Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 Review

3G Only (SM-T531)     See other variants reviews Score: 6.76/10
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is a pretty good device released in 2014, counting with a 10.1 inches multi-touch capacitive screen, a fast 1200 MHz Quad-Core CPU, and 2 cameras, a 3 megapixels back-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. But it's time to get into some more details.

This tablet is just 0.31 inches thick, making its way into the thinnest devices podium. Whereas the Tab 4 10.1 just has 9.58" long and 6.94 inches wide, it's able to fit a a 10.1 inches screen. This tablet is much lighter than what one would think about a device this size.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 includes a good level 10.1-inches display with a 800 x 1280 resolution, which makes all images and movies look quite vivid. This display uses TFT capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch gestures.

The Tab 4 10.1 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon system chip, including a powerful Quad-Core processing unit running at 1.2 gigahertz and a huge 1,5 GB RAM. Graphic calculations often eats a lot of processing power, so the Tab 4 10.1 also counts with an Adreno 305 graphic processing unit working at 450 MHz to improve overall performance. An interesting feature of this tablet is its 16 GB quite large internal storage and an SD card slot, which allows you to install a couple hundred games and applications without any problem.

This device has two cameras, a 3 MP back facing camera and a 1.3 megapixels front-facing camera. It can also capture videos in HD 1280x720 at 30 frames per second. In addition, the camera counts with geo tagging.

The Tab 4 10.1 includes wi-fi connection (which it can provide to other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE) high performance internet connection and also HSPA+ data connection, that is a bit slower 4G technology or 3G fast connection type, using HSDPA, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. The Tab 4 10.1 works with a Micro SIM card for GSM networks.

This tablet also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS Navigation and NFC, and some sensors likeLight Sensor and Accelerometer.

This device comes with a 6800 mAh large Li-Ion replaceable battery providing this tablet an extremely long battery duration.

Samsung is offering this tablet for $ 225, quite close to other similar tablets. It doesn't matter whether you are looking for a gamer device, want this tablet for work or need a tablet to mostly use social networks, this tablet is probably very appropiate for you. The Tab 4 10.1 is packed with Protective Case.

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Device Type:Tablet
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.2
Variant:3G Only
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Product code:SM-T531
Dimensions:9.58 x 6.94 x 0.31 inchesMetric24.33 x 17.63 x 0.79 cmImperial
Weight:17.18 ouncesMetric487.04 gImperial
Accessories:Protective Case
Release date:2014-04-01
Price:$ 225.00


Screen Type:TFT (16M colors)
Size:10.1 inchesMetric25.7 cmImperial
Resolution:1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel density:149 pixels per inchMetric58.66 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor:ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-Core 1200 MHz)
RAM Memory:1,5 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 305 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:6800 mAh


Back camera:3 megapixels
Front camera:1.3 megapixels
Max video resolution:1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Geo Tagging


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
Sensors:Accelerometer and Light Sensor