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Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab a 1.2GHz 32GB 9.7" Tablet

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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 928 user reviews this Samsung tablet computer has an average user rating of 82 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

Several people who bought this tablet mentioned that it was wifi compatible. Alex said on Amazon “I did not have any problem connecting it to the wifi at all and it was a very easy initial set-up” in his review. C. Jones mentioned two years ago “Even my 3 year old HTC mobile picks up full WiFi signal anywhere in the house !The camera, pretty much as per all tablets is really poor, both front” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Christine mentioned “I have no problem with WiFi in my area” in her review.

Some people said in their reviews that this tablet was able to connect to the internet. Ade Mccade said in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A “Works great and quickly with internet pages and Google Play, You Tube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc”. Two years ago D. Atkinson said on Amazon “The galaxy tab accompanies me when I travel about and gives me easy access to the Internet and is more convenient than my phone”. Mark Wilson wrote “I have no problem connecting to the internet anywhere in the house” in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review.

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. A Smile and a Wave mentioned on Amazon “It now features a micro USB connection rather than the Samsung connector which featured on the earlier models which makes it far simpler to connect to other equipment” in their review. Amazon Customer wrote in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “It would be nice to have a USB port on the 7in.”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “UK power plug which you simply plug the USB cable into”.

A number of Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Peppers mentioned three years ago “Good range of connectivity - USB support (via micro USB socket), Bluetooth, DLNA support plus it has an accelerometer, geo-magnetic” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

One Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewer who reviewed this tablet thought it had gps. Two years ago D.from.london gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “GPS was really good as well”.

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Good Sound Quality

Eleven Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners wrote that the product had good sound quality. A. Derricutt said on Amazon “The bluetooth function works well with my speakers (Soundfreaq Soundplatform and U E Boombox)” in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A. Alex mentioned on Amazon “The sound coming from the speakers is perfectly acceptable”. C. Jones wrote in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “The speakers are simply awful”.

Good Picture Quality

Ten Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Anonymous said “The image quality is superb” and rated this tablet 80 out of 100. C. Walker mentioned in their review on Amazon “Graphics good when playing games too”. Guy wrote “The BT Sports app worked 1st time with great picture quality”.

Some Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good for watching movies. Gav K. mentioned in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “Its brilliant for watching movies on and the screen quality is amazing”. T Jarvis wrote in their review of this tablet “It's OK for watching movies from the memory card” but they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Thraxan said in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “Great for movies” and scored the product 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

A number of Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. A. Derricutt mentioned in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “Accessing the web is much easier and more pleasant to use”. Alexandra Ungureanu rated it as excellent and she mentioned on Amazon “Simple to use hence giving it to my mother” in her Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “Very beautiful and easy to use”.

Several people concluded that the product was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The key to setting up is to make sure you charge the battery, after which it is straight forward”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Simple to set up and attach to network”. Berlinerpooh said in their review of this tablet on Amazon “It was super easy to set up and explore”.

Several Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. A Smile and a Wave rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It's physically a little smaller than the Tab2 model it replaces and is comfortable to hold in the hand” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Two years ago Barn Owl gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “However, she was very soon comfortable with using this tablet to access her emails, facebook” in their review of this tablet. Brian Matcham gave the product an excellent rating and he wrote in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review on Amazon “Easy to use, comfortable size, good battery life”.

Some customers concluded that this tablet had a good interface. Matt King said on Amazon “Nice crystal clear screen, usual easy Samsung interface” and scored it 80 out of 100. Tomtomato mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Very bright, nice viewing angle (so much better than the dim screen from the Nexus 7, 1st version)* Fast, reactive interface, all touch events seem to be captured” in their review of this tablet. Two years ago Yatti mentioned in their review “Love the interface and the apps” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Two Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Dennis mentioned “Most other settings where easy to find” in his review of this tablet. Also two years ago Llesnuob wrote in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “It's very sensitive if the screen is touched slightly or if your finger hovers over the screen so you will have to choose your settings regarding your preferred sensitivity mode”.

