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Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro review

7.4/10 AVG.
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7.4/10
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The Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro is a powerful tablet PC. With an i5-3337U processor, SSD storage and 4GB of RAM, the tablet is up to virtually any task.

Windows 8 provides a full-featured experience with the ability to multitask with ease. The 1080P display on the device offers crisp text and bright colors. Laptop Magazine recently rated the display as one of the brightest available in the current tablet market. This makes it ideal for those working on the go.

With a responsive touch screen, optional keyboard dock, Bluetooth support, S-Pen support, a USB 3.0 port and Micro-HDMI port available, the tablet is ready to support the latest apps, accessories and input. This makes it more than a simple media consumption device. The Samsung ATIV Smart PC is a viable workstation crammed into a tablet that weighs just below 2 pounds. Front-facing speakers provide a loud, though slightly tinny, audio experience for music, movies, PowerPoint presentations and more.

4G LTE support allows you to use experience broadband-like speeds anywhere that coverage is available. This allows you to quit searching for public Wi-Fi hotspots to get your YouTube fix or work on documents remotely.

TechRadar recently named the Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro the only real competition to the popular Surface Pro. Though it is one of the higher priced tablets currently available, it justifies its price with outstanding build quality, market-leading performance and innovative features.

The Good: Industry leading specs, performance in nearly every category.

The Bad: Expensive price tag (especially if you require a monthly 4G LTE contract).


Operating system
Windows
Processor
1.7 GHz
Screen Size
11.6"
Camera
5+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


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- Mark Bangs, appPicker
APC

There’s no denying that Samsung has crafted a very powerful tablet in the ATIV Smart PC Pro, yet there are a handful of flaws that stop this expensive product from reaching perfection. A small hard drive, plastic chassis and battery-less keyboard are all strange omissions, although many will s...

- Bennett Ring, APC
Laptop Magazine

Among Intel-Core-powered Windows 8 hybrids, the $1,199 Wi-Fi version of the Samsung ATIV Smart PC 700T is one of our favorites because of the versatile S Pen, handy Samsung apps (including a Start-menu replacement) and sharp 1080p display. The addition of 4G LTE and a slightly faster CPU would seem...

- Sherri L. Smith, Laptop Magazine
Tech Advisor

The Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro 700T combines plenty of processing power with better-than-expected battery life. It has some nice touches, but misses the mark in some ways. Ultimately, one would expect more solidity and polish in a system of this class.

- Serdar Yegulalp, Tech Advisor
InfoWorld

The Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro 700T combines plenty of processing power with better-than-expected battery life. It has some nice touches, but misses the mark in some ways. Ultimately, one would expect more solidity and polish in a system of this class.

- Doug Dineley, InfoWorld


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Screen Size
11.6"

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro's screen size is 11.6 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.7 GHz

There is a Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
47WHr

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 47 WHr battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 10 days standby time, 6 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

ATIV Smart PC Pro Specs

Overview
Release date October 30, 2012
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Networks
No
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Body: 0.565 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 47 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 3 hours
Video Playback Time Up to: 5 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 6 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Up to: 10 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 18.3 x 29.5 x 1.3 cm (7.2 x 11.6 x 0.5 in)
Weight 857 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 190 pixels
Size 11.6 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, RealVideo, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, AAC, AIFF, WMA, WAV, M4A
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, RealVideo, AVI
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung XE700T1C, Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T

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