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Gigaset QV830 A7 1.2GHz 8GB 8" Tablet

A7 1.2GHz 8GB 8" Feb 2014
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Fantastic value and high quality all in one package, the Gigaset QV830 8"Tablet is the perfect way to surf, shop, chat and email. Unlimited play With a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM,... More
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12 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 11 user reviews the average user rating of this tablet computer is 87%.

Nice Design

Some Gigaset QV830 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. Three years ago Christian gave it an excellent review and he wrote on Amazon “The online reviews were all pretty favourable (if you discount those who complain that Android Jelly-bean is last year's OS”. Christian also mentioned “Beautifully packed, Metal (!) case with glass screen”.

Several Gigaset QV830 reviewers considered that it was well designed. One customer considered that it was a good design.

One Gigaset QV830 owner concluded that this tablet was ergonomic. Gerard O'doherty mentioned in his Gigaset QV830 review on Amazon “With rounded bezel edges it's fairly ergonomic”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Gigaset QV830 owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Carolynne mentioned on Amazon “It is simple to use”. Two years ago Gerard O'doherty said on Amazon “I had an Asus MeMo pad tablet that came in very handy for a lot of uses” in his review of the Gigaset QV830.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Three years ago Robert Macpherson wrote in his review on Amazon “Easy to set up and doing everything I ask of”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Gigaset QV830 owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. Gerard O'doherty mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It's well designed and well packaged” in his review of this tablet and gave it a score of 5 stars. Gerard O'doherty also wrote “The unit really is very well designed and made”. T3.com wrote three years ago “For just £99 you get a metal body and a screen a bit like a first-gen iP” in their review although they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Size

One Gigaset QV830 reviewer concluded that it was easy to carry around. Amazon Customer mentioned three years ago “Crisp with a more adult design, light and easy to use” in their review. One Gigaset QV830 reviewer reckoned that it was thin. Gerard O'doherty gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It's slim” in his Gigaset QV830 review.

One person who bought this tablet mentioned that it was a good body shape.

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Robust

Several Gigaset QV830 reviewers agreed that this tablet was well made. Christian said in his review of the Gigaset QV830 on Amazon “Feels really solid and well-made”. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned three years ago “The QV830 is surprisingly well built for its price.” in their Gigaset QV830 review but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. Expert review site Coolsmartphone.com wrote in their review also three years ago “I love the 8 inch form factor, its well built with a OK screen”.

Good Sound Quality

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. Christian he mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Independent reviews criticised the speaker's sound quality”. Christian also mentioned “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 the product had good technical guidance. Three years ago Christian said “My Sansa Clip is audibly better that way.) The full manual is available at the Gigaset website as a free pdf download”.

Gigaset Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

On average Gigaset A7 processor tablet computers have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all tablets manufactured by Gigaset.

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Four Processor Coress

Most of the other A7 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the QV830 only have between one and three processor coress, however the Gigaset QV830 has four processor coress.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 le bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 330 grams, the Gigaset QV830 is one of the lighter tablet computers of this age and spec amongst similar spec tablets of this age. Across all the comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the QV830 the weights range from 330g to 480g, and the average weight is 380g.

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10 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, T3.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this A7 processor tablet is 68%.

Not 4G

The Gigaset QV830 is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the QV830 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Most tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the QV830 are not 3G. The Gigaset QV830 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of A7 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the QV830 is 4GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 48GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 8 gigabytes, the Gigaset QV830 has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys amongst A7 processor tablet computers of this age.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Gigaset QV830 is a one number of built-in speakers tablet. Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago have one number of built-in speakers.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the tablets of a comparable age and type to the QV830 the depths range from 7.5mm to 140mm, and the average depth is 18mm. With a depth of 8 millimeters, the Gigaset QV830 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other A7 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the QV830.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1,200 megahertz, the Gigaset QV830 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the QV830. The processor clock speeds of tablet computers that were released around the same time as the QV830 range from 1,000MHz to 2,300MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1,400MHz.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

At only 8 hours, the Gigaset QV830 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the QV830. The average battery life (max) of tablets of a similar type and age to the QV830 is 9.7h, and the battery life (max)s range from 5h to 10h.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 56GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 520GB. The Gigaset QV830 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 32 gigabytes) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of A7 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1GHz to 1.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Gigaset QV830 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Gigaset QV830

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over three years.

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 of this age and type.

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers gigaset s30853h1166l101
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