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Good Battery Life

Some customers said in their reviews that this tablet had a good battery life. A. Derricutt said two years ago “Battery life is very good and lasts a long enough time on sleep to not often feel like switching it off” and scored the product very highly. Alex said in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review in the same month “Battery lasts quiet a while although I did not time it” nonetheless he only scored the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A 60 out of 100. Allan mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Set up is easy - first task is to fully charge the battery (charger is of course included) once completed simply power on” in his review and gave the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A a score of 5 stars.

Several Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners who bought this tablet thought it was quick to charge. Ade mentioned “After a few month use the charging port comes loose and it is impossible to charge” in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A but in spite of that they gave it a score of 1 stars. Last year John F Evans scored it very highly and he mentioned “Is easy to charge”. Mo1010 scored this tablet 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Didnt specify it was an import from america! It has a UK adapter to charge”.

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Good Support

Some people concluded that it had good technical guidance. Anniseed wrote “Has a clear instruction manual”. K Wren said “I nearly missed the very tiny set up guide included at the bottom of the box which included instructions for finding the full, detailed set-up manual” and scored it 5 stars. Larna wrote on Amazon “No instructions, therefore difficult/impossible to use” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review.

One Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owner wrote that it had good customer support. Ebbw mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Their customer support was brilliant and way better than Samsung's” however despite that they gave the product a score of 3 stars.

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Robust

Twenty-two Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners who bought it said that it was well made. Amazon Customer gave this tablet a very good review score and said in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review on Amazon “The Galaxy Tabs tend to have solid, mid-market specs which don't necessarily impress the specialist reviewers.”. Carl James wrote in his review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “The build quality, while good, isn't up there with Samsung's higher end products I think I'd prefer it if there was no camera.”. Guy wrote three years ago “Bluetooth built in is good (many cheaper tablets don't have this” and rated the product 5 stars.

Eleven Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners who purchased this tablet considered that it was reliable. Dfraser314 mentioned “The hardware so far has been 100% reliable” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Imp said in their review on Amazon “Needed a cheap reliable tablet to watch movies on while I travel to work everyday”. John F Evans mentioned in his review “Excellent value and very reliable” and scored the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A very highly.

Some people considered that it was strong and durable. Catherine R she mentioned in her review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “So I immediately bought a more robust cover for mine”. Two years ago Gn Payne wrote in their review on Amazon “If you want a good, robust Tab, That will let you do everything the more expensive Tabs do, this is the one for you”. Maria wrote in his review “Internet research.I chose this one because of the brand, I think that Samsung electronics has a good quality and durability”.

Several Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners reckoned that this tablet was easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer mentioned “Advertised as some cosmetic damage, which was exactly true - a few dark marks on the back, which are covered by the case” and scored the product very highly. Amazon Customer also wrote “Otherwise, absolutely perfect! A good discount for minor damage”.

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Two years ago A. Derricutt gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Also a very fair price” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Ade Mccade said in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “Amazing Tablet - Bargin Price”. Ade Mccade also mentioned “I bought this tablet from John Lewis as it was the best price at the time I wanted it”.

A few people who purchased it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Alex wrote “Was exactly what I was looking for, very cheap for what your getting” in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Alex also wrote “The price is very cheap and the quality of the product is very good for me”. Alex also mentioned “This one is very cheap for the size, company”.

Some Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners who bought this tablet said that it was cheap. A Smile and a Wave wrote in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review on Amazon “Although the screen isn't as high-resolution as some of its more expensive competitors it does still look good”. Alex mentioned in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “An ipad would have been too expensive as a present for a child so I opted for an android device as budget was tight” however he scored the product 3 stars. Alex Tomlinson mentioned in his review on Amazon in December “Fantastic Budget Offering”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners agreed that it was good quality. Allan said in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review on Amazon “Very pleased - Top quality tablet from Samsung”. Amazon Customer mentioned “The screen is great quality” and rated the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The video and sound quality are excellent”.

Good Size

Eleven Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A on Amazon “Just a nice size to fit in your pocket”. Andrew West wrote “Great Tablet, good size to be able to carry around” and scored it very highly. Billm rated the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “A good size for poorer eyesight” in their review of this tablet.

