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Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1

Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 9 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Manageable screen size
  • Excellent performance
  • Full HD display

What's bad

  • Homescreen layout and customization can be confusing
  • Samsung software takes up 6.5GB of onboard storage space

The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 doesn’t compromise anything in terms of its display or specs. Like the TabPRO 12.2 and NotePRO 12.2 tablets, this device offers a screen resolution of 2560x1600. While it provides excellent sharpness, most reviewers don't find the screen to be groundbreaking as Samsung has used near-identical panels previously.

While the screen might not provide as much real estate as the TabPRO 12.2, this tablet is not nearly as bulky, weighing in at a little over a pound, which is actually the same weight as the iPad Air.

Unfortunately, in order to get it down to the lighter weight, Samsung decreased the battery size to an 8220 mAh, reduced the RAM to 2GB and the maximum onboard storage down to 32GB. As Samsung’s own unremovable software takes up 6.5GB of storage space, that means there is only a maximum of 25.5GB of onboard storage, which is expandable with a microSD slot.

The processor remains the same 2.3GHz quad-core processor for the LTE version of the tablet. Despite a couple downgrades, Trusted Reviews did not notice any significant lag when opening or using apps.

Like its larger brother, the TabPro 10.1 offers a new homescreen that is segmented into customizable tiles that looks similar to Windows 8.1 interface, though users can still access the app icons. The focus of the new layout is to give users more immediate access to their favorite apps and widgets. While some reviewers enjoy the grid layout, others find it a bit too difficult to get used to. PC Advisor notes that the amount of customization and different sections can lead to a bit of a "sensory overload" for those accustomed to the old Samsung TouchWiz interface.

Overall, most reviewers are happy with the performance as well as the size. Android Central notes that this device is "more manageable" and also very high end.

Operating system
Operating system
1.9 GHz
1.9 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
8+ MP
8+ MP
8220 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Digital Versus
Digital Versus

The Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 has a lot going for it. Unfortunately, it's basically just a revamped Galaxy Note 10.1 without the stylus, and it's cannibalised by the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with a similarly priced and slightly better-equipped 4G model. All the same, it's a great alternate choice thanks to its p...

- Romain Thuret, Digital Versus
The Inquirer
The Inquirer

Despite featuring a few niggling flaws, like the lack of an S Pen Stylus and an older Snapdragon 800 processor, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 is a very good tablet. Coming with Samsung's Knox security service and productivity focused Magazine UX skin the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 bristles with enterpris...

- Alastair Stevenson, The Inquirer

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 is a tablet that offers a lot, but equally costs a lot. It is definitely not a tablet for the casual user, hinted at rather strongly with the 'Pro' tag. This leaves the Samsung sat with a large price tag and a small potential user base.If Samsung can market the Tab Pr...

- Thomas Thorn, TechRadar
Expert Reviews
Expert Reviews

On paper, the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 seems to be an excellent alternative to the expensive Galaxy Note; it has the same high-resolution display and processor, and if you don’t need the Note's stylus you'll appreciate the £100 discount. We love the high-quality screen, too, but were disappoi...

- Chris Finnamore, Expert Reviews

If you're a big baller with no budget and looking for a premium slate for casual use, the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 tablet is a divine device with swift performance, a sleek design, and a stunningly sharp and saturated screen. Just keep in mind that under pressure, it's no pro.

- Xiomara Blanco, Cnet

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1's screen size is 10.1 inches with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution.

1.9 GHz

There is a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa core 1.9 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system (OS).

8+ MP
You can take photos with the phone's onboard 8+ MP camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
16/32 GB

Internal memory is 16/32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 8220 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 10 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 Specs

Release Date February 4, 2014
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat

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Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa core 1.9 GHz
Internal Storage 16/32 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Body: 0.8 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 3.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Multi-shot, Panorama, HDR, Sound & Shot, Metering
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology S-LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density 299 pixels
Size 10.1 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 8220 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to 10 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 10 hours
Internet Use (Cellular) Up to 9 hours
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 17.1 x 24.3 x 0.7 cm (6.7 x 9.6 x 0.3 in)
Weight 469 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1-inch, SM-T520


LTE Model
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 Quad core 2300 MHz
Weight: 477 grams
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