Kata Fishtab 3 Preview: 7.9-inch Quad-Core Tablet

Anjie lou delos Reyes
Kata Fishtab 3

Kata is an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) based from Hong Kong and was established in October 2010. They entered the Philippine market last  March 2011 through the effort of Owtel Shop selling mainly smartphones and tablets.

Recently they launched the Kata Fishtab 3 or T3 which boasts a 1.6GHz quad-core CPU, Mali-400MP GPU coupled with 2GB of RAM.

 Key Specs:

  • 7.9" capacitive IPS touchscreen display (1024x768) , 5-point multi-touch
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
  • 1.6GHz Cortex-A9 Quad Core CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, Rockchip RK3188 Chipset
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 8GB internal, expandable up to 64GB via microSD
  • 5MP main camera without Flash, VGA video recording
  • 2MP secondary camera, VGA video recording
  • GPS (TBC)
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, WiFi Display
  • 3.5 Audio Jack
  • Stereo FM Radio
  • Multi Media Player
  • Micro USB 2.0, OTG Support
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 4400mAh non-removable battery

The specs are pretty decent, I run the Antutu benchmark and I was impressed it scored more than 19K.

Antutu, 19753

Design wise, it has many similarities with the Apple iPad Mini like the screen size and aluminum body. I put its 5MP camera to test and I can say that its quality is just average, the shot below was taken in broad daylight.

The video recording capability is limited to VGA (both cameras), which seems to be too low for a device with powerful internals.

5MP Sample Shot

The T3 has a retail price of Php10,999 but it is currently on 30% sale until end of this year. Therefore you can get this tablet for as low as 7,699 pesos however the freebies (screen protector and case) are not included.

For the discounted price, I think it is a good choice to look at when you are planning on buying a tablet. Complete review will be made in a week or two, please pitch me the things you want to be included in the comment section below.

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  1. is the gps is working?

    1. nkita ko ung sample sa mall na may gps setting..di pla gumagana yon..too bad..

  2. I just bought the T3 yesterday and Im having a problem playing music using dock speakers or sound whooper. The music suddenly stops or pauses. What could possibly be the problem, is it the unit or the software?

  3. kasya po ba ung mga case ng ipad mini sa tab3??

  4. Question po, saan store makakabili nitong Kata Fishtab 3?

    Thank you

  5. Pag yung mga apps na ndownload ay di namove sa external sd eh ok lang..d naman kasi katulad ng smartphone ang tablet pc.kaya nga my tablet pc at tablet phone o phablet..pero yung mga apps na ndownload eh d mamove sa internal sd eh palpak na tlaga yan.wag ng bumili,mag ifive mini 3 ka nalang.hehe

  6. May service center po ba dito ang kata?

    pa O.T taga Maui Oasis po kau Bldg. 2?

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  8. could you include in your next review if Instagram works? and the gps setting issue? the moving of apps to the internal memory? So far these are the problems I've read in other reviews. Thanks!

  9. I just bought Mine last March 12 and now March 18 its not anymore starting. Spread the word and boycott this tablet. My number is 09175625249. I am not kidding, do not be fooled with this product!!!

  10. Nakabili ako nitong fishtab 3 pero do gumagana ang GPS importante pa naman ito sa akin kaya ko binili, at wala pang FM radio...bwisit!!!!

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