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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: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great power, bad options

    Posted
    FrugalLiver

    I bought a Samsung Tab S a long time ago, and have the S5 phone. A just to give you some background. PROS: This tablet has a few things going for it. It is a super power in the tablet niche. The processor and ram are top notch. The screen resolution is great! The weight is phenomenal, so freaking light. 8" is a perfect size. CONS: The multi window is bunk... total bunk. It's not like the old samung where you can just pull it over on any app you are doing. It only works with Samsung approved apps... that's a HUGE no... One thing I always liked was being able to pull up Google on any app without closing it. Spend $400+ on a tab you expect some good stuff. There is no vibration or flashlight as well. Seriously Samsung, it's bigger than a phone, make it at least as good if not better... 3 star, simply because Samsung went cheapo on this and still wants a premium price. Not going to buy another Samsung unless they get their act together.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not too shabby

    Posted
    AUsome1
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    This is a great 8 in tablet for the money. Provides a good user experience if you are looking for an 8 in tab with great pic quality. It's good for music, videos, reading and surfing the internet. Don't expect it to be a workhorse. It's just a fun little tab for specific users. It does lack in sound quality so make sure you have some good headphones. Battery life is good as long as brightness isn't all the way up. Mine does have issues staying connecting to the wifi. It seems to drop the wifi and pick it back up only a few seconds later. It is frustrating and hope it's just mine. I know it's not my wifi bc none of my other 10-12 devices have issues. Samsung usually produces good quality electronics and I am definitely a fan. I also like Apple devices but I'm definitely not a fan boy. I'm just a fan of good quality electronics from companies that put pride into their work. I would recommend only if you need a fun little device to do a little Netflix and other things that do not require a larger screen or more horsepower.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Overhyped, Not the Best Screen

    Posted
    HollyDolly
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    I first bought the Tab A 8 and wasn't impressed with the screen. Went and upgraded to this tablet (S2) two days later and have set it up to perfection. I've tried streaming videos on it on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and Youtube. Even adjusting the colours via "Display" under Settings, I still find the screen to have a green-ish tinge that is bothersome, the HD not looking so HD - even when all the apps are set to HD. There's something very over-saturated, yet washed-out about the screen, compared to my Moto X phone (2013), my Toshiba Laptop (2015), and Nexus 5X phone (2016)...all of which have much crisper, clearer displays compared to this one. I've watched many online reviews and read comments, and while the tablet is nice and smooth in action, the battery drops down rather quickly, the sound is tin-ny for a device with 2 speakers, and the price just doesn't warrant the product. Probably returning it for a Fire HD. Samsung screens are often hit/miss, from my experience.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet but lacking

    Posted
    Jupcalls
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    This is the best Samsung tablet ive come across. Great display, thin, but cheap shortcuts that really stop it from great. There is no slot for a data sim card , only the financed models through cell phone companies are to have them. Worse, the charger is an inferior micro USB that really takes the shine off this expensive tablet. If you afford to buy this without a cell agreement , you should get unlocked data capabilities and you should get a USB type c charger option , which is the future of charging. This micro USB tiny plug and socket will be broken like all the phones within a year

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Poor salesman

    Posted
    Jojo
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    When I purchased this tablet, I had also purchased a new cell phone. The salesman was so concerned about the add on and why I should buy from BestBuy that he neglected to tell me that he sold me a non data model. so after a few months of use, at home on wifi, i decided to add it to my cell providers data plan. Well, I then found out that I couldn't because it was a wifi only tablet. Talk about being upset! He also neglected to give me my gift card for the Samsung VR! I will no longer purchase my cell phones, tablets of computers from Best Buy.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Terrible Battery Life

    Posted
    Patrick
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    I am an apple guy. Then i wanna try something different. Everything else about this tablet is excellent, beautiful display, good size and fast processing units except for two things. 1. there are problems with the battery, it died in one day even in standby. I thought it was the setting i messed up then i reset and didn't install too many apps. It still not good.....Then i ended up give up and returned it. Maybe i got the unlucky one. 2. App store. google doesn't have too many good HD app for android tablet. But this does not have anything with samsung.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok Tablet

