Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite launched

South Korean gadget manufacturer, Samsung, has officially announced a budget tablet for the market. This tablet has been named Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LITE and will be available in black and white color variants. It is expected to launch in India for less than Rs 15,000 before the end of the current fiscal year. Let us have a quick look at some of the chief features and specifications of this device:


Built: The dimensions of this tablet are 193.4 x 116.4 x 9.7 mm and it weighs about 310 grams.

Display: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LITE comes with a capacitive WSVGA touch display of 7 inches that provides a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.

Processor: This tablet runs on a dual core processor clocked at 1.2 Giga Hertz.

Software: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LITE functions on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS with TouchWiz User Interface.

Camera: This tablet also features a rear camera of 2 mega pixels. It will offer exciting features like Smile Shot, Shoot and Share, Panorama Shot, etc.

Memory: The device carries a RAM of 1 GB and inbuilt storage capacity of 8 GB. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LITE also provides expandable storage space of up to 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card.

Connectivity Features: The connectivity features included in this tablet are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct, GPS/ A-GPS, micro USB and GLONASS. It has a 3G variant as well.

Other Features: This device has been pre loaded with a number of functionality and entertainment based applications, such as Flipboard, Dropbox, ChatON, Chrome, Google+, YouTube, Play Store, Play Movies, Samsung Hub, etc.

Battery: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LITE runs on a battery of 3600 mAh that is powerful enough to provide video playback time of nearly 8 hours.

Our Take: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LITE is quite a decent gadget with some interesting features. However, it will be facing competition from the budget tablets of other manufacturers like Micromax and Xolo when it launches in the sub Rs 15,000 price bracket.

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  • Rama January 18, 2014 10:26 pm

    Same here,my nokia X2-01 has been working without any problem for almost four years now.My experience with Samsung has been even worse.I bought a Samsung Galaxy ace plus around two years ago for 16k.At the time of buying I was promised that the phone would be upgraded to jelly bean and the same is still written on GSM Arena but no official update for the Galaxy ace plus has come till today.Instead Samsung stopped support for the phone and never gave any jelly bean update citing low hardware specs.Now Samsung has released a new phone called Samsung Galaxy fame with same specs like Samsung glaxy ace plus but with jelly bean and only a price of 9k.In order to make the phone(Samsung Galaxy ace plus) slim Samsung had a design flaw because of which the camera buldges out and when kept on the table the entire phones rests on the camera.The camera isnt scratch proof so as time passed several scratches came on the camera which made it unusable.Finally I simply through that sick phone.

  • Suvham January 18, 2014 9:43 pm

    Samsung has been providing worst specifications for the price and not to forget the cheap design and the cheap internals. This is same thing with a different name. My first phone was a Samsung and within a month it was having issues and the service centre took 3 months to solve the problem. Second Phone was too Samsung which stopped working after a period of 6 months. Third Phone was Samsung too, once it got a problem, the service centre took one day for just a simple software update and then after a week, the phone stopped working. Fourth time, I went for Micromax and there was a software update available for the phone, the service centre took just 1 hour to update the software. Samsung phones have cheap quality hardware and they are selling them at premium prices. My Nokia phone is working without a problem since 7 years.

  • Tharun George January 18, 2014 6:23 pm

    Not even HD display. Better go for Nexus 7 2012 under 10K.

    • Rama January 18, 2014 6:36 pm

      +1 nexus 7 is a better option.

  • Darshan Malu January 18, 2014 4:33 pm

    Whats the cost?
    Nly dual core limits someone to take it
    But it all depends on the cost

    • Ritij Khurana January 18, 2014 5:44 pm

      It has been launched globally. India launch will follow soon with an expected price of around Rs 12-15k.