Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Review

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Performance: CPU and Web Browsing

In the following tests, we will take a look at how the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 compares to other tablets by running a few common benchmarks that are currently available online or in the Google Play Store.

CPU testing
Android CPU testing

As one would expect, the dual-core CPU and 1.5GB of RAM found in the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 hold the tablet back in comparison to quad-core systems with more RAM. Still, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 outpaces the original Galaxy Tab by a decent margin in the Linpack multithreaded test.

In the SunSpider test, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 earned a midrange score coming in just a bit behind another Samsung tablet, the Note 10.1. While browsing the web on the tablet, we didn’t experience any major hiccups or delays.

There are a handful of tablets in our reference database that have faster processors and more RAM than the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. As a result, we were impressed by the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0’s third place score in the Rightware BrowserMark test.

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