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Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3
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Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 1.5GHz 16GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

1.5GHz Android 16GB 8" Oct 2013
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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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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review website mobiletechreview.com scored this Samsung tablet computer 70 out of 100.

Samsung Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews

Tablets produced by Samsung have excellent ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just tablets) and found that Samsung also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

Good Size

Several customers said in their reviews that it was compact.

Robust

Several customers thought it was well made. Mobiletechreview.com said “Plastic back makes it less solid than the iPad 2” in their review. Mobiletechreview.com also wrote “Solid performance”. Mobiletechreview.com also mentioned “The plastic back leaves the Tab 8.9 feeling less solid than the iPad 2”.

Easy to Use

Three people who bought the product thought it had a good experience. Six years ago Mobiletechreview.com wrote “Packs full Android Honeycomb tablet experience, along with Samsung's useful customizations, into a compact body” in their review of this tablet. Mobiletechreview.com also wrote “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 packs the full Android Honeycomb tablet experience (soon upgradeable to Android 4.0), along with Samsung's useful customizations, into a compact body”. Mobiletechreview.com also mentioned “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 packs the full Android Honeycomb tablet experience, along with Samsung's useful customizations, into a compact body”.

Nice Design

One person wrote in their reviews that the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 was good looking. Six years ago Mobiletechreview.com wrote “Gorgeous display”.

Good Battery Life

One Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mobiletechreview.com mentioned “Good battery life” in their review of this tablet and rated this tablet 4 stars.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly supported storage media on similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly large maximum memory card size (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than two years. The smallest maximum memory card size of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 is 32GB and the largest is 2TB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Across all similar spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the SM-T311 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 SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 is fairly light (only 314 grams) compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3. The lightest tablet computer of a similar type and age to the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 is 120g heavy and the heaviest is 8.5kg.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 7.4 millimeters, the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3. The depths of comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 range from 4mm to 280mm.

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4 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not cheap. Mobiletechreview.com mentioned in their Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 review “Kinda expensive” .

Very Short Continuous Audio Playback Time

The shortest continuous audio playback time of tablets that came out around the same time as the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 is 4h, the longest is 250h, and the average continuous audio playback time is 110h. At only 5 hours, the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a quite short continuous audio playback time compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

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Very Short Browsing Time

Tablet computers of a similar type and age to the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 have browsing times of between 4h and 9h, and the average browsing time is 7.2h. The Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a quite short browsing time (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Continuous Video Playback Time

The SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has one of the shorter continuous video playback times (only 5 hours) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The shortest continuous video playback time of tablets of this age and spec is 2h and the longest is 140h.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.5 gigahertz, the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3.

Tablet computers with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Archos 80 Platinum[plb_1965984_price] (1.6GHz).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung GT-N5100 Galaxy Note[plb_1548405_price].

If you are looking for a tablet with a higher rear camera resolution (numeric) then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S[plb_2476381_price] (8MP and higher rated).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3.

There are a number of other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Apple iPad[plb_829095_price].

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Xoro Telepad 9730[plb_2672764_price] (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has a fairly average display diagonal (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3.

Alternative 8" tablets currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung GT-N5100 Galaxy Note[plb_1548405_price] which has better reviews.

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Two Processor Coress

Compared to the other 218 tablets that have been available for around the same time as the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3 has two processor coress which is average.

If this Samsung tablet has too few processor coress then you might also want to consider the Archos 80 Platinum[plb_1965984_price] (4 processor coress).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
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
Built-In Flash
Auto Focus
Rear Camera Resolution
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
Wi-Fi Direct
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
4G LTE
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Phone Features
Video Call
Voice Call
Speakerphone
Caller ID
Messaging
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Audio Formats Supported
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
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
Standby Time (3G)
Talk Time (3G)
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Wi-Fi
Quantity
Video Capture Resolution (max)

Expert Reviews

(2)
6 October 2011

Twitter: @lisagade) The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is the slightly more portable version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet. In terms of software and hardware the two tablets are... Read more…

Great display, superthin and light
Packs full Android Honeycomb tablet experience, along with Samsung's useful customizations, into a compact body
Very thin
Well-built
Good battery life
Like the Tab 10.1, fewer ports and slots than most Android tablets
Lack of ports
Plastic back makes it less solid than the iPad 2
Android tablets are still short on tablet-specific apps
No HDMI out
21 September 2015

Prima: Die Modelle der Tablet-Mittelklasse schneiden meist mit guter Testnote ab.Gerade hat Apple das iPad Pro vorgestellt ? ein Riesen-Tablet ab 799 US-Dollar, das im November erscheint. Google... Read more…

Great lightweight design
4G network ready
Good LCD display
OGG
DivX and Xvid playback
No TVout
No expandable memory
4G hampered by slow browser
Slow battery charging
No TV-out

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Product Identifiers

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