Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Review

LTE 16 GB     See other variants reviews Score: 6.95/10
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is an interesting tablet launched some years ago, provisioned with a fast 1.7 GHz Dual-Core CPU, a pretty big 7" touch-screen, and two cameras, a 3 MP back-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front side camera.

The Tab 3 7.0 is quite a compact device, taking into consideration it has a 7" screen and it is just 7.4 inches long. Being just 0.39 inches thick,the Tab 3 7.0 is incredibly slim and practical. The Tab 3 7.0 is a bit heavy for a device of this size, weighting 10.72 oz.

Samsung ships the Tab 3 7.0 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB chip, backed up by a great performance Dual-Core processing unit clocking at 1700 megahertz and a huge 1,5 GB RAM memory. Helping with graphic calculations, the Tab 3 7.0 also has a 450 megahertz Adreno 305 graphic processing unit. A good point of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is its big 16 GB internal storage and an SD memory card expansion slot, which allows you to store a couple hundred apps without worrying about space.

This tablet is equipped with two cameras, a 3 MP back camera and a 1.3 mega-pixels front facing camera.

Samsung equipped the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 with a good level 7-inches display, and a resolution of 600 x 1024 , which makes everything look nice. Its display uses TFT capacitive technology, and can detect multi touch gestures.

This tablet features a 4000 mAh incredible Li-Ion replaceable battery, enough to provide the Tab 3 7.0 with a great battery duration.

This tablet offers Wi-Fi capability (and it can be provided to other devices as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE high speed internet connection and also HSPA+ internet connection, that is a bit slower 4G type or fast 3G connection type, using HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 works with a SIM card to use GSM services and it can use both GSM and CDMA networks.

The Tab 3 7.0 also comes with many interesting features like Bluetooth (3.0), GPS (Global Positioning System), Infrared Transmitter and NFC, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and Compass.

This tablet is being sold for around $ 220, which is quite close to other same level devices. No matter whether you want a social device, are looking for a work tablet or will use it to play games, you will probably be very happy with it.

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Device Type:Tablet
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.2, 4.2.2
Variant:LTE 16 GB
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Dimensions:7.40 x 4.37 x 0.39 inchesMetric18.8 x 11.1 x 0.99 cmImperial
Weight:10.72 ouncesMetric303.91 gImperial
Release date:2013-04-29
Price:$ 220.00


Screen Type:TFT (16M colors)
Size:7 inchesMetric17.8 cmImperial
Resolution:1024 x 600 pixels
Pixel density:170 pixels per inchMetric66.93 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
Processor:Krait 300 (Dual-Core 1700 MHz)
RAM Memory:1,5 GB (533 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 305 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:4000 mAh
Stand-by Time:408 hours


Back camera:3 megapixels
Front camera:1.3 megapixels


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 3.0
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor