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Samsung Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews
Samsung has excellent average reviews for its 410 processor tablets as well as across its entire tablet range.
Flash Storage Medium
This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many latest tablet computers.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
This 410 processor tablet computer was only released eight months ago.
Four Processor Cores
Most latest tablets have between two and seven processor cores, including the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A which has four processor cores.
We compared this tablet to all the other 4 processor core tablet computers and we think the Samsung Galaxy Tab E[plb_3625084_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo Tab 3[plb_3753168_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
4.1 Bluetooth Version
The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most similar spec tablet computers that have been around for the last year.
A 4.1 Bluetooth version is actually the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.
Amongst comparable types of tablet computer the worst supported Bluetooth version is 4.2+EDR.
Fairly Long Continuous Video Playback Time
Comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A have continuous video playback times of between 3h and 15h, and the average continuous video playback time is 10h. With a continuous video playback time of 14 hours, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has one of the longer continuous video playback times amongst tablet computers of this age.
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Quite Long WiFi Browsing Time
Across all the new tablet computers the WiFi browsing times range from 4h to 16h. The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a quite long WiFi browsing time (15 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.
Quite Long Continuous Audio Playback Time
The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has one of the longer continuous audio playback times (178 hours) amongst tablets of this age. The average continuous audio playback time of comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is 120h.
Quite High Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of comparable spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A range from 2,000mAh to 10,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 6,000 milliamperes * hour, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has one of the higher battery capacities amongst tablet computers of this age.
Similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A have thicknesses of between 5.5mm and 250mm, and the average thickness is 61mm. With a thickness of only 7.4 millimeters, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.
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Not 4G Compatible
The Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A are also not 4G compatible.
Tablet computers which are 4G compatible that might also be worth considering include the Huawei T1 10[plb_3348464_price].
Not 3G Compatible
Like most of the other tablets that came out in the last year, the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is not 3G compatible.
Tablet computers which are 3G compatible that might be worth considering include the Archos 70c[plb_3437498_price] which is also cheaper.
Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The biggest display resolution of the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 23% less display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. New tablets display resolutions range from 800 x 400 pixels to 3840 x 2560 pixels.
Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The biggest maximum video resolution of the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less maximum video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all tablets that were released around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A the best maximum video resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.
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Only Features Four Personal Info Management Apps
The number of personal info management (PIM) featured on the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is more than most recently released comparable spec tablet computers. This Samsung tablet features a Calendar personal info management app, which is the most frequently featured personal info management app featured on tablets that came out around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A. The personal info management apps "Alarm clock", "Calculator" and "Notes" are also featured on this tablet computer.
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.2 gigahertz) amongst tablets of this age. Across all the latest tablets the processor clock speeds range from 0.9GHz to 2.5GHz.
There are a number of other 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available that you might also want to look at including the Samsung Galaxy Tab E[plb_3625084_price] which is cheaper.
3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A
Average Rear Camera Resolution
With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a pretty standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other latest comparable spec tablets.
We compared all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablets to this tablet computer and we think the Samsung Galaxy Tab E[plb_3625084_price] which is cheaper; or the Apple iPad M