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Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab 1.5GHz 32GB 10.1" Tablet

1.5GHz Windows RT 32GB 10.1" Sep 2012
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Average User Reviews

GT-P8510 Ativ Tab owners on average rated this tablet 75%.

Excellent Brand

Tablets built by Samsung have excellent ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just tablets) and found that Samsung also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

Nice Design

Several Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was a good design. Pc Mag said in their review “Attractive design”.

One person who purchased the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab considered that it was smooth. Three years ago Pc Mag said “Smooth performance” in their review of this tablet however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

One customer considered that the product was neat. Expert review site Gsmarena.com said in their review of this tablet five years ago “The interface is impressive with cool gestures and neat little tri”.

One Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab reviewer who bought the product said that it was good looking. Phonearena.com mentioned “We cannot hide it, folks – having the chance to preview the Samsung ATIV Tab is getting us pretty excited” in their review of this tablet.

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Good Battery Life

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Three years ago expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “The myCharge Talk & Charge+ external battery is good for charging your devices on the go.” in their review of this tablet. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Good battery life”.

Good Size

Two Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab owners who reviewed the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab wrote that it was lightweight. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Small and lightweight models like the myCharge Talk & Charge tend to have unfavorable” but despite that they gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ wrote “With solid specs and a sleek, lightweight build” in their review yet they gave the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab a rating of 3 stars.

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was compact. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of this tablet “The myCharge Talk & Charge+ is a compact and portable external battery that's primarily designed with micro USB devices in mind, like Android”.

One Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Three years ago Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Slim, lightweight design” in their review but even so they only rated the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab 60 out of 100.

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Good Support

A number of Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab owners said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Techradar.com said “Buying Guide Best cheap tablets Honestly, we're really struggling to get past the price tag” however despite that they scored it 3 stars. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “Buying Guide 10 best tablet PCs in the world today The Samsung Ativ Tab is undeniably a high-end tablet” in their review of this tablet.

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased this tablet thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Three years ago Pc Mag wrote “Includes short, built-in micro USB cable” however they only scored it 60 out of 100. One Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab reviewer concluded that the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab was wifi compatible. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Modern wireless technologies, including NFC” in their Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab review.

Easy to Use

A few Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good interface. Tablets-Help.com wrote “You can attach an external optional keyboard for easy interface” in their Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab review.

Robust

Several Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab reviewers said in their reviews that it was well made. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab on PC Mag “Good feel, workmanship”.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said “The plastic case is of very good quality” in their review of the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab. Expert review site T3.com said five years ago “The Samsung Ativ Tab is a well made tablet and a natural design evolution from the Galaxy Tab 10.1” in their review.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly supported storage media on tablets of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a quite large display diagonal (10.1 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that were launched around the same time as the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab. The average display diagonal of tablet computers of this age and type is 8.7".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 10.1" tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Galaxy Tab 2[pl_1497692_price], the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2[pl_1498018_price], or the GT-P5110 Galaxy Tab 2[pl_1498019_price] all from Samsung.

If this tablet display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2377298_price] (10.5"), the SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2379851_price] (10.5"), or the SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S[pl_2478100_price] (10.5") all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has one of the larger internal storage capacitys amongst tablets of this age. The average internal storage capacity of tablets of this type and age is 18GB, and the internal storage capacitys range from 0.25GB to 260GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 32GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Kobo Arc 7[plb_1807074_price], or the Samsung GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1498018_price].

If you are looking for a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to look at the Kobo Arc 7[plb_1807076_price] (64GB), the Blackberry Playbook[plb_1907458_price] (64GB), or the Lenovo Miix 2[plb_2448430_price] (64GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average rear camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab is 3.9MP, and the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 8MP. With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a fairly high rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab.

We compared all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the GT-N5100 Galaxy Note[pl_1548405_price], and the SM-P6000 Galaxy Note[pl_1570327_price] both from Samsung or the Asus Memo Pad 8 ME181C[plb_1625848_price] is also worth considering.

If this Samsung tablet computer rear camera resolution (numeric) is too low for you then you might want to consider the SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[pl_2420368_price] (8MP), or the Galaxy Notepro 12.2[pl_3256484_price] (8MP) both from Samsung or the Motorola ET1[plb_1805693_price] (8MP) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly High Battery Capacity

At 8,200 milliamperes * hour, the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a fairly high battery capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for more than two years. The battery capacitys of tablets that are a comparable age to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab range from 600mAh to 9,500mAh, and the average battery capacity is 5,100mAh.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (64 gigabytes) amongst tablets of this age. Across all the tablet computers of this spec and age the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Quite Long Standby Time

The standby times of tablet computers that came out around the same time as the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab range from 11h to 2,600h, and the average standby time is 440h. The GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a fairly long standby time (546 hours) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

The internal memorys of tablets of a similar age and type to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab range from 0.25GB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 1.4GB. With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has one of the larger internal memorys amongst tablets of this age.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 71% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The display resolution of all tablets that came out around the same time as the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab ranges from 800 x 480 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Very Thin

At only 8.9 millimeters, the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab. Tablets that have been around for around the same time as the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab have depths of between 4mm and 280mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, notebookcheck.net and Chip.de the average expert rating of this tablet computer is 67%.

