Summary: In conclusion, the Samsung ATIV Tab 5 XE500T1C looks like a high-quality device and particularly innovative and interesting. The ability to use it alone or with the keyboard is its strong point, but the real gem is the ability to write on the screen with the S-Pen, to store and then into the slot. The rest of the features is above average, and excellent photographic department, park full connectivity and advanced features.
Pros: Keyboard separable S-Pen integrated, comprehensive connectivity, 8 MP Camera, Application Note S-preloaded, the new operating system; microHDMI port; Autonomy, GPS, Intel Atom generation; Front camera 2 MP
Cons: Only graphics accelerator, Internal capacitance
Conclusion: Jack of all trades or a master of none? The Samsung ATIV Smart PC , as other Intel Atom-based tablets with Windows 8 sound great on paper – thin and light, they are capable to run legacy Windows programs, and have battery life comparable with iOS or Android slates. The compromises for achieving such a combo, however, are not to be taken lightly.
Pros: Battery life comparable to an ARM-based tablet, USB port and software drivers allow hooking up any peripheral, S Pen functionality
Cons: Expensive, Intel Atom processor is only for light Windows programs, No extra battery in the keyboard dock