Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1


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: 77.67% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 8 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.
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

81% LTE-Tablet mit Technik-Rückstand
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2014
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 70% features: 83% display: 84% mobility: 64%
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: RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2014
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 – любовь или разочарование?
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Decent performance; good battery life. Negative: Low resolution display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2014



The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is Samsung’s latest effort to promote the Samsung Galaxy series. With not so encouraging response from the previous Tab 1, 2 and 3, Samsung hopes to make up for it with the Tab 4.

Exterior wise, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 looks quite decent. The compact size makes the tablet light as well, only weighing 1 pound and 1.3 ounces (0.49 kg). However, the tablet only comes in either white or black. The 10.1 inch display has a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels which is pretty average by today’s standards. The colors are bright and sharp.

The tablet runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad core CPU with Adreno 305 Graphics. Truthfully, these are just very average specifications. It will not leave anybody in awe, but it won’t leave users in great disappointment as well. As for connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 does not come with any 3G/4G compatibility. Fortunately, it has 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 compatibility.

All in all, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is an average tablet aimed at casual users. It does not come with any major hardware or software, but comes with all the tools necessary for casual usage.

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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77.67%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

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

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

» 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
unknown, 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", 0.32 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
» HTC One Mini 2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.137 kg
» Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Dual
unknown, 6", 0.172 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab4 8.0
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 8.0", 0.32 kg
» Huawei Ascend G740
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 5.0", 0.155 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-04-16 (Update: 2014-04-16)