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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 688 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585). The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Reviews about the screen and battery are on the whole positive. The price and performance are also appreciated.

usability, performance, price, battery, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) (SM-T580 / SM-T585) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Manuel Masiero (notebookcheck.net)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) Tablet Review

 

Desirable. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) is a compelling package. No other other 10-inch tablet with Android 6, LTE and Full-HD on the market offers more for less. If the performance is up to par as well is the subject of our review.

sturdy design, bright Full-HD display, LTE, 5 GHz WLAN, Android 6, microSD slot with App2SD, games run stutter-free, long battery life

only 10.5 GB available storage, weak cameras, throttling under maximum load, speaker only on one side, battery is not swappable

The LTE version of the Galaxy is particularly interesting because of its low price. Users who are looking for an affordable 10-inch tablet with Android 6, LTE, and Full-HD display really don't have another choice at the time of writing, as the Galaxy...

Consumer review by: Chrissy (argos.co.uk)

Excellent tablet

 

Bought as a replacement for my previous tablet and was impressed by how simple it is to set up and use. So much faster and clearer. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Aidy (argos.co.uk)

Good value decent tablet

 

Bought it for my daughters birthday, she's delighted and it all appears great

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Bob38 (argos.co.uk)

Excellent tablet

 

Tablet it has a great screen, good battery life, performance is excellent. I could not wish for any thing better. Fantastic value for money..

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Scottie (argos.co.uk)

Samsung Tab 10.1

 

I am delighted with the features and performance of my Samsung tablet. I found it very easy to set up and use and is ideal for my needs.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Daz (argos.co.uk)

Tablet that hits the mark

 

The Galaxy Tab A 6 delivers everything that I wanted from a tablet

May, 2017

Consumer review by: shola7 (argos.co.uk)

Samsung Tablet 10.1 is excellent product

 

What a wonderful product. It is beautiful and smooth design. I will definitely recommend it.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Nick B (argos.co.uk)

Surprised - in a good way!

 

Excellent quality - especially considering the price. Much quicker than previous Samsung tablet - screen has excellent resolution. Light and portable and easy to set up.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Sean61 (argos.co.uk)

Great tablet

 

Easy to set and use. Connects to internet simply and gets you on Netflix iPlayer eBay with no problem!

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Snafu (argos.co.uk)

Great display

 

The tablet was at a great price in Argos. Easy to set up and has a bright clear display. Battery life seems good, and many useful apps come pre loaded. An excellent buy and real value.

May, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
FM radio: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:7300
Battery life (max):13
Browsing time (3G):12
Browsing time (4G):13
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):13
Continuous audio playback time:187
Continuous video playback time:13
Talk time (3G):46

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:3264 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p, 1080p

Design

Body SAR (EU):0.454 / 0.917
Colour of product:Black / White
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Form factor:Slate
Kids tablet: No

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:25.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200
Display Technology:TFT / TFT/PLS
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Memory

Internal Memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM / LPDDR2-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1860 / 1866

Messaging

E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

2G: Yes
2G bands (primary SIM):800,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G:N / No / Yes
3G bands supported:800,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSPA+, HSUPA, UMTS / HSPA+, UMTS / UMTS, WCDMA
4G:N / No / Yes
4G bands supported:800,850,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
Dual SIM support: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PBAP / A2DP, AVRCP, HID, HOGP, HSP, OPP, PAN
Kids tablet: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC / USB
Keyboard supplied:N / No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RMI, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
GLONASS:Y / Yes
Google applications:Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Music, Google Play, YouTube / Gmail, Google Maps, Google Play, Google Talk / Gmail, Google+, YouTube / Google Maps, Google Play, Google Talk
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, WEBP
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Orientation sensor: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Lunar calendar, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Countdown timer, Stopwatch / Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Position location:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / AVC, H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / MP4, M4V, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

Phone features

Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Video call: Yes
Voice call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:No / Y / Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor Model:7870

Software

Operating system installed:Android / Android 6.0
Operating System Version:6.0 / 6.0.1
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:200
Storage Media:Flash
User memory:10.5

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:155.3 / 8.2
Height :25.4 / 254.2 / 8.2
Weight:525
Width:15.5 / 155.3 / 254.2