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Gigaset QV830 A7 1.2GHz 8GB 8" Tablet

A7 1.2GHz 8GB 8" Feb 2014
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Fantastic value and high quality all in one package, the Gigaset QV830 8"Tablet is the perfect way to surf, shop, chat and email. Unlimited play With a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM,... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 11 owner reviews the average owner rating of this A7 processor tablet is 87 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few Gigaset QV830 owners thought the Gigaset QV830 was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Gigaset QV830 on Amazon “Appears to be a good value product for £69”. Gerard O'doherty said “Hey it was half the price so no complaints”. Gerard O'doherty also wrote “All in all, this device seems good for the price”.

Several people wrote that it was a bargain for the price. Christian mentioned in his review of this tablet “At the Curry's price represents an amazing bargain” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “While we usually expect to see copious amounts of cheap plastic for a budget tablet, such as on Amazon's built-to-a-price Kindle Fire HD 6” in their review however they only gave the Gigaset QV830 a rating of 3 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “The Gigaset QV830 is a cheap Android tablet with slow performance”.

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Easy to Use

Three people reckoned that the product was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote in their Gigaset QV830 review “Crisp with a more adult design, light and easy to use” . Last year Carolynne gave it an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon “It is simple to use”. Gerard O'doherty wrote on Amazon “I had an Asus MeMo pad tablet that came in very handy for a lot of uses”.

A number of customers who purchased the Gigaset QV830 wrote that it was easy to setup. Robert Macpherson wrote in his Gigaset QV830 review “Easy to set up and doing everything I ask of” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Nice Design

Several Gigaset QV830 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. Christian gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The online reviews were all pretty favourable (if you discount those who complain that Android Jelly-bean is last year's OS” in his review of this tablet. Christian also wrote “Beautifully packed, Metal (!) case with glass screen”.

A few people who reviewed the Gigaset QV830 agreed that it was well designed. One customer mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was a good design.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Gerard O'doherty wrote in his review of this tablet on Amazon “With rounded bezel edges it's fairly ergonomic” and rated it 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Gigaset QV830 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Gerard O'doherty said on Amazon in November last year “It's well designed and well packaged” in his review of the Gigaset QV830. Gerard O'doherty also mentioned “The unit really is very well designed and made”. T3.com said “For just £99 you get a metal body and a screen a bit like a first-gen iP” in their Gigaset QV830 review yet they only scored the product 3 stars.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed the product said that it was easy to carry around. One person concluded that the Gigaset QV830 was thin. Gerard O'doherty said on Amazon “It's slim” in his review of the Gigaset QV830.

One person reckoned that this tablet was a good body shape.

Robust

Several Gigaset QV830 owners who purchased the Gigaset QV830 thought it was well made. Christian rated this tablet 5 stars and he mentioned in his Gigaset QV830 review two years ago “Feels really solid and well-made”. Also two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their Gigaset QV830 review on expert review site Expert Reviews “The QV830 is surprisingly well built for its price.”. Expert website Coolsmartphone.com said “I love the 8 inch form factor, its well built with a OK screen”.

Good Sound Quality

Several Gigaset QV830 owners thought this tablet had good sound quality. Christian mentioned “Independent reviews criticised the speaker's sound quality” in his review. Christian also wrote “It does plug into my hi-fi, where I have to say the sound was acceptable rather than great”.

Good Support

One Gigaset QV830 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. Christian said on Amazon “My Sansa Clip is audibly better that way.) The full manual is available at the Gigaset website as a free pdf download”.

Good Brand

A7 processor tablets built by Gigaset have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just A7 processor tablets) and found that Gigaset also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Four Processor Cores

The Gigaset QV830 is a four processor core tablet. Most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the QV830 only have between one and three processor cores.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 le Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Short

Across all the tablets of a comparable age and type to the QV830 the heights range from 8.5mm to 240mm, and the average height is 200mm. The Gigaset QV830 is quite short (only 141 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the QV830.

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Light

When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the QV830 that we have assessed the weight of, the Gigaset QV830's weight of only 330 grams is one of the lightest. The lightest A7 processor tablet that has been on the market for more than two years is 330g heavy, the heaviest is 480g, and the average weight is 390g.

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11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, T3.com and Chip.de this tablet computer has an average expert rating of 68 out of 100.

Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other A7 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the QV830, the Gigaset QV830 is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most tablet computers of this type and age are not 3G compatible. The Gigaset QV830 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Quite Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 8 gigabytes, the Gigaset QV830 has a very small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the QV830 the internal storage capacity range from 8GB to 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 49GB.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most A7 processor tablets that have been available for more than two years have one built-in speaker, including the Gigaset QV830 which has one built-in speaker.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1,200 megahertz, the Gigaset QV830 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the QV830. Across all the similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the QV830 the processor clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,300MHz.

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Fairly Thick

The Gigaset QV830 has a quite thick thickness (8 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years. Comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the QV830 have thicknesses of between 7.5mm and 140mm, and the average thickness is 13mm.

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Quite Short Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the QV830 is 9.7h. The Gigaset QV830 has a quite short maximum battery life (only 8 hours) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Gigaset QV830 has one of the smallest maximum memory card sizes (only 32 gigabytes) amongst tablets of this age. The average maximum memory card size of tablets of this spec and age is 50GB.

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Very Wide

The Gigaset QV830 is one of the widest tablets of this type and age (200 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age. The average width of tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 150mm, and the widths range from 130mm to 200mm.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of A7 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the QV830 range from 1.1GHz to 1.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Gigaset QV830 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst A7 processor tablets of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Gigaset QV830

Released Over Two Years Ago

Gigaset released the QV830 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Gigaset QV830 has a relatively average screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that are a similar age to the QV830.

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Specification

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Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Camera
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Built-In Camera
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
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Headphone Jack Size
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Expert Reviews

(23)
18 December 2014

The Gigaset QV830 is a cheap Android tablet with slow performance and a low-resolution screen...

25 November 2014

While the name of Gigaset might not be familiar to you, the company, in one format or another, has been in existence for 160 years in the telecommunications industry. Previously known as Gigaset... Read more…

9 October 2014

The Gigaset QV830 isn't perfect - it's not an iPad mini or Kindle Fire HDX rival - but that doesn't matter. Gigaset isn't trying to compete with those models. The QV830 is a £70 tablet at the...

7 October 2014

With a design and build that punches above its price-point and reasonable specification, the Gigaset QV830 is all the tablet you could possibly expect for £99, and actually surprises in a couple...

26 September 2014

I was really impressed with the Gigaset Tablet, it feels really nice in the hand and I love the 8 inch form factor, its well built with a OK screen. The drawbacks being the sound is a little...

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Dusko Drinic
(Verified Purchase)

Battery don't last long when WiFi is on...

Reviewed 10 May 2015 by Gerard O'Doherty

I had an Asus MeMo pad tablet that came in very handy for a lot of uses but the 7" screen was something I could never get used to. Sites rendered on it a lot less well than on a phone screen. So... Read more…

Reviewed 23 April 2015 by Dean Barber
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased...

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Carolynne

Love it, I am an absolute beginner, it is simple to use, and only

This is the tablet for people who DON'T think that in order to be fashionable, you have to wear Armani. This is for those people who are effortlessly cool. Those who are in intellectual pursuits... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers gigaset s30853h1166l101
Barcodes 04250366841601

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