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Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3
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Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 1.5GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

1.5GHz Android 16GB 8" May 2015
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is packed with features designed to give you a chance to relax and connect with family, to keep you entertained, and to offer new conveniences in everyday life. It works a... More
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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Samsung tablet is 75% based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and tecnozoom.it.

Good Size

A few Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Digital Versus mentioned “Slim build”. Digital Versus also mentioned “Super slim, microSD Support”. Digital Versus also said “Slim, light, microSD slot for expansion, screen decent in many conditions, decent battery life, multiwindow view is a cool idea”.

One Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size. Digital Versus wrote “8in is a good size for a tablet”. One customer considered that the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 was a good weight. Digital Versus wrote “Light weight makes it easy to hold in one hand” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer who bought the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Digital Versus gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The Galaxy Tab 3 8 0 isn't too heavy”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people who reviewed this tablet agreed that it had a good battery life. Digital Versus said “Excellent battery life”. Digital Versus also mentioned “The battery charges quickly while plugged into the wall, microSD card support”.

Easy to Use

A few Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Digital Versus wrote in their review “Bezels too thin to hold the device comfortably without accidentally touching the screen”.

One Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 owner concluded that it was easy to handle. Digital Versus said three years ago “Good handling” and rated it 80 out of 100. One customer who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Digital Versus said “Multiwindow is handy” in their review of this tablet.

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Nice Design

Two Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 owners who bought the product reckoned that it was a good design. Digital Versus mentioned three years ago “Cheap design with slippery back” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. One Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 was ergonomic. Digital Versus wrote “Slender, ergonomic design” in their review of this tablet.

Good for Games

One Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 owner reckoned that the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 was good playing games on. Three years ago Digital Versus said in their review “Good gaming performance”.

Good Sound Quality

One Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewer who bought it thought it had good sound quality. Digital Versus gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Stereo speakers output good audio quality”.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

The Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a higher video recording mode than most tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This Samsung tablet computer has a 1080p video recording mode, whereas most tablets that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 720p video recording mode.

This tablet computer's video recording mode (1080p) is actually the best video recording mode amongst all tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3.

Amongst similar types of tablet computer the worst video recording mode is 720p.

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Fairly Long WiFi Browsing Time

Comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 have WiFi browsing times of between 4h and 15h, and the average WiFi browsing time is 9.4h. With a WiFi browsing time of 11 hours, the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has one of the longer WiFi browsing times amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablet computers that are a similar age to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 480 pixels.

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Very Light

The weights of tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 range from 120g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 520g. The SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 is one of the lighter tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 (only 314 grams) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Thin

At only 7.4 millimeters, the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3. The average thickness of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 is 41mm, and the thicknesses range from 5.5mm to 260mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Robust

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was not well made. Digital Versus mentioned “Plasticky design” in their review however they gave the product a score of 4 stars.

A Bit Expensive

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Three years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Plastic construction, screen res could be higher, too expensive compared to the competition” however despite that they gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

One Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewer concluded that this tablet was not good value for money. Digital Versus wrote three years ago “Pricey for a dualcore tablet” nonetheless they still rated it 4 stars.

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Poor Product Quality

Two Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewers considered that it was not good quality. Digital Versus said “Build quality isn't the best” in their review nonetheless they still rated the product 4 stars. Digital Versus also mentioned “Performance is not Exynos' quality”.

Not 3G Compatible

The SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 is not 3G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 are also not 3G compatible.

If you are looking for a tablet computer that is 3G compatible then you might also want to consider the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[pl_2685889_price], or the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2747817_price] both from Samsung or the Pocketbook SURFpad 3[plb_2662412_price].

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Not 4G Compatible

The Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 are also not 4G compatible.

Tablets which are 4G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2747817_price], or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2979639_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two Processor Cores

Most tablets that have been around for a similar time to the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 have between two and seven processor cores, including the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 which has two processor cores.

We compared all the other 2 processor core tablet computers to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1499262_price] is also worth considering.

If this tablet computer has too few processor cores then you might also want to consider the Pocketbook SURFpad 3[plb_2662412_price] (4 processor cores and higher rated), or the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[plb_2668414_price] (4 processor cores and higher rated).

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.5 gigahertz, the Samsung SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

Tablets with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[pl_2668414_price] (1.9GHz), or the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[pl_2685889_price] (1.9GHz) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a pretty typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3.

If this Samsung tablet computer rear camera resolution is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[pl_2668414_price] (8MP), or the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[pl_2685889_price] (8MP) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a pretty average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than a year.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers and we think the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1499262_price], and the Pocketbook SURFpad 3[plb_2662412_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2685889_price] (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8 inches, the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the SM-T310 Galaxy Tab 3.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2747817_price] (8.4"), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2979639_price] (8.4") both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Memory Card
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Multi-Touch Technology
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Supported Number of Colours Display
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Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Geotagging
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
DLNA Certified
Near Field Communication (NFC)
WiFi Direct
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
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Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
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Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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GPS
GPS
Design
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Form Factor
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
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Continuous Video Playback Time
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Expert Reviews

(2)
26 December 2013

The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is no landmark event on the tablet calendar, but it's an easy choice if you're looking for an Android slate to watch shows, browse the web and play the odd game on?for not too...

Nice display
Reads most video files
Design isn't original, but it's effective
Good handling
Decent display
Battery life
The occasional lag
Limited gaming capabilities
Mediocre cameras
Universal remote could use some work
23 December 2014

Die neuesten Top-Tablets von Apple, Google oder Samsung sind zweifellos Kaufmagneten. Doch es gibt auch coole Tablet-Schnäppchen, die sich im CHIP Preisvergleich tummeln und bei unseren Usern... Read more…

Crisp, bright display
Slim design
Runs Android 4.2
Nice display
Reads most video files
Glitchy performance
Unremarkable compared to competitors
Battery life
The occasional lag
Limited gaming capabilities

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 18 December 2013 by Adrianz3
Adrianz3 would recommend the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch SM-T3100 (Verified Purchase)

8 inch Samsung tablet that I ordered from Walmart on line. Just the perfect gift and size not to big not to small just the right sizes I love my 8" Samsung tablet!! I recommend this table to all... Read more…

12 inch screen is great. The high resolution is great with the large screen. I like that it runs Kit Kat. Seems to have reasonable battery life and is definitely faster than my old Acer 700
Fast processor, Excellent display and very good touch screen, S-note and stylus, available Android applications, multi-window capability, expandable memory (with micro-SD card) so you do not have to p
Nice, replaced my 10.1 tab, still working. Just one major flaw
I have owned and sold many tablets of different size and operating systems. This tablet is by far the best I have owned. I got it here on newegg for under 450 which is a steal compared to the retail p
For a tablet this size it is very light and thin which really shocked me
I don't like how Samsung has customized Android. I would prefer a more stock google android experience. There are the usual mfgr craplets that can't be uninstalled. At least you can disable most of th
The major annoyance is the discovery of NO NETWORK TIME. I am not sure if this is Samsungs fault or Google thinking NTP is insecure. My other device (Acer 700 Jelly Bean) had the ability to use NTP t
Less portable than 10.1 inch tablets
Battery charging slow, weak As time goes on it gets much worse, charger can't keep up with power drain, while running. Even off recharging slow and eratic. This is a unexceptional major flaw, and many
Also dual screen only works with a few us less programs, not going to replace windows that way folks. Also moving files in and out of the added SD card is flawed, no permissions allowed, this flaw is

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