Samsung’s much rumoured Galaxy Tab3 Lite tablet is now official, and expands the company’s overall Galaxy Tabs line-up.
The South Korean manufacturer has not revealed the pricing of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite. However, Samsung Electronics Co. has announced that the new tablet will be offered globally and will be available in Black and White color variants. Considering that the Tab has been touted to be the most affordable in Samsung’s Tab series, we can expect the tablet to be priced in budget segment.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean version out-of-the-box with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top. It features a 7-inch WSVGA (1024×600 pixels) large display. Notably, the Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite tablet comes in two variants, Wi-Fi and 3G, however there’s no word on voice-calling support via SIM.
The tablet is powered by 1.2GHz dual-core processor alongside 1GB of RAM. It comes with 8GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card(memory card). The Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite sports a 2-megapixel rear camera, while there is no front camera. The rear camera comes with some features like Smile Shot, which automatically shoots when it detects a smile; Shoot and Share that allows users to share their images, and Panorama Shot that offers wide-angle view of a landscape.
Connectivity options on the tablet include Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, GLONASS, Micro-USB, GPS/ AGPS, Bluetooth and 3G (SIM support). The Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite packs a 3600mAh battery which the company claims can deliver up to 8 hours of video playback. Some of the preloaded apps on the Tab3 include Chrome, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, Play Books, Play Movies, Play Music, Play Store, maps, Chat On, Samsung Apps, Samsung Hub, Youtube, Flipboard, Polaris Office, and Dropbox. The Galaxy Tab3 Lite comes with the dimensions – 193.4×116.4×9.7mm and weighs 310 grams.
Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite specifications
7-inch WSVGA (1024×600 pixels) large display
1.2GHz dual-core processor
1GB of RAM
8GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
2-megapixel rear camera
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GLONASS, GPS/AGPS
3G (SIM support)