have tested dead trigger game in this tab, it worked very well without any lag.
- Antutu benchmark : 10253
- Quadrant benchmark : 3599
- Multi touch : 5 point
- Nena mark2 : 51.2 fps
Battery and Others
The performance of the battery is pretty good, it has 4000 mah battery which gives 20 hours of talk time.
The sound quality of this tab is pretty good and clear, dual speaker works very well. You can easily play HD videos in this tab. This tab can be used as a phone. The phone dialer is with video call option. Wi-fi, 3G, Bluetooth and GPS (GLONASS) worked well. You will get GPS lock in under 8 seconds.
Key features and specifications
- Runs on 4.1 jelly bean OS
- 1GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB internal storage
- 3MP FF rear camera and 1.3 MP front camera
- 1.2 GHz dual core processor
- Micro card slot expandable up to 32 GB
- 7 inches TFT touch screen
- Wi-fi,3G, GPS, Bluetooth
- Accelerometer, magnetic, light, proximity sensors
- Battery : 4,000 mah Li-on battery with up to 20 hours of talk time
- Price : 16,800 /-