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Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab
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Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab 1.2GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

1.2GHz Android 16GB 7" May 2013
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Samsung Has Excellent Tablet Computer Reviews

On average Samsung tablet computers have excellent ratings as do all tablets built by Samsung.

Nice Design

Some customers concluded that this tablet was a good design. Tablets-Help.com mentioned “Sleek attractive design” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab review. Tablets-Help.com also wrote “The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has a sleek design”.

One customer who bought the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab thought it was smooth. Three years ago Tablets-Help.com mentioned in their review of this tablet “Smooth HD video playback”. One Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab reviewer who reviewed this tablet said that it was ergonomic. Tablets-Help.com mentioned three years ago “Ergonomically designed” in their review of this tablet.

One person said in their reviews that it was good looking. Tablets-Help.com mentioned in their review “Beautiful display”.

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Good Battery Life

Three people who reviewed the product said that it had a good battery life. Tablets-Help.com mentioned “Good Battery Support” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab review. Tablets-Help.com also mentioned “Great performance and battery life”.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab reviewer who reviewed the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab concluded that it had good features. Tablets-Help.com wrote three years ago “Attractive UI adds useful features” in their review.

Robust

One customer said in their reviews that it was well made. Three years ago Tablets-Help.com wrote “Solid build” in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab.

Good Size

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Tablets-Help.com said “Slim and lightweight”. Tablets-Help.com also wrote “Lighter and thinner than Kindle Fire”. Tablets-Help.com also said “Sleek and slim”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who bought this tablet thought it was good value for money. Tablets-Help.com said “Reasonable price”.

Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab has a fairly high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years. The front camera resolutions of tablets of a comparable age and type to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab range from 0.2MP to 5MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.1MP.

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Fairly Long Standby Time

The shortest standby time of tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab is 11h and the longest is 2,000h. At 600 hours, the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab has a fairly long standby time compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab is not 4G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab are also not 4G compatible.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung tablet was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab.

We compared all the other 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablets to this tablet and we think the Huawei MediaPad[plb_1498227_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this tablet processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Ematic EGD078[plb_2479190_price] (1.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available including the Yarvik TAB09-211 Xenta 9.7ic[plb_1546029_price] which has better reviews.

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Two Processor Cores

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab is a two processor core tablet. That's average compared to the other 183 tablets of a comparable spec and age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (3 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab.

If this tablet rear camera resolution is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-T360 Galaxy Tab Active[plb_2535757_price] (3.1MP and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

The Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab has a pretty average screen size (7 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

We compared this tablet to all the other 7" tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Huawei MediaPad[plb_1498227_price] is also worth considering.

Tablets with a larger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Ematic EGD078[plb_2479190_price] (7.9") which is also higher rated.

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Built-In Microphone
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USB 2.0 Port
Performance
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Electronic Compass
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Ambient Light Sensor
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Weight & Dimensions
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Kids Tablet
WiFi

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Good Battery Support
Main camera of 3.15 MP
Voice calling facility
Great video capacity, with multiple code supports for full compatibility
Real time access to instant messages, emails, and social network connectivity from one portal only
Older Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS
Heavy in weight
Its white back cover gets dirty, Though being smaller and lighter than iPad
Makes it suitable for prolonged usage
However on the flip side, that leads to straining of eyes if one goes on for longer durations

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung smt217, samsung smt217t, samsung gtp1010, samsung b01kx70, samsung smt217tm, samsung gtp1010c, samsung b01kx70w, samsung b01kx70wg, samsung smt217tmk, samsung gtp1010cw, samsung smt217tmka, samsung gtp1010cwa, samsung b01kx70wgq, samsung gtp1010cwax, samsung smt217tmkat, samsung smt217tmkatm, samsung gtp1010cwaxa, samsung smt217tmkatmb, samsung gtp1010cwaxar
Barcodes 00610214634894, 00635753490879, 08410214566629, 08806071793207, 08806085144279, 08806085144293, 08806088407500, 08806088407517, 09010214584570

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