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Samsung 7" 1.3GHz 8GB 7" Tablet

gadgetgear.nl Gold electricpig.co.uk Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice pcmagazine.ru 5 Star
1.3GHz Android 5.1 8GB 7" Aug 2016
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Five Industry Awards

This Samsung tablet is one of the most awarded by tablet computer experts of all the tablet computers that were released in the last year.

This tablet was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both CNET.com and CNET.com.au, both of which said that this tablet computer was excellent.

An additional two expert review sites endorsed this tablet computer. This Samsung tablet computer received a "Recommended" award from Electricpig.co.uk and it received a Gadgetgear.nl "Gold" award.

The writer at one other expert review site decided that this tablet was good. This Samsung tablet computer received a "5 Star" award from Pcmagazine.ru.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This tablet computer has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Advisor.co.uk, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com. That puts this tablet in the top 19% of all the latest similar spec tablet computers.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this tablet computer is 86 out of 100 based on 204 user reviews.

Good Battery Life

Several Samsung 7" owners concluded that the product had a good battery life. Alex Filipowski said in his review of this tablet on Amazon “Good battery life and great for watching Youtube/onDemand video services” and rated the Samsung 7" as excellent. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in December “The battery life is much improved over the previous Galaxy tab 2 it replaced” and rated it as very good. Amiya said in December last year “It's fast and battery is very long lasting”.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung 7" reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was good quality. A.n. Other rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Good picture quality” in their review. Camille wrote on Amazon “I am happy with the quality and performance”. Christopher P. Hick said in his Samsung 7" review “Great buy fast and good quality”.

Robust

Eight Samsung 7" reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was reliable. This month Allain Kabira said in their review of this tablet on Amazon “We just find it simple to use and reliable”. Also this month Canadian78 gave the product a very good review and said on Amazon “If You're Looking For A Excellent Reliable Tablet Which Isn't Going To Cost An Arm & An Leg I Strongly Recommend This One” in their review. Evelyn Boxall mentioned “Value for money and seems reliable”.

Some customers reckoned that the product was well made. Chefsmrs said on Amazon “I'm happy to say my son is over the moon with his gift even has a start up built in he's watching movies on it as we speak”. J. Connor wrote in their review on Amazon last year “Although The Tab is cheaper looking than Apple products, once in the hand it feels solid and comfortable”. M Stev said this month “+ve = Good build quality, great screen” yet they only scored it 3 stars.

One Samsung 7" reviewer who purchased it thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Feshta wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “This was a gift to our grand daughter to replace her broken Tab 4, she loves it, what else can I say” and scored the product 5 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung 7" was strong and durable. Sarah C. said in her review of the Samsung 7" this month “~ Looks stylish and is quite robust” but even so she rated it 3 stars.

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Nice Design

Fourteen people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung 7" was good looking. Ba mentioned last year “This is a very nice looking tablet” and rated the Samsung 7" 5 stars. Carlos Curiel said in his Samsung 7" review “Now I am thinking the only way to fix the problem is to return my two month old good looking tablet back and get a refund”. Chefsmrs said in their review of this tablet “It is a gift gorgeous my 15 year old returning to school in his last year”.

Some Samsung 7" reviewers considered that the Samsung 7" was a good design. Jm said on Amazon “Fast, reliable, memory card slot, great design, robust enough to take anywhere” in their Samsung 7" review and scored it 5 stars. Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com “The shiny Samsung Series 7 Ultra has a long battery life and nice design.” in their review of the Samsung 7". Three years ago expert website Computershopper.com mentioned “You pay a slight premium for its sleek design while leaving some performance on the table” in their review of the Samsung 7" and scored the Samsung 7" 70 out of 100.

Several customers who reviewed it concluded that it was neat. Christine Cassidy mentioned “Very neat little tablet taking some getting used to after” but even so she rated the Samsung 7" 60 out of 100. Last year Joan42 said on Amazon “It is very neat size, easy to use”.

One person reckoned that it was smooth. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Works straight out of the box now that Android is the OS it always should have been (smooth and connected as iOS” in their review. One Samsung 7" owner considered that it had a good case. Expert review site Mobiletechreview.com wrote four years ago “The casing is made entirely of aluminum with some magnesium alloy”.

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Good Size

Six customers who reviewed it thought it was thin. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “This tablet is very responsive, its lightweight slim” and scored it 80 out of 100. Jessica Bruno said on Amazon “Thin, light, quick, pretty - everything I wanted from my new tab” in her Samsung 7" review. John Mackillop wrote last year “The Tab 4 is slimmer, lighter and has no such connection problems”.

Several Samsung 7" reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it was lightweight. J. A. Burt said in their review of this tablet in December “Lightweight, reliable, powerful” . Mike1865 said “It is lightweight and fits easily into a bag”. Mkn mentioned on Amazon “Bad quality, lightweight tablet for VERY casual use”.

Some Samsung 7" reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Camille mentioned in her Samsung 7" review last year “Am sure this will be a good addition especially when travelling due to the compact size”. Ifellover wrote on Amazon “This has proven to be an excellent tool for work, being both reliable and compact” in their review of this tablet. Jason Kehoe & Leanne Brown said “It is compact enough to be carted around on my travels” in his Samsung 7" review and scored the Samsung 7" 5 stars.

A number of customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was a good size. Jo L wrote “Ideal size for me as I like to take it with me when I go away & it fits in my hand luggage without any problems”. Margaret Russell said in her review on Amazon “Very handy and nice size Easy to use Thank you” and scored the product 5 stars. Miss L. said this month “Good size for kids and should have enough storage for needs” in her review of the Samsung 7".

One Samsung 7" owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung 7" was heavy and bulky. Keith Lang wrote “I have found this a very useful, not too heavy or too big tab”.

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Easy to Use

Some customers agreed that it was easy to use. In December last year Boocc4 mentioned in their Samsung 7" review “Is so responsive and easy to use and manage”. Busy Mum gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I love this tablet - easy to use, fast and very clear graphics”. Buyer wrote “Tablet easy to set up & easy to use” in their Samsung 7" review.

A number of people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Samsung 7" this year “I found it easy to set up for him and the battery seems to last pretty well”. Feedback from a Customer rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Clear screen Easy to set up and use” in their Samsung 7" review. Flo rated this tablet as very good and she said on Amazon in December this year “Very easy to set up and no difficulty seeing the script”.

Several Samsung 7" owners who reviewed it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Drew 62x mentioned on Amazon “It's very sleek and light to hold and also very fast when connected to the internet” in their Samsung 7" review. Joan Kerr scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Smaller than previous models easy to hold and so clear”. Physics Geek mentioned “The glass from the screen extended to the edge of the front surface, making it feel like a nice object to hold” in their review of the Samsung 7".

One customer concluded that the Samsung 7" performed as expected. In December last year Alexander Bryson he wrote in his review of this tablet “Arrived promptly, does what it say's on the tin, good buy”. One person said in their reviews that it had a good interface. Kate Cleevely said on Amazon in December last year “Really impressed with quality, resolution, interface and variety of apps” in her Samsung 7" review.

One Samsung 7" owner who reviewed this tablet thought it had a good experience. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “The 17-inch version of the Samsung Series 7 Chronos provides an excellent multimedia experience in a sleek design with a bright HD display”.

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Good Picture Quality

Eleven Samsung 7" owners who purchased it said that it had good picture quality. J. Connor scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon in December last year “Movies look great and graphics are sharp”. Mike1865 mentioned “Nice graphics and goos sound considering the size” in their review of the Samsung 7" and scored the product very highly. This month Miss L. wrote “The picture quality is very sharp and clear”.

A few people who reviewed it considered that it had good colour saturation. This month A. Hutchison said “Crystal clear screen with vivid colours is adept at showing video” in their review of the Samsung 7". Jessica Bruno she wrote in her review on Amazon two years ago “The screen is bright, with pleasant natural colours and surfing in portrait mode has no issues, at least not with Google Chrome which adapts sites nicely to the 800 pixel width”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this tablet was good for watching movies. Stephen Lowden scored the Samsung 7" very highly and he wrote in his Samsung 7" review “Superb tablet, expandable storage up to 64gb which is great for movies & other media, border around the screen is tiny so looks new”.

