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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and 10.1 Powered by Intel Announced

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Samsung’s newest tablets

New Tablets from Samsung!

After releasing several smartphones Samsung is now shifting their attention to their Tablet product line. The last tablet launched was the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 and at that time rumors were already going around that Samsung would announce bigger models. A few days ago they finally took the wraps off two new tablets: the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. What’s so special about both these devices is that they were being powered by Intel’s Atom processor! Coolness. Lets take a closer look at both Tabs.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has an 8-inch WXGA TFT display, a 1.5GHz dual core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 5 megapixel rear camera, supports LTE and its running Android 4.2 Jellybean. Based on the picture, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 looks like its cousin, the Galaxy Note 8.0 but with few differences. The Galaxy Note had a quad core Exynos processor, a thicker bezel, and the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Spec Sheet

  • 8 inch WXGA TFT display (1280 x 800 pixels), 189 ppi
  • 1.5 GHz dual core Intel Atom Z2560 processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • PowerVR SGX544 GPU
  • 16 or 32GB internal memory expandable up via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 5 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 1.3 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, Infrared Port
  • GPS with A-GPS support
  • 4,450 battery, non-removable
  • Android 4.2.2 Jellybean

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 has similar 1280 x 800 pixels of the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 only stretched out on the 10.1 inch screen. The larger tab has a 1.6Ghz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, 3.1 megapixel camera, HSDPA, and running Android 4.2.2 Jellybean.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Spec Sheet

  • 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen (1280 x 800 pixels), 149ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 1.6GHz dual core Intel Atom processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16 or 32 GB internal storage expandable up via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 3.1 megapixel front facing camera, no autofocus, no LED flash
  • 1.3 megapixel front facing camera
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0,
  • GPS with A-GPS support
  • 6,800 mAh battery, non-removable
  • Android 4.2.2 Jellybean

Both tablets will be available worldwide within this month. We’re assuming that this will launch in the Philippines either late June or early July since Samsung will be busy first with the launch of the Mega phablet series this week.

As soon as we get world on local pricing and availability we’ll post an update.

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