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Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2
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Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 1GHz 16GB 10.1" 3G Tablet

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1GHz Android 16GB 10.1" May 2013
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11 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Samsung is one of the leading tablet computer manufacturers according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all tablet computers.

3G Compatible

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other tablets that have been around for more than two years which are not 3G compatible.

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Very Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 10.1 inches, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a very large screen size compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. The screen sizes of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 7" to 11", and the average screen size is 7.9".

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Very High Display Colours

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has one of the highest display colours (16.77 million) amongst OMAP4430 processor tablets of this age. The display colours of tablets of a similar type and age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 range from 16M to 17M, and the average display colours is 16M.

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Has Three White Balance Modes

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a greater number of white balance modes than most tablet computers that were released more than two years ago. This tablet computer has a Daylight white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on tablet computers of this age and spec. The white balance modes "Auto" and "Fluorescent L" are also found on this Samsung tablet.

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Fairly Long Standby Time

Comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years have standby times of between 11h and 1,900h, and the average standby time is 390h. With a standby time of 840 hours, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a fairly long standby time compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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Quite Long Talk Time On 3G

With a talk time on 3G of 36.6 hours, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has one of the longer talk times on 3G amongst tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers of this spec and age have talk times on 3G of between 6h and 48h.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Long Continuous Audio Playback Time

OMAP4430 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago have continuous audio playback times of between 75h and 120h. The Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a very long continuous audio playback time (116 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Very Thin

OMAP4430 processor tablets that are a similar age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 have thicknesses of between 9.6mm and 190mm, and the average thickness is 32mm. The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a fairly thin thickness (only 10 millimeters) compared to most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

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Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The continuous video playback times of OMAP4430 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 range from 6h to 7h. With a continuous video playback time of 7 hours, the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has one of the longest continuous video playback times amongst tablets of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

Most OMAP4430 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago are not 4G compatible. The Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Very Short Standby Time On 3G

Tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 have standby times on 3G of between 44h and 2,100h. At only 200 hours, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a fairly short standby time on 3G compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

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Only Features Six Personal Info Management Apps

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most tablets of a comparable age and type to it. This tablet computer features an Alarm clock personal info management app, which is the most commonly featured personal info management app featured on tablets of this age and spec. The personal info management apps "Calculator", "Calendar", "Converter", "Notes" and "Stopwatch" are also featured on this Samsung tablet computer.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a better internal memory type than most tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This Samsung tablet computer has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most tablets that were launched around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 the best internal memory type is LPDDR3-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3Lm-SDRAM.

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Heavy

At 588 grams, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been available for a similar time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2. Across all the OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 the weights range from 340g to 800g, and the average weight is 490g.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 have maximum battery life of between 9h and 1,700h. With a maximum battery life of only 10 hours, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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Very Tall

The shortest similar spec tablet that was launched more than two years ago is 11mm tall and the tallest is 260mm. When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 that we have assessed, the height of the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 of 257 millimeters is one of the tallest.

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1 gigahertz, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

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Two Processor Cores

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 is a two processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other nine OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

The GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution (3.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2.

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Expert Reviews

(37)
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...

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…

12 September 2013

The Tab 2 7.0 doesn't do much wrong, but neither does it do enough to stand out. And, like the Note 10.1, it leaves us feeling just a little disappointed. MORE: Best tablets to buy in 2013 See...

9 October 2012

Small 7in Android tablets are a good alternative to larger 10in models and the awkwardly-named Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is one of the newest 7in tablets on the market.Samsung's tablet is nicely... Read more…

1 September 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1") tablet works well, it's less expensive than the iPad, there are an enormous number of Android apps available right now, and the Tab 2 is more configurable,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(217)
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 7 January 2013 by Jared P.

Overall, really happy with the little guy. I was on the fence between this and the Nexus 7, which my wife will probably be getting. The pros I think this has over the Nexus are the camera,... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2012 by Jessica C.

Do yourself a favor and get an SSD for boot drive at least. You won't be disappointed...

Reviewed 8 April 2012 by Peter V.
(Verified Purchase)

If anyone hates on this disk then they either got a lemon, or are an idiot and do not know how these things work. windows finally feels like what it should!

Reviewed 8 January 2013 by Jim P.
(Verified Purchase)

If you want an e-reader with color screen this may do the job, but you can find better for less$$...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 4g16, samsung 4g16g, samsung 4g16gb, samsung gtp5100, samsung gtp5100z, samsung gtp5100t, samsung gtp5100zw, samsung gtp5100ts, samsung gtp5100tsa, samsung gtp5100zwa, galaxytab2101p5100, samsung gtp5100zwab, samsung gtp5100tsab, samsung gtp5100tsabt, samsung gtp5100zwabt, samsung gtp5100zwabtu, samsung gtp5100tsabtu
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