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Samsung Galaxy Tab a 410 1.2GHz 16GB 9.7" 4G 3G Tablet

410 1.2GHz Android 16GB Mar 2016
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Take your web browsing and reading experience to the next level with the Galaxy Tab A. Its 4:3 aspect ratio screen is ideal for reading books, magazines and newspapers, as well as surfing the net.... More
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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung tablet computers and also specifically for Samsung 410 processor tablets and found that in both cases Samsung had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on tablet computers that have been available for the last year.

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4G Compatible

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is 4G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A are not 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Galaxy Tab A is 3G compatible. Most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for the last year are not 3G compatible.

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Four Processor Cores

The Galaxy Tab A is a four processor core tablet.

There are a number of alternative 4 processor core tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper tablet computer such as the DELL 7840[plb_3584827_price], or the Samsung SM-T810N Galaxy Tab S2[plb_3425134_price] or you might consider a higher rated tablet computer such as the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact[plb_3704920_price].

Tablets with more processor cores that might also be worth looking at include the Hannspree 133 Titan 2[plb_3351380_price] (8 processor cores) which is also cheaper.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Galaxy Tab A supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is newer than most comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to it. Most new tablets support a 4 Bluetooth version.

A 4.1 Bluetooth version is in fact the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all recently released similar spec tablets.

A 4.2+EDR Bluetooth version is the worst supported Bluetooth version amongst comparable types of tablet computer.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the Galaxy Tab A has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other recently released similar spec tablet computers. The maximum memory card sizes of latest comparable spec tablets range from 32GB to 2.1TB.

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Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The average continuous video playback time of new tablet computers is 10h, and the continuous video playback times range from 3h to 15h. When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab A that we have assessed, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A's continuous video playback time of 14 hours is one of the longest.

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Fairly Long WiFi Browsing Time

The Galaxy Tab A has a quite long WiFi browsing time (15 hours) compared to most of the other new tablets. The shortest WiFi browsing time of similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A is 4h, the longest is 16h, and the average WiFi browsing time is 11h.

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Fairly High Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 6,000 milliamperes * hour, the Galaxy Tab A has a quite high battery capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab A. The average battery capacity of similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab A is 4,800mAh, and the battery capacities range from 2,000mAh to 10,000mAh.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 7.5 millimeters, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other new tablet computers. The average thickness of comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab A is 61mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

Tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab A have rear camera resolutions of between 2MP and 16MP. At only 5 megapixels, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab A.

There are a number of other 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper tablet computers such as the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)[plb_3172959_price].

If you would prefer a higher rear camera resolution then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-T810N Galaxy Tab S2[plb_3425134_price] (8MP and cheaper).

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Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Galaxy Tab A is 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 23% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Across all recently released comparable spec tablets the best display resolution is 3840 x 2560 pixels and the worst is 800 x 400 pixels.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Galaxy Tab A has a maximum maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less maximum video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst maximum video resolution of all similar spec tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab A is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Galaxy Tab A has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most tablets that came out in the last year. The internal memory type of all latest tablets ranges from DDR3L-RS-SDRAM to LPDDR3-SDRAM.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of new tablet computers is 0.9GHz, the fastest is 2.5GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.5GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Galaxy Tab A has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab A.

If this tablet computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Hannspree 133 Titan 2[plb_3351380_price] (1.5GHz), or the Samsung SM-T810N Galaxy Tab S2[plb_3425134_price] (1.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Very Tall

When compared to other similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A that we have assessed, the height of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A of 242.5 millimeters is one of the tallest. The heights of new comparable spec tablet computers range from 7mm to 300mm.

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Pricey

The price range of latest 410 processor tablets is from £159 to £260. We think that this Samsung tablet computer looks expensive compared to other latest 410 processor tablets.

Very Low Display Colours

The average display colours of new similar spec tablets is 16M, and the display colours range from 16M to 17M. With a display colours of only 16 million, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has a fairly low display colours compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Galaxy Tab A.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Galaxy Tab A has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other latest comparable spec tablets.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available including the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)[plb_3172959_price], or the DELL 7840[plb_3584827_price] which is cheaper; or the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact[plb_3704920_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-T810N Galaxy Tab S2[plb_3425134_price] (32GB and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The Galaxy Tab A has a fairly typical screen size (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other recently released tablets.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Hannspree 133 Titan 2[plb_3351380_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Specification

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Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Display
Screen Size
Display Colours
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Multi-Touch Technology
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Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Supported Number of Colours Display
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Graphics Adapter
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Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
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3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
2G Band (primary SIM)
4G Band
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Wi-Fi Standard
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Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Phone Features
Video Calls
Voice Calls
Speakerphone
Messaging
Instant Messaging
E-Mail
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Audio Format
Proximity Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
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Colour
Battery
Talk Time On 3G
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Capacity
3G Browsing Time
WiFi Browsing Time
4G Browsing Time
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 4g, samsung wifi4, samsung smt555, samsung wifi4g, samsung smt585, samsung wifi4gl, samsung smt585n, samsung n175325, samsung smt555n, samsung p241641, samsung n175325w, samsung smt555nz, samsung p241641p, samsung 1024x768, samsung wifi4glt, samsung smt585nz, samsung wifi4glte, samsung smt585nzk, samsung smt555nzw, samsung smt555nzk, samsung smt585nzka, samsung smt555nzwa, samsung smt555nzka, samsung smt585nzkab, samsung smt555nzwab, samsung smt555nzkab, samsung smt585nzkabt, samsung smt555nzwabt, samsung smt555nzkabt, samsung smt555nzwabtu
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