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Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 1GHz 16GB 10.1" Tablet

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1GHz Android 16GB 10.1" May 2015
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23 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The writers at Pcactual.com and Alphr.com both recommend this tablet and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Samsung tablet was given a "Best Buy" award by Ljudochbild.se who decided that this tablet computer was a sensible purchase.

3dGameMan.com gave this tablet computer a "Kickass Gameman's Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on sixty-one expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this tablet computer has an overall expert rating of 72%.

Excellent User Reviews

This tablet computer has an average user rating of 90 out of 100 based on 145 user reviews.

Easy to Use

Some Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewers who purchased the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 considered that it had a good experience. Techradar.com mentioned “However, those who strive for the best experience” in their review of this tablet.

A few Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewers said that it was easy to use. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said in their review of this tablet four years ago “It is compact, portable and fun to use tablet with curvaceous build” although they only rated it 60 out of 100. Expert review site Techarena.in mentioned in their review “16GB Internal storage, that tab is much more handy compared to other devices unde”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 review “It does well as a point of entry for tablet shoppers who feel comfortable without the training wheels of the value-priced tablets from Amazon” .

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good interface. Theregister.co.uk mentioned in their review “Excellent user interface”.

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Good Battery Life

Some people who purchased the product agreed that it had a good battery life. Theregister.co.uk said “Improved battery performance” in their review of this tablet and gave the product a score of 70 out of 100. Theregister.co.uk also wrote “Adequate battery life”. Expert review site Mobigyaan.com mentioned in the same month “The battery backup is impressive and so is its performance.” in their review.

Robust

A number of customers agreed that this tablet was well made. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 review on expert review site Pocket Lint four years ago “A great tablet that is better built and nicer to use than most of the 7-inch competition”. Expert website Tabletpcreview.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote “Now that other tablet makers are attempting to compete with it, we end up with solid devices that have excellent value, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2” in their review.

One customer reckoned that the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 was strong and durable. Expert website Computeractive.co.uk mentioned “Samsung's tablet is nicely built and feels very sturdy, especially when compared with”. One person who reviewed the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reckoned that it was reliable.

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Nice Design

Several Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was a good design. Theregister.co.uk said “Great design”. Four years ago expert review site Tabletpcreview.com rated it 4 stars and wrote “Back when we reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, we lauded it for its excellent (albeit simplistic) design, outstanding battery life” in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. Last year Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Consumer testers liked the design and feel” in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

Three Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Pcmag.com mentioned “It's a simple, elegant small-screen tablet that really shows off the polish”. Theregister.co.uk said in their review of this tablet “Nicelooking design”. Expert review site Alphr.com mentioned “Normally it takes something pretty special to get us really excited at PC Pro” and rated it 4 stars.

One Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 owner who reviewed it thought it was neat. Theregister.co.uk wrote “Neat universal remote functionality” in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. One person thought this tablet was well designed. Chip.com.my said in their review “The tablet is well designed, well built, well performable” .

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Good Size

A few Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewers said in their reviews that this tablet was compact. Expert review site Bigpicturebigsound.com wrote in their review of this tablet “Versatility into such a compact device” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Pocket-Lint.com said “While Steve Jobs was telling his disciples that 7-inch tablets were dead on arrival, Samsung was busy winning us over with its compact.” in their review. Geeksquad.co.uk wrote four years ago “Google Nexus 7?The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is a compact, s” in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

A few people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 was thin. Techradar.com said in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 four years ago “The most slender, curvac” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Theregister.co.uk gave this tablet a score of 4 stars and said “Slim, lightweight, good looks” in their review of this tablet. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said “Well, here comes the new tablet, which is light, slim, smaller and more portable than iPad”.

A few Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good structurally. Theregister.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 four years ago “Solid construction, microSD card slot” and gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100.

One Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewer concluded that it was thick. One person who reviewed it wrote that it was a good weight. Theregister.co.uk mentioned “Long battery life, fast 3G module, modest weight, decent display”.

