Towards the end of 2013, we told you that a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite release date in 2014 was a real possibility and was one of the planned announcements at CES 2014. While we are yet to see an official announcement on the ‘Lite’ version just yet, it looks like it is coming soon since we now know what the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite US price will be.
If you thought the Nexus 7 2013 model was unbeatable value at $230, you may be blown away by what Samsung may be preparing to unleash in the next few months. The Galaxy Tab 3 Lite is definitely coming and whispers from Taiwan suggest that the US price is going to be just $130 on the market.
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That is a seriously low price you have to agree, especially with Samsung planning to upgrade some of the features from the standard Galaxy Tab 3. Although not set in stone yet, the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 Lite specs may include a 1.2Ghz Cortex A9 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 3 megapixel rear camera and a bump up to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Remember that the standard Galaxy Tab 3 only ships with Android 4.1 out of the box. It has to be said that the specs are not too desirable though, given that the $230 Nexus 7 offers a quad-core setup in comparison.
Then again, price is everything to consumers at the moment so a $100 is still going to be a major tempation we feel. Hopefully Samsung will end the rumors and make this tablet official by the end of the week.
Let us know if you think a $100 price difference is enough to consider the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, despite the Nexus 7 coming with better hardware specs.