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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555 (Galaxy Tab A Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
, LPDDR3
Display
9.7 inch 4:3, 1024 x 768 pixel, PLS, TFT, XGA, 16 million colors, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: micro-SD cards max. 128 GB, Sensors: accelerometer, Hall sensor, RGB sensor, ANT+, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM quad-band (850/900/1.800/1900 MHz), UMTS quad-band (850/900/1.900/2100 MHz), LTE quint-band (800/850/1800/2100/2600 MHz), HSPA+ 42/5.76 MBps, LTE Cat. 4 150/50 MBps, micro-SIM card
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 242.5 x 166.8 ( = 0.3 x 9.55 x 6.57 in)
Battery
Lithium-Ion, 6000 mAh, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 40 h
Operating System
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Camera
Webcam: webcam 2 MP, primary camera 5 MP, video recordings max. 720p w/ 30 fps
Additional features
Speakers: rear-sided mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
456 g ( = 16.08 oz / 1.01 pounds), Power Supply: 25 g ( = 0.88 oz / 0.06 pounds)
Price
349 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 69.58% - average
Average of 12 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 66%, performance: 55%, features: 62%, display: 60% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555

85% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Understatement. With a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels in a 4:3 format, Samsung's 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab A presents itself as an ideal e-book reader, web-browsing device, and email machine. However, our test proves that the quad-core android has a lot more to offer.
67% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 And Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Review
Source: Android Authority English
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is available for $229, and the larger Galaxy Tab A 9.7 also features a heftier price tag of $299, but is currently on Amazon with a price tag of $266.77. Further, an S-Pen can also be picked up with the 9.7-inch model for an additional $50, but keep in mind that the device itself doesn’t have a slot to house the stylus. Available color options for both tablets include White, Smoky Titanium, and Smoky Blue.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%

Foreign Reviews

81% Ohne Full HD gegen das iPad
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 84% features: 73% display: 74% mobility: 74% ergonomy: 89%
Ein Tablet beschreitet traditionelle Pfade
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2015
69% Unscharfe Angelegenheit
Source: Tabtech German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 50% performance: 80% display: 40% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
55% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9,7
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 55% performance: 30% features: 70% display: 40%
60% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9,7 pouces
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Test Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7
Source: Meilleurmobile French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/25/2015
Rating: Total score: 60% display: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
60% Test Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 , Une belle tablette à la résolution d’un autre âge
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/18/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
78% Recenzja Tabletu Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Lte (Sm-T555)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 75% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
67% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 (SM-T555) – test i recenzja
Source: Tablety Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 67%
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T550 – «Галактический» Пришелец
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Negative: Mediocre hardware; poor display; small storage space.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/13/2015
80% Teszt: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 – Drága tábla
Source: Wikitech HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 100%
73% Galaxy Tab A - máy tính bảng tầm trung hỗ trợ bút cảm ứng
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Model: The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555 is tablet that can handle web browsing, eBooks and everyday portable office tasks with easy yet it has much more to offer than just that. Design is kept familiar with most of Samsung's portable devices such as the physical home key sandwiched between the application and back touch keys. The tablet is also lightweight at just 0.99 lb (0.45 kg) and comes in smoky titanium color. The back cover is kept simple with just the rear camera and Samsung branding on the matte textured finish. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555 inherits all the benefits and applications that Android brings with the addition of being kid-friendly, safe and fun.Parents can have peace of mind with the Kids Mode that keeps all unwanted content hidden.

The tablet also comes with Microsoft Office that can certainly aid with productivity. The Wi-Fi device comes with a 9.7 inch PLS TFT display with a resolution of 1024x768 and performs fairly well as a mobile entertainment device. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz, 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM and an internal storage of 16 GB. There are a 5 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front facing camera. The 6000mAh Li-Ion battery lasts up to 14 hours during video playback.

Qualcomm Adreno 306: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 410 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.
410 APQ8016: 64-Bit Cortex-A53 Quad-Core with an Adreno 306 GPU manufactured in 28nm. The APQ parts lack the integrated cellular radio (3G, 4G).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
9.7":

The screen diagonal is used for small tablets.

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.
0.456 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


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.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


69.58%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2015-05-26 (Update: 2015-05-26)