Last year Samsung has introduced three main line of tablets popular Galaxy Tab S2, «average» Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy Tab E. Budget line of Galaxy Tab A has become the most controversial. These tablets had a good enough “stuffing”, but were equipped with low resolution screens, performed in a plastic case, and had a very simple design. Despite the worst settings, Galaxy Tab E line looked interesting, and Samsung decided to “work on the bugs.”
In 2016 Samsung introduced a low-cost 7-inch model Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016), which had originally planned to release a Galaxy Tab E 7.0, and after it – a 10-inch tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585, of which we talk today.
Note that the Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 10.1 “- is not a budget machine. This is justified by the fact that this tablet is quite good filling, it is equipped with high-quality screen, and also has impressive performance and autonomy.
Samsung has seriously thought about changing the design of their devices in 2014, starting with the Galaxy Alpha smartphone. Later was changed design of the tablet, including the line of Galaxy A.
Due to the slim frame 10.1-inch tablet has become smaller, and thus better lies in the hands. In comparison with the Galaxy Tab A 9.7 the tablet become narrower, but added in the height, thickness and weight. If everything is clear with the height (in Samsung returned to the former screen aspect ratio 16:10), the thickness (8.2 mm) and weight (525 grams) can be attributed to the increase from 6000 to 7300 mAh capacity battery.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 10.1 “is made in fully plastic casing and comes in three colors: black, white and dark blue.
As for the build quality, there is no complaint. Due to the fact that the tablet is in the molded body, it never creaks and no backlash.
“Last year ‘tablets had the aspect ratio of 4: 3 and Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 10.1″ company returned to the “extended” display geometry 16:10 making it without the mess able to provide resolution of 1920×1200 pixels, and the density the screen is 224 ppi. The tablet display clearly became better, and that made it more competitive in its price category. Unfortunately, the tablet uses PLS-screen, which is far from Super AMOLED-matrix, but in general the display looks quite good. For information, PLS-matrix – is the development of Samsung, which is an analogue of IPS technology from LG. This matrix provides natural colors, wide viewing angles, and a decent color reproduction.
Maximum screen brightness of Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 10.1 “reaches a value of 408.45 cd / m2, which is an excellent indicator for the tablet.
For tablet performance meets processor Samsung Exynos 7870. This same processor used in the smartphone Galaxy J7 (2016), and shows good performance.
The tablet uses 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash memory, which is the usual indicator for budget devices.
In general, the combination of CPU, display, memory, camera and battery Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 10.1 “in tablet is quite balanced.