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Samsung 8 MSM8976 1.8GHz 32GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

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16 Reasons For

Nice Design

Several Samsung 8 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote “It comes in at a lower price with a narrower design and better battery life”. Webuser.co.uk mentioned in their review of this tablet six years ago “Nice design finish” .

A number of customers who bought this tablet concluded that it was good looking. Seven years ago Dreamwarecomputers.com said “Very sleek and stylish design” in their review of the Samsung 8. One Samsung 8 owner mentioned that the Samsung 8 was smooth. Techmagnifier.com wrote “A newly prepared smooth”.

One Samsung 8 owner who reviewed the Samsung 8 considered that it was ergonomic. Expert website Bgr.in wrote “The Galaxy Tab 3 311 is a perfect Android tablet for someone who is looking for sub-10-inch tablet with calling as it provides an excellent ergonomic design” .

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Samsung Tablets Have Excellent Reviews

Samsung MSM8976 processor tablet computers have excellent reviews on average and across all tablet computers Samsung is one of the leading manufacturers.

Good Battery Life

Four Samsung 8 owners said that this tablet had a good battery life. Laptopmag.com scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review “Compact Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Android tablet boasts a built-in remote control, bright and colorful display and long battery life”. Seven years ago Dreamwarecomputers.com mentioned “Builtin battery”.

Good Size

A few people said in their reviews that it was thin. Expert website Digitalversus.com said “An elegant photo frame with a slim profile, this new Samsung model has an 8 inch screen”. Engadget.com rated the product 4 stars and said “The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 features a nice display and a slim design.”. Expert review site Fonearena.com wrote in their Samsung 8 review “The tablet is slim and light in weight compared to most other 8-inch tablets”.

A few people who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Expert website Laptopmag.com said in their review “The sleek and compact Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Android tablet boasts a built-in remote control, bright”. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review of this tablet on expert website Pocket Lint “Compact tablets are all the rage in 2013”.

One customer who purchased this tablet thought it was a good weight. Gsmarena.com said in their Samsung 8 review three years ago “You get slimmer bezels and lighter weight - some”.

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Easy to Use

Several Samsung 8 owners who bought it concluded that it was easy to use. Two people said in their reviews that the Samsung 8 was easy to assemble. Gsmarena.com mentioned “It looks like a logical decision by Samsung to build on the momentum of the Note 8.0”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good interface. Expert website Digitalspy.co.uk mentioned “It has no real major flaws, with everything from camera to design and user interface being decent enough” in their Samsung 8 review.

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Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation.

Good Technical Features

Two customers who purchased the Samsung 8 reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Itproportal.com said “Light design, through the multitasking to the built-in remote control features”.

Good Product Quality

A few customers agreed that the product was good quality. Dreamwarecomputers.com said in their review of this tablet “Great quality display” .

Good Connectivity

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung 8 was good in terms of USB connections. Dreamwarecomputers.com mentioned “Can be used as a USB monitor (DisplayLink” in their review of this tablet.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

This Samsung tablet computer was released just seven months ago, so it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older tablets.

Robust

Two Samsung 8 owners said in their reviews that it was well made. Dreamwarecomputers.com said in their review of the Samsung 8 “I wouldn't mind seeing a dual alarm option to build on the great alarm clock ability of the frame” . Bgr.in said “A great screen, solid battery life”.

Recent Price Drop of £56.01

The 8 has dropped in price by £56.01 in the last 15 days.

4G Compatible

Like most of the other recently released MSM8976 processor tablet computers, the Samsung 8 is 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Samsung 8 is 3G compatible. Most of the other MSM8976 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8 also are 3G compatible.

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Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time

When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that were launched in the last 12 months, the Samsung 8's continuous video playback time of 14 hours is one of the longest. The continuous video playback times of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the 8 range from 8h to 14h, and the average continuous video playback time is 12h.

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Very Long WiFi Browsing Time

Recently released MSM8976 processor tablet computers have WiFi browsing times of between 8h and 9h. When compared to other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8, the Samsung 8's WiFi browsing time of 9 hours is one of the longest.

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3 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Pcmag.com said “Ends up straddling an uncomfortable fence—more expensive than the Google Nexus 7$1”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “At $300 the Tab 3 is less expensive than the iPad Mini” in their review of the Samsung 8. Notebookcheck.net wrote “Slightly more expensive than its competitors.” .

Some Samsung 8 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was not good value for money. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned “A great alternative to the Galaxy Note 8.0 if you don't need the pen capabilities or just can't afford the $380 price tag”. Expert review site Digitalspy.co.uk said in their review of this tablet “Is the high cost worth it? Or should you look elsewhere when it comes to tiny t”. Expert review site Chip.com.my said “It does have a much higher price tag compared to other midrange tablets in the market.” in their review of the Samsung 8.

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Inferior Sound Quality

One Samsung 8 owner mentioned that this tablet did not have good sound quality. Three years ago expert website Ubergizmo.com wrote “Its speakers offer an overall tinny audio experience”.

Very Long 4G Browsing Time

The average 4G browsing time of recently released MSM8976 processor tablet computers is 8.6h. When compared to other MSM8976 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the 8 that we have assessed, the Samsung 8's 4G browsing time of 9 hours is one of the longest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung 8

Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 8 megapixels, the Samsung 8 has a relatively average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other MSM8976 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8.

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Four Processor Cores

The Samsung 8 is a four processor core tablet computer. That's average compared to the other six tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Samsung 8 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other latest comparable spec tablet computers.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Samsung 8 has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other new MSM8976 processor tablet computers.

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Average Screen Size

The Samsung 8 has a pretty standard screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other MSM8976 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the 8.

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Reviewed 13 November 2013 by HCSDShopper
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I have an iPad, 5th generation. It is lovely, it is useful and I do like it, but it is too big to drop in a purse, etc. I didn't want to pay for a mini. So, I have been looking at other options. I... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2013 by Lycal1
Lycal1 would recommend the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch SM-T3100 (Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 11 December 2013 by Bluegal2
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