    Posted
    ggg2
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    Its an OK tablet, ran good for awhile but started having problems so they replaced the Processor. Its having problems again so I brought it back in, now waiting to see if it has the same problems. I had bought one before this and they had replaced it with this one, I wonder if it is the model? So 3 times I have had to deal with this. Anyway as long as you have insurance they will work on it or I would not buy it again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's Okay

    Posted
    Mike
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    This is a decent tablet, but for the price, I'm sure Samsung could do better. Go back to the 16:9 aspect ratio on your tablets. Stop trying to follow Apple and make them follow you Samsung. Most tablets are used to watch videos, movies and view pictures. Most of which now use the 16:9 aspect. The battery life isn't that good either. Everything else is satisfactory.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Hacked an crashed 2 times in 1 week!

    Posted
    7peach
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    Called today, an switched 2 3 people, an had to explain each time to that person! Finally got real Mad, poor phone service will bring back, I need this b's! Need to do bills, md, appt Friday an surgery Monday Nov 6th, 2 years ago got a Lenovo, $179,99 This samsung total 446.95, I never spent this amount for a mis behaving tablet this is only my 2nd one ! Communication stinks n

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Sooo much potential!

    Posted
    Eazykillv69
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    Soooo this tablet had so much potential but Samsung totally messed it up with their subpar version of android. They stuff all of their tablets full of bloat ware therefore sucking the battery down quicker than need be. This has always been an issue with most android phones/tablets Google Nexus and pixel don't have these issues because they run vanilla android without all the useless software.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great design with acceptable performance

    Posted
    GBOOM27
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    I was expecting a little more out of this one, but I enjoy this device as a substitute for my laptop when on the couch, bed, on the go, etc. Battery life is good and screen resolution is quality, camera is great. However the software hiccups sometimes and the device can get hot quickly, leading to a performance drop. I would recommend this to someone who doesn't want to spend more on an iPad

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Samsung Tablet

    Posted
    johnnie220
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    I replaced my 3 year old tablet only because its performance was terrible after 3 years of use. You can tell that Samsung had stopped supporting the device. This new one I purchased has a great screen and the battery life is descent. Since there are not very many options at Best Buy for other tablet manufacturer's I ended up choosing this one.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good-ish

    Posted
    South389
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    Good but not great. This tablet is middle of the road for Samsung. It will do some things well and other functions are lacking. Speaker and sound is not all that great. For music and movies expect to have the volume turned up. Basic web viewing and other simple apps will work fine.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Little slow, heats up and screen show shadows

    Posted
    Sandipan
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    I found the new Galaxy S2 to be a good tablet except a few issues. It quickly gets hot when charging or see any videos or doing downloads. The black areas on the screen show some shadows and undulating texture. The Samsung interface is also makes the device a little slow. Otherwise, a good tablet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Potentially very good.

    Posted
    Thann
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    This tablet had been a store display, but I decided to take a chance on it. I liked it very much, but the battery didn't hold charge very well ... No doubt, because of the continuous charging as the display.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good tablet - not as good as it should be

    Posted
    Murray
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    Called the model S2, should be called the S1/2. Form factor too wide to hold comfortably. Aspect ratio poor for widescreen movies. Speaker location poor for movies. Data lacking for photo details.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great Tablet for the price!

    Posted
    ericb4u
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    Simple put this was a great buy for the price that left me very satisfied. My only complaint is that : I feel it lacked external features required for competition with laptops and other Tablets!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Did not work with DJI Phantom 4

    Posted
    Dinks
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    I couldn't get it to work with the Phantom 4 control software, so I returned it for the previous model that was still being sold. That worked. I'd have preferred the newer model (sold at same price).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Battery life

    Posted
    Michelle
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    Battery life is very short for this tablet. For the cost the battery life should be longer. Camara is good.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Hate Samsung

    Posted
    HollyDay
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    Nice screen, laggy Samsung skin, unbelievable battery drain, even with everything turned off, super slow, waste of money. Never buying Samsung again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend