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HTC EVO View 4G Tablet Review

The HTC EVO View 4G falls behind in areas like battery life and screen performance.

April 12, 2012
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Device & Specs

While both tablets are similarly priced, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is the far better device: it has comparable processor and RAM power, but it also has a better screen, IR blaster, better GPU, and better battery. The camera of the HTC EVO View 4G is slightly better, but that's not exactly much compared to those other performance points.

Screen

This one's a tossup. If you're liable to take your tablet outside, the lower reflectivity and the higher peak brightness of the HTC EVO View 4G is quite the asset, but if you want picture performance, stick with the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.

Battery

Hands-down the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has the better battery, lasting longer watching videos and reading eBooks.

eReader

Both devices function well as eReaders, with the biggest difference between them their battery life, which the 7.0 Plus has more.

Internet

Because both tablets run an iteration of Andriod 3.2 Honeycomb with similar capabilities, most of the features of note appear on both devices, although the HTC EVO View 4G can function as a rudimentary media server, should that be important to you.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Comparison
  11. Apple iPad 3rd Gen Comparison
  12. Amazon Kindle Fire Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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