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Gigaset QV830 MT8125 1.2GHz 8GB 8" Tablet

MT8125 1.2GHz Android 8GB Nov 2013
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13 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

Based on 11 user reviews this MT8125 processor tablet computer has an average user rating of 87%.

Reasonably Priced

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Appears to be a good value product for £69”. Gerard O'doherty mentioned “Hey it was half the price so no complaints”. Gerard O'doherty also said “All in all, this device seems good for the price”.

A number of Gigaset QV830 owners who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Christian mentioned in his Gigaset QV830 review “At the Curry's price represents an amazing bargain”. Expertreviews.co.uk said “While we usually expect to see copious amounts of cheap plastic for a budget tablet, such as on Amazon's built-to-a-price Kindle Fire HD 6”. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “The Gigaset QV830 is a cheap Android tablet with slow performance”.

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Nice Design

A number of customers reckoned that it was good looking. Three years ago Christian said in his Gigaset QV830 review “The online reviews were all pretty favourable (if you discount those who complain that Android Jelly-bean is last year's OS”. Christian also said “Beautifully packed, Metal (!) case with glass screen”. Gerard O'doherty wrote in his review of this tablet on Amazon “It's pretty sleek” and scored it very highly.

A few customers who reviewed this tablet thought it was well designed. Two years ago Gerard O'doherty wrote on Amazon “It's well designed and well packaged”. Gerard O'doherty also mentioned “The unit really is very well designed and made”.

One person who bought the Gigaset QV830 considered that it was a good design. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Gigaset QV830 review “It's sharp and crisp with a more adult design, light and easy to use” . One Gigaset QV830 reviewer said in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Gerard O'doherty wrote on Amazon “With rounded bezel edges it's fairly ergonomic” in his review of this tablet and scored the product 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

A few Gigaset QV830 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Carolynne gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review two years ago “It is simple to use”. Gerard O'doherty said “I had an Asus MeMo pad tablet that came in very handy for a lot of uses” in his review of this tablet.

A number of Gigaset QV830 reviewers who bought it said that it was easy to setup. Robert Macpherson wrote in his review of this tablet “Easy to set up and doing everything I ask of”.

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Good Product Quality

Three customers who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site T3.com said in their review of this tablet three years ago “For just £99 you get a metal body and a screen a bit like a first-gen iP” although they scored the product 60 out of 100.

Good Size

One Gigaset QV830 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to carry around. One Gigaset QV830 owner thought the product was thin.

One Gigaset QV830 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was a good body shape.

Robust

Three people concluded that it was well made. Christian wrote on Amazon three years ago “Feels really solid and well-made” in his review of this tablet and scored the product very highly. Also three years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “The QV830 is surprisingly well built for its price.” in their review of this tablet. Expert website Coolsmartphone.com wrote “I love the 8 inch form factor, its well built with a OK screen”.

Good Sound Quality

Some Gigaset QV830 owners wrote that it had good sound quality. Christian mentioned on Amazon “Independent reviews criticised the speaker's sound quality” in his review of the Gigaset QV830 and rated it as very good. Christian also said “It does plug into my hi-fi, where I have to say the sound was acceptable rather than great”.

Good Support

One person wrote in their reviews that this tablet had good technical guidance. Christian wrote “My Sansa Clip is audibly better that way.) The full manual is available at the Gigaset website as a free pdf download” and scored this tablet 5 stars.

Gigaset Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

On average Gigaset MT8125 processor tablets have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all tablet computers built by Gigaset.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets of a comparable type and age to it.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many MT8125 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Light

The Gigaset QV830 is one of the lighter similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the QV830 (only 340 grams) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The average weight of MT8125 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the QV830 is 450g.

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9 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, T3.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this tablet computer is 68 out of 100.

Not 4G

Most MT8125 processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years are not 4G. The Gigaset QV830 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Gigaset QV830 is not 3G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3G.

Tablet computers which are 3G that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Yoga Tab 8[plb_2092690_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablets that have been around for a similar time to the QV830 is 8GB and the largest is 32GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 8 gigabytes, the Gigaset QV830 has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 8GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including the Acer Iconia Tab A1-810[plb_1604330_price] which has better reviews.

Tablets with a larger internal storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Yoga Tab 8[pl_2092690_price] (16GB), or the Yoga Tablet 10[pl_2318624_price] (16GB) both from Lenovo or the Acer Iconia Tab A1-810[plb_2190914_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Display Colours

Tablet computers of this age and type have display colours of between 0.26M and 17M. At only 0.262 million, the Gigaset QV830 has a quite low display colours compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of MT8125 processor tablets that have been available for more than two years is 6,000mAh. At only 3,260 milliamperes * hour, the Gigaset QV830 has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

Most tablets that have been around for more than two years have one number of built-in speakers, including the Gigaset QV830 which has one number of built-in speakers.

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Very Short Browsing Time

The Gigaset QV830 has one of the shorter browsing times (only 8 hours) amongst MT8125 processor tablets of this age. The shortest browsing time of MT8125 processor tablets that have been around for a similar time to the QV830 is 8h, the longest is 18h, and the average browsing time is 13h.

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Very Short Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

Tablets of this spec and age have browsing time (Wi-Fi)s of between 8h and 18h. With a browsing time (Wi-Fi) of only 8 hours, the Gigaset QV830 has one of the shorter browsing time (Wi-Fi)s amongst MT8125 processor tablets of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Gigaset QV830

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over three years ago.

Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Gigaset QV830 is four. That's average compared to the other 19 tablet computers of a similar type and age to the QV830 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

We compared this tablet to all the other 4 processor cores tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Iconia Tab A1-810[pl_1604330_price], and the Iconia A3-A10[pl_3240146_price] both from Acer or the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10[plb_2318624_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Gigaset QV830 has a pretty average processor frequency (1.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available including the Iconia Tab A1-810[pl_1604330_price], or the Iconia A3-A10[pl_3240146_price] both from Acer or the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10[plb_2318624_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the Gigaset QV830 has a fairly typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the QV830.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Iconia Tab A1-810[pl_1604330_price], the Iconia Tab 10 A3-A10[pl_2006707_price], and the Iconia Tab A1-810[pl_2031720_price] all from Acer is also worth considering.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Gigaset QV830 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for around the same time as the QV830.

Other 8" tablet computers currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Iconia Tab A1-810[pl_1604330_price], or the Iconia Tab A1-810[pl_2031720_price] both from Acer or the Lenovo Yoga Tab 8[plb_2092690_price].

If you want a tablet computer with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Yoga Tablet 10[pl_2318624_price] (10"), the Yoga Tab 10[pl_2352418_price] (10.1"), or the Yoga Tab 10[pl_2676063_price] (10.1") all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Operating System Version
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Storage
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Compatible Memory Cards
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Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
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Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Display Number of Colours
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery
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Battery Recharge Time
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
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Kids Tablet
Wi-Fi

Expert Reviews

(23)
18 December 2014

The Gigaset QV830 is a cheap Android tablet with slow performance and a low-resolution screen...

25 November 2014

While the name of Gigaset might not be familiar to you, the company, in one format or another, has been in existence for 160 years in the telecommunications industry. Previously known as Gigaset... Read more…

9 October 2014

The Gigaset QV830 isn't perfect - it's not an iPad mini or Kindle Fire HDX rival - but that doesn't matter. Gigaset isn't trying to compete with those models. The QV830 is a £70 tablet at the...

7 October 2014

With a design and build that punches above its price-point and reasonable specification, the Gigaset QV830 is all the tablet you could possibly expect for £99, and actually surprises in a couple...

26 September 2014

I was really impressed with the Gigaset Tablet, it feels really nice in the hand and I love the 8 inch form factor, its well built with a OK screen. The drawbacks being the sound is a little...

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Dusko Drinic
(Verified Purchase)

Battery don't last long when WiFi is on...

Reviewed 10 May 2015 by Gerard O'Doherty

I had an Asus MeMo pad tablet that came in very handy for a lot of uses but the 7" screen was something I could never get used to. Sites rendered on it a lot less well than on a phone screen. So... Read more…

Reviewed 23 April 2015 by Dean Barber
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased...

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Carolynne

Love it, I am an absolute beginner, it is simple to use, and only

This is the tablet for people who DON'T think that in order to be fashionable, you have to wear Armani. This is for those people who are effortlessly cool. Those who are in intellectual pursuits... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s30853h1166r102, gigaset s30853h1166r102
Barcodes 04250366840369, 04250366840598

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