A number of people wrote in their reviews that this tablet was thin. Hardwaresecrets.com said “Attractive, light and thin”. Slashgear.com said “Samsung has always been at the forefront of envelope-pushing when it comes to slim tablets” in their review of this tablet. Expert website T3.com wrote in their review “Samsung's thinnest and lightest tablet so far”.
Several people who reviewed the Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S thought it was compact. Expert review site Computershopper.com said “Today's best compact Android tab, this 8.4-incher packs the most innovation we've seen in several tablet generations” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Expert website Phonearena.com mentioned in their Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S review “It has ceremoniously become the item to beat in the compact sized tablet segment”. Expert website Androidauthority.com said in their Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S review “Arguably one of the best compact tablets yet” and gave the Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S a score of 4 stars.
Some Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S owners reckoned that the product was lightweight. Cnet.com.au mentioned on CNET.com.au “The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is shaking up the tablet scene with an ultra-thin, lightweight design and colorfully brilliant screen that blows the competition out of the water” and rated it 4 stars. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “Great display, solid performance, lightweight design” .
One Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S owner who bought it said that it was a good body shape. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “A pin-sharp display and a lighter, slim-line body that's loaded with plenty of goodies” in their Samsung SM-T800 Galaxy Tab S review.
One customer mentioned that it was good structurally. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote three years ago “Plastic construction tends to scratch easily” in their review.