Eight Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers agreed that it was lightweight. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review “However the lightweight design and features that come with it including gps”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Personally I don't like the 10in tablets because I have a lightweight laptop just a bit bigger”. Two years ago Colseycat said “It's lightweight and robust, shares similar control functions to other tabs such as apple so is really easy to use”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Alex wrote in his review of this tablet two years ago “It's not too heavy to hold” . Jules mentioned on Amazon “Ive found the 8" just the right size with not heavy” in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review and scored the product 5 stars. Mrs. P. Bond gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “It is light weight so not too heavy to hold”.

Some Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Three years ago Amazon Customer gave it an excellent review and said “The compact size”. Amazon Customer also said “Excellent and very compact for the screen size”. Hanz Brix said on Amazon also three years ago “Looks good Compact Good 4000mah battery Micro-SD card slot (note can't install apps to this, only used to store files eg”.

Several Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was thin. Amazon Customer mentioned “I am impressed by the compactness of the tablet - because of its slim bezels” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review. Bufus Bufus wrote “Slim shiny super Samsung” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review and scored this tablet 5 stars. Three years ago J. Griffin said in their review “Plus the entire build of the tab is smaller and thinner its great”.

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Nice Design

A few Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Two years ago A Smile and a Wave wrote in their review on Amazon “Set-up is pretty easy even for those new to Android.”. A. A. E. Milford wrote on Amazon “A good looking tablet with all the functions I require” in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review and scored it very highly. Ajmannuk said two years ago “Even more stylish than I thought” in their review of this tablet.

Five Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good design. Two years ago Ade said in their review of this tablet on Amazon “This is not a design fault”. Mal said on Amazon “The first thing i noticed about this tablet is the design and build quality”. Yo mentioned “Good design”.

Several Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers said in their reviews that this tablet was smooth. Amazon Customer wrote last year “Positives - Storage expansion via SD Card, Smooth Functionality, Fairly light”. Caz mentioned on Amazon “The graphics are also very smooth and on this one you can multi task” in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A. Mal said on Amazon two years ago “Simple 3d games are very smooth as well as video” in their review of this tablet.

Two Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A reviewers who reviewed it thought it was neat. Amazon Customer rated the product as very good and wrote on Amazon “Away you go wrong! It wont work its GOT to be a wifi of which there is a nice neat one in curry's for”.

Two people who purchased the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A thought it was aesthetic. Two years ago Colseycat mentioned “It was worth the risk! Well, all I can say is, this is lovely! This looks so aesthetically pleasing to the eye” in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A. Terry Smith mentioned last year “The clean white design of the Tab is aesthetically pleasing and is comfortable to hold in the hand” in his review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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Good Technical Features

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A had good features. Two years ago Liam scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A “I have to give credit where its due it has a lot of good features and where I bought it from very good value”. Mal said in their Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review “For everything else this tablet is the perfect balance of quality, features and user experience for the price”. Papalamour mentioned “Great price and features” in their review of the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A but in spite of that they only gave the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A a rating of 1 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A owners who bought this tablet said that it was quiet. Two years ago Khalel wrote “Quiet laggy which you wouldn't expect from such a device” in their review of this tablet. Tallpete33 wrote “The seven incher went quietly”.

Good Webcam

A number of people concluded that the product was good for making skype calls. Two years ago Alex said “The cameras quality isn't very good even cheaper devices host better camera specifications, they are good enough for skype calls”. Nats wrote in their review on Amazon in December last year “It is really good for travelling especially if you want to skype as you can easily switch between front”. Two years ago Shirley Norman mentioned in his Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A review on Amazon “Found it very it easy and it does all I want it to do I can skype and take good photos too get my emails”.

Good for Games

One customer who reviewed the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A considered that it was good playing games on. Grumpy Krogan said “Have a huge ASUS gaming laptop, so I never carry that around, which makes this tablet the perfect replacement for keeping connected while traveling”.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the tablets of this age and spec the internal storage capacity range from 1.1GB to 520GB. At 32 gigabytes, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a quite large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A supports a newer Bluetooth version than most tablets of this age and spec. This Samsung tablet computer supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most tablets that were released one year ago support a 4 Bluetooth version.

A 4.1 Bluetooth version is in fact the best supported Bluetooth version across all tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of tablet computer the worst supported Bluetooth version is 4.1 BLE.

