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We checked 10,157 expert and owner reviews for Samsung tablets and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically for its tablets.
Flash Storage Media
This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablet computers of this type and age.
4.1 Bluetooth Version
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A supports a 4.1 bluetooth version which is newer than most tablet computers of this age and spec. Most tablets that were released one year ago support a 4 bluetooth version.
This tablet's Bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Galaxy Tab A.
Amongst comparable types of tablet the worst supported Bluetooth version is 4.1 BLE.
Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size
At 128 gigabytes, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Galaxy Tab A. The average maximum memory card size of tablets that were released one year ago is 77GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 520GB.
Quite Long Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
The Galaxy Tab A has one of the longer browsing time (Wi-Fi)s (15 hours) amongst tablets of this age. The average browsing time (Wi-Fi) of tablets of this age and type is 9.6h, and the browsing time (Wi-Fi)s range from 4h to 15h.
With a depth of only 7.5 millimeters, the Galaxy Tab A has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The thinnest depth of tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab A is 5.5mm, the thickest is 260mm, and the average depth is 35mm.
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Most tablets that came out around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A are not 3G. The Galaxy Tab A is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.
If you are looking for a tablet computer that is 3G then you might also want to consider the Samsung SM-T235 Galaxy Tab 4[plb_2355960_price].
The Galaxy Tab A is not 4G. Most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Galaxy Tab A are also not 4G.
At only 1.2 gigahertz, the Galaxy Tab A has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A. The average processor frequency of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A is 1.5GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3.1GHz.
We compared all the other 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablets to this tablet and we think the Samsung SM-T235 Galaxy Tab 4[plb_2355960_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
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Released Over a Year Ago
Samsung released the Galaxy Tab A over a year ago.
Four Processor Coress
The Galaxy Tab A has four processor coress which is average compared to the other 136 tablets that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab A that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.
There are a number of alternative 4 processor cores tablets currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper tablet computers such as the SM-T235 Galaxy Tab 4[pl_2355960_price], or the Galaxy Tab E[pl_2956782_price] both from Samsung.
Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
At 5 megapixels, the Galaxy Tab A has a pretty typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than a year ago.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available including cheaper tablets such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab E[plb_2956782_price].
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Average Internal Storage Capacity
At 16 gigabytes, the Galaxy Tab A has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.
There are a number of alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper tablets such as the Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70F[plb_2967726_price].
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab A.
Jess would recommend the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 inch SM-T550N (Verified Purchase)
I love this tablet! The struggle is real when it comes to keeping up with charges in my busy life. I can literally spend all day working on my tablet and still have battery left when I come home.... Read more…
Bought this thing for video watching and web browsing, and it excels at both of those. It's got a really nice screen considering the price. It has a 1080p screen (well, a little bit more than 1080... Read more…
Overall this is a great tablet except the WiFi component. WiFi device randomly turns off on its own regardless of the power saving mode and stays off, even the On/Off switch does not bring it back... Read more…