Galaxy Tab 3 Lite opens new door of moderation for Samsung

Jan 16, 2014
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Galaxy Tab 3 Lite opens new door of moderation for Samsung

This morning the folks at Samsung have ushered in a new category for their tablet lineup, that being the "Lite" side of the Galaxy Tab. Here with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, users will experience the most basic vision Samsung has for their tablet lineup whilst working with an aesthetic that's still totally in-line with their current line of software ins and outs. This device is the newest 7-inch Samsung tablet, one that we'll see in-person at Mobile World Congress 2014.

This device works with a 2-megapixel camera on its back with a variety of shooting modes. Samsung's camera software includes Smile Shot, Shoot & Share (for in-network cross-device sharing instantly), and Panorama Shot. This device is also able to capture video, but will be ever-so-slightly limited in its abilities (when compared to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 line outside the "Lite" name.

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Several versions of this device will be released, allowing Samsung to take on both the wi-fi and the 2G/3G market around the world. It would appear - so far - that we're going to see an international release, a release specific to the UK, and very possibly a USA release later this year. This includes the wi-fi version for the USA (if history serves to tell us anything about Samsung's tablet releases), while the 2G/3G versions will come to the UK if not a greater bit of Europe.

You'll find a 7-inch display up front of unknown technology working with WSVGA 1024 x 600 pixel resolution over a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. All of this serves to allow Samsung to offer this brand new tablet with prices that are generally reserved for previous generation sell-out shelves. You'll more than likely see this tablet hitting a lot closer to the $140 USD range than the $300 range, if only because there's no reason for a tablet aimed at the lower end to cost anything more - the components, at this point, are cheap enough to constitute the whole setup.

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Hang tight and we'll be getting up close and personal with this device in the immediate future. Stick around through our MWC 2014 tag portal - as linked above, and have a peek at the rest of the Samsung hardware revealed over the past week as well - they're not letting up on the manufacturing process one bit this year!


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