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Samsung SM-T285N
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Samsung SM-T285N 1.3GHz 8GB 7" 4G 3G Tablet

£179.97
£170.12 £9.85 cheaper than 11 days ago
1.3GHz Android 5.1 8GB 7" May 2016
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11 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Based on 9,737 owner and expert reviews, Samsung has excellent reviews for its tablets. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its tablet computers range compared to other brands.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many new tablet computers.

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Just Released Seven Months Ago

This tablet was released just seven months ago.

4G Compatible

Unlike most of the other new tablet computers which are not 4G compatible, the SM-T285N is 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Samsung SM-T285N is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec tablets that were released in the last year are not 3G compatible.

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Very Long WiFi Browsing Time

The average WiFi browsing time of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the SM-T285N is 12h, and the WiFi browsing times range from 8h to 87h. With a WiFi browsing time of 87 hours, the SM-T285N has a very long WiFi browsing time compared to most of the other recently released tablet computers.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of tablets that were released around the same time as the SM-T285N range from 32GB to 200GB. With a maximum memory card size of 200 gigabytes, the SM-T285N has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Quite Long 3G Browsing Time

At 11 hours, the SM-T285N has a quite long 3G browsing time compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the SM-T285N. The shortest 3G browsing time of recently released tablet computers is 7h, the longest is 12h, and the average 3G browsing time is 8.9h.

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Very Short 4G Browsing Time

The SM-T285N has one of the shorter 4G browsing times (only 8 hours) amongst tablets of this age. The 4G browsing times of tablet computers that came out in the last 12 months range from 8h to 13h, and the average 4G browsing time is 9.9h.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 289 grams, the SM-T285N is one of the lighter tablet computers that are a similar age to the SM-T285N amongst tablet computers of this age. The average weight of tablet computers that were released around the same time as the SM-T285N is 700g.

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Narrow

Across all the comparable spec tablets that have been available for the last year the widths range from 100mm to 460mm. When compared to other newly released tablets that we have checked the width of, the Samsung SM-T285N's width of only 108.8 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of recently released tablet computers range from 4GB to 1.1TB. The SM-T285N has one of the smaller internal storage capacity (only 8 gigabytes) amongst tablets of this age.

If you would prefer a tablet with a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_3776480_price] (16GB).

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of tablets that came out around the same time as the SM-T285N is 7" and the largest is 19". The SM-T285N has a quite small screen size (only 7 inches) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec tablets.

If this tablet screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Archos 90[plb_3874850_price] (8.9") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Continuous Audio Playback Time

The shortest continuous audio playback time of tablets that were launched in the last 12 months is 4h and the longest is 300h. With a continuous audio playback time of only 9 hours, the SM-T285N has a fairly short continuous audio playback time compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the SM-T285N.

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Very Short Talk Time On 3G

The SM-T285N has one of the shorter talk times on 3G (only 21 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age. The average talk time on 3G of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the SM-T285N is 26h, and the talk times on 3G range from 21h to 46h.

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Quite Low Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of recently released similar spec tablets range from 32mAh to 7,300mAh. The SM-T285N has a quite low battery capacity (only 4,000 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other newly released tablets.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Samsung SM-T285N is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 10% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The display resolution of all tablet computers that were released around the same time as the SM-T285N ranges from 1024 x 600 pixels to 2736 x 1824 pixels.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T285N

Four Processor Cores

The Samsung SM-T285N is a four processor core tablet computer. That's average compared to the other 61 tablets that are a comparable age to the SM-T285N that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.3 gigahertz, the SM-T285N has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other new similar spec tablet computers.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the SM-T285[pl_3759460_price] (1.5GHz), or the SM-T813[pl_3446493_price] (1.8GHz) both from Samsung.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

The SM-T285N has a relatively typical rear camera resolution (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other recently released tablet computers.

If you are looking for a tablet with a higher rear camera resolution then you might want to consider the SM-T813[pl_3446493_price] (8MP), or the SM-T719N[pl_3669203_price] (8MP) both from Samsung.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
User Memory
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Supported Number of Colours Display
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
SIM Card Type
2G Band (primary SIM)
4G Band
Supported 3G Band
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Phone Features
Voice Calls
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Personal Info Management App
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Body SAR (EU)
Head SAR (EU)
Battery
Talk Time On 3G
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Battery Capacity
3G Browsing Time
WiFi Browsing Time
4G Browsing Time
Talk Time On 2G
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Other Features
Bluetooth Profiles

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 3g4, samsung 3g4g, samsung smt285, samsung smt285n, samsung smt285nz, samsung smt285nzk, samsung smt285nzka, samsung smt285nzkab, samsung smt285nzkabt, samsung smt285nzkabtu
Barcodes 08806088257891, 08806088287614, 08806088294575

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