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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch - (White, Wi-Fi)
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Tablet
Engage and entertain the whole family with the Galaxy Tab 3 tablet from Samsung. This thin, lightweight Android tablet features an 8-inch touch display along with the same familiar interface as other Samsung Galaxy devices, making it easy to use. Use it to quickly browse the web, watch movies, read e-books or download apps from Google Play.
Clear, Vivid Display for Movies, Games and More
The Galaxy Tab 3 features an 8-inch display with a 1,280 x 800 resolution, as well as a 1.5 GHz Samsung Exynos processor--making it well suited for downloading and watching the latest movies and TV shows, reading digital books, playing games and more.
The 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 offers the same features, settings, and user interface as other Samsung Galaxy smartphones and mobile devices for a familiar and intuitive experience. Music, videos, apps, contacts, and other content stays in sync wirelessly and automatically on your tablet and your Samsung phone.
Expandable Memory to Store More
The Galaxy Tab 3 offers 16GB of onboard memory and features a microSD card slot that allows you to add up to 64GB of additional memory (microSD card sold separately), making it easy to store songs, videos, photos, and other files.
This tablet also comes with 50GB worth of free Dropbox storage for two years. This enables storage of all files that are accessible directly on your mobile and anywhere else there is an internet connection.
Enjoy E-Books and Magazines
Using the Galaxy Tab 3, you can curl up and read a good e-book or browse through your favorite digital magazine using reading apps such as Kindle and Google Play Books, all available through the Google Play store.
Universal Remote Control for Your TV
Thanks to a built-in IR blaster -- the same kind found in standard television remote controls -- the Galaxy Tab 3 can be used as a universal remote to operate nearly any TV or DVR. Samsung's WatchON app offers advanced features, including the ability to share content wirelessly between the tablet and TV, and interacts seamlessly with Samsung Smart TVs.
Apps, Movies, and Music at Google Play
Find popular apps such as Skype, Pinterest, and Facebook and discover movies, TV shows, music, books, games, and more at the Google Play store. Because Google Play functions in the cloud, all your content is available automatically on all your Android devices. For instance, you can buy a movie on your phone, stream it on your computer, and pause it and finish watching it later on your tablet (10.1-inch shown).
Samsung Exynos processor for Fast Performance
This thin, lightweight Android tablet comes preloaded with the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and is powered by a 1.5 GHz Samsung Exynos processor and offers up to 11 hours of battery life on one charge, making it easy to browse the web, download apps, check email, and enjoy social networking from wherever you are.
Front and Rear Cameras for Photos and Video Chats
A 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera makes it easy to use the Galaxy Tab 3 to conduct video chats with friends and family members, while a 5-megapixel rear-facing autofocus camera allows you to capture those special moments and upload them instantly to your favorite social network (10.1-inch shown).
Use Two Apps at the Same Time
The Multi Window feature makes the most of your Galaxy Tab 3's 8-inch screen by allowing you to use two apps at the same time, side by side. With Multi Window, you can drag and drop images between apps, browse a restaurant menu while scheduling a dinner party, or watch a YouTube video as you're chatting on Facebook.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Comparison Chart
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7-inch
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch
|Colour Options||White, |
|Processor||1.2 GHz||1.5 GHz Dual Core||1.6 GHz Dual Core|
|Familiar Galaxy Experience||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Automatic, Wireless Syncing||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Samsung Hubs (Media, Music)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Universal Remote Control||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Access to more than 750,000 apps||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Polaris Office (Office Client)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Enhanced Reading Mode||No||Yes||No|
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Top Customer Reviews
Very impressed. It is simple to use and does everything I expect of it. It finds the Wi-Fi connections and connects when told to. The keyboard appears when I need to type and I can still see the box I'm typing in. (I have tried other tablets where the original screen disappears behind the text area where i'm typing). The screen is extremely sensitive to touch and reacts instantly. (occasionally too sensitive when reading a book). I still use my laptop on my desk for this kind of work (typing up reviews, writing emails etc.) 'cos I spent most of my working life sat at a desk with a computer keyboard and screen. However, the galaxy tab accompanies me when I travel about and gives me easy access to the Internet and is more convenient than my phone. I'd recommend this particular device to anyone looking to join the world of Tablet users and don't wish to line Apple's coffers
Quicker boot up than either of the above, especially the Kindle
Slim and easy to hold
Battery life incredible and arrives with a fast charger (shame on Amazon, near £18)
Plenty of free apps, Amazon, Playstore and Samsung apps. I inadvertently selected Spanish when setting up Samsung apps. Their response to my plea for help was to reset to factory settings, yea right, my only moan.
