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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets
Samsung has excellent average reviews for its tablets as well as across its entire tablet range compared to other manufacturers.
Flash Storage Media
This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablets that came out around the same time as it.
Just Released Six Months Ago
Samsung only released the SM-T280 six months ago. Newer tablets like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size
When compared to other tablet computers that have been available for the last year that we have assessed the maximum memory card size of, the Samsung SM-T280's maximum memory card size of 200 gigabytes is one of the largest. The average maximum memory card size of latest similar spec tablets is 110GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 200GB.
The SM-T280 is one of the lighter new tablet computers (only 283 grams) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age. Across all the latest tablets the weights range from 240g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 670g.
6 Reasons Against
The SM-T280 is not 4G. Most of the other tablets that have been around for the last year are also not 4G.
Like most of the other new tablets, the Samsung SM-T280 is not 3G.
If you want a tablet that is 3G then you might also want to look at the Archos 101C[plb_3708523_price].
Very Small Internal Storage Capacity
With an internal storage capacity of only 8 gigabytes, the SM-T280 has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys amongst tablets of this age. Recently released tablets have internal storage capacitys of between 4GB and 1.1TB, and the average internal storage capacity is 120GB.
Alternative 8GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper tablets such as the Xoro 903[plb_3369931_price].
Tablets with a larger internal storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Archos 90[plb_3874850_price] (32GB) which also has a higher rating.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The SM-T280 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 7 inches) amongst tablets of this age. The average display diagonal of new tablets is 10", and the display diagonals range from 7" to 19".
If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Archos 90[plb_3874850_price] (8.9") which also has a higher rating.
+3 More reasons against
Quite Low Battery Capacity
At only 4,000 milliamperes * hour, the SM-T280 has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other tablets that were launched in the last year. The battery capacitys of newly released tablets range from 32mAh to 9,300mAh.
Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Across all the comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the SM-T280 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 5MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. The Samsung SM-T280 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 2 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the SM-T280.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SM-T280
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 1.3 gigahertz, the SM-T280 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other recently released tablets.
There are a number of other 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper tablets such as the Xoro 903[plb_3369931_price].
Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
The SM-T280 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets that were launched in the last year.