Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 Wifi (2015) SM-T533 (samsung-matissevewifi)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 WiFi (2015) SM-T533
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (WiFi)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (WiFi)
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 WiFi (2015) SM-T533
Codename samsung-matissevewifi
Released 2015
Category testing
Original software Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
postmarketOS kernel Mainline
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm APQ8016 Snapdragon 410
CPU 4 cores up to 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU
Display 1280×800 px, 10.1" in (26 cm) diagonal, WXGA TFT display (LCM: smd_ltl101al06, touchscreen: atmel_mxt_1188s)
Storage 16/32 GB flash memory, microSDXC slot (up to 64 GB)
Memory 1.5 GB
Architecture aarch64
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Works
WiFi
Works
Xwayland
Works
FDE
Mainline
Works
Battery
3D Acceleration
Works
Accelerometer
Works
Audio
Works
Bluetooth
Works
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Unavailable
SMS
Unavailable
Calls
Unavailable
USB OTG



Contributors

How to enter Odin flash mode

  • Hold Power + Volume Down + Home while powering up the device.
  • Press Volume Up to enable flashing.

This device uses Odin. In order to be able to flash on it you need to install heimdall. On ArchLinux this package in present in the repos.

The command to flash an image is:

1 heimdall flash  --<partition_name> <your .img file>

Install

Fastboot

You need to install lk2nd boot loader on the device. See instructions here

To enter fastboot mode press Power + Volume Down until you see fastboot screen (device will reboot if already on).

PMOS

Install pmboostrap on your host.

1 pmbootstrap init
2 # choose samsung for vendor
3 # choose matissevewifi for device
4 pmbootstrap install
5 pmbootstrap flasher flash_rootfs
6 
7 pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel
8 # or
9 pmbootstrap flasher boot

For more details here

Description

The device is based on the apq8016 variant of the msm8916 SoC that is beeing mainlined here. It means that it is in the process of being supported as is by the upstream Linux kernel.

Milestones

This presents the important steps that have been achieved toward mainlining this device:

  1. bootloader
  2. usb/network
  3. WiFi/BT
  4. device package
  5. Display
  6. buttons
  7. touchscreen
  8. sound (headphones)
  9. accelerometer
  10. sound (speaker)

TODO

  • Screen: remove backlight hack
  • Battery management
  • GPS

See also