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers thought this tablet was good value for money. Four years ago expert website Cnet.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 offers an excellent value and a full Android experience that no other tablet can currently match for the price” in their review. Also four years ago expert review site Techworld.com said “The Tab 2’s noticeably lower cost - around £250”. Also four years ago expert review site V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a shrunken down tablet that targets the same affordable market as Google's flagship Nexus 7 tablet, retailing for a modest £200”.

A number of customers who bought it agreed that it was cheap. Four years ago expert website Stuff.tv wrote in their review of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 “The Galaxy Tab 2 soaks existing budget tablets with solid performance”. Expert review site Slashgear.com wrote in the same month “This tablet is made to be inexpensive enough f” in their Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 review. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “In short, anyone in immediate need of a low-cost 7-in” in their Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 review and scored the product 4 stars.

One Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Engadget.com mentioned in their review “Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is a smart choice for budget-conscious buyers looking for a dependable Android 4.0 tablet on the cheap”.

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Good Sound Quality

Six Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewers who reviewed this tablet agreed that it had good sound quality. Theregister.co.uk wrote “Well-designed tablet with powerful speakers” in their review and rated it 4 stars. Theregister.co.uk also mentioned “Superior onboard stereo sound”. Theregister.co.uk also mentioned “Smartly placed speakers”.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Samsung has excellent average reviews for its tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet range compared to other brands.

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Good Product Quality

A few Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 owners reckoned that the product was good quality. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said two years ago “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was well made and had an impressive screen” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Mobiletechreview.com mentioned in their Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 review “If you've been looking for a good quality, name brand tablet that won't break the bank” and scored it 4 stars. Theregister.co.uk rated the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 4 stars and wrote “Good build quality” in their review of this tablet.

Good Technical Features

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 had good features. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote “Even though the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 has some nifty features like the infrared port” in their review. Four years ago Theregister.co.uk mentioned “The tablet is overpriced compared with more-powerful competing tablets that offer better features for around the same price”. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote “Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Review shows that it is a perfect budget Tablet PC if you are not much concerned about camera, battery life and other advanced features”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased it thought it had good picture quality. Alphr.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “A significant step forward in integrated graphics, or a dramatic update to a staid operating system” in their review of this tablet.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was quiet. Three years ago Techarena.in wrote “The price is quiet acceptable as we can see the feature list is not at all small” in their review.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 reviewer reckoned that the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 was good in terms of connectivity. Three years ago expert website Technave.sg mentioned “The iPad mini is clearly the more premium device with faster 4G LTE connectivity, better build qua”.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 10.1 inches, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. The smallest screen size of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is 4.2", the largest is 19", and the average screen size is 9".

If this tablet screen size is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2685889_price] (12.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Long Maximum Battery Life

At 2,000 hours, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a very long maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. The average maximum battery life of tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is 59h, and the maximum battery life range from 4.5h to 2,000h.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This tablet computer has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Samsung tablet computer.

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Fairly High Battery Capacity

At 7,000 milliamperes * hour, the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a quite high battery capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec. The average battery capacity of similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is 4,900mAh, and the battery capacities range from 2,000mAh to 11,000mAh.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

This tablet computer has a 2048 x 1536 pixels rear camera resolution, which is the most frequently found rear camera resolution on tablets of a similar spec and age to it.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. The display resolution of all tablet computers that are a similar age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 ranges from 800 x 480 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is not 3G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets of this age and spec are also not 3G compatible.

If you are looking for a tablet that is 3G compatible then you might want to look at the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[pl_2685889_price], or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2979639_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Not 4G Compatible

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than a year are also not 4G compatible.

Tablet computers which are 4G compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S[plb_2979639_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Two Processor Cores

The Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is a two processor core tablet computer.

Tablets with more processor cores that might be worth looking at include the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[pl_2685889_price] (4 processor cores and higher rated), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2979639_price] (4 processor cores and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Amazon Fire[plb_3583661_price] (4 processor cores and higher rated).

