Roocase Dual-View Folio Review for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0: a folio with more to it than meets the Eye
15 February 2014
Excerpt: The folio market is one that is brimming full of so many options these days, and it seems everyone and their dog has made a folio case for at least one device. Furthermore, most of these folios are very similar design, though they typically vary in the way that they fold into their respective...
Summary: For parents who want to use a tablet as a means to educate their kids and also stop them from possibly causing expensive outcomes, Samsung recently launched a tablet with the little ones in mind.
Pros: Cute and colourful, Comes bundled with Kids Case & C Pen, Decent performance, Good features
Summary: While we enjoyed using the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Kids, there are other Android children's tablets that come with more robust parental controls. The $199.99 Fuhu Nabi 2, for instance, lets parents create multiple profiles for kids and comes with multiple child-friendly browsers.
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids 7.0 is a playfully designed, engaging Android tablet geared toward children, but it's just too expensive without offering any appreciable advantages over the competition.
Pros: Sturdy build and playful design. Engaging kids interface. Preloaded child-friendly apps and parental controls.
Cons: Pricey. Lower-resolution display. Parental controls could be more comprehensive.
Summary: In its 7 inch form, the Galaxy Tab 3 is a decent entry-level product. Its super-lightweight construction and slim design make it a highly portable option. The launch price was far too high, but now that it's fallen to the £100 mark, it offers good value.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Review: Should You Buy One?
18 August 2013
Excerpt: Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Samsung was the first company who popularized 7-inch Android tablets. Dozens of companies followed suit and it eventually created a market for it. The market became so big that it even forced Apple to come out with the iPad Mini despite Steve Jobs’ earlier statements...
Summary: The little three. The Galaxy Tab 3 in its 7-inch size is the cheaper and slightly smaller version of the already reviewed Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. So, does one have to deal with numerous restrictions or are Samsung's premium aspirations justified?
Pros: Bright screen, Good workmanship, Great TouchWiz interface, Extensive software package, Decent speakers, The good software package and the trimmed down, but still numerous input options.
Cons: Low contrast, Strong blue tint, Mediocre system performance, Crashes caused by the graphics chip, Bloatware, Average battery life, Poor image quality of the camera, If only Samsung had chosen a better SoC...
Conclusion: Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is an average budget device. Budget devices is a very competitive space, and there are simply better devices available for the same price. However, for people who own other Galaxy devices, this will be right up their alley, as it features an interface they can...
Summary: Looks and feels right, but it's slow and full of freemium apps
Pros: Good battery life, Solid case and stand, Kids Mode, Decent parental controls, The standalone Kids Mode home screen is a clever thing. It's an entirely new launcher, with PIN-protected, clearly labelled parental control options that let mum or dad easily choose which apps kids can have. And there'...
Cons: Tatty selection of freemium apps, Low-res screen, Slow performance, Poor camera, Too expensive, The screen resolution is a low 1020 x 600. This is fine on Kids Mode where everything's chunky and colourful, but back on the standard Android side of things it makes text look blocky and Samsung's gre...
Conclusion: As kids' tablets go it's on the pricey side, but then it's much more capable and satisfying than most. With a half-decent camera, and software that gives a youngster the feeling that he or she owns it.