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Fairly Long WiFi Browsing Time

At 11 hours, the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a quite long WiFi browsing time compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than a year. Across all the tablet computers that were released one year ago the WiFi browsing times range from 4h to 15h, and the average WiFi browsing time is 9.4h.

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Very Thin

The Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 7.4 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age. The thicknesses of tablet computers that have been around for more than a year range from 5.5mm to 260mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is not 3G compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other tablets that have been around for a similar time to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A are also not 3G compatible.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 3G compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung SM-T561N[plb_3837117_price].

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Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec tablet computers that came out more than a year ago, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is not 4G compatible.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 152 tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has four processor cores which is average.

We compared all the other 4 processor core tablets to this tablet and we think a cheaper tablet computer such as the Samsung SM-T561N[plb_3837117_price] or you might consider a higher scoring tablet computer such as the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A[plb_3192274_price], and the DELL Venue 8 7000[plb_3135886_price] are also worth considering.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.2 gigahertz, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than a year.

Alternative 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A[plb_3192274_price].

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Samsung SM-T561N[plb_3837117_price] (1.3GHz and cheaper).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a pretty typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A[plb_3192274_price].

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 9.7 inches, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than a year ago.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 9.7" tablet computers and we think the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A[plb_3192274_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Expert Reviews

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29 September 2015

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Great performance
Comfortable to hold for long sessions
Awesome WiFi
At least as good as an iPad
Superb screen
Stuffy TouchWiz software impacts battery and performance
No NFC
Comparably expensive
Packed with gimmicks and bloatware
Magazine UX customizations can be annoying
26 August 2014

Nous avons testé pour vous la nouvelle tablette Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 pouces. Il s'agit de la première tablette au monde avec un écran Super AMOLED , que l'on connaît par exemple sur le... Read more…

Beautiful highresolution AMOLED displays
Absurdly thin and light
Expandable storage via MicroSD slot
Multi Window mode is a useful extra, as is SideSync if you own a Galaxy phone
Solid battery life
TouchWiz UI means there's a bit of bloatware in the mix
That same plastic dimpled backing as the Samsung Galaxy 5 (although it does look better on these tablets)
Fingerprint scanner often fails to recognise fingerprint
Software still freezes occasionally, especially when switching between apps
Magazine UX largely unimpressive
13 June 2014

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Gorgeous, roomy AMOLED display
Ultralight for its size class
Nearly charttopping battery life
Superb screen
Great sound
Speakers sound tinny and distorted at maximum volume
Smooth back panel lacks tactile grip
Soft navigation buttons flanking home button are oversensitive
No support for NFC
Annoying capacitive buttons

User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 by Suzanne
(Verified Purchase)

I have now had this tablet almost 2 years and it is great! It may not have the kudos of an iPad but it is lightweight, plays TV and radio perfectly and apps work fine - this is all I needed and I... Read more…

Reviewed 16 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product - no issues even being a refurb device...

Reviewed 30 January 2016 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

Works like it should good value for money...

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by Nats
(Verified Purchase)

I bought it for travelling as I did not want to take my laptop. It survived a good dose of drops and moist (including soaking in monsoon rain). It even once felt on the marble stairs and no damage... Read more…

Made the wrong choice looking at cheaper 10: Inc tablets they don't last had 3. Took the plunge, bought a Samsung 10.1 bit expensive at the time however it's lasted for 3yr and has been a... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers smt810nzdex, smt813nzdex, smt813nzdexa, smt810nzdexa, smt813nzdexar, smt810nzdexac, samsung smt815, samsung smt810, samsung smt819, samsung smt813, samsung p234544, samsung 18ghz14, samsung smt810n, samsung smt810e, samsung smt819n, samsung smt813n, samsung 19ghz13, samsung smt815n, samsung smt810eg, samsung smt819nz, samsung smt813nz, samsung 19ghz13g, samsung smt815nz, samsung p234544p, samsung smt810na, samsung smt810ng, samsung 18ghz14g, samsung smt810nz, samsung smt813nzw, samsung smt810ngo
Barcodes 00887276069821, 08806086974943

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