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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

Expert rating

Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Poor Wi Fi connectivity

    Posted
    Cira
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    First of all, I like the size and feel of this Tablet. That is the good. The bad is the fact that I, along with many others, have lot's of issues trying to connect to certain wifi. I can connect at home, but cannot connect at my workplace on the open wifi provided by my employer. When it does connect, it disconnects often, and usually does not reconnect. As this is happening, I check the wifi settings and it says that I am connected, but none of my apps will work. I spent an hour with a useless chat and went thru the usual garbage and got nowhere. When I look at all of the other users having this same issue, things like "reset to factory", "manually set up wifi", "reset the time and date", "change routers" etc are what I see. I did not pay $350 for a tablet, and expect that in this day and age, I would have to do anything except turn it on and connect. I owned an Ipad 2 for over 6 years and never had one problem with it. I just decided to try the Android system. Along with the connectivity issue, I guess I am just an Apple user at heart, and am hoping that after the 31 days I have owned, this, that I can get it returned to Best Buy and get another Ipad.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Expensive and not great

    Posted
    bearfeeder
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    I bought this item because I needed an Android tablet before taking a trip and couldn't wait for an item from an online vendor to be delivered. Samsung units are very expensive compared to similar items from Huwawai and Asus and there's no real difference... except both Asus and Huwawai have USB C connectors vs. the USB micro on the Samsung and that translates to slower charging. The amount of bloatware and spyware that Samsung installs compared to stock Android is just horrible. I wish Samsung allowed for a "revert to stock Android" option because the stuff that's installed is completely unnecessary. I factory reset my Samsung tablet and am using it as a "burner" but I will not put sensitive data on it given the amount of Samsung stuff running on the unit. If the Pixel C had a fingerprint reader, that'd be the best choice. The Asus has a less intrusive set of software and is a lot less expensive.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Only Thing Better Is The Size

    Posted
    Mattmez462
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    Replaced my Galaxy Tab S, which I unfortunately shattered the screen on, with the Tab S2. Besides the change in size (which I love), everything else is a downgrade. Screen is nowhere near as responsive, speakers are worse, battery life is worse and there was nothing exciting added to the software. They didn't even include blue light filter which my Galaxy S7 Edge has (nor have they updated the software to include it and that's the one thing I was looking forward to as I read more on my tablet than my phone). If is your first tablet, you may love it. I'm just having buyer's remorse as I would have expected the next in line of S tablets to have been a huge upgrade.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • 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: 2 out of 5 stars

    Wrong aspect ratio for 8 inch

    Posted
    Millster4
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    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: 2 out of 5 stars

    Crashed and died

    Posted
    Sewfancy
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    Arrived as promised, had to order since not in stock. Had trouble with email on third day. Came to Geek Squad and he was able to reactivate by downloading a yahoo app. Then two days later the tablet went fizzy, blacked out and blinked the logo for awhile, then completely crashed. Lol, very dramatic death. Returned the next day. Best Buy is always great with customer service, which is why we buy our electronics there. I'll probably switch back to an iPad mini.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Expensive for what you get

    Posted
    Wahoo
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Purchased the Galaxy S2 9.7 to replace a 4 year old Motorola 10 inch tablet. After using the Samsung for a couple of days I am disappointed in the performance of the product. I think the price of this tablet should be closer to $75.00 and not $399.00. The apps are slow to open and the touch screen has a bit of lag to it. The speakers are poorly placed and the sound quality is extremely bad...very tinny. I will be returning this tablet to Best Buy this weekend.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Disappointing for Samsung

    Posted
    Aliktronika48
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    I was quite disappointed with this tablet. As an owner of the Samsung Galaxy tab s gen 1, this was a bit of a letdown. I didn't see any real upgrade, and the screen seemed dimmer than my older tablet. Also there was no screen mirroring with this one. Because this tablet was close in size to my older model Samsung Galaxy tab, I thought I wouldn't feel any difference, but yes, that small inch or so, did make difference to me.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Have not used camera

    Posted
    MVLITTLE5
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    The Galaxy S2 worked perfectly for the first 2 weeks the third week I lost the Wi-Fi signal and was unable to turn it on at all on Saturday I went to Best Buy to get help and was told to make an appointment to see a technician after making the appointment I ran into an employee and the employee was able to help me get my Galaxy working again without having to see a technician the Wi-Fi switch would not stay in the on position

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Do not waste your money

    Posted
    Shawn
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    I have had nothing but problems w this tablet since I bought it. Power going off for a day or two, freezing up, now won't connect to the Internet even though WiFi signal is strong. Have to return for another model.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    No SIM

    Posted
    AlvinaKris
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I wanted a tablet that holds a SIM and asked 3 different workers if it held a SIM. They all told me yes it did and 1 even showed me where it went. Turns out it hold a memory card. Had it refunded.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    It's ok

    Posted
    cinder
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    I wouldn't go out of my way to ever get a wifi tablet again without 4G. It can get a bit frustrating when you're connected to wifi and you can't go online without a lot of spinning and troubles.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Wifi connection issues

    Posted
    Memo
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Great display, good size and feeling. Unfortunately wifi connection has problems, keeps breaking while other devices can maintain steady connection.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    The audio was inadequate for my purposes

    Posted
    Avocado
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    Everything was fine except for the audio. It was not adequate to pick up sounds and amplify them when played

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend