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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Unveiled, Launches in May

by Todd Haselton | April 29, 2013April 29, 2013 8:00 am PDT

Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab 3 on Monday morning, a new Android tablet that will make its debut in May. The device is equipped with a 7-inch 1024 x 600-pixel display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 3-megapixel camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat 16GB or 32GB of storage, a microSD card slot for adding up to 64GB of additional storage, a 4,000mAh battery, 1GB of RAM and more. Samsung will also launch a 3G version of the device in June.

The Galaxy Tab 2 made its debut in 2012 and the Galaxy Tab 3 isn’t much of an upgrade. That device had a similar display but a slightly slower 1GHz dual-core processor and a VGA front-facing camera. It’s still available for $249 and we imagine the Galaxy Tab 3 will replace its predecessor for the same price, although Samsung didn’t reveal pricing details. For most purposes you’re probably still much better off buying the Nexus 7.


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...