Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0″ (32GB, Black)

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is a bestselling 2015 8-inch tablet that received positive reviews for its premium look, thin profile, sharp screen, fast processor, useful software and solid camera for a tablet. On the downside, its battery life is mediocre, it’s expensive compared to most 8-inch tablets, and while most of the installed apps are useful there is some bloatware. All in all, if you’re in the market for a compact high-end tablet, the upgraded Tab S2 8.0 includes premium components all-around including design and performance to the software experience

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  • Premium look
  • Thin profile
  • Sharp screen
  • Fast processor


  • Mediocre battery life is
  • Pricier than competitors

Bottom Line

Other than the relatively short battery life, the Tab S2 is a complete premium package packing serious performance inside a thin metal frame with an assortment of useful Samsung software.

  • Weight: 0.58 lbs
  • Processor: Exynos 5433 1.3GHz
  • Display Size: 8 Inch
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Battery Life: 8 hours

Critic Reviews

  • 80
    PCMag September 2, 2015

    Samsung has upgraded the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 tablet from the original Galaxy Tab S in just about every way, including a premium new design, top-of-the-line performance, and a very good camera.

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  • 70
    LaptopMag September 3, 2015

    The 8-inch Tab S2 impresses with its very slim design, gorgeous display and powerful performance, but its battery life is short.

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  • 80
    The Verge September 3, 2015

    Samsung has updated its flagship tablet in areas where it needed it. Will it lure some consumers? Sure, if they happen to be on an upgrade cycle, really care about thinness or — oh yeah — are looking to pay $399 or more for a high-end Android tablet.

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Full Specifications

Operating System Android 5.0 Lollipop
Weight 0.58 lbs
Battery Life 8 hours
Connectivity 802.11abg, micro USB, Bluetooth
Internal Storage 32GB
Display Size 8 Inch
Display Resolution 2048 x 1536
Display Technology Super AMOLED
Front Camera 2.1 MP
Rear Camera 8 MP

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