Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v Tablet Review

Samsung 10-inch tablet debuted to the public for the first time at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona earlier this year. Samsung was not present for the CeBIT 2011 in Hannover, also had no view of the sample simultaneously Roadshow, but the mobile operator, Vodafone, was a device to counter.

There is talk of Vodafone: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v is shared only with the layout of the hardware device from Vodafone in Germany until the downside. However, there is no SIM lock. As for equipment, given the current rate monotonic. In addition to a brilliant 10.1-inch screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels and 160 dpi, 2 Nvidia Tegra system on a chip (SoC) based on ARM RAM and 1 GB of work inside.

GBS is a memory 16 from the factory available for music, movies, software and other content. You are not spoiled the UMTS business in this tablet, because there is no WiFi available model in the table. Before coming to the price, the unit is another interesting feature: It is an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash and autofocus.

Suggested retail price for this package complete 16 GB is a steep € 660. Galaxy Tab 10.1v, however, is available from EUR 550 different retailers, the latest price comparisons. Therefore, it is once again within the limits and can not compete with Apple iPad 2

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v :
  • Processor : NVIDIA Tegra 250 1 GHz
  • Memory : 1024 MB, onboard
  • Display : 10.1 inch 16:10, 1280x800 pixel, 160 DPI, capazitive touchscreen, glossy: yes
  • Harddisk : 16GB SSD, 16GB
  • Connections : 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: headphone out (conbo port),
  • Networking : 802.11 b/g/n (bgn), 2.1 +EDR Bluetooth, 3G-UMTS (HSPA+)
  • Size : height x width x depth (in mm): 10.9 x 246.2 x 170
  • Weight : 0.574 kg Power Supply: 0.065 kg
  • Battery : Lithium-Polymer, 6 cells, 6860 mAh
  • Price : 659.90€ Euro
  • Operating System : Android 3.0
  • Additional features : Webcam: 8 Megapixel Kamera mit LED-Blitz, Autofokus, 1080p, 2 Megapixel Frontkamera, tablet, adapter with German power plug, USB cable, in-ear headset, user's manual, Pulse Reader, 24 Months Warranty, model: GT-P7100, color: black, brightness sensor, gyroscope, acceleration sensor, A-GPS, digital compass, 2 stereo loudspeakers, exclusively at Vodafone w/o SIM lock until now
Pages accommodation reveal no surprises, and many of the interfaces are not installed. Except for the usual headphone jack, for connecting a headset is just a 30-pin connector for charging the device or by connecting the adapter. Product Package, Model EPL 1PLR, and a USB port and card reader cost about 30 euros and can be purchased separately.

In essence, in particular, to lose a microSD card reader or SD memory cards, plus a USB port. More recently, more subtle, and at the same time, the Samsung Card Galaxy 10.1 Android 3.1 (without the 'v' Vodafone) have achieved in this sector.

The tablet comes in "metallic silver" after shopping. The anthracite, silver and black to a modern and at the same time, printing plain appealed to us. They also feel looks good and is not marked by the plastic used. A small error in our sample are irregular hole edges in the volume rocker.

A bonus point is rubberized, textured Flipside, which also offers perfect ergonomics with two depressions. This prevents the device from slipping easily into your hand. HTC Flyer Apple iPad tablet or 2 with the aluminum part to see more high quality, where this principle always be a matter of taste.

Tab Galaxy will remain within the limits and 10-inch device size of about 24.6x17x1.1 cm and the total weight of 576 grams. Comparison of Xoom or iPad Motorola 2 are a bit 'heavier by 730 grams, 601 grams respectively. 10.1v can not be carried around in a pants or coat pocket and holding it becomes uncomfortable quickly, unlike the HTC Flyer smaller, with 7-inch screen (430 grams). Cases, stability can not leave anything to be desired. It could be just a little 'convoluted, and not popping or cracking can be detected.  

The popular Nvidia Tegra 2 (Tegra 250) System-on-a-chip (SoC) based on an ARM processor working inside Galaxy Tab 10.1v. Power at 1 GHz is divided into two nuclei with this solution (dual core), which is backed by a 1 MB cache.

As it is called a SoC, the most vital hardware like processor, graphics card, the GSM and UMTS chipset, is located on a block. Many other manufacturers of tablets that come with Android 3.0 also comes with a Nvidia solution. Examples would be Xoom Motorola, Dell Streak 7 "or Acer Iconia Tab A500 Tablet / MID we tested extensively.

We are looking closer to the behavior of the processor clock with the instrument, the light of the CPU, which is available in the Android Market. In addition, the maximum power of 1000 MHz, the system adjusts the speed requirements.

608 MHz and 216 MHz, which saves energy and prolongs battery life, has often been used in daily use. Built-in 16 GB of SSD memory and 1024 MB of DDR2 RAM of other components of the nuclear system.

2 Tegra SoC to provide good interaction with the Google Android 3.0 is a set of parameters. We will take the Table Top Market Comparison browser with an overall score of 93 250 points. Comparable formations follow a relatively short distance. The difference increases when the Acer Iconia Tab A500, though.

The difference between the Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 is about 17.9% in this test (76,540 points). This image is reinforced in Google V8 benchmark, and the tablets / Nvidia Tegra MID 2 is almost the same level. Fujitsu Stylisitic Q550 Windows 7 operating system to ensure a clear victory in this test and the difference is 10.1v 63.1% (591 points).

The test device is reappointed to a leading position in Linpack Mflops 53376 Pro exceeds the smallest and HTC Flyer 7 ". Xoom Motorola sharp decline is striking because it carries only 34,514 points (-35.3%). Quadrant and Smartbench 2011 confirms that the material is so far a positive image. And it is again confirmed in the SunSpider JavaScript benchmark.

We only want to deal with the difference that Samsung Galaxy Lose 7 ", next to the small differences in the configurations comparable. The tablet with Tegra 2 has a performance of 8234 seconds at the end of our relationship and the difference to the Galaxy 10.1v is 74.9% (2.07 seconds).

Related Posts by Categories