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Samsung - Galaxy Tab S2 - 8" - 32GB - Black

Model: SM-T713NZKEXARSKU: 5234641

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1494 reviews

96%
would recommend to a friend

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Ehhhh, not real happy

    Posted
    JRiley4141
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    I mostly use my tablets for reading and surfing the web. It usually doesn't leave my bedside table. So this thing wasn't tossed around in backpacks or expected to hold up under more strenuous conditions. After 6mos a very tiny green line appeared near the left side of the screen. It was annoying but it didn't change the functionality so I dealt with it. 3mos after that the battery started to die faster and now it will not even charge. It lasted about 1.5years. I expect more out of Galaxy devices. I've owned just about all of them and never really have had this issue. I wouldn't buy this generation.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Changed my classroom

    Posted
    Monte
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    So after having this almost a year I'm just getting to writing a review. I love it, I teach art and design and needed something more mobile to take care of tasks like attendance or student notes, or even just taking a quick picture of a student working, or student work. I chose it for the improved level of security, as well as processor speed. I take it to all my staff meetings and parent teacher conferences where I can easily pull up student info on the fly. I went with the smaller model because it is light weight and will fit in the pocket of cargo pants. I ended up spending more on it than I went in planning on spending, but it had everything I wanted plus a great display.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet for certain things

    Posted
    willowonez
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    I had bought the tablet for use in my home business. I did not realize that it had such a bad camera. My idea was to use the tablet for taking pictures to be posted on line. Unfortunately, tablets, no matter which ones you buy, have very bad cameras. My lack of knowledge is my own fault. My next complaint is it is very hard to buy covers for these. I don't like the folios and would prefer a cover like I have for my galaxy phone. They are almost impossible to find. If I could find a good cover I would appreciate using it when I am out and about. Otherwise, it is very good for Facebook, playing some games and surfing the web.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet for anyone

    Posted
    GatorDroid
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    Pros: - Easy to configure - settings are pretty straightforward - Fast processor - Display resolution is great; Sharp and crisp colors - Can split screen to see two apps at same time - this is one of the features I looked forward to when getting this tablet and I love it. - Device Maintenance offers power saving options - Lighter and more compact, compared to iPad Mini 2 Cons - no real cons, if you setup power saving mode in Device Maintenance. I use my S2 very often in web browser at moment, so it's hard to tell if battery drains faster than iPad Mini 2 or not (and the iPad battery drains slowly). I have not been able to set up a side by side test yet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent screen, decent battery

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    Mark
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    I bought this tablet to replace my beloved (but failing) Nvidia Shield K1 tablet. The size is right, although with the somewhat wider 4:3 screen ratio, it's a bit harder to hold in one hand, unless you have large hands. The screen is of excellent quality, bright and with rich colors, as you would expect from a Samsung. The battery life is decent, if not super, it seems like battery life was sacrificed to make the tablet as thin as possible, which seems to be a trend with everyone. The tablet is very light though, and I would recommend if you like having a smaller tablet you can hold in one hand, and easily slip into a large pocket for on the go, or as an addition to your laptop.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Too fragile, don't purchase!!

    Posted
    Dbakevlar
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    This is my second Tab S2 and I'm a long time Samsung customer. After less than a week, I placed the tablet in the padded travel pocket of my laptop backpack, in its protective case, only to be are it out on the plane to discover a large crack across the screen. I'd bought the 10 inch one the year before to have it break at the same place. It's a beautiful tablet , but there is something drastically wrong with how the screen is installed, making it to delicate and costing the customer too much money and frustration. Save yourself some grief and get the iPad mini. Samsung needs to get this design flaw fixed. iPhones went through this during the iPhone 4 series and it appears to be Samsungs turn,

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great 8 inch Andoird tablet

    Posted
    sapta17
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    Got the Galaxy Tab S2 8 inch as part of Cyber Monday deals. Absolutely loving it for the last few weeks. Major Pros - Superb AMOLED display, photos and videos look astoundingly rich and vibrant - Display is super customizable and supports multiple profiles, color modes etc. - Running Android 7 with latest updates - Stunning sleek design and very light-weight. Enough to go head-to-head with iPad mini - Speakers' output is very rich (considering the slim design) - Expandable storage - Decent Camera for a tablet Cons - Battery ! bleeds battery very fast unless kept in power-saving modes - Fingerprint scanner is not that accurate

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellant Tablet

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    JIMC
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    This is a very fine tablet. I have a TabS 8.4 inch and this is by far a better tablet. The screen is amazing and very fast. Perfect portable size for reading and using. Expandable and just a joy to use. It has some very nice software such as Microsoft Office. Get the matching cover as it fits nicely. If you are looking for an excellent tablet, make sure you check this one out. Very high quality / well made. Make sure you get it on sale as it does go on sale from time to time. 8 core processor with 3 GB ram. Check this one out if you are looking for a better tablet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Wrong aspect ratio for 8 inch

    Posted
    Millster4
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    Trying to find an OLED tablet to upgrade from my tab s 8.4. Unfortunately Samsung has gone the way of 4x3 aspect ratio which is idiotic for a handheld 8" tablet. Why? I can hold my s8.4 in one hand, watching movies or other content fills the full screen - no black bars, it fits in my jeans back pocket. Perfect for travel and portability. Samsung or other OLED manufacturer, please make a modern widescreen tablet again (and stop following Apple when it doesn't make sense).

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Device

    Posted
    bklyn194
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    The Galaxy S2 9.7" is an excellent all around tablet. It's new 4:3 aspect ratio screen is the same as the Ipads. While it may not be quite as good as the more traditional 16x9 tablets for video clips and movies, it is certainly not a major downgrade. Where it excels is browsing and reading web sites and apps from various news media sources. The new screen displays full pages more naturally than the 16x9 screens do. It is worth the small compromise in watching videos. The screen is, typical of Samsungs, bright and beautiful and its processor is very fast. It will tale up to a 128 GB SD card so running out of storage space in not an issue. All in all this is worthwhile purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very good but overpriced

    Posted
    sakim
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    This is a very good tablet, but I don't think it's worth the $400 selling price. I actually got it on sale for $250, and even that seems like a bit too much for a tablet of this size. It's nice and thin and lightweight though, which I like. It's also fairly fast and the battery life is decent. The screen is nice too, but websites can be a little hard to read at times. The text isn't pixelated like it is on the Tab A models, it's just rather thin. It would probably be a lot easier to read things on the 9.7 model, but that was way too expensive! I'd recommend this only if you can get it on sale, definitely not at full price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Charge port keeps breaking

    Posted
    KYCat252525
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    I like a lot of the features, but my charge ports keep breaking. I bought two of these at Christmas for my kids, but I have had to have one of them repaired twice, and I am sending the other one off for the first repair. The insides of the charge port appear to be flimsy, and one faulty insertion of the charge cable can break a pin or loosen a connection. This is from normal wear and tear. I do charge my tablets every night. This is a deal breaker. Unless Samsung proves that they can make a sturdier product, I'm going back to Apple for my next tablets. On a side note, Samsung support has been good. I've just had to use them too much.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    pretty good

    Posted
    Epsilon96
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    comparing the old Tab S2 (SM-T810) to the new Tab S2 (SM-T813). I have both the old an new versions with me, both with 64GB of internal storage, and I am comparing them side by side. This comparison is also applicable for the T710 and T713 versions, and for the 32GB versions, PHYSICAL DIFFERENCES External appearance -- no difference between the old T810 and the new T-813 in physical dimensions, weight, appearance, or function. Internal processor - old T810 runs on Exynos chip set, while the new T813 runs on Snapdragon chip set. OS - old T810 runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, while the new T813 runs on Android 6.01.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice Tablet

    Posted
    GPos
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    For the price, really there aren't many things wrong. The few things I can think of are the location of the controls interfere when in landscape mode and the speakers are pretty poor with low volume capability. Tends to get warm in the upper right side in portrait mode as appoint of reference. Now what's great- the Screen is to die for. Blacks are black and colors look awesome. I regret that I didn't get the larger screen. Speed is good with little lag. Latest version of Android is nice. Battery life is decent. Not too bad at the $299 price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this tablet

    Posted
    CMassey
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    This tablet is wonderful. I bought almost every other one before I decided to settle with this one. I bought two of different iPads and return them plus I bought the Samsung A9 I believe it was and returned it. This one is wonderful. It is super slim which I really love because it makes it easy for me to hold, it is fast, the screen is bright. I couldn't ask for anymore and I recommend it. I also remember commend buying it from Best Buy because it was on sale for 249 down from 399. I actually purchased it at 399 and it went on sale the next week so they credited me back the $150. Boy was I happy. It was like a Christmas present for myself from Best Buy!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fast & user friendly

    Posted
    Ceja
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    This is my second Galaxy Tab, purchased because my Tab 4 was slowing down after 3 years of constant use. The improved screen resolution on this Tab S2 is great and I like the brightness auto-adjust feature, since I often use the tablet outside. I also appreciate the fast processor. I preferred watching videos on the Tab 4 because of its screen shape, but I am sure I will adapt to watching on this new tablet, especially since the black frame blends in with the letterbox formatting. It does get warm on the right side, as some other reviewers have noted, but the only time it got hot was during an update from Marsmallow to Nougat version.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect Small Android Tablet

    Posted
    ChrisA
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    I loved my iPad air 2 while in school but now that I don't need the keyboard case, this is the PERFECT size. I can type on this without changing my grip and it's much nicer to browse the web and watch videos on this rather than my galaxy S6. Love the customizability you get with Android as well. Apple works well with school work, but for everything else ( especially as a media consumption device) Android is king and at 8.0 this is much more manageable one handed. Decent battery life, exceptional screen - only negative is that the speakers at max are about 60-70% as loud as the iPad air 2. That is an easy price to pay though for all the bonuses.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Elite Tablet

    Posted
    Jedi007
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    The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8" is a phenomenal tablet. It feels great in your hands. It's sleek. It has a great design. It boots up practically instantly. It's really fun and easy to use. It's not as big as it's 9.7" cousin but the size is sufficient for anything you would want to use a tablet for. Like it's big cousin this 8" version also has a micro sd capability to expand memory storage an additional 128 GB. THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS TABLET IS MARVELOUS. And The Price Is Compelling!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful 8" tablet

    Posted
    THJAC
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    I love this size tablet. A 10(+) inch iPad was larger than I wanted. I previously bought a 7.85" Insignia [Best Buy], but it had (in my view) insufficient battery life. The Samsung Tab S2 has a gorgeous screen, ample (32 MB) internal storage (plus capacity to add more--although it is anything but seamless, an issue (I think) with Android). Battery life is plenty good, although heavy use will make a full day problematic. The fingerprint recognition is far improved from earlier Samsung products. Overall, no complaints.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Tablet

    Posted
    johns10
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    I purchased this tablet a few days ago and I would like to say the performance and the desgin and quality of this tablet is really great the amount of space this tablet has is great and also the price drop sale that best buy had was a great deal because of how much the price reduced and i would like to say also that this tablet has really cool and new features as well and the 8 inch screen that this tablet has is great and the way that the best buy employee in store helped me with my purchase was great as well and the service i received at best buy was great as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend