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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 1.9GHz 32GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

1.9GHz Android 32GB 8" Aug 2015
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Enjoy greater flexibility than ever before with the Galaxy Tab S2. Remarkably slim and ultra-lightweight, use this device to take your e-books, photos, videos and work-related files with you... More
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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Tablet computers built by Samsung have excellent ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just tablet computers) and found that Samsung also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablet computers that are a similar age to it.

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4G Compatible

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 4G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers of this type and age are not 4G compatible.

We compared this tablet to all the other 4G compatible tablets and we think because of it's better review score, the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (£186.55), and the SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A (£269.99) both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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3G Compatible

Unlike most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 which are not 3G compatible, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 3G compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3G compatible tablets currently available including the Samsung SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A (£269.99) which has better reviews.

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Very High Rear Camera Resolution

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has one of the highest rear camera resolutions (8 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The lowest rear camera resolution of tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 0.3MP and the highest is 8MP.

There are a number of other 8MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the SM-T815 Galaxy Tab S2 (£424.00), the GT-N8000 Galaxy Note (£441.49), or the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (£186.55) all from Samsung.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Similar spec tablets that were released more than a year ago have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.4GHz. With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has one of the larger internal storage capacity amongst tablet computers of this age. The smallest internal storage capacity of similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 1.1GB, the largest is 520GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 29GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 32GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro.

If you would prefer a tablet with a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128GB) which is also higher rated.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most tablet computers of this type and age.

This tablet's Bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

The worst supported Bluetooth version amongst similar types of tablet is 4.1 BLE.

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Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time

Tablet computers of this age and type have continuous video playback times of between 3h and 14h, and the average continuous video playback time is 9.7h. At 14 hours, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a quite long continuous video playback time compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released one year ago.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a quite large maximum memory card size (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolutions of tablet computers that came out more than a year ago range from 0.3MP to 8MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.5MP. With a front camera resolution of 2.1 megapixels, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The biggest maximum video resolution of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's over four times the maximum video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 2560 x 1440 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best maximum video resolution across all tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst maximum video resolution amongst similar types of tablet computer.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a maximum display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's over five times the display resolution of a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all comparable spec tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago is 800 x 480 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 0.5GB, the largest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 1.9GB. The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has one of the larger internal memory (3 gigabytes) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Narrow

The widths of tablet computers that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 range from 95mm to 380mm, and the average width is 200mm. With a width of only 134.8 millimeters, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is one of the narrower tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Light

The average weight of tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 520g. With a weight of only 272 grams, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is quite light compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 5.6 millimeters, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. The thicknesses of tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 range from 5.5mm to 260mm, and the average thickness is 41mm.

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1 Reason Against

Quite Short Continuous Audio Playback Time

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a quite short continuous audio playback time (only 74 hours) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. The shortest continuous audio playback time of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 5h and the longest is 300h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this tablet computer was released.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 152 tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is a four processor core tablet which is average.

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Average Screen Size

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a fairly average screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

If you are looking for a tablet with a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the DELL Venue 8 7000 (£237.66) (8.4" and higher rated), or the Samsung SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (£269.99) (8.4" and higher rated).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Coprocessor Core
Coprocessor Frequency
Coprocessor
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Display Colours
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Supported Number of Colours Display
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Geotagging
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Google Applications
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour
Battery
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Capacity
WiFi Browsing Time
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Kids Tablet
Video Playback
Maximum Video Capture Resolution

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tablet ram3, tablet ram3g, tablet rom32, tablet ram3gb, tablet rom32g, keyboard ram3, keyboard ram3g, keyboard rom32, tablet rom32gb, keyboard ram3gb, keyboard rom32g, keyboard rom32gb
Barcodes 08806088015446, 08806088015491, 08806088031521, 08806088031873, 08806088039657, 08806088067148, 08806088068701

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