Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Tablet, Octa-Core Samsung Exynos, Android, 10.5", 16GB, Wi-Fi

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With its incredible specs and stupendous good looks, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S is a tablet that will make others envious. This premium device features a stunning WQXGA Super AMOLED display, powerful eight-core processor and Android operating system with features that make computing on a tablet easier than ever. A tablet’s never looked so good.

Incredible detail brought to life
Experience stunningly vivid and true-to-life picture quality on the 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display. Combined with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, images on the Tab S look clear and well defined with an amazing 94% colour accuracy ensuring movies and photos pop off the screen with vivid colours and deep blacks. And with Samsung's Adaptive Display technology, the Tab S will automatically adjust the display settings to give you the best image possible depending on your environment and the application in use.

Impeccable design
The Tab S features dazzling good looks. From the premium design with a slim bezel, stylish rim and dimpled back to the slim and sleek sizing of the Tab S. It's almost unbelievably thin and light, weighing just 465g.

Eight cores for lightning-fast performance
A 1.9GHz Octa-Core Processor and 3GB of RAM powers the Galaxy Tab S. Samsung's Exynos 5 processor uses eight cores spread across two CPUs to deliver superior performance for less energy. Coupled with 3GB of RAM, you'll be able to run the latest apps for image and video editing, gaming and productivity and enjoy smooth performance and impressive graphics.

Android and Samsung apps
Running on Android 4.4, the Tab S is simple and effective to use for anything from web browsing to photo & editing and gaming. It comes with a range of Android apps including Google Play, for downloading extra apps and games.

Samsung has added it's own twist to Android, introducing incredible features like Multi Window, which allows you to easily perform multiple tasks on one screen, SideSync 3.0 to let you view and control your smartphone on your Tab S and Remote PC to let you access your work computer from your tablet to edit, save, drag or drop documents.

Super security
Your privacy is important, and Samsung has taken steps to help keep your details private. A fingerprint scanner can be used to lock and unlock your device, replace ID and password, switch between multiple user profiles and hide private content, while Samsung's Knox software is designed to keep your applications and data secure. You can also enable Kids Mode, which features a colourful interface, specialised kids apps and parental controls to keep your kids safe too.

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Accessories Included
USB Cable
Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Up to 10 hours video playback or Wi-Fi web browsing
Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
Yes - 4.0
Camera (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
2.1 megapixel
Camera (rear-facing) Information A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
8 megapixel with LED flash
Computer Support Helpline Information We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
Free 90 day computer support
H177.3 x W247.3 x D6.6 mm
Titanium Bronze
Graphics card Information Generate the images you see on your computer screen
Mali-T628 MP6
Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
Location Services
Memory (RAM) Information Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
Memory Card Slots Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
microSD (up to 128GB)
Model name / number
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
Android 4.4 KitKat
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) Information The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
288 PPI
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
Micro USB 2.0
Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
Octa-core Samsung Exynos 5420
Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
2560 x 1600 pixels
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
Screen Type
Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro-sensor, Light Sensor, Hall Sensor
SIM Card Type Information The size of SIM card required
Wi-Fi Only
Built-in speakers
Touch Screen
Voice Recognition
Yes- S Voice
Wireless Display Information Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
Wireless networking
Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac


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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 52 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellant tablet Having used this for 6+ months now I find it really good. The picture quality is exceptional. Some have mentioned bloatware but that is soon deleted and customised to your own preferences. The battery seems to last forever I can use it for most of the day. I would certainlybuy again and always over products from Apple which are overpriced 21 August 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Defective Very disappointing. Kept locking up for short periods and then locked up permanently while still on. On its way back for a refund. 17 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 TabletSamsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Tablet, Octa-Core Samsung Exynos, Android, 10.5", 16GB, Wi-Fi Great quality tablet, cannot fault anything, room for expansion (you will not get this with ipad), upgrades to Android 5 Lollipop immediately,shame they did not supply a case with it as it did with the first Samsung I purchased a couple of years ago. 04 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by An excellent tablet. Worth the money: fast, capable and with a simple operating mechanism. 22 July 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Major disappointment Bought to enable browsing on a decent screen rather than using my HTC phone. The supplied apps range from useless to devious attempts to hook you into unwanted purchases. After a few hours on the Android app store I've managed to find some that do the job, no thanks to Samsung. Still a long way short of being a useful device, though. For a supposedly premium product this has been a deeply disappointing experience. The supposedly super sharp display is mediocre at best. Not recommended. 29 June 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Samsung galaxy s tab Fantastic love it easy to use quality pics and videos buy one now. 24 June 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hooked 24 hours in and I am totally in love with this product. 13 June 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great ... Not Perfect After several years as an iPad user, switching to an Android tablet was an interesting experience. I use an Android phone so I was aware of the operating system however it did take a while to get comfortable with the flexibility, the apps (some better, many worse than iOS) etc. I immediately added a 128GB micro SD and loaded with videos etc but then quickly realized the limitation of the external storage on 4.4 (Kit Kat) ... now I have my head around that and have some SD friendly apps, I'm now pretty happy. Waiting an age for Samsung to release the Android 5 (Lollipop) though ... I know it make little difference but I still think I'm missing out :-) The 'offer' to get £30 Google Play vouchers and cinema tickets is a joke though ... when you go to the web page to claim, the drop down box to select eligible product is not functioning and is mandatory hence impossible to process ... I don't have the energy to track down a way to contact Samsung about this (nothing to do with JL) but maybe this link should be removed from the JL website to avoid more frustration by others? I know the Tab S2 is about to some out but will be a 4:3 screen, I'm now getting used to the 16:9 of the Tab S so will not suffer upgrade envy this time around :-) 26 May 2015
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