June 24, 2013 at 5:10 PM ET
If the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and Galaxy Note 10.1 weren't enough for you, now you'll have more choices. The hardware maker has added three more tablets to its lineup: The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.
Yes, those number-filled names for the 7-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch tablets are fun to say quickly.
The new Galaxy Tab 3 tablet family will be available on July 7 (though pre-orders will begin on June 25). The tablets will be priced at $199, $299 and $399 — with the size of the price tag corresponding to the size of thetablet. Each tablet will come with a $10 Google Play voucher, three months of Hulu Plus service, one year of free Boingo hotspot service, and two years of free DropBox service (with 50 GB of storage). You'll have the choice of getting the tablets in white or gold-brown.
The 7-inch model will have a 1.2G GHz dual-core processor, a 1024 x 600 display, and 8 GB of storage. The 8-inch version will have a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, a 1280 x 800 display, and 16GB of storage. The biggest one in the bunch, the 10-inch tablet, will have a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor, a 1280 x 800 display, and 16GB of storage. All three tablets will have front- and rear-facing cameras.
Suddenly the simplicity of Apple's iPad lineup and Google's Nexus lineup seems more appealing than ever.
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