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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inchNotebook: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch (Galaxy Tab 3 Series)
Processor: Marvell Technology Group PXA986
Graphics Adapter: Vivante Vivante GC1000+ Dual-Core
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.3kg
Price: 199 euro
Average Score: 67.71% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 45%, performance: 48%, features: 50%, display: 79% mobility: 96%, workmanship: 61%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch

82% Review Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 SM-T210 Tablet | Notebookcheck
The little three. The Galaxy Tab 3 in its 7-inch size is the cheaper and slightly smaller version of the already reviewed Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. So, does one have to deal with numerous restrictions or are Samsung's premium aspirations justified?
50% Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 review
Source: Techradar English
There's no getting around it - the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is a deeply average tablet that's been way over-priced by Samsung. But then, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 isn't really a modern tablet - it's a reminder of the way tablets used to be in the not-too-distant past. If you want to see where the next generation of Android tablets is headed, check out the similarly priced Google Nexus 7.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2013
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 40% performance: 50% features: 50% workmanship: 50%
60% Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The upgrade in specifications on paper from the Tab 2 to the Tab 3 isn't spectacular. For the price you pay, you get a tablet that gets the job done, but feels lacking if you are a heavy user and want to play graphically heavy games and want a lot of multitasking. For heavy-duty use, you have devices such as the Nexus 7 (even better if you can get your hands on the second gen one from the US) as the tablet has a better display, better power under the hood and a stock Android interface. If you are in the market to pick up a sub-Rs. 20,000 tablet, you may want to consider options such as the Nexus 7, Asus Fonepad, Zync Quad 8 before making your purchase decision.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/03/2013
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 60% features: 60% workmanship: 50%
50% Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 T211 Review
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Samsung Tab 3 T211 is a real disappointment as it barely improves anything from last year’s model. In fact, the performance has gotten worse. With a retail price of Rs 18,890 for the 8GB variant, it’s highly overpriced and not worth the premium. The only redeeming feature is the relatively good battery life but it falls flat in almost every other department. The Asus Fonepad offers much better value at Rs 18,000 as it packs in the same feature set but with 32GB onboard memory and an HD IPS display. If you absolutely need calling capabilities then we highly recommend the Fonepad over the Galaxy Tab 3.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/28/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 specs and preview: minor update to the 7-inch Galaxy Tab
Source: PC Advisor English
The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a thinner bezel than the previous model and the look has been changed. It predictably falls in line with Samsung's latest devices like the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 8.0 — the familiar glossy plastic finish and rounded corners.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/29/2013

Foreign Reviews

86% Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G (8 GB)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 5/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 86%
86% Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (8GB, WLAN)
Source: SFT - Heft 10/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 86%
Half Life – 7-Zoll-Tablet von Samsung zum kleinen Preis
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Positive: chic design; sound stability Negative: out-of-date display resolution; no top class device
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2013
60% La dernière tablette 7 pouces de Samsung n'est pas convaincante
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung étoffe sa gamme de tablettes Galaxy Tab 3 avec un modèle 10 pouces
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Positive: Design; Android 4.2 with TouchWiz; Intel's CPU; decent price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/06/2013
Первый взгляд на планшеты Samsung серии Galaxy Tab 3
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/27/2013

Comment

Model:

With the rise in demand of smaller tablets, Samsung released the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch to stay competitive in the market. The device is priced cheaper than most of its big-name direct competitors.

Like most Samsung products, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch comes with a plastic casing, which, in general, make a device feel flimsy. The device comes with a 7 inch screen, which unfortunately has a rather poor resolution; only 1024 by 600 pixels. On the bright side, the tablet has some good viewing angles.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch is powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz Marvell Armada PXA986 processor. Although the processor itself is not a state of the art component, it is sufficient to get through casual browsing and gaming. It has 1 GB of RAM which is rather decent to ensure smooth multitasking and application switching. The device comes with 2 options for internal memory; 8 GB or 16 GB. The memory can be upgraded with an external micro SD card.

In short, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch seems a little rushed. Despite it being priced lower than its competitors, it dulls in key areas compared to its rivals and the price doesn't seem to be justified.

Vivante Vivante GC1000+ Dual-Core: Integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


PXA986: Cortex-A9 based dual-core SoC with integrated WCDMA and HSDPA radio.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


7.0":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.3 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

Samsung reviews


67.71%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-06- 5 (Update: 2013-06- 5)