Samsung launches a tablet with a 7-inch display with all the basic features running on Android Jelly Bean. This is an addition to the Galaxy series. Let's get into the details of the tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Neo has a unique design you have ever seen. It comes with a rubberised back panel with some texture providing grip to hold. The volume rockers and the power button is present on the right side. The charging slot and the 3.5mm audio jack is at the top. This is specially designed to use in Portrait mode but no problem if you want to go with the landscape. The front camera is not provided. The primary camera is available at the back side and no LED flash is provided.
The back panel is removable where you can find the groove for battery and the sim card , sd card slots. The Speaker is at the rear. It has very bold and strong body. It is not the thin type body design. It has curved edges. The bezels are of medium size. It has a 7-inch display weighs around 322grams which are a bit heavy. Its dimensions are 116.40 x 193.00 x 9.70. Available in White, Black, Green, Pink, Yellow colors.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Neo is equipped with 7” LCD display made of TFT panels, it is a multi-touch capacitive touch screen. Displaying around 16 million colors. It has a resolution of 600 x 1024 pixels with a pixel density of ~169ppi. Multitouch up to 5 fingers. The screen to body ratio is ~61.3%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Neo runs on OS Android Jelly Bean 4.2 version powered by Marvell PXA986 dual-core processor ticking at 1.2Ghz with Vivante GC1000 chipset. Consisting of 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory expandable through micro sd slot up to 32GB.Provided with 2MP primary camera capturing at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. Sensors such as Accelerometer, compass, proximity, ambient light sensor are available.
It has 3600 mAh Li-on non-removable battery which provides a talk time of 9hrs and music play up to 200hrs. The tablet supports voice calling with single sim supporting 3G.
The display feels glossier which is not good at all. It is difficult to see under sunlight. The device totally had an overlook. Coming to the design it is the same 7-inch form factor which you will see in Samsung series. The device doesn’t feel very heavy. The viewing angles are not good and you cannot see the display from extreme angles. Out of 1GB, you have around 239MB free space for usage. Coming to the storage scenario it got around 8 GB internal storage out of which 3.51GB is available. Don’t expect much as far as concerned with the camera, the camera UI is very normal and the pictures taken are very decent.
The overall performance of the device is ok. The gaming is also ok. There is nothing special about this device. The video playback quality is ok. The sound from stereo speakers is loud and clear. The internet browsing is also good. The touch feels responsive and smooth. The device is of an average thickness not too thin and not too fat.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Neo has a very good design with good features. The processor is ok speakers are good enough. No particular special features are available. It is priced too high comparing to the tech specs which is around Rs 9,900/-. The product is average.