Hands-on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1
We have recently tested the new 10.1 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 P5210 model. The tablet comes to replace last year’s model with improved hardware as well as software features.
The design is in line with other Samsung products of this year and we can clearly notice the extremely elegant line of the tablet and a central physical button the same as on other Galaxy devices.
The tablet is very slim and has an ergonomic shape which ensures increased comfort and ease of use whether you’re writing a document, playing or browsing videos on YouTube.
Galaxy Tab 3 performance
As for hardware, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 boasts with a Dual-Core Intel Atom CPU at 1, 6 GHz, 1 GB of RAM memory and an internal storage of 16 or 32 GB depending on the variant. The CPU guarantees good gaming and media performance and the storage capacity can be enhanced with a microsd card or by means of a 50 GB Dropbox account offered by Samsung gratuity for 2 years.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 display
The IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 600 provides remarkable viewing angles compared to other models as seen in the video below..
Brightness is very good even in outdoor conditions. This is a tablet which can be used without straining your eyes to distinguish the information on the screen.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 P5210 can play and record HD videos and as for photos we have a 3 MP camera which I personally tested and took some good shots, compared to other tablets’ cameras.
The sound pleasantly impressed us as we have a decent volume and a good sound quality thanks to Dolby Digital Plus technology and excellent crafted speakers.
The new Samsung Galaxy tablet has Android 4.2 for an operating system, and comes with a set of very well-developed factory applications.
Best apps for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
For those who need to edit documents or Xcel tables, the new Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 comes with Polaris Office or S Note.
The tablet supports voice commands via the S Voice app and for storing files we have available an account on Dropbox of 50GB a cloud storage service.
As for software innovation we have the Smart Remote (Universal Remote Control) app which allows you to control a Samsung TV via Wi-Fi network, we can run apps, make various settings or view files from the tablet on the TV screen.
Bluetooth and GPS are not missing from the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 P5210 either.
Therefore, we can always convert the tablet into a perfect travel partner.
Smart Stay detects the user’s look, and when it is no longer recognized (if not working on the tablet, or you are looking elsewhere) it will reduce its brightness and the screen will turn off, if we turn our gaze back on the tablet the screen will return to its normal parameters.
The battery of 6800 mah ensures the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, autonomy for up to 9 hours and as for energy saving we have intelligent lighting display and the Smart Stay function.
Overall we have a completely rebuilt tablet, a tablet that we like not only for its design but also for its screen and functionality.
Slim, elegant, strong and with a good autonomy, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 P5210 will certainly be a new success/hit of the mega manufacturer of gadgets.