While, the South Korean giant has launched it's new Galaxy Tab 3 range in India today, the update is that the two out of the three versions are already up for pre-order on the Samsung India estore.
Samsung has launched their Galaxy Tab 3 for the native market in three variants including Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 211, 311 and 310. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 211 is a 7 inch which has been launched at a price of Rs 17,745. On the other hand, Galaxy Tab 3 311 is an 8 inch tablet prices at Rs 25,725 and lastly, Galaxy Tab 3 310 is the Wi-Fi only version of the 8 inch tab launched at Rs 24,945. All the three tablets will be available in the Indian market from this Sunday, that is, July 21.
But just now GizBot has spotted Tab 3 211 and Tab 3 311 on the Samsung India estore up on preorder at the same prices. Tab 3 310 is still missing, but we will update you once it comes in. Also, the new tablets will hit the market along with an introductory offer of 2GB per month data free for 2 months for Vodafone postpaid customers.
The Tab 3 211 is a regular 7-inch tablet offering a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and 169 ppi pixel density. The tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB, 3 MP rear camera, 1.9 MP front facing camera, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 4,000mAh Li Ion battery, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS and calling facility.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 311 sports an 8-inch display giving a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB, which can be further expanded via microSD card up to 64GB, 5-mega pixel rear camera, 1.3-mega pixel front facing camera for video chat, and 4,450mAh. Also it will come packed with 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and calling facility, all at Rs 25,725.
As far as other, features are concerned, the new Galaxy Tab 3 series will come pre-installed with a set of Samsung Smart apps - S Voice 2.0, S Travel, Story Album, S Translator, Multi Window, Pop Up Play, Samsung ChatON, Samsung WatchON, Samsung Link and more. Have a look at the features below in the slideshow.
Story album allows the users to create a digital album and the one can organize photos and create albums based on specific events or customize them the way he wants. Users can also apply themes and choose various layouts or print the photos. Album can be created automatically using tag information. Alternatively, users can also manually select individual photos to be included in the album.
My Education Service
My Education service offers students a wide variety of learning products that include Interactive Educational eBooks, Video Books (vBooks), Free Learning Videos, Test Prep & Information services on their Samsung Android phones and tablets.
Users can optimized audio experience with SoundAlive and Indulge themselves in musical sensibilities with SoundAlive, an incredible audio technology for spacious sound, deep bass, enhanced tone, and crystal clarity. It intelligently makes automatic adjustments to sound quality by analyzing the source. So no matter whether you are watching the latest action blockbuster or listening to a favorite classic, you'll hear exactly the way it was meant to be heard, optimized.
Media Hub brings all-star entertainment to Samsung tablets, televisions and HomeSync. The app is preloaded on your device so you can instantly enjoy a diverse selection of movies and TV shows on brilliant Samsung displays. Once you have Media Hub open, three main screens will give you access to the major functions within the application like Manage and Watch Your Content or Browse, Search, Buy and Rent Movies and Browse, Search, Buy TV Shows.
S-Translator knows 9 different languages. Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and English are all understood in both a text-to-speech capacity as well as a speech-to-text capacity. The demonstration on stage pegged a tourist using S-Translator to help them out whilst they're on vacation.
ChatON is the latest smart-messaging app that gives you a host of innovative ways to stay connected with all your friends and family, regardless of their device or platform. Whether you're looking to initiate a group chat, share videos, send interactive animation messages or even wage a little friendly competition, ChatON is revolutionizing the way people communicate.
The tab also comes with a Group Play feature with which users can share music and games along with photos and documents, and the group leader's device acts as the Wi-Fi access point connecting all the other devices together. That means you don't have connect to any Wi-Fi or cellular data network.
Smart Remote and MHL (TV Out)
You may never use a remote control again thanks to Smart Remote feature in the tablet. With Peel's intuitive interface, you won't have to scroll through channel guides to find your shows-Peel presents an easy-to-use graphical display of TV shows, movies and sports, sorted by type and genre in the order you like. View personalized programming recommendations, then just tap "Watch on TV" and your device instantly changes the channel for you.
Contributed by Anuj Bhatia & Akansha Srivastava