Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Tablet, Samsung Exynos, Android, 8”, Wi-Fi, 16GB

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With Powerful performance in a portable package, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is a fantastic tool for experiencing multimedia on the go. This 8-inch tablet has a slim and lightweight design, making it ideal to slip into your bag when you’re not using it. With Android Jelly Bean 4.2 and a dual-core processor, you’ll find this little tablet is powerful enough to conquer the most demanding apps and games.

Key Features:

  • Thanks to the Samsung Exynos processor and 1.5GB of RAM, you’ll experience a smooth navigational experience with no lag and impressive multitasking abilities. Enjoy the latest games and apps without hesitation.

  • A brilliantly colourful and clear WXGA resolution display makes enjoying movies and photos an immersive experience.

  • The Tab 3 8.0 is incredibly portable, weighing just 314g and measuring under 8mm in depth, this is one fully functioning tablet that won’t drag you down.

  • The Google Play Store and Samsung Apps give you access to thousands of game and apps with anything from translation software to apps to find a local restaurant available for download. The Play Store and Samsung Hub also feature thousands of eBooks, movies, songs and other digital content.

  • Multitasking is easy on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. Dual-view mode allows you to view 2 screens at the same time, so you’ll no longer be constantly switching between apps to get the full picture. Pop-up video allows you to enjoy a video in a small, adjustable window, while you perform small tasks.

  • Samsung Sound Alive and Dolby Surround produce superior sound quality, giving you clear dialogue with consistent volume levels and making music playback sound fantastic. With Group Play, you can stream music from your Tab to other compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets, so that they’re all playing the same thing at the same time, making it possible to achieve an instant surround sound system.

  • Use your Tab 3 as an eReader, with the Readers Hub and Reading Mode, designed to optimise the display to give you a comfortable reading experience in all lighting conditions.

  • Preserve your cherished photographs in style with Story Album. Story Album allows you to organise your photos and create albums. You can apply themes and change layouts to give each event its own individual style. You can even have your albums professionally printed through an online printing service.

  • 16GB of storage will allow you to keep your most important videos, music and documents close by. If you need more space, you can also slot in a microSD card up to 64GB.

  • Connect to the internet using the built in WiFi receiver and send files at speed with Bluetooth 4.0. Use SGPS or GLONASS to navigate maps and geo-tag photos. You can also output content to your HDTV or monitor using the MHL port and control multimedia devices using the infrared LED.

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Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Up to 11 hours (Wi-Fi web browsing)
Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
Yes - 4.0
Camera (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
1.3 megapixels
Camera (rear-facing) Information A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
5 megapixels
Computer Support Helpline Information We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
Free 90 day computer support
H123.8 x W209.8 x D7.4 mm
Graphics card Information Generate the images you see on your computer screen
Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
Location Services
Memory (RAM) Information Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
Memory Card Slots Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
microSD (up to 64GB)
Model name / number
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) Information The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
Micro USB, MHL for HDMI output
Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
Dual-core Samsung Exynos
Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
1280 x 800 pixels
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
Screen Type
LCD TFT capacitive touchscreen
Accelerometer, compass, proximity sensor
SIM Card Type Information The size of SIM card required
Wi-Fi Only
Built-in speakers
Touch Screen
Voice Recognition
YES- Google Now
Wireless Display Information Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
Wireless networking
Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n


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