Gigaset QV1030


Gigaset QV1030Notebook: Gigaset QV1030 (QV Series)
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 4
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce Tegra 4
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 2560x1600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.61kg
Price: 369 euro
Average Score: 72% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Gigaset QV1030

84% Gigaset QV1030
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 5/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 84%
Review: Gigaset QV1030
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; not too heavy; acceptable performance; excellent sound system.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/07/2014
60% Test de la Gigaset QV1030 : une tablette 10 pouces qui séduit par son écran
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/27/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%



Gigaset is attempting to penetrate the emerging market for smartphones and tablets and hopefully become a sustainable competitor in the future. They released the Gigaset QV1030, which on paper seems really good, but only time tell on its performance.

The Gigaset QV1030 has a 10.1 inch screen, which is big enough that smaller fonts won’t seem like grains. Furthermore, with a 2560 by 1600 resolution, the screen will produce high quality images with full HD capabilities. Coupled with the wide viewing angle and bright colors, the Gigaset QV1030 provides an enjoyable viewing experience.

Sadly, although the Gigaset QV1030 comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities, it does not have any 3G or 4G LTE compatibility. But it does however, come with a 9000 mAh battery, which allows users to use it longer without recharging. The tablet has an internal storage of 16 GB, which can be topped up with an external microSD card.

The Gigaset QV1030 is really light, only weighing roughly 590 g, making it one of the lightest devices out in the market. In short, the Gigaset QV1030 is a really great tablet if you are not looking for a device with 3G or 4G LTE connectivity. It makes up for its lack of connectivity with great graphics and a lightweight body.

NVIDIA GeForce Tegra 4: Integrated graphics card in the Tegra 4 SoC with 48 pixel and 24 vertex shaders (no unified shader architecture).

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

4: 4-PLUS-1 Cortex-A15 processor part paired with a Geforce graphics cards with 72 cores.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.61 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.

72%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-04- 1)