A Bit Expensive

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Is quite expensive considering its capacity” in their review of the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab. One person who purchased this tablet mentioned that it was not good value for money. Three years ago Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Lack of value added Samsung additions” in their review.

Not 3G

The GT-P8510 Ativ Tab is not 3G. Most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab are also not 3G.

Tablet computers which are 3G that might also be worth considering include the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0[pl_3256485_price], the GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[pl_2668414_price], or the SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[pl_2420368_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Not 4G

The GT-P8510 Ativ Tab is not 4G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab are also not 4G.

Tablets which are 4G that might also be worth looking at include the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3[pl_1955439_price], the SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[pl_2130444_price], or the SM-T237 Galaxy Tab 4[pl_2984979_price] all from Samsung.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung GT-P8510 Ativ Tab

Released Over Four Years Ago

Samsung released the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.5 gigahertz, the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years.

Other 1.5GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung XE300TZC Ativ Tab 3[plb_1498078_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a tablet with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Yarvik TAB09-211 Xenta 9.7ic[plb_1546029_price] (1.6GHz), the Asus Memo Pad 10 ME102A[plb_2222090_price] (1.6GHz), or the TechniSat 10G-HD[plb_3053437_price] (1.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab is two which is average compared to the other 218 comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the GT-P8510 Ativ Tab that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

There are a number of other 2 processor cores tablets currently available which you might want to look at including the Galaxy Tab 2[pl_1497692_price], the GT-P5100 Galaxy Tab 2[pl_1498018_price], or the GT-P5110 Galaxy Tab 2[pl_1498019_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews.

If you would prefer more processor coress then you might also want to consider the Samsung GT-N5100 Galaxy Note[plb_1548405_price] (4 processor coress), the Asus Memo Pad 10 ME102A[plb_2655781_price] (4 processor coress), or the Visual Land FamTab[plb_2674456_price] (4 processor coress) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
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
Standby Time
Battery Capacity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Docking Connector
Wi-Fi

Expert Reviews

(39)
12 December 2014

The myCharge Talk & Charge+ external battery is good for charging your devices on the go, but is quite expensive considering its capacity and performance...

Slim, lightweight design
Includes short, built-in micro USB cable
Good processing speed
Good battery life
Good dual cameras
Bottom Line
The myCharge Talk Charge external battery is good for charging your devices on the go, but is quite expensive considering its capacity and performance
Costly
Average display experience
Clunky interface
28 September 2013

The Windows RT based Samsung Ativ Tab is 10.1 inch device powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor with Adreno 305 GPU and 2GB RAM. You can attach an external optional... Read more…

21 January 2013

Microsoft set the standard for Windows RT-based hardware, but is there still room for partners to sell compelling alternatives? We take our first Qualcomm-powered Windows RT tablet for a spin to... Read more…

16 January 2013

Buying Guide 10 best tablet PCs in the world today The Samsung Ativ Tab is undeniably a high-end tablet, and not just because of the price tag. With solid specs and a sleek, lightweight build, it...

13 January 2013

The Samsung ATIV Tab GT-P8510 with Windows RT. The Samsung ATIV Tab is the company's first tablet running the ARM-optimised Windows RT operating system. The plastic case is of very good quality....

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User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 17 February 2013 by Nick

I use this tablet instead of carrying a bulky laptop into work. On the train, I find it very easy to compose emails, read/write documents etc. If I really need internet connection for a short... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2013 by Safari Dino

I'm giving this 4 stars purely because Windows RT lets it down. The tab itself is a quality item that feels good to use and is a pleasure to own. Mine also came with the Samsung Ativ Book Cover... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2014 by Chris mclaughlin
(Verified Purchase)

The online details describe this as a "10.1" tablet. It's not. The screen is that size but the device is at least 10.5. Thus it does not fit into any conventionally sized cover/sleeve. The... Read more…

Reviewed 17 December 2012 by Paz

Beware the claim that this product "Delivers a full Windows 8-based PC experience" - it doesn't. It runs Windows RT, which will not run any Windows software you might already own, not even Office.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 March 2014 by Lavy
(Verified Purchase)

I like the table and thought it would be great as it has windows 8 on but I could not download apps to I sent it back. I like things simple and this was not it for although I do use the latest... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung gtp8510, samsung gtp8510m, samsung gtp8510ms, samsung gtp8510msa, samsung gtp8510msab, samsung gtp8510msabt, samsung gtp8510msabtu
Barcodes 08716406026293, 08806085312531, 08806085320000

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