Camera and screenshot great (screenshot off by default, 'settings', 'motion' switch on)
'Smart Stay' so helpful, no need to keep a finger on the screen, just look at it and it will not go into Battery Saver mode.
Buttons you can feel unlike Kindle
Sound is great
The 'virtual keyboard' is alpha-numerical so when it comes to typing in say your wifi password, what a difference.
Oh, It's a good idea to go through Settings, remember the default ones and try to improve your experience of this truly amazing tablet. Don't change them if you're happy with it but I just like to get my 'hands dirty'
I can't fault it.
Buy it and enjoy
Oh, I feel I should add I put in quite a bit of research both online and in stores. The morning came for me to bite the bullet, Amazon had increased the price overnight by £50.Read more ›
Here's why :
1] Size matters ! The extra inch and slightly wider format of the GT add up to a considerable enlargement in screen real estate. Watching iPlayer for example on the Nexus was akin to looking through a letter box for my forty-something eyes. Like the much vaunted Nexus screen however the GT display is warm, detailed and vibrant and I am very impressed with it. The wider format complete with white surround and square silver edge make the Samsung a much more handsome beast than the rather dull and anonymous Nexus and it still fits comfortably in my jeans back pocket (in it's case) too. I strongly recommend visiting Currys or PC World if you can to check them side by side if you are undecided.
2] Buttons ! The other main issue I had with the Nexus was the handling.Read more ›
The Galaxy Tabs tend to have solid, mid-market specs which don't necessarily impress the specialist reviewers, but I am finding the screen bright and sharp, with a wide viewing angle and the Tab 3 operates smoothly and quickly enough for me. About the only thing I don't use it for is playing games, simply because I'm not into games, so I can't speak for its performance there, but everything else I've used it for has impressed me. It is of course faster than my Tab 2 7.0 due to the increase in spec (and in fact the Tab 3 8.0 has a higher spec than this year's Tab 3 7.0 too - a faster processor, twice the built-in storage, a higher-resolution main camera with autofocus, higher resolution on the larger screen, and an infra-red emitter for TV etc. remote control). The Tab 3 range has seen some changes to the design, with a style more like the Galaxy S4 phone, including the hard Home button and the capacitive menu and back keys. They also now use a micro USB 2.0 connector with charging facility, replacing the previous wide proprietary connector. The charger is also noticeably smaller.
The Tab 3 8.0 comes with Android 4.2.2 (it seems the Tab 3 7.0 and Tab 3 10.1 are presently still on 4.1.2, having launched earlier, but I expect they'll get updates). A particularly welcome feature on 4.2.2 is the reinstatement of a "lost" feature - you can move your apps onto your external SD card to save device storage, which is great.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Bought this over three years ago and still LOVE IT. My longest awaited review ever...Published 2 months ago by Mr. R. M. Adam
Still using this years after buying,love it and great price and deliveryPublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Looks and feels excellent! It's quite light and thin, so it's easy to hold for a long time esp when I'm reading ebooks. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mai Phuong Dung
Kids both have these and other than the charging conectors being prone to poor conections after repeated use, they are great and suprisingly robust .Published 10 months ago by Glen M.
The product cam as described. Very reliable. Very nice transactionPublished 11 months ago by Mustapha Challal