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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Review

3G Only (SM-T321)     See other variants reviews Score: 8.77/10
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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 is a top-level device launched back in 2014, including an exceptional Quad-Core processor clocking at 2.3 gigahertz, a 8.4 inches multi touch screen, and two cameras, an 8 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 2 megapixels front camera.

This tablet is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 system chip, including an extremely powerful Quad-Core processor ticking at 2.3 gigahertz with a great 2 GB of RAM. Handling graphic rendering, it also uses an Adreno 330 GPU speeding at 450 megahertz. The Tab Pro 8.4 has a 16 GB quite big internal storage memory and an SD memory card expansion slot, which allows the user to install hundreds of games and apps without any trouble.

Samsung did a very good optimization job making this tablet weight only 11.82 oz. Although the Tab Pro 8.4 is only 8.62 inches long and 5.06" wide, it's still able to fit a a 8.4" display. This tablet is extremely slim and good-looking, with a thickness of just 0.28".

Samsung packed this tablet with an awesome 8.4-inches display, and a 2560 x 1600 resolution, which makes everything look absolutely great. Its display uses Super Clear LCD capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch gestures.

The Tab Pro 8.4 includes wi-fi connection (which can be shared with other devices as a mobile hotspot), LTE (4G) high performance connection and also HSPA+ internet connection, that is a slower 4G type and 3G fast data connection, using HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This device works with a SIM card to connect to GSM networks.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 is equipped with two cameras, an 8 MP back camera and a 2 megapixels front side camera. It can also shoot 1920x1080 Full HD videos at 60 frames per second. Additionally, the camera features a high number of interesting features: auto-focus, flash, smile detection shooting, face detection shooting, geo tagging and HDR mode.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 counts with a huge 4800 mAh non-removable battery that provides this tablet an extremely long battery duration. An issue to evaluate is that this tablet's battery isn't removable so you can't buy a new battery when it starts to get older, while with such a huge battery size you will probably replace this portable tablet before that becomes a real problem.

The Tab Pro 8.4 also includes a couple of useful characteristics as Infrared Port, Bluetooth (allows communication with other tablet devices and accessories) and GPS Geolocation, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

This tablet is priced around 779 dollars, which is not cheap for comparing with other similar tablets. No matter if you you love taking photos, want this portable tablet for work, want a tablet mostly for internet broswing and social networks or are looking for a gamer tablet, this portable tablet is probably the correct choice for you.





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Specifications

Device Type:Tablet
Brand:Samsung
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.2
Variant:3G Only
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Also Known As:Galaxy TabPRO 8.4-inch, SM-T325, SM-T321
Product code:SM-T321
Dimensions:8.62 x 5.06 x 0.28 inchesMetric21.89 x 12.85 x 0.71 cmImperial
Weight:11.82 ouncesMetric335.09 gImperial
Release date:2014-01-06
Price:$ 779.00

Display

Screen Type:Super Clear LCD (16M colors)
Size:8.4 inchesMetric21.3 cmImperial
Resolution:1600 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density:359 pixels per inchMetric141.34 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Processor:Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz)
RAM Memory:2 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 330 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB)

Battery

Removable:No
Capacity:4800 mAh
Talk Time:25 hours

Camera

Back camera:8 megapixels
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode and Smile Detection Shooting

Networks

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

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
GPS:Yes
Infra-red:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor