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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 BlackBerry PlayBook
Global Score
6.745.87
Basic Information
SamsungBlackberry
Android 4.4.2, 4.2.2BlackBerry Tablet OS
2013-04-292010-09-27
7.40 x 4.37 x 0.39 inches7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches
10.65 ounces14.11 ounces
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 185.00 at Amazon$ 180.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches7 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 1024 x 600 pixels
TFTLCD
170 pixels per inch170 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.25.7
Performance
Marvell PXA986 chipsetTI OMAP4430 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1200 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
1 GB (533 MHz) RAM1 GB RAM
Adreno 305 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX540 (Dual-Core 304 MHz) GPU
7.477.47
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.54.4
Camera
3.00 MP + 1.30 MP5.00 MP + 3.00 MP
--1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
3.854.95
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS--
SIM--
9.33.2
Battery Life
4000mAh Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
408 hours standby time
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5.361.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 3.0Bluetooth 2.1, EDR
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a global score of 6.74, which is better than the BlackBerry PlayBook's overall score of 5.87. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is a notably lighter device than BlackBerry PlayBook, but both have the same thickness. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 works with Android 4.4.2 operating system, and BlackBerry PlayBook works with BlackBerry Tablet OS operating system.

The BlackBerry PlayBook's processor is very similar to Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0's CPU, and although the BlackBerry PlayBook has a better 608 MHz graphics co-processor, they both have the same RAM memory amount and a Dual-Core CPU. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a little more vivid screen than BlackBerry PlayBook. Both of them have a display with the same size, exactly the same 600 x 1024 resolution and the same screen density.

The BlackBerry PlayBook captures way better photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because it has a much more mega pixels back camera. BlackBerry PlayBook has a very superior storage to install applications and games than Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because although it has no SD extension slot, it also counts with 64 GB internal memory capacity.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 features a much longer battery performance than BlackBerry PlayBook.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 costs a little more money than the BlackBerry PlayBook, but you can get a better tablet for that extra dollars.