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Samsung SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3
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Samsung SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 PXA986 1.2GHz 16GB 7" 3G Tablet

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PXA986 1.2GHz Android 16GB Jul 2014
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Designed to be held in one hand, the new GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch is the optimal device for viewing videos, playing enhanced games, and reading e-Books anytime, anywhere. Outstanding slim bezel for... More
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3 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Samsung PXA986 processor tablets have excellent reviews on average and across all tablets Samsung is one of the top rated brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec tablets that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Light

The Samsung SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 is quite light (only 304 grams) compared to most of the other PXA986 processor tablets that came out more than two years ago. Across all the tablets of this age and type the weights range from 300g to 630g.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Like most of the other PXA986 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3, the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 is not 4G.

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Quite Short Browsing Time (3G)

The SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has one of the shorter browsing time (3G)s (only 7 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age. The browsing time (3G)s of comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 range from 5h to 11h.

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Only 1024 X 600 Pixels Display Resolution

The SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. That's 22% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. Tablets that came out more than two years ago display resolutions range from 480 x 272 pixels to 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 1.3 megapixels, the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age. Tablets that are a similar age to the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 1.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.8MP.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PXA986 processor tablet was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has a pretty average processor frequency (1.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PXA986 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has a pretty typical internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PXA986 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 is two which is average compared to the other six tablet computers of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2 processor cores tablet computers currently available including the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids[plb_2126418_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 3 megapixels, the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has a relatively average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other PXA986 processor tablets that are a similar age to the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids[plb_2126418_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3 has a relatively standard display diagonal (7 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the SM-T211 Galaxy Tab 3.

We compared this tablet to all the other 7" tablets and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids[plb_2126418_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Colours
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Display Number of Colours
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Talk Time (3G)
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Browsing Time (3G)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Kids Tablet
Colour

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Expert Reviews

(34)
27 December 2013

Better-looking Twin Let's just get this out of the way: at first glance, the GALAXY Tab 3 10.1 looks almost exactly like the GALAXY Tab 2 10.1. The design is the same ?curved pebble' concept the... Read more…

8 November 2013

Keeping in mind that Samsung didn?t design the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 to be a flagship, ultra-powerful device, we feel this tablet performed adequately for its intended use. With that said, there?s one...

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24 October 2013

If you are in the market to pick up an 8-inch tablet, you have the iPad mini as a great option as well. But the mini doesn't have calling capabilities. You have other budget devices such as the...

11 September 2013

The Tab 3 is a peculiar device simply because there are much better 8-inch tablets in the market, not just from Samsung. The newly announced Nexus 7 and the iPad mini are two tough contenders,...

28 August 2013

The Samsung Tab 3 T211 is a real disappointment as it barely improves anything from last year's model. In fact, the performance has gotten worse. With a retail price of Rs 18,890 for the 8GB...

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User Reviews

(315)
Reviewed 31 October 2013 by Elainesjoy
Elainesjoy would recommend the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch SM-T3100

This was very easy to set up. I actually did it on my way home from Walmart. I have used it every day since I have gotten it. I'm still learning what it all can do. I would recommend this to... Read more…

Reviewed 26 March 2014 by Csteinsund
Csteinsund would recommend the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 SM-T2100

Before I bought this tablet, I went online to research on other tablets. Toys r us had a few. So, of course I went over there trying to find the right one for my 4 year old daughter. But, I guess... Read more…

Reviewed 8 April 2015 by GuyFromBuffalo
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this a few years back. All I have to say is, it is a samsung. This product gave me trouble in the first month and I had to take it back to the geek squad multiple times within the Warranty... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2014 by Orangie1
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased for my grand daughter for christmas. Worked good for three days and then just would not come on and can't charge it...

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Sweetlisaintx

This tablet was good while it lasted. We bought it Jan 2014 it is May 2015 and its dead. We actually bought one for Christmas and let it die because we forgot to charge it and it would get stuck... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smt217, smt217a

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