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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 8" Tablet

Android 8" 8 8MP Jul 2015
Operating System Screen Size Processor Core Rear Camera Resolution Release Date
Ultimate Productivity and Connectivity Features for Users On-The-Go The Galaxy Tab S2 delivers unmatched mobility to cater to high-efficiency users seeking maximized productivity. The tablet comes... More
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13 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung tablet computers and also specifically for Samsung tablet computers and found that in both cases Samsung had excellent ratings.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Eight Processor Cores

Most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 only have between two and seven processor cores, however the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has eight processor cores.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 8 processor core tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (£299.99).

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Very High Rear Camera Resolution

Tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 have rear camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 8MP. When compared to other tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0's rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels is one of the highest.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 8MP rear camera resolution tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the SM-T815 Galaxy Tab S2 (£424.00), the GT-N8000 Galaxy Note (£441.49), and the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (£299.99) all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the maximum video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution.

This tablet's maximum video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best maximum video resolution amongst all tablets of this spec and age.

A 1024 x 600 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst maximum video resolution across comparable types of tablet.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 2TB. The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a fairly large maximum memory card size (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

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Quite Long Continuous Video Playback Time

Tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 have continuous video playback times of between 3h and 14h. With a continuous video playback time of 14 hours, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a fairly long continuous video playback time compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

Across all the tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 8MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.5MP. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has one of the higher front camera resolutions (2.1 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 3 gigabytes, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has one of the larger internal memory amongst tablet computers of this age. The average internal memory of tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 1.9GB, and the internal memory range from 0.5GB to 16GB.

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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 the most common display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The worst display resolution of all similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 800 x 480 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Very Narrow

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is one of the narrower tablet computers that are a similar age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 (only 134.8 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age. The widths of tablets of this type and age range from 95mm to 380mm, and the average width is 200mm.

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Light

The average weight of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 520g, and the weights range from 120g to 2.7kg. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is quite light (only 265 grams) 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

At only 5.6 millimeters, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. The thinnest thickness of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 5.5mm, the thickest is 260mm, and the average thickness is 41mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

Most tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago are not 3G compatible. The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

Tablet computers which are 3G compatible that might be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A (£289.09) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 are also not 4G compatible.

Tablets which are 4G compatible that might also be worth considering include the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (£299.99), or the SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A (£289.09) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Quite Short Continuous Audio Playback Time

The continuous audio playback times of tablet computers that have been around for more than a year range from 5h to 300h. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a quite short continuous audio playback time (only 74 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

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2 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 was released.

Average Screen Size

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has a pretty average screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger screen size then you might want to look at the DELL Venue 8 7000 (£338.44) (8.4"), or the Samsung SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (8.4") which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
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
WiFi Direct
Ethernet LAN Connection
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Google Applications
Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GLONASS
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
Keyboard Included
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, samsung smt710, keyboard ram3g, keyboard rom32, tablet rom32gb, samsung smt710n, keyboard ram3gb, keyboard rom32g, samsung smt710nz, keyboard rom32gb, samsung smt710nzd, samsung smt710nzde, samsung smt710nzdex, samsung smt710nzdexa, samsung smt710nzdexar
Barcodes 08806088054360

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