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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1Notebook: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (Galaxy Tab 4 Series)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 305
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.487kg
Price: 469 euro
Average Score: 80.67% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 49%, features: 65%, display: 83% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1

82% Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Smartphone for giants. Hold a 10.1-inch tablet to your ear and make a call? Strange idea, but Samsung has offered this feature for a couple of years now. Our review shows why the fourth generation of the Galaxy Tab still stands out from the competition.
Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 comparison: Google's Lollipop tablet is worth the extra
Source: PC Advisor English
The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 might be cheaper but the newer Nexus 9 outclasses it in almost every area. This is understandable because it's newer so if you can jump the price gap, you'll be much better off with Google's flagship tablet.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 12/05/2014
60% Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
Source: PC Mag English
Like its 7- and 8-inch siblings, the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 exudes mediocrity. The competition isn't quite as fierce in the 10-inch space, and most every other manufacturer is defaulting towards the low-end for their large screen tablets. As such, the Tab 4 compares favorably with tablets like the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C and Lenovo A10£195.97 at Laptops Direct. The Tab 4 easily eclipses the A10, but at $299 with an included keyboard dock, the Transformer Pad is more useful and a better value.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/24/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE (16 GB)
Source: Connect - Heft 09/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% LTE-Tablet mit Technik-Rückstand
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2014
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 70% features: 83% display: 84% mobility: 64%
91% Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE (16 GB)
Source: SFT - Heft 08/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 91%
89% Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE (16 GB)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 08/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 89%
78% Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
Source: Areamobile German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 62% mobility: 76% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10.1
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Attractive design; good performance; good connectivity. Negative: Relatively low resolution of the screen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2014
85% Teszt: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE – A sebesség drága
Source: Wintech Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2014
Rating: Total score: 85% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 100%
80% Test Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, la tablette 10 pouces taillée pour la famille
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/21/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 – маленький, да удаленький
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2014
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 – любовь или разочарование?
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Decent performance; good battery life. Negative: Low resolution display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2014

Comment

Model:

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is a 10.1 inch tablet running on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It fits comfortably in the hand with the faux-leather back. It weighs at about 500 g (487g to be exact) and is 0.3 inches (7,62 mm) thick. The 10.1” display features a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixel with a pixel density of only 149 ppi, which means less than desirable sharpness for pictures. Certain apps and images will appear pixelated on the screen. However, the colors are vivid and bright.

The Galaxy Tab 4 is processed by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz with 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage that is expandable by using its microSD slot. The main camera is 3 MP while the front facing camera is 1.3 MP, which is nothing to boast about but functional enough for the regular user.

The stereo speakers are located on the left and right sides of the tablet so volume will not be hindered when the tablet is being held. It provides a decent volume with a good bass. The tablet is connectable with audio jacks, micro USB port, microphone jack, and microSD slot. The battery can run for a good 6 hours with maximum brightness and WiFi on.

Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


400 MSM8226: ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core with up to 1.2 GHz and manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.487 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

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80.67%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» LG G Pad 10.1
Snapdragon 400 APQ8026
» Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+
Snapdragon 400 APQ8028

Devices with the same GPU

» ZTE Grand X Plus Z826
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» ZTE Grand X Max Plus
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 6.0", 0.172 kg
» LG G Pad 8.0 V490
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 8.0", 0.344 kg
» Kazam Tornado 348
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.1 kg
» Asus ZenFone 5 LTE
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.145 kg
» Microsoft Lumia 730
unknown, 4.7", 0.13 kg
» Sony Xperia Style
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.3", 0.148 kg
» LG Optimus G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.134 kg
» LG G Pad 8.0 V480
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 8.0", 0.338 kg
» LG G3 Beat
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.137 kg
» Sony Xperia C3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.5", 0.15 kg
» Nokia Lumia 735
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.7", 0.134 kg
» Nokia Lumia 830
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» Sony Xperia E3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.5", 0.144 kg
» Motorola Moto G2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab Active
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 8.0", 0.393 kg
» Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.147 kg
» HTC One Remix
unknown, 4.5", 0.14 kg
» Sony Xperia T3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.3", 0.148 kg
» LG G Pad 7.0
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 7.0", 0.293 kg
» BlackBerry Z3
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230, 5.0", 0.164 kg
» Archos 50 Helium 4G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.16 kg
» Sony Xperia M2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.149 kg
» Huawei Ascend G6 4G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.115 kg
» HTC Desire 816
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.5", 0.165 kg
» HTC Desire 610
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.7", 0.143 kg
» LG Lucid 3 VS8760
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.7", 0.124 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-04-16 (Update: 2014-04-16)