Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Tablet, Octa-Core Samsung Exynos, Android, 8.4" 16GB, Wi-Fi, White

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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 8.4-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 294g.

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 12 hours video playback, up to 10 hours 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
H212.8 x W125.6 x D6.6 mm
Ethernet Port Information Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
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.
Headphone socket
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.
359 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 16 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by new tablet this was a replacement for another companies product, works better uses less power and feels so much better to hold 23 April 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Very disappointed I'my not a fan of Apple, so I bought this device to replace a BlackBerry netbook: a machine I found intuitive, but being left behind in the technology race. I do not find it easy to operate: it is not intuitive, the apps are pretty limited (unless you want to play games). So, it's back to the BlackBerry and a look at the iPad Mini. Don't waste your money: if Samsung are serious about challenging Apple, they'll have to do a lot better than this. 16 April 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great tablet but would be 5* with a couple improvements Ok, so, the good: Very light (weight), extremely thin, lovely screen, decent battery and very smooth to use. The not so good: This version of Android has, for some reason (probably to generate more income for themselves), stopped the ability for most apps to