Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0  vs Nvidia Tegra Note 

Released July, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
8 Out of 10
The physical size is great for reading and the screen is sharp enough to be clearly legible.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2013)
Announced September, 2013

Nvidia Tegra Note

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • Android
Front view of Nvidia Tegra Note
9 Out of 10
In terms of price the Nvidia Tegra Note will set you back $199, or £179 in the UK (around AU$215), but a release date is still currently unknown.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Tab 3 8.0 vs Note


Processing power and speed



3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


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Nvidia Tegra Note 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 vs Tegra Note

geekbench Processor and memory performance

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Tegra Note
18.4 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
15.8 fps
Tegra Note
51.3 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

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More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
Thinner 7.4 mm vs 9.6 mm Around 25% thinner
More RAM 1.5 GB vs 1 GB 50% more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Higher resolution front camera 1.3 MP vs 0.3 MP More than 4.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Front view of Nvidia Tegra Note

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia Tegra Note

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Much faster graphics 51.3 fps vs 15.8 fps Around 3.2x better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 7.3 hour More than 35% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Tab 3 8.0  vs
Tegra Note 
Size 8" 7"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 188 ppi 215 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth


Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.8 GHz


Galaxy Tab 3 8.0  vs
Tegra Note 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1.5 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.3 MP 0.3 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP

form factor

Weight 319 g 320 g
Size 123.8 x 209.8 x 7.4 mm 119 x 199 x 9.6 mm
Thickness 7.4 mm 9.6 mm
Battery life 7.3 hour 10 hour
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
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