Samsung tablets have earned reputation due to their user-friendliness, security, cost, serviceability, and overall support. Samsung’s strategic prices set them apart from the rest of the competition and with their excellent after sales support. The user manual details out specific issues they might face during their usage of their devices.
Samsung Galaxy Tab – Important Features
Network Technology: GSM and HSPA.
BODY Dimensions: 241.9 x 149.5 x 8.5 mm (9.52 x 5.89 x 0.33 in).
Weight: great weight of 490 g (Wi-Fi) as well as 495 g (3G) (1.08 lb).
Build: entirely cover with Plastic.
SIM: Micro-SIM only accessible.
DISPLAY: TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
9.6 inches along with 267.2 cm2 (~73.9% screen-to-body ratio).
Resolution: 800 x 1280 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~157 ppi density).
Multitouch feature enabled in the tab
PLATFORM: Android 5.1 (Lollipop).
CPU: Includes 1.3 GHz Quad-core.
Quad-core 1.2 GHz only in USA models.
Memory Card slot microSD, and can be expanded up to 256 GB.
Internal: 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM.
Main Camera Single: 5 MP, AF, f/2.2.
2 MP front facing the camera with f/2.4. Autofocus feature
SOUND: MP3, WAV ringtones.
3.5mm jack available.
COMMS: WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot – USA model.
Bluetooth: 4.0, A2DP; 4.1, A2DP – USA model.
GPS: GPS feature enabled, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
Radio: not available
USB: Consists of micro USB 2.0.
Features: Incredible feature Sensors Accelerometer.
Provides HTML5 and HTML4 browser.
The battery is non-removable and provides the power of Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery.
Play music: Up to 95 h. It can be used up to 12 h.
Voice Call (Single Sim).
Wi-Fi only support.
The Galaxy Tab E 9.6” features a 9.6” inch WXGA display which results in a resolution 1280 x 800. The huge 9.6” displays allow for easy workability around mobile situations which is a boon for officials who require a portable workstation but without any trouble that usually comes bundled with laptops. The display is also a great platform for users who are into digital painting as well as watching videos which can provide sufficient experience due to the huge screen real estate. The dimensions of the device are 9.52”x5.89”x0.38” and weigh 1.2kgs.
Android, Ram, Storage, And Processor
The Galaxy Tab E 9.6” runs Android version 5.1 Lollipop. Under the hood, the device is run by a quad-core(1.2GHz) Qualcomm APQ 8016 processor coupled with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.
Taking care of the shooting duties is a rear-mounted 5MP camera and a 2MP front camera. The aperture of the rear camera is f2.2 & the front camera is f2.4. The main rear camera offers 4X Digital Zoom. Video recording facilities are limited to 1280×720(HD) 30fps.
Powering the device is a Li-Ion 7,300mAH which offer a very good battery life(music play time-198 hours, video playtime-12 hours and internet use time of up to 12 hours). The device is also Energy Star Certified.
In the department of connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n is supported, USB version is version 2, Bluetooth is version 4.1, location technology is GPS, Glonass and Beidou.
Further, the device also features a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack for the use of earphones/headphones. In the decibels department, audio streaming & music player apps are supported. Audio formats supported are MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, and RTTTL. Video playing resolution is full HD(1920x1080p) @ 30fps.
Pros and Cons
The package contents are the Galaxy Tab, a travel adapter, micro USB cable, and a quick start guide. The Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6″ 16GB (Wi-Fi) offers great specs at a reasonable rate. Even with a behemoth of a battery, the device isn’t too thick. As for the weight, the battery life far outweighs the cons of carrying around a heavy device. Coupled with Samsung’s amazing after sales support and the top-notch build quality of the device, the Galaxy Tab E 9.6” is a boon for officials who are reluctant to carry a laptop every time and also for users who love watching movies and videos on a big screen.
Overall, the device is worth a buy!