Electronics major Samsung Thursday unveiled the much awaited Galaxy Tab 3 range of tablets.
The sleek Galaxy Tab 3, which will hit retail stores next week, is available in two variants -- voice & data and Wifi.
The Galaxy Tab 3 (311) boasts of an 8-inch screen with WXGA display. It runs on the latest Android Jellybean 4.2 OS and sports a 1.5 GHz dual core processor with 1.5 GB RAM.
The tablet sports the 'reading mode' technology, which optimises the display for illumination and tone to help in reading. It also has the 'multi-window' option that allows the user to work on two apps at the same time by dividing the screen in to two parts.
It has a 5 MP rear and 1.9 MP front camera and has 16 GB internal memory, which can be expanded to 64 GB using a micro SD card.
Besides, the tablet comes pre-loaded with Story Album and Group Play that enables users to share music, photos, files and games. It also has other apps like Samsung Hub, ChatOn, S Translator, S Travel, Pop up Video and WatchON.
The 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 (211) is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM. It has 8 GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32 GB. The tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
It also comes pre-loaded with services like My Education, My Offers, My Games, My Music and My Movies. Through My Education, a user can access 2,000 e-books, 1,000 learning videos, preparatory material for exams, etc.
"There is a growing demand for tablets in the education sector with more and more students using such handheld devices for reading and sharing information," Samsung Country Head (Mobile and Imaging Business) Vineet Taneja said here.
While, Samsung has priced the 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 (311) at Rs 25,725, the other 8-inch (310) (Wifi only) version is available for Rs 21,945 and the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 (211) is priced at Rs 17,745.