Samsung Galaxy Tablet 3 series launched in India at Rs 17,745

Written by Express news service | New Delhi | Updated: Jul 18 2013, 22:33pm hrs
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Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched a range of Galaxy Tablet 3 in India priced between Rs 17,745 to Rs 21,945.

The company introduced the Galaxy Tab 3 series in three variants in 8-inch and 7-inch screen. All devices go on sale from Sunday.

The 8-inch variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 will be available in two variants -- 311 with 3G (voice and data) and 310 with WiFi capability -- and are equipped with an 8'' WXGA display (189 ppi). Both these devices run on Android Jellybean 4.2 operating system and are packed with 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor and have 1.5 GB RAM. The 7.4 mm Galaxy Tab 311 comes with a resolution of 1280 x 800 and has a 5 MP rear camera and 1.9 MP front camera.

The 8'' tablet comes with 16 GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 64 MB with microSD card. It also sports a powerful 4450 mAh battery.

'Multi Window' in the 8'' tab allows the user to work on two apps simultaneously by splitting the screen into two, like watching a movie or chatting at the same time. Pop up Video allows a small video window to be played over any part of the Tab's Menu while 'Reading Mode' technology optimises the display to deliver perfect illumination and tone for comfortable paper like readability in different lighting conditions.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 311 is priced at Rs 35,752 and the 310 version at Rs 21,945.

The 7'' Galaxy Tab 3 runs Android Jellybean 4.1 operating system and is powered by 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor and 1 GB RAM. the device sports WSVGA display (168 ppi) with 3MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front camera. The tablet, which packs a 4000 mAh battery and has 8 GB internal storage that can be expanded to 32 GB.

Galaxy Tab 3 211 encompasses thinner bezel than the previous Tab 2 (7'') and is priced at Rs 17,745.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 series comes pre-loaded with a bouquet of services on education, offers, games, music movies. 'My Education' gives consumers access to 2,000 e-books, 1000 learning videos, educational content for school children and preparatory material for entrance exams to professional courses. There are also 25 Edutainment Games and 20 HD Games available for the users to download on the Tab 3 Series

As an introductory offer, the company is also making available a digital wallet of up to Rs 20,000 free for Tab 3 users to access and buy paid content from the Samsung mobile application store. The Tablets also come with an introductory offer of 2GB/month free data for two months from Vodafone. The offer is valid on the post paid platform.