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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5473 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The screen and performance also get good feedback, but opinions about the connectivity and touch screen are mixed. Some have doubts about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.co.uk.

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 16GB Black - tablets (Full-size tablet, Slate, Android, Black, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 16GB Black - tablets (Full-size tablet, Slate, Android, Black, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Manuel Masiero (notebookcheck.net)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) Tablet Review

 

Desirable. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) is a compelling package. No other other 10-inch tablet with Android 6, LTE and Full-HD on the market offers more for less. If the performance is up to par as well is the subject of our review.

sturdy design ; bright Full-HD display ; LTE ; 5 GHz WLAN ; Android 6 ; microSD slot with App2SD ; games run stutter-free ; long battery life

only 10.5 GB available storage ; weak cameras ; throttling under maximum load ; speaker only on one side ; battery is not swappable

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) is more powerful than the predecessor Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7. The display now features a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels (16:10) instead of 1024 x 768 pixels (4:3), although the screen is only marginally larger...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: PY Ho (hardwarezone.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 LTE - A Non-stylus Note Striving to be Pro

 

Recently, there has been a trend in pushing devices tailored for the enterprise market space. Samsung's new Galaxy Tab Pro series of tablets panders towards this market space as a step below the Note series, but does it deliver? We take the Galaxy Tab...

Very light and thin ; Superb display ; Enterprise-level apps bundled out of the box

Designed for enterprise, but is better suited for content consumption ; Portrait handling hampered by Home button ; Stutters observed, more so in multi-tasking ; High price

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 is an almost perfect enterprise-oriented device that can double up well for regular content consumption needs. It is basically a

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Andrew Ku (tomshardware.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: A Second-Gen Android Tablet

 

The iPad 2 enjoys the benefit of being one generation ahead of everyone else. But what happens when the competition catches up? Samsung's Galaxy ...

Plenty of time has passed, though, and the hardware is finally catching up to the software. Samsung has the first second-generation Honeycomb-based tablet in its Galaxy Tab 10.1, and it's one of the best mobile devices we've seen thus far (and that's...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Chaz85 (argos.co.uk)

Tablet is perfect and does exactly what I wanted

 

Perfect for screening with our Samsung tv The camera is really good as well

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: samaas (very.co.uk)

I love it

 

It's the best. I can lie in bed at night and watch films, play music, and use it on the train to do bits of work.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Jaguar2210 (very.co.uk)

Samsung galaxy

 

Absolutely great and just so easy to use! Highly recommended!!

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Eliza (very.co.uk)

Sleek and stylish

 

Great product. It's a Christmas gift so looking forward to seeing it in all its glory.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Woodie (very.co.uk)

Just as good

 

Bought to replace old iPad and was very happy with it, great product for far less price , would recommend

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Kathy777 (very.co.uk)

Great Product

 

I brought this item for myself a week ago and i am very pleased with it. It is very easy to use and the screen size is perfect for reading.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Samzak2009 (very.co.uk)

Brilliant tablet

 

Excellent quality product and very easy to use strongly recommend

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
FM radio: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:4000 / 4200 / 7300
Battery life (max):13
Battery performance:4200 / 7300
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (3G):12 / 13
Browsing time (4G):13 / 14
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):11 / 13 / 14
Continuous audio playback time:100 / 114 / 154 / 187 / 193
Continuous video playback time:12 / 13 / 14 / 9
Talk time (3G):46

Camera

Auto focus:Y / Yes
Built-in flash:No / Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Maximum video resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3264 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5 / 8
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@30fps / 1920x1080@30fps
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Grey / White
Device type:Full-size tablet / Mini tablet
Form Factor:Convertible (Detachable) / Slate / Slider

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9 / 4:3
Display Diagonal:10.1 / 7 / 8
Display number of colors:16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1280 x 720 / 1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200
Display Technology:PLS / TFT / TFT/PLS
LED backlight:No / Y / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Memory

Internal memory:1.5 / 2 / 3
Internal memory type:LPDDR2-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1866

Messaging

E-mail:Y / Yes

Networking

2G:Y
2G bands (primary SIM):800,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G:N / No / Yes
3G bands supported:800,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+,UMTS / UMTS,WCDMA
4G:N / No / Y
4G bands supported:800,850,900,1800,2100,2300,2600 / 800,850,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No / Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Micro-USB / USB
Carrying case:Y
Keyboard supplied:N / No / Y
Manual:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Stylus pen:Y
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS):N / Yes
Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RMI, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, MID, MIDI, MP3, MP4, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, IMY, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MP4, MXMF, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
GLONASS:Y / Yes
Google applications:Gmail, Google Maps, Google Play / Gmail, Google Maps, Google Play, Google Talk / Gmail,Google Maps,Google Play / Google Maps, Google Play, Google Talk
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Image formats supported:BMP,JPG,PNG
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Lunar calendar, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Countdown timer, Stopwatch
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Lunar calendar, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Countdown timer, Stopwatch
Position location:Y / Yes
Video compression format:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / MP4, M4V, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM / 3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV / 3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV / 3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV / MP4,M4V,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

Phone Features

Caller ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:N / Y / Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / No / Y
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Processor

Processor:7870 / MSM8953
Processor cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon / Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.3 / 1.6 / 2
Processor model:7870 / MSM8953

Software

Operating system installed:Android / Android 5.1 / Android 6.0
Operating system version:6.0
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Internal storage capacity:16 / 8
Maximum memory card size:128 / 200 / 256
Storage media:Flash
User memory:10.5 / 4.3

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.295 / 0.319 / 0.323 / 0.343 / 6.11
Height:0.323 / 10 / 6.65 / 8.19 / 8.2
Weight:11.1 / 11.8 / 18.5 / 18.6 / 19.5 / 9.98
Width:10 / 4.28 / 5.43 / 6.1 / 6.11 / 6.46