Recently Samsung announced two new products – Galaxy Grand Neo and Galaxy Tab 3 Neo tablet. While the former is a big screen smartphone, the latter is, as the name suggests, a tablet based on the Tab series range of devices. The Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet would cost you Rs 16,750 and is available on various online retail stores.
The Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet sports a 7 inch display. It is powered up by quad core 1.2 Ghz processor and 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory of 8 GB can be further expanded to a maximum of 32 GB via a mciro SD card. These specifications suggest that with the Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet, the South Korean company wants to target the lower mid range consumers.
Moving on to the camera, the Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet houses a 2 MP rear camera. This camera would capture an image automatically if it spots the subject smiling. Yes, you can definitely turn this feature off if you want some monotomous images! Panorama shot os also available. There is no secondary camera on the device.
It is a bit strange that the tablet which is listed online does not supports Wifi connectivity. So you can access internet only thorugh a 2G/3G SIM card. The good part is that the 3G SIM is supoorted but the 3G data rates are still high for heavy downloads or video buffering.
The Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet would face stiff competition from the Asus Fonepad 7. It is powered up by 1 GB RAM and a dual core Intel Atom processor which is really powerful. The 5 MP camera is capable of recording FULL HD videos. Also present is a front facing camera which can record HD videos.
The department in which the Asus Fonepad 7 scores over the Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet is the pricing. The price of the tablet is Rs 14,500 which is a good 2000 rupees cheaper than the Samsung’s tablet.
Other tablets which come at a similar price are Micromax Canvas Tab, Lenovo Idea Tab and iBall SLide 3G. However, none of these can be acknowledged as a serious threat to the Galaxy Tab 3 Neo Tablet. This is because these tablets lag in the quality department and the processor used is not upto the mark.