Samsung was earlier expected to release three new devices including two new Galaxy Tab variants at IFA later this year but now it seems we can look forward to a May release. A new report by TechBlog has leaked more details on the specification of two next generation models of the Galaxy Tab called the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0.
As the name suggests, the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 will feature a 10.1-inch screen while the 8.0 will offer an 8-inch display. Apart from the screen, both the tablets are expected to carry similar set of features and will support 3G as well as 4G, though there might be different models for respective networks for different countries.
Both tablets will run on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system and feature 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM. In terms of other specifications, these variants will offer a 1280×800 pixels screen resolution, sport a 3-megapixel rear camera and a 1.3-megapixel front camera, and will offer connectivity support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microUSB among others.
The bigger model is expected to be 8.7mm thick and weigh 533grams with a 7000mAh battery, while the 8-inch tablet is expected to support a thinner frame at 6.96mm and weigh 330g with 4,500mAh battery. The 3G version of both models are expected to get released in May while the 4G / LTE versions are placed for a later release in June-July.Additionally, Samsung is also rumored to launch a revamped version of the Galaxy Tab 2 with a lighter and thinner frame, featuring a 7-inch screen and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as seen in the existing model.
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