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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.7.0: A “okay” looking “good” tablet

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Samsung has not given much of its focus to the tablet world as Apple or even Nokia in the recent times. But nevertheless, it has been doing an excellent job with Smartphones and Phablets, yeah I’m talking about Note 3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is the latest iteration by Samsung in the tablet market.

Recently we had a chance to see this boy the Galaxy Tab 3.7.0 SM-T111. Though Apple fanatics will not even consider looking into this line-up, I have some different opinion.

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 may not be as  good as an iPad mini Retina but might be worth a shot. Featuring 1 GB RAM and up to 32 GB of storage (with microSD support), this is certainly not a bad buy for starters.

You can go through the glimpses about what this smartphone has to offer below:-

KEY FEATURES of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 :

  • Size: 110.9 x 187.9 x 99mm, 300g
  • SIM: Micro-SIM (3G)
  • Display: 16M colours 7″ TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen of 1024 x 600(WSVGA)
  • OS: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • CPU: 1.2 GHz, Vivante GC1000 graphics accelerator, 1GB of RAM
  • Camera: 2 MP Autofocus rear camera (720p video recording)
  • Memory: 8 GB internal memory, microSD card slot
  • Battery: 3600mAh (Up to 7 hours of video playback)
  • Market price: Rs.27000/-

Here’s our video review of the gadget, make sure you check it out!:

DESIGN:

The tablet is well designed, a rigid feel nonetheless with a trademark Samsung back plastic. With galaxy note receiving a face-lift, I was not that surprised with the design of the tablet and hence mark it just fine for the build. On the right, you could see the Volume rocker and Lock buttons, which is indeed made of the metal that surrounds the body of the tablet as a ribbon. Below there is the micro USB charger and two stereo speakers and the top is equipped with a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack.

USER INTERFACE:

With Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, there’re not much OS features to talk about however the tablet feels quite snappy and just about does the job it is intended to. The call and messaging apps are pretty basic but quite snappy.

CAMERA:

The camera is the minimal agenda in the tablet manufacturer, at least, this tablet proves that. With just 2 MP okay shooting camera in the rear and a no shooter on the front nothing big can be expected. You won’t be able to Skype your friends!

BATTERY & STORAGE:

With 3600 mAh of Battery, Power shouldn’t be a problem. Samsung says that you can get 7 hours of video playback which is not that WOO factor given that normal seven inches give you 8-9 hrs with an ease.

On the storage, you have an 8GB internal space with up to 32GB of expansion possibility.

WRAPPING UP:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is good tablet anyways and perfect for starters, so don’t expect a big thing out of this and don’t be disappointed as well. The best part would be the expandable storage and the functionality of the tablet and on the downside, I’d quote the camera and the build.It would be better if you wait for few days before Samsung Tab 4 and Tab pro series arrives in Nepal

Also, although I am waiting eagerly for Samsung Galaxy S5 which is set to be launched on April 11,2014 here in Nepal.