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Samsung Has Excellent Tablet Reviews

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

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Good Connectivity

A number of Samsung 7" owners who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Last year Keefo! rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “A good example is gaming, I have a sega megadrive emulator and Nintendo Gameboy advance both with a tonne of games which I downloaded from the internet for free”. Moonstone said “The plus points are fast internet connection and download speeds” and rated the Samsung 7" 4 stars. Samantha Louise Cole said “Really easy to use and is faster on the internet loading than the tab 3” in her Samsung 7" review.

Several people who reviewed it considered that it was wifi compatible. Nick wrote on Amazon “This tablet is fast, connects to wireless routers no problem, its got latest spec on it so it will do alot better than most tablets out there” in his review of the Samsung 7". Viacom wrote “When turning on the wifi thingy it takes a bit of time around 6 to 7 seconds to connect to the Web”.

A number of people who reviewed this tablet considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Old Man Mike wrote in their review of the Samsung 7" “This had good USB connectivity which allowed me to carry out all of the normal activities that a computer is designed to do”. Old Man Mike also said “In the meantime IF YOU WANT A GOOD WORKING PRODUCT WITH USB CONNECTIVITY THEN DO NOT BUY THIS TABLET”.

A few Samsung 7" reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had gps. Ba wrote in their review on Amazon “The wireless is good as is the GPS reception, battery life good, all in all a great tablet”. Carlos Curiel said “As a GPS it worked really good either” but he only gave it a rating of 2 stars.

Several Samsung 7" reviewers reckoned that this tablet had email functionality. Camille said in her Samsung 7" review on Amazon “Good connection to email accounts” and rated it as very good.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers reckoned that the Samsung 7" had good features. A Thakkar scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung 7" on Amazon “Size ok for his age & excellent features like kids mode”. James Hart gave the Samsung 7" a rating of 5 stars and he wrote last year “Very impressive, all the features work great”. Kirsty said in their review “Full of features that work straight out of the box, simple wifi connectivity, Bluetooth pairing & file sharing, pre loaded with many useful app's & features, screen viewing quality”.

Good Webcam

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for making skype calls. Two years ago Jessica Bruno said “My experience of both has been using Skype” in her Samsung 7" review. Jessica Bruno also wrote “This is good as if there's something unsatisfactory they normally mention it! Skype was flawless on the tab, no stuttering or poor quality”. Sarah said on Amazon “The Skype is great as well”.

Good Support

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung 7" had good technical guidance. In December Crafty Jan wrote on Amazon “An excellent product great value and very easy instructions to follow in every day use” in their review of the Samsung 7". Delia Marlow mentioned “The item was great Except for the fact the installation instructions and guarantee” .

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who bought the product considered that it was noisy. Jessica Bruno wrote in her review “The speaker is perfectly loud enough for use around the house, even with a little background noise” .

One Samsung 7" reviewer said in their reviews that it was quiet. Stephen Lowden wrote in his review of the Samsung 7" on Amazon “Sleek compared to older samsung tab models, loudspeaker is reasonably loud no issues there whilst others complain that it is too quiet, battery lasts for an incredibly long time”.

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Good Environmental Credentials

One Samsung 7" owner who purchased the product said that it was good in terms of power usage. Coomar Lallbahadoor said last year “Is very useful intead switch on computer sometime for doing thing and is fast also battery energy is long enouth, depand on what you using for like whatching video” in their Samsung 7" review and gave the Samsung 7" a rating of 5 stars.

Good for Games

One customer considered that it was good playing games on.

Only Released Four Months Ago

This tablet computer is one of the latest tablets to be released.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on latest tablet computers.

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Good Sound Quality

A few Samsung 7" reviewers wrote in their reviews that this tablet had good sound quality. Amiya wrote on Amazon “Sound is also good and the double screen feature allows you to do two things at one time”. Barbara Turner wrote in her Samsung 7" review on Amazon “It is a lovely size, nice screen, great sound and brilliant battery life, I'm just hoping it will get 5.0 update soon” but she only gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. In December last year Sausage wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “The sound from the built-in speaker is very poor, as is to be expected.” and gave the Samsung 7" a rating of 5 stars.

Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Samsung 7" has a fairly large maximum memory card size (200 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that came out in the last 12 months. Tablets that have been around for around the same time as the 7" have maximum memory card sizes of between 32GB and 200GB.

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Very Light

The lightest recently released tablet is 240g heavy, the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 700g. At only 283 grams, the Samsung 7" is quite light compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released in the last 12 months.

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Narrow

When compared to other recently released tablets that we have assessed, the width of the Samsung 7" of only 108.8 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The narrowest similar spec tablet computer that was released in the last 12 months is 100mm wide, the widest is 460mm, and the average width is 240mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Samsung 7" is not 4G compatible. Most of the other recently released tablets are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The Samsung 7" is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that were released in the last year are also not 3G compatible.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

New tablet computers have internal storage capacity of between 4GB and 1.1TB, and the average internal storage capacity is 120GB. The Samsung 7" has a fairly small internal storage capacity (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the 7".

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Very Small Screen Size

The Samsung 7" has a quite small screen size (only 7 inches) compared to most of the other new tablet computers. Across all the new tablet computers the screen sizes range from 7" to 19", and the average screen size is 10".

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The Samsung 7" has a maximum rear camera resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less rear camera resolution than the most frequently found rear camera resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1280 x 720 pixels rear camera resolution is actually the worst rear camera resolution across all tablets that were released in the last 12 months.

Across similar types of tablet the best rear camera resolution is 3264 x 2448 pixels.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung 7"

Four Processor Cores

The Samsung 7" is a four processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other 61 new tablet computers that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Samsung 7" has a fairly standard processor clock speed (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the 7".

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the Samsung 7" has a relatively typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other latest tablet computers.

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5 Awards

gadgetgear.nl Gold electricpig.co.uk Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice pcmagazine.ru 5 Star

Expert Reviews

(23)
14 June 2013

The shiny Samsung Series 7 Ultra has a long battery life and nice design, but its now-older processor gives us pause...

13 June 2013

The shiny Samsung Series 7 Ultra has a long battery life and nice design, but its now older processor gives us pause...

The Samsung Series 7 All-in-One is well put together, but you pay a slight premium for its sleek design while leaving some performance on the table...

7 March 2013

The Samsung Series 7 (DP700A3D-A01US) all-in-one desktop offers very good bang for the buck, and includes a lot of features we'd say are must-haves in a new midrange all-in-one Windows 8 desktop...

28 June 2012

The 17-inch version of the Samsung Series 7 Chronos provides an excellent multimedia experience in a sleek design with a bright HD display and JBL speakers...

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User Reviews

(204)
Reviewed 22 January 2013 by Amazon Customer

What I have seen of the machine, it is certainly a contender to replace my knackered old Toshiba. The screen quality and audio are a cut above in my view. HOWEVER - what's going on with the... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by A. Hutchison
(Verified Purchase)

Good tablet but can 'hang' sometimes when downloading something and trying to use apps at the same time, only hangs for around 10 seconds max. Tablet displays as having 1.29GB of RAM with around... Read more…

Reviewed 12 August 2016 by Canadian78
(Verified Purchase)

Great Tablet. Fast Doesn't Slow Down Or Struggle. Battery Life Is Excellent I'm A Medium User For Checking Email's & Shopping On Amazon. So The Battery Last's A Day For Me. And It Has Just Over... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2016 by John Blackledge
(Verified Purchase)

This is a nice piece of kit, but I actually ordered a Tab 2. Great, I thought, an upgrade. Then found that the main reason I wanted it - to run WD My Cloud to access my music wirelessly from my... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Good, but loses a star for it's inability to use the screen mirroring function - which I found strange and a big disappointment.

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Product Identifiers

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