77

conclusion:We're mixed

77

This may be the best tablet out there in the 7-inch range. It's thin, light, has a great screen and solid battery life. The biggest downside for anyone considering this as a smaller alternative to the iPad or other 10-inch tablets: It costs more than the latest iPad, unless you get it through Verizon, where it requires a two-year contract.

Critic reviews

8.0
5 reviews
  • Features
    7.8
  • Display
    9.1
  • Battery life
    8.5
  • Ease of use
    7.3
  • Storage capacity
  • Design and form factor
    8.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.4
  • Durability
    8.0

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User reviews

9.1
9 reviews
9.0
Engadget Feb 7, 2012

Putting it bluntly, the 7.7 is the best 7-inch tablet money can buy: it performs well, offers a stunning screen and manages to deliver twice the battery life of other small tablets, despite being markedly thinner.

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8.0
Laptop Magazine Mar 6, 2012

There's certainly a lot to like here. The device combines fast 4G LTE speeds and a dazzling display and wraps it all up in a .03-inch chassis.

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8.0
PC World Australia Mar 14, 2012

Samsung deserves plenty of credit for the design of the Galaxy Tab 7.7, one of the thinnest and lightest tablets on the market. However, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is ultimately hindered by Google's Android 3.2 "Honeycomb" operating system, which makes the user experience less than stellar.

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7.0
SlashGear Mar 4, 2012

If you’ve tried a 10-inch tablet and you find it sort of absurd, but still want a display larger than your everyday average smartphone, take a peek at this tablet at your local Verizon outlet. It’s certainly an entertaining device to play with.

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7.0
PocketNow Jan 30, 2012

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 has got almost everything right: it's a great size, it's lightweight, plus has terrific battery life, a fast processor, and a gorgeous display. It is Honeycomb that hampers the Tab 7.7 almost to the point of rendering it unusable at times.

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8.0
KevinCTofel KevinCTofel

There isn't much to not like here except perhaps for Honeycomb. Samsung's TouchWiz makes the device easier to use, but I'm looking forward to the ICS upgrade. The display is superb as is the 1.4 GHz dual-core Samsung chip. I've benchmarked it against most recent Android tablets (and my Galaxy...

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10
yajia1 yajia1

First of all, I must mention I used to use the iPad3 and Nex7. I also use a Galaxy S3, and to tell you the truth, I have not been using my S3, iPad3 and Nex7 ever since. Though, Nex7 is quite smoother, the screen and battery life and 3G connection and everything else other than OS is much better...

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10
ratbert ratbert

Still the best Android tablet ever, by a longshot and possibly the best tablet ever! Samsung are shooting themselves in the foot by not making an updated version. The whole reason to have a tablet is portability and functionality and this tablet is the only one that is thin and light enough to...

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10
td2gdgt td2gdgt

I really enjoy this tablet! The size is perfect to fit in your suit coat pocket and back pocket of your pants!

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8.0
bzelealem bzelealem

love it beautiful machine. still has some software issues very expensive but i needwd this form factor. shame it doesnt do pockets but i had the original 7. and device blows everything away. the screen is amazing. some issues are the software is not consitent, and the market doesnt have apps to...

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