Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab 3, a 7-inch tablet running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and boasting a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. 

The value-for-money tablet, which sits at the bottom end of Samsung's tablet range, will go on sale in Wi-Fi-only form at the start of May. It will be shipping as a 3G version in June. 

The tablet boasts a 7-inch 1024 x 600 TFT display, a 3-megapixel camera on the rear and a 1.2-megapixel snapper on the front. Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity come as standard out of the box. 

On the storage front, there is a 8GB or 16GB version of the tablet, with a microSD slot for memory expansion. It is designed to be highly portable at 111 x 188 x 9.9 mm in size and weighing just 302g. The whole package is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery.

Pricing is still to be announced but expect it to be cheap.

Hunter Skipworth

The baby of the Lint team, Hunter has been a tech fan since he bought his first MiniDisc..and what a waste of money that was. He began writing about electronics at the age of 16 and hasn't stopped since. Nowadays he fulfils his mobile phone and gaming obsession whilst attempting to distract people from his bizarre name. Regular meetings with the Gladiators crew see Hunter often returning to work battered and bruised. Considers himself a music obsessive, was once the most highly decorated scout in the country. Fan of trousers.

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