Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Release Date Scheduled for May

The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 release date is scheduled for May, according to announcement made by Samsung this week.

The company recently unveiled the new tablet that features a sleek design and enhanced capabilities that bring "better performance and multimedia experiences to the user's fingertips."

"With the new Galaxy Tab 3, Samsung has evolved its range of innovative tablets, making them smaller and easier to carry, while increasing the user experience overall," wrote the company in a press release.

Specifications on the new tablet include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 7-inch display with 1024x600 resolution, Android 4.1, JellyBean, a 3-megapixel rear camera, a 1.3-megapixel front camera, 3G+Wi-Fi connectivity, and a 4,000 mAh battery.

Samsung also promises easy handgrip and portability for those purchasing the tablet.

"Its compact, one hand grip from factor ensures users can hold comfortably for hours as well as store in a pocket or small bag for reading and entertainment on the go," wrote Samsung.

The device will also have better multimedia performance thanks to its 1.2GHz dual-core processor. This means faster downloading speeds and easy access to videos, apps, games, and the web.

The user experience will also be improved overall.

"The Galaxy Tab 3 7-inch is equipped to better capture life's moments in stunning clarity and resolution with its 3-megapixel rear camera, and 1.3 megapixel front camera," wrote the company. "Combined with the latest Android 4.1, JellyBean, it allows users to share photos, videos, and life's special moments through a few quick taps and swipes."

The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 officially goes on sale in May. The 3G version will follow in June with the availability of the tablet varying in different markets. The larger versions of the Galaxy Tab 3 should also debut soon.