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Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3
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Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 1.7GHz 16GB 7" 4G 3G Tablet

1.7GHz Android 16GB 7" Nov 2013
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Galaxy Tab 3 FeaturesThe Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is packed with features designed to give you a chance to relax, to connect and engage with family, to keep you entertained, and to offer new... More
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9 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Samsung has excellent average ratings for its tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet range.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablets of this age and type.

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4G Compatible

Unlike most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 which are not 4G compatible, the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 are not 3G compatible.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is 1GHz, the fastest is 2.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.4GHz. With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

Tablet computers with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Samsung SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro (1.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Flash Storage Medium

This tablet has a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on tablets of this type and age.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. Tablet computers that were released more than two years ago have maximum memory card sizes of between 16GB and 130GB.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 303.9 grams, the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3. The average weight of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is 610g, and the weights range from 120g to 8.5kg.

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Narrow

When compared to other tablet computers of this type and age that we have assessed, the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3's width of only 111 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The narrowest tablet of this age and spec is 100mm wide, the widest is 470mm, and the average width is 210mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of tablet computers of this age and spec range from 3.5" to 19". The SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 7 inches) amongst tablet computers of this age.

If you want a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Ematic EGD078 (7.9" and higher rated).

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Only Two Processor Cores

The Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is a two processor core tablet. Most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 have between one and seven processor cores.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2 processor core tablet computers currently available including the Amazon Kindle Fire HD which has better reviews.

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Very Short Continuous Video Playback Time

The SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 has one of the shorter continuous video playback times (only 7 hours) amongst similar spec tablets of this age. The shortest continuous video playback time of tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 is 2h, the longest is 140h, and the average continuous video playback time is 13h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 over three years ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Samsung SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 has a relatively average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out around the same time as the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3.

If you would prefer a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Samsung SM-T320 Galaxy Tab Pro (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 3 megapixels, the SM-T217 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

If this Samsung tablet rear camera resolution is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (3.1MP).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Geotagging
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output
Messaging
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
Instant Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Document Format
Video Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Google Applications
Accelerometer
GLONASS
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Battery
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Capacity
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Other Features
WiFi

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smt217, smt217s, smt217a, samsung smt217, samsung smt217a, samsung smt217s, samsung smt217sz, samsung smt217szw, samsung smt217szwa, samsung smt217szwas, samsung smt217szwasp, samsung smt217szwaspr
Barcodes 00132018288238, 00887276847054, 00887276850658, 00887276961231, 06102146348948, 08872768470546, 08872768506580

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