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If there’s one thing to say about the Android tablet market is that, in the past year, it has dramatically improved, both in the quality of the hardware and the software that supports it.

Android as an ecosystem has grown to nearly 900 million devices, and at the recent Nexus 7 launch, Google’s Sundar Pichai claimed that one of every two tablets sold is now powered by Android. The clear winner in this market has been Samsung; like its mobile phone division, Samsung keeps churning out Android-powered tablets to suit every potential market need.

The Galaxy Note 8.0 was the company’s first venture into 8-inch tablet space, a size made increasingly relevant by Apple’s iPad mini. Slightly larger than the ubiquitous 7-inch variant but easier to hold in one hand than the often-awkward 10-inch variety, Samsung and Apple have found the tablet sweet spot.

But with the launch of the new Nexus 7 for $249 CDN, is there a space in the market for a $299 Galaxy Tab 3 8.0? Let’s find out.

Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Review


Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Review


Edited by 2010rig - 7/31/13 at 7:24pm
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Just as pathetic as the GTab2 when it came out. The original GTab was probably the best tablet Samsung made, for it's time, I mean. Ever since, each GTab iteration has been disappointing.
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Why buy this over the Nexus 10 that has better resolution, Google OTA support and MADE BY THE SAME PEOPLE for the same price
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Why buy this over the Nexus 10 that has better resolution, Google OTA support and MADE BY THE SAME PEOPLE for the same price
I think you might be off $100 there.
    
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I think you might be off $100 there.
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Read on as we dissect the $399 Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 to find out if it's worth the fuss.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/30/samsung-galaxy-tab-3-10-1-review/

A Nexus 10 on the playstore starts at $399
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I have the Tab 3 8.0. I love it!
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I like the microSD slot. I don't get why the nexus doesn't have one. a 64GB microSD makes any phone/tablet a great media device. My guess is that they want to promote the cloud service, which sucks for anyone with limited/slow data.

Battery is weak sauce though on the tab 3 though.
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7 Inch Size - For me, I find the 7 inch size quite refreshing because it is larger than say a "mega" phone of say 5 inches to 6 inches. Note that the PPI (the higher the PPI, the clearer the screen is) score on this is 170 (same as old Tab 2 7.0). In my opinion, the screen is very bright, clear and sharp. And colors are vivid.lce6ZImprovements of the Screen Design: The soft back key and the menu key used to be on the viewing screen. Now they are below the viewing screen on the Tab 3 and BEST of all, there is a physical HOME BUTTON. Press it to go back to the Home Screen from anywhere. Or you can press it to wake up the screen.
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I need a higher rez display. 1280x800 doesn't cut it. I'll look to buy the iPad instead. This is coming from a Note 2 owner.
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I need a higher rez display. 1280x800 doesn't cut it. I'll look to buy the iPad instead. This is coming from a Note 2 owner.

get the new nexus 7! 1200p res I think.
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