Notably, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Tab3 Neo (3G) at Rs. Rs. 16,490 in February this year, and had also revealed a tentative release date between last week of February or early March 2014. However, as of now there is no word on availability of the Wi-Fi only variant of the tablet.
It's worth mentioning that the Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Neo was globally announced as Galaxy Tab3 Lite tablet in January 2014.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Neo tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top. It features a 7-inch WSVGA (1024x600 pixel) display. The Galaxy Tab3 Neo tablet comes in two variants, Wi-Fi and 3G (which is now listed on company's online store).
The tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor (unspecified chipset) alongside 1GB of RAM. It comes with 8GB inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 32GB with the help of microSD card. The Galaxy Tab3 Neo sports a 2-megapixel rear camera, while there is no front-facing camera. The rear camera also comes with features like Smile Shot, which automatically shoots when smile is detected; Shoot and Share that allows users to share images, and Panorama Shot that offers wide-angle view of a landscape.
Connectivity options on the tablet include Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, GPS/ AGPS, GLONASS and 3G (SIM support). The Galaxy Tab3 Neo packs a 3600mAh battery which the online store says can deliver up to eight hours of video playback. Some of the preloaded apps on the tablet include Chrome, Gmail, Google+, Maps, Play Books, Play Movies, Play Music, Play Store, Hangouts, YouTube, Samsung Apps, Samsung Hub, ChatON, Dropbox, Polaris Office, and Flipboard. The Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Neo comes with 193.4x116.4x9.7mm dimensions and weighs 322 grams.
Earlier, Samsung's Galaxy Tab3 Neo Wi-Fi model was available online via an e-commerce website for Rs. 16,750.