Product Comparison: Lenovo TAB3 7 Essential vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T285)

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General Specifications
TAB3 7 Essential
Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T285)
About the Product
Lenovo TAB3 7 Essential Extraordinary tablet. Incredible price. The best value tablet out there. Enjoy all the fun and convenience of a go-everywhere tablet at a surprisingly affordable price.
Wherever you’re heading, the Galaxy Tab A is your portal to a world of learning, fun and social connections. Fast performance makes everything quick and easy to navigate, a slim design means you can take it anywhere and a clear display provides the ideal viewing experience in any condition.
Key Specs
Screen Size
7 in.
7 in.
Storage Capacity
16 GB
8 GB
Internet Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Lenovo TAB3 7 Essential 7-Inch Tablet
  • Simple to use nice size screen and can slip inside your pocket.
  • Seriously impressive budget tablet for an amazing price. Good screen size.
  • Money for the best item with perfect screen size.
  • Great little tablet. Has nice size screen. Happy.
  • This is a good tablet with perfect screen size!
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T285) 7" Tablet
  • It is a nice size and looks nice. Great screen.
  • Great screen and very useful for a load of different engineering and other tasks.
  • It works quickly and has got a clear screen.
  • The screen is very clear with vivid colors.
  • The screen is large and crisply clear. Great tablet.
Size & Weight
7.48 in.
7.36 in.
4.44 in.
4.28 in.
0.38 in.
0.34 in.
10.56 oz.
9.98 oz.
Display Type
Screen Resolution
1024 x 600
1280 x 800
Pixel Density
170 ppi
216 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Lenovo TAB3 7 Essential 7-Inch Tablet
  • Very portable device with quite a sharp screen resolution.
  • The screen is sharp. I like it and recommend.
  • The screen is clear, it works fairly quickly and it charges in a reasonable time.
  • Very good, fast, nice screen and battery life lives up to Lenovo’s claims.
  • Nice clear display and touch screen excellent.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T285) 7" Tablet
  • Clear, bright display. Quick. Sim cards work seamlessly to provide navigation.
  • It has a good display and it streams video and performs other entertainment tasks nicely.
  • The display is fantastic and the battery life is great.
  • It suits my needs with a clear display, good sound, and ease of use.
  • The screen displays a fantastic sharp image.
Front-Facing Camera
0.3 MP
2 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
2 MP
5 MP
Processor Model
MediaTek 8127
Spreadtrum SC9830
Number of Cores
Processor Speed
1.3 GHz
1.5 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Lenovo TAB3 7 Essential 7-Inch Tablet
  • The operating system is reasonably fast, smooth, straight forward and easy control.
  • My daughters love these, good price for the tablets, fast. Good processor.
  • I am very happy with my purchase. Great processor.
  • Excellent price/quality ratio. Fast processor of this one.
  • Good value for money. Powerful processor for a lot of tasks.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T285) 7" Tablet
  • It's quick, does not lag between switching apps, runs videos perfectly.
  • The apps works fast and clean, and I just love the screen quality.
  • It is fast, it is beautiful, it was easy to install all the apps I need.
  • The tablet is very fast. Great processor.
  • A great tablet! Very fun, very fast.
Operating System
Android 5.1
Android 5.1
Maximum Usage Time
10 hours
11 hours
Water Resistant
Great tablet at great value, An essential in any household, Expandable storage, Thin and Light, Share Your Device
Accelerometer, Kids Mode
What customers say about "Features"
Lenovo TAB3 7 Essential 7-Inch Tablet
  • When playing games the battery life is around 6 hours. Great for my needs.
  • Wi-Fi is stable and fast, Bluetooth connection is great and music played over my Bluetooth speakers sounds better than when I use my computer.
  • HD videos play without any issues, has great features.
  • Only negative feature is that it takes about a minute to initially start up.
  • The speakers don't sound great and would occasionally produce crackling noise at higher volume.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T285) 7" Tablet
  • Really nice display and nice features.
  • The response time is very fast. The storage size is generous.
  • The battery is amazing, I can watch Hulu for 3-4 hours and the battery is only at 65 percent.
  • It works great. Very fast and a very sharp screen. Great features.
  • Fast, beautiful image quality, great camera.
NFC Technology
Charging Interface
Micro USB
Micro USB
Included With Unit
Adapter, USB Cable
USB Cable, Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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