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Samsung Ativ Tab 10.1-inch (GT-P8510)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of Samsung Ativ Tab 10.1-inch (GT-P8510). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and reliability. The performance and size are also mentioned favorably, but views are divided on the durability. There are some less positive comments about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Ativ Tab 10.1-inch (GT-P8510) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Samsung Ativ Tab 10.1-inch (GT-P8510) from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the touch screen and screen. The performance and size are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the portability.

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94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Daniel Cooper (

Samsung ATIV Tab review: the Windows RT tablet you'll never find in the US


In a world that's increasingly dominated by tablets, Microsoft, whose fortune is intertwined with desktops and laptops, needed to prevent its customers

Amazing battery life ; Solid hardware ; Fantastic for productivity

WiFi Sync is a pain ; Windows RT still lacks some big-name apps ; You'll pay a premium over the equivalent Surface

Samsung’s Windows RT tablet beats the Surface RT in plenty of ways; it’s just a shame it can’t beat it on price.

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Samsung Ativ Tab preview: First look


It may look like Samsung is dipping a toe in unknown waters but its long-time partnership with Microsoft is a wet suit of sorts. The Ativ Tab may be the company's first Windows RT tablet but not its first Windows slate.

Another trick up Windows RT's sleeve is the Office 2013 Home & Student edition. It includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (

Samsung's Ativ Tab will run Windows RT, have NFC


This Windows RT tablet will sport a 10.1-inch screen, NFC capabilities, and a 5-megapixel camera.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Anand Lal Shimpi (

Samsung ATIV Tab Review: Qualcomm's First Windows RT Tablet


I remember writing Intel and telling them that, from a tablet perspective, the Windows 8 launch might as well have been a Windows RT launch. By the time October 23rd rolled around, the only Windows tablets we had in for review were ARM based and...

Although I like the ATIV Tab, I still feel like Windows RT/8 and the first generation of tablets need another iteration before they're truly ready for duty. I'd love to see the Surface team's industrial design paired with a faster SoC, a lighter...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Sebastian Jentsch (

Notebookcheck's Best of December 2012 - Notebooks


Finale. Smart convertibles, surprising ultrabooks, business classics, slim gaming laptops and a crippled Power-Radeon. We complete the year 2012 with 31 assorted reviews. ... read 01/13/2013 87%Review Samsung ATIV Tab GT-P8510 Tablet Premium tablet?At...

Asus still does not use Nvidia's Optimus technology

Jan, 2013

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Review Samsung ATIV Tab GT-P8510 Tablet


Premium tablet? At least that's the segment in which Samsung places its new 750 Euro (~$980) ATIV. Windows RT, a 10.1-inch screen, 2 GB RAM, a fast 1.5 GHz SoC from Qualcomm, and the latest wireless technologies make a solid starting point.

Good feel, workmanship, and stability, Attractive design, USB and HDMI ports, Modern wireless technologies, including NFC, Compelling 10.1-inch touchscreen, Good performance under Windows RT, Low heat generation, Positioning of the stereo speakers,...

No UMTS option, Charging is only possible via the adapter, Memory: only 14 of the 32 GB are available, Limited range of products in the Windows Store, Minimalistic camera application, Display resolution of just 1366x768 pixels, Average sounding...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Nick T. (

Samsung ATIV Tab Review


As far as tablets go, we didn't really have that much of a variety until recently. One could either get an iPad from Apple, or go with an Android tablet that fits their budget and preferences. But now that Windows RT is here, things are seemingly bound...

Full-sized USB port ; Very light for a 10-inch tablet

Build quality is so-so ; Serious shortage of apps

We have to admit that we quite enjoyed spending some time with the Samsung ATIV Tab. Using a tablet that is neither an iPad nor an Android device feels refreshing in its own way, reminding us that there is always more than one way to skin a cat. Sure,...

Nov, 2012

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Samsung ATIV Tab


The Samsung ATIV Tab has decent features under the hood and an attractive design that makes it an adept alternative to Microsoft's $499 Surface RT. The ATIV Tab though doesn't stand out against the market-leading iPad, as well as other Windows RT...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Ashima Gupta (

Samsung ATIV TAB Review: Specs, Features and Price


Samsung ATIV TAB ReviewSamsung has recently come up with its first Windows 8 RT powered tablet – the Samsung ATIV TAB. Equipped with many of the advanced configurations such as a 10.1 inch LCD capacitive display, 1.5GHz ...

10.1 inches Multi touch capacitive display, Display Resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels, Windows RT OS, 1.5GHz Dual Core Krait processor, Adreno 305 graphics, 5 MP camera, Camera Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 8200 mAh battery

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Samsung ATIV Tab


Samsung's first Windows 8 RT tablet, complete with Galaxy S3 finish.

The Samsung ATIV Tab Windows 8 RT tablet offers a decent spread of features, connectivity and fairly snazzy looks. However, without knowing how much the thing will cost it’s hard to know how it compares with the Windows 8 RT offerings from Asus, Sony...

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio system:HD / HDA / High Definition (HD) / SoundAlive / SRS 3D
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:0.64 / 0.8 / 1 / 1.28 / 1.5


Battery Capacity:25.6 / 30 / 4 / 41 / 48 / 49 / 8200
Battery capacity (Watt hours):25.6 / 30 / 4 / 41 / 48 / 49
Battery life (max):5.5 / 546
Battery performance:8200
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous video playback time:12
Number of battery cells:2 / 4
Standby Time:1200 / 546


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash:LED / Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.9 / 2
Main camera resolution (numeric):2 / 3 / 5 / 8
Maximum video resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 3 / 5 / 8
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.9 / 2 / 3 / 5
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording: Yes


Cable lock slot: No
Color of product:Aluminium, Blue / Black / Black, Silver / Blue / Ivory / Metallic / Silver / White
Device type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint reader: No
Form Factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Detachable) / Slate
Product color:Aluminium,Blue / Black / Black,Silver / Blue / Metallic / Silver / White
RoHS compliance: No


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:400
Display Diagonal:10 / 10.1 / 11.6
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Technology:LCD / TFT/S-PVA
LED backlight:No / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:40
Energy Star certified:No / Yes
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Graphics:GMA / HD Graphics / HD Graphics 3000 / HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter:GMA / HD Graphics / HD Graphics 3000 / HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1050

Media Formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,HE-AAC,MP3,PCM,WMA / AAC,MP3,WMA
Video compression formats:ASF,MPEG4,WMV / H.263,H.264,MKV,MPEG4 / H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV / H.263,H.264,MPEG4,WMV
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV


Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM / LPDDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600 / 800


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM):No / Yes


3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA / HSPA+
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+HS / 4.0 / 4.0 LE
Data network:3G / No
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 40

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Backlight: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless / Wireless
Depth (imperial):7.46
Dimensions (WxDxH):12 x 7.44 x 0.469
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
Full HD:No / Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
Height (imperial):0.47
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Number of processors supported:1
Number of products included:1
Numeric keypad: No
Optical Drive Type: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Power cord included: Yes
Processor socket:BGA1023 / FC-MB4760
Rechargeable: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 64
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 32
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720
Video playback: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Width (imperial):12
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless / Wireless

Packaging Content

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


Stylus pen:Y


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, PCM, WMA / AAC, MP3, WMA
Electronic compass: Yes
Google applications:Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Gyroscope: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Orientation sensor: Yes
Password protection:BIOS, HDD
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD
Personal info management:Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Position location:N / Y
Proximity sensor: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes
Video compression format:H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV8, WMV9
Video compression formats:ASF, MPEG4, WMV / H.263, H.264, MKV, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV / H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV8,WMV9
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Phone Features

Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Docking connector type:Samsung 30-pin
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone out:N / Y
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 3


AC adapter frequency:50 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:40
Energy Star certified:N / Y
Power auto-sensing:Y


Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM76 Express / Intel NM70 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / Y
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM76 Express / Intel NM70 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8,1x16,2x4,2x8
Processor:2117U / 847 / 987 / I3-2367M / I5-2467M / I5-2537M / I5-3317U / i5-3317UM / I5-3337U / Z2760
Processor ARK ID:54619 / 56056 / 56858 / 59798 / 65707 / 67194 / 70105 / 71469 / 72055
Processor boost frequency:2.3 / 2.6 / 2.7
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR03W / SR0CV / SR0D6 / SR0N8 / SR0V4 / SR0VQ / SR0XL / SR0Z4
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Arm / Intel / Intel Core i3 / Intel Core i5 / Intel® Atom™ / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.1 / 1.4 / 1.5 / 1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:2117U / 847 / 987 / I3-2367M / I5-2467M / I5-2537M / I5-3317U / i5-3317UM / I5-3337U / Z2760
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor package size:14 / 31
Processor series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 2000 series for Mobile
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / J1 / L1 / P0 / Q0
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.x
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Tjunction:100 / 100 C / 105

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes


Cable lock slot:N
Fingerprint reader:N


Bundled software:- S Note\n- S Player\n- S Gallery\n- S Camera\n- Evernote\n- Microsoft Office Trial\n- Settings\n- SW Update\n- Recovery\n- Norton Internet Security Trial\n- Norton Online Backup Trial\n- PowerDVD / Adobe Photoshop Element 11, Recovery, Samsung SideSync, Settings, S Camera+, S Note, S Player+, S PhotoStudio, Support Center, SW Update / IE 10, Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel, OneNote), Skydrive, Windows Store / S Note, S Player, S Gallery, Evernote / S Note, S Player, S Gallery, S Camera, Evernote, Einstellungen, Support Center, Software-Update, Recovery / S Note, S Player, S Gallery, S Camera, Evernote, Settings, Support Center, SW Update, Recovery / S Note, S Player, S Gallery, S Camera, Evernote, Settings, Support Center, SW, Update, Recovery / S Note\nS Player\nS Gallery\nS Camera\nEvernote\nMicrosoft Office\nInstellingen\nSW Update\nRecovery / S Note\nS Player\nS Gallery\nS Camera\nNorton Internet Security / S Note\nS Player\nS Gallery\nS Camera\nPowerDVD / SAMSUNG SideSync \nPlayer S + \nS PhotoStudio \nCamera + S \nMS Office Home & Student 2013 \nSettings \nSupport Center \nSW Update / Samsung SideSync, S Note, S Player+, S Gallery, S PhotoStudio, S Camera+, Evernote, Settings, Support Center, SW Update / Samsung SideSync, Settings, S Camera+, S Note, S Player+, S PhotoStudio, Support Center, SW Update / SideSync, S Note, S Player, S Gallery, S PhotoStudio, S Camera, Evernote
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows RT
Operating system version:8 / 8 Pro / Pro / Professional
Trial software:Microsoft Office, Norton Internet Security / Norton Internet Security (60-day trial version, Korean) / Norton Internet Security, Microsoft Office / Norton Internet Security, Norton Online Backup / Norton Online Backup, Norton Internet Security
Windows operating systems supported:Y


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS) / MicroSD (TransFlash) / No
Internal storage capacity:128 / 16 / 2 / 256 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:64
Storage media:Flash / SSD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.323 / 0.35 / 0.469 / 0.508 / 6.5 / 7.2 / 7.24 / 7.44 / 8.9
Height:0.323 / 0.39 / 0.469 / 0.5 / 0.508 / 6.5 / 6.61 / 7 / 7.09 / 7.24 / 7.44
Weight:16 / 19.2 / 19.4 / 20 / 20.1 / 26.2 / 26.7 / 30.3 / 31 / 31.3 / 31.4 / 31.7
Width:10.1 / 10.3 / 10.5 / 11 / 11.6 / 11.7 / 12