Poll results: Is the Galaxy Tab S Samsung's best tablet ever?

Launched last month as the world's first high-res Super AMOLED tablets, the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 do seem to be Samsung's greatest slates yet...
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30. Fishbowl

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

The dude above you needs to grow up. Especially with the whole Shamesung and plastic=bad stuff he's been spewing. This tablet is great, but it definitely has its faults. Battery life is great when watching videos, but it is a juice sucker when you browse websites. Most egregious is Samsung's money-saving decision to use their Exynos 5420 processor in the Wi-Fi models. The Mali GPU just isn't suited for the high res screen. Users have said they experience more stutters on this tablet compared to the Tab pro 8.4, even with the extra gig of ram it sports. They should have used the S800 or waited for the S805. That said, the AMOLED screen is gorgeous and I love how thin/light it is.

16. Totse2k15

Posts: 475; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Imo, Tab S 10.5 is the best Android tablet atm. Sammy best tablet atm, too.

24. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

It's a horrible tablet,it really is. If It was 250$ ,then it would be a great tablet but at 400$ it's huge ripoff.

26. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

Lol.. Yeah then you get an lcd screen , an s4pro with 320 adreno and 2Gb of ram.. Sounds like nexus 7 2013 right?? Lol.. This one beats the nexus 7 2013..

25. j.khan95

Posts: 51; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Battery disappoints me a little

35. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

How much more battery do you want? If you read GSMArena reviews they say record their battery life on the higher end of the spectrum...close to iPad. So iPad has disappointing battery life too?

27. Federated

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 06, 2010

Battery is a major disappointment in my opinion. I held it and it feels cheap compared to Sony Z2 tablet or Nokia Lumia 2520.

32. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

best Samsung tablet? yes of course, but i'd take the Note Pro anytime. best Android tablet? yes, but barely. best tablet in the world? sorry, dont think so.

36. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Hardly the best Android tablet because it has an SoC that is weaker than a jurassic Snapdragon 800. Display is just one part of the equation. Price/Performance king still goes to the Tab Pro 8.4

38. Sid91 unregistered

Just bought 8.4 tab S yesterday, i sold my ipad air and got this with lte network, I never liked android tablets (Phones are awesome) before but this is brilliant so far it looks and feels premium,especially the official leather book cover, the software is designed for tablets and in my opinion a home run and is more comfortable, the only complain I have is the battery isnt as good and the book reader apps are not on par with the ibook app of ipad.

42. AlbertAribe

Posts: 168; Member since: Jun 21, 2014

You made a wrong decision than.

39. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I just wish they had a 12" version like the note/tab pro editions
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