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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Classic Samsung Galaxy design
  • Comfortable grip
  • Decent battery life
  • MicroSD card support

What's bad

  • Low resolution screen
  • Weak audio
  • Lack of front-facing camera and sub-par rear camera
  • Pricing

The Galaxy Tab series has always been a contender in the high-end tablet market. With this device, Samsung is hoping to offer a budget-friendly tablet to round out their offerings while retaining the look and polish of their flagship series. Brian Johnson of GamerTabletz says, “In term of design, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 still inherits the same chubby look of its older sibling.” Unfortunately, the competition within this market is fierce and offers plenty of alternative options to consider.

Reviews on the device are average at best. However, this could depend on your ideal usage for the device. GSM Arena points out that, “It's an extra browsing or reading screen in the living room, something to get your kid because you wouldn't spoil them with an iPad or a Galaxy Pro.” They also mentioned, “In video playback, the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 lasted for 9 hours, which will more than do on the commute or long flight.” If you are looking for a basic media consumption device, most reviews seem to point to the device working well.

When you start getting into the finer details, however, things are not as great as they might seem. GSM Arena notes, “most 1080p videos didn't play, mainly due to the chipset limitations” and “The speaker on its back sounds very weak. It will do for watching YouTube in a quiet environment but not much in a louder setting.” Brian Johnson of Gamer Tabletz says, “If you’re looking for a great and powerful gaming tablet, then you might want to check out other tablets.”

Throughout many reviews, the same concern is mentioned--price. GSM Arena notes that, “There definitely are sharper screens in the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite's price bracket.” Game Tabletz says, “In the price range there are many other great alternatives that are just better than this Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0.”

The problem does not appear to be with the tablet itself. It is that there is so much to choose from at a similar price point, including the original Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, that just have more to offer. Brian Linder of Liliputing sums it up the majority of reviews well when he states, “All told, if you can afford to spend a little more for the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, I’d recommend skipping the Lite model.”

Operating system
Operating system
1.2 GHz
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
2+ MP
2+ MP
3600 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Digital Versus
Digital Versus

Offering a tablet for not much less than the best-selling budget slates (such as the Nexus 7, or even the standard Galaxy Tab 3) is not a safe bet, and it's one that Samsung lost. The G Tab 3 Lite has an atrocious TN display that mars half of the activities you want to do on it, plus we think it was...

- Romain Thuret, Digital Versus

The Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 is a trimmed-down version of last year's Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 and Samsung is not exactly keeping it secret - we cannot think of a more fitting model name. If, on the other hand, you're scratching your head wondering was there anything to trim to begin with, you're not alone.Oh...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite's screen size is 7 inches with x pixels resolution.

1.2 GHz

There is a ARM Cortex-A9 Dual core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

2+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 2+ MP camera. There's no secondary front camera.
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3600 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 9 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Specs

Release Date February 13, 2014
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System No

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Processor ARM Cortex-A9 Dual core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Body: 1.1 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Manual
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Main Camera Info
Brightness control, Effects, Geotagging, Panorama, Smile detection, White balance, Scene mode, Metering
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, FLV, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 169 pixels
Size 7 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3600 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to 8 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 9 hours
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors White, Peach Pink, Blue Green, Lemon Yellow, Dark Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.3 x 11.6 x 1.0 cm (7.6 x 4.6 x 0.4 in)
Weight 310 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Samsung SM-T110
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