Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

Got this device, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, 7.0″ (178mm), from Costco store. The price is $149 after discount, plus tax and fees. The regular price is $199.

The Galaxy Tab 3 series refers to the third generation Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 and are again aimed at budget markets while the Galaxy Note series taking over the Higher-end market. The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 was announced at the end of April 2013.

In the box

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0"

Back of the box

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 box back

Unboxed

Unboxed Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

It has 8GB storage. But it has a MicroSD slot upto 32GB

MicroSD slot

Look at the details of it.

Platform

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System
  • Android Browser, HTML

Display

  • TFT LCD display
  • 1024 x 600 Pixel Resolution
  • 7″ Screen Size

Camera

  • 3 MP Rear-facing Camera, 1.3 MP Front-facing Camera with Flash
  • Digital / Optical Zoom Available
  • Brightness Mode Available
  • Shot Modes Available

Music & Sound

  • MP3 / OGG / AC3 / AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+ / WMA / WAV / FLAC Format Support
  • OMA DRM v1.0 (Forward Lock Only) Supported

Business&Office

  • Offline Mode (Airplane Mode) Available

Messaging

  • Predictive Text Input T9 Available
  • Email Available
  • Cell Broadcast available
  • vCard / vCalendar Available

Personal Information Management

  • Calendar available

Size

  • 300 g
  • 188 x 111.1 x 9.9 mm

User Interface

  • Touch Input

Video

  • MPEG4 / H.263 / H.264 / WMV / DivX Video Format Support
  • Video Recording Available
  • Video Messaging Available

Fun&Entertainment

  • Embedded Wallpaper Available

Memory

  • External Memory up to 32 GB MicroSD

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth® 3.0 Supported + EDR
  • USB 2.0 microUSB Supported
  • Internet HTML Browser Available

It is a gift from my kids’ Grandparents for this Christmas. Then they will not use my wife’s iPad mini, or my Google Nexus 7, hopefully.