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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 1.5GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

1.5GHz Android 16GB 8" Jul 2014
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8.0") is supremely slim and lightweight, yet it offers amazing performance for all your entertainment and apps. Thanks to its wide screen, it's perfect for reading... More
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Samsung Tablets Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 10,405 owner and expert reviews for Samsung tablet computers and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically for its tablets.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on tablet computers of this spec and age.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is 800 x 480 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 314 grams, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is quite light compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age. Across all the tablets that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 the weights range from 210g to 8.5kg, and the average weight is 590g.

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Very Thin

The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has a quite thin depth (only 7.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. The average depth of comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is 46mm, and the depths range from 4mm to 280mm.

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Not 3G

Most tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 are not 3G. The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is not 4G. Most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years are also not 4G.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.5GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7[plb_2569407_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has a relatively average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple iPad[plb_829095_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has a relatively typical display diagonal (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Two Processor Coress

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has two processor coress which is average compared to the other 209 tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2 processor cores tablets currently available including the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1497692_price] which has better reviews.

If you want more processor coress then you might want to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6[plb_3809757_price] (4 processor coress).

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Expert Reviews


Like a big, Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Note phone, the Note 8.0 could certain find a home in the handbag of someone with creative leanings and solid penmanship. If this doesn't describe you, the...

Excellent size
Lots of the great stylusbased features
Strong performance
Better than average battery life
3G edition allows you to make calls
Plastic build
No 4G option
Display could be better
Expensive compared to similarly specced WiFi devices (Nexus 7, iPad Mini
Asus Padfone 2)
14 May 2013

As a tablet the Galaxy Note 8.0 is considerably more expensive than Google's Nexus 7 and even the never knowingly underpriced Apple's iPad mini. Still, it has a fine, big screen, powerful...

Stylus for drawing and writing, good screen, powerful processor, large battery, expandable memory
Fast and zippy performance
Some genuinely useful software features
S Pen works well
Good screen image
Not cheap, rivals can do the same for less
Below average battery life
Slippery, plastic build
Too expensive
Battery life
2 April 2013

A few generations of the Galaxy Tab into the tablet game, Samsung has been mostly watching Apple and the iPads. And we mean watching them pull away into the distance in terms of sales. And it's... Read more…

Phone capabilities is a plus
Great overall performance
IR blaster doubles as a remote control
Handwriting done right
Tons of custom features and enhancements
Dirt magnet
No LTE support in the PH, just 3G
Screen resolution could be higher
Mediocre screen resolution
Plastic build won't appeal to all
21 April 2013

La tablette la plus performante sous Android, efficace et fluide Samsung nous propose un condensé de son savoir faire dans cette Galaxy Note 8.0. Malgré un prix élevé, la Galaxy Note 8 se...

Excellent performance
Stylus support is a great touch
Attractive display
Bettermade than the Note 10.1
Screen is bright, colorful, and has decent (if not classleading) pixel density
Confusing bloatware
Mediocre battery life
Relatively pricey
Worse battery life than the competition
Smooth plastic back is harder to hold on to than the Nexus 7 or iPad mini
3 August 2015

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Light for screen size
Consumer testers liked the design and feel
Consumer testers liked the camera functionality
Fast system speed
Good screen quality
Lack of connectivity options
The screen is small for the size of the tablet
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User Reviews

Reviewed 16 January 2015 by 123454321
123454321 would recommend the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100

I have had my tablet for over a year. It is a wi-fi only device but that is what I wanted. The stylus is awesome, the size is perfect and it is just a wonderful device. I wish that it had a 32 GB... Read more…

BIOS is quite nice and easy to use. Fit in the case like it should. Everything works like it should. Manual is quite nice for a MOBO
My build consists of this board, a Core 3 2100 3.1GHz CPU, G. SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 2 x 4GB) DD 3 1600 (P 3 12800) RAM, an Antec EarthWatts EA 500D Green 500W power supply, and a pair of Western
None at all for I did not get to use it
Very good, still not for 7 (only 42faze), but U can do it
Good DD 3 compatibility (almost every RAM is going to work
SATA connectors feel a little loose, no problems but could be better. And I don't like the single side latch for the RAM, makes it too easy to get in cocked
My only qibble with the board concerns a few of the hardware choices. I don't understand the logic of one 6 Gbs port and five 3 Gbs ports. Since I use software RAI 1, I can't really sensibly use that
I went to start my pc for the first time and nothing displayed on my screen I tried multiple monitors and cables. I contacted asus and they told me to get different ram. I got different ram and the sa
Doesn't support ordinary 3pin FAN for CPU cooler. ONLY PWM can be used (otherwise no auto control only full throttle on CPUfan
Only 2 more chassis fans) makes 3 fan tops on board
Reviewed 22 July 2013 by Richard M.

Called customer support to help with BIOS setup and did not get helpful or friendly response. So I had to search on the internet for different reviews and BIOS help. The manual that came with the... Read more…

Good Motherboard for the price. May work with new Windows 7 or Windows 8 (haven't tried it yet)
I purchased two of these for homeoffice applications for friends. Both boards work very well. .. one of the perfectly with no issues. The 2nd board had faulty sound, it wouldn't work despite much twea
A ton of features for an ATX motherboard. Solid performance even with the buggy BIOS and temperature sensors not working. I was able to run esxi 5 with no problems. I also put Noctua 120mm Heatsinks a
A ton of features. Works great. Put 120mm Noctua heat sinks and fans on the CPU's. They run at around 40 C when in use
Great features. I series support, 4 slots for memory, US 3 and HDMI
BIOS setup seems complicated when you have to switch between different SATA drives with different Windows OS
Defectivenon-working sound on one out of two boards
The SATA default setting is IDE, even with the newest BIOS Why in the world would the default be IDE in a modern board Poor design
First board had issues. Temperature sensors for CPU, memory, etc did not work. Could not flash BIOS. iKVM was buggy. Had to pull power and reseat iKVM daily. I am waiting for a replacement board. I ho
Still have not been able to get the iKVM to work across my router for remote access. Could be a configuration issue on my part but not really sure at this point. I changed the ports the iKVM uses and

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