Galaxy Tab 3 series coming to the US on July 7, pricing starts at $199

Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Tab 3 series of devices is finally coming to the United States next month. The family of devices, which includes 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch models will go up for sale on July 7th from bricks-and-mortar retailers such as Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and Office Depot, as well as Samsung’s own online store.

The Galaxy Tab 3 has various form factors and light-weight builds, which quickly and easily transition into the center of the home. Research shows that 85% of tablet users watch TV while using their tablet, with 41% of them doing this daily.** For this consumer, each Galaxy Tab 3 portfolio device’s built-in IR blaster turns the tablets into a universal remote and can activate Samsung’s innovative WatchONTM service. This service recommends TV shows and on-demand content, enabling the tablets to function as the hub of the living room and king of second screen consumption.

The base Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, which includes a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.1, and 8GB of storage, will run just $199. The larger Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 packs a 1.5GHz dual-core Exynos processor and Android 4.2 and will cost $299. Finally, the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 is powered by an Intel Z2560 clocked at 1.6GHz and will cost $399.