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Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A
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Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab a 410 1.2GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

410 1.2GHz Android 16GB Apr 2016
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10 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is one the fastest selling tablet currently on sale.

Excellent Brand

410 processor tablet computers produced by Samsung have excellent ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just 410 processor tablet computers) and found that Samsung also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four Processor Coress

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is a four processor cores tablet. Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were launched in the last 12 months have between two and seven processor coress.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4 processor cores tablet computers currently available including the Huawei T1 7.0 (£79.18) which is cheaper.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A supports a 4.1 bluetooth version which is newer than most comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most newly released tablets support a 4 bluetooth version.

This tablet's Bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported Bluetooth version across all recently released tablets.

The worst supported Bluetooth version amongst comparable types of tablet is 4.0 BLE.

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Fairly Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The average continuous video playback time of recently released comparable spec tablet computers is 9.6h. At 14 hours, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a quite long continuous video playback time compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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Fairly Long Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

Across all the tablet computers that have been available for the last year the browsing time (Wi-Fi)s range from 4h to 16h. At 15 hours, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly long browsing time (Wi-Fi) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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Fairly Long Continuous Audio Playback Time

The shortest continuous audio playback time of similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is 10h, the longest is 200h, and the average continuous audio playback time is 140h. The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly long continuous audio playback time (178 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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Fairly High Battery Capacity

At 6,000 milliamperes * hour, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a quite high battery capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A. The lowest battery capacity of latest tablets is 2,000mAh, the highest is 10,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,700mAh.

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Very Thin

The thinnest depth of recently released tablets is 5.5mm, the thickest is 250mm, and the average depth is 73mm. The Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly thin depth (only 7.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec tablets.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is not 3G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablet computers that were released in the last year are also not 3G.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for the last year the internal storage capacitys range from 4GB to 1.1TB. The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly small internal storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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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 66% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1200 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all recently released comparable spec tablet computers is 800 x 400 pixels and the best is 2736 x 1824 pixels.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a maximum maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less maximum video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This tablet's maximum video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) is in fact the worst maximum video resolution amongst all similar spec tablets that were released in the last 12 months.

The best maximum video resolution across comparable types of tablet is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Only Features Four Personal Info Management (PIM)s

The number of personal info management (PIM) featured on the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is more than most comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This Samsung tablet features a Calendar personal info management (PIM), which is the most frequently featured personal info management (PIM) featured on tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A. The personal info management (PIM)s "Alarm clock", "Calculator" and "Notes" are also featured on this tablet computer.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A is 1.5GHz. The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other latest similar spec tablet computers.

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Only 720p Video Recording Modes

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a 720p video recording modes which is higher than the 1080p video recording modes found on most similar spec tablet computers that were launched in the last 12 months. The worst video recording mode of all new tablet computers is 480p and the best is 2160p.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly small maximum memory card size (only 64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other latest similar spec tablet computers. Recently released similar spec tablet computers have maximum memory card sizes of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 130GB.

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

Released Ten Months Ago

This Samsung tablet was released ten months ago.

Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec tablet computers.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A.

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Specification

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LED Backlight
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Camera
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Geotagging
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Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
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Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Google Applications
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
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Colour of Product
Battery
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
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User Reviews

(257)
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…

Reviewed 18 August 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Worked well out of the box. Simple to set up and attach to network. Not only did it attach to my home network but by some cyber wizardry it automatically logged in to a friend's network as soon as... Read more…

Reviewed 12 August 2015 by Ann Howard | 22 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased the Samsung tab 3 10 through Amazon, from eZee trade. I paid £189 for it in March 2015. I was very pleased with the product at first, but now 5 months later, every so often I get... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Got this for my mum and it is very mum-who-doesn't-understand-technology-friendly. The price (£180 when we bought it) also makes it a great every day item that she can carry around in her ham-bag... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by MISS A HARROW
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with my item all is great and I am enjoying the experience of it .......... thankyou so muc.

Reviewed 13 June 2015 by Donna Bradley
(Verified Purchase)

I love my Samsung . Brilliant price delivered in good condition and time.

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