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2's front camera resolution is one of the lowest amongst tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago. Tablets that were released one year ago have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 8MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 32 gigabytes, the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a very small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. The average maximum memory card size of tablet computers that were released one year ago is 87GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Heavy

At 581 grams, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. Tablets that were released one year ago have weights of between 120g and 2.7kg.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec tablets that were released more than a year ago is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

If this tablet processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Amazon Fire[plb_3583661_price] (1.3GHz), or the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2685889_price] (1.9GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 supports a newer Bluetooth version than most tablets of this spec and age. This Samsung tablet supports a 3 Bluetooth version, whereas most tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 4 Bluetooth version. Tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year Bluetooth versions range from 4.1 BLE (worst) to 4.1 (best).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2

Released Over a Year Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a relatively average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

If you would prefer a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to look at the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2685889_price] (32GB and higher rated).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (3 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

If this Samsung tablet rear camera resolution is too low for you then you might want to look at the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[pl_2685889_price] (8MP), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2979639_price] (8MP) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
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Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Video Recording
White Balance Mode
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Rear Camera Resolution
Rear Camera
Photo Effect
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
WiFi Direct
Ethernet LAN Connection
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Phone Features
Video Calls
Voice Calls
Messaging
Instant Messaging
E-Mail
Video Messaging
Performance
Video Format
Video Compression Format
Audio Format
Google Applications
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Personal Info Management App
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Talk Time On 2G
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Other Features
Kids Tablet
WiFi
Video Playback

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(123)

The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1's TouchWiz Live Panels gives you a customizable home screen experience so you can choose what content you want easy access to. Great for multitaskers,... Read more…

Consumer testers liked the design and feel
Screen is very large for the size of the tablet
Could have more connectivity options
Low resolution compared to other tablets
Poor screen quality
Subpar cameravideo
Below average system speed
24 October 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was well made and had an impressive screen - but it's now very dated...

16 December 2013

After taking a closer look at both the Apple iPad mini and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 we can safely say that it isn't a fair apples vs oranges comparison. The iPad mini is clearly the more...

27 September 2013

The 3G calling Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a 7.0 inch device runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. It is powered by 1 GHz Dual-core processor with 1 GB RAM. It is available for Rs.14999 in... Read more…

25 September 2013

The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was one of the first tablets to effectively balance price and performance when it emerged in mid-2012. It's looking a little long in the tooth now, mind you, and struggles... Read more…

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User Reviews

(310)
Reviewed 16 February 2012 by David V.
(Verified Purchase)

I have 4 of theses in 3 different machines - one is a raid set up, 2 others are not. They perform flawlessly, as advertised utilizing more than just the benchamrk software the manufacturer tests... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2012 by Brett C.
(Verified Purchase)

In conclusion, this is the best drive you can get your hands on, the annual failure rate is <0.5%, and this is the fastest drive out there currently (tested on a range of systems). My work... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2012 by Justin T.
(Verified Purchase)

Reading Comic books can be a bit tough due to the screen size. I knew this before buying the table, so not a con for me. The Samsung bundled software cannot be uninstalled unless you root the... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2013 by Isis G.

People complain about the speed. Listen if you want speed go pay 300+ for a tablet. I bought this tab2 for 170 and it came with a 16gb sd card extra( from newegg). For the price it works... Read more…

Reviewed 18 June 2012 by Ulf G.

Thankfully, there is a full assortment of compatible cables and such at less-than-Samsung prices available at auction, so that takes the sting out of their poorly-guided extortion attempts. The... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung gtp5100, samsung gtp5110, samsung gtp5100g, samsung gtp5110z, samsung gtp5100gr, samsung gtp5110zw, samsung gtp5110zwa, samsung gtp5100gra, samsung gtp5110zwab, samsung gtp5110zwabt, samsung gtp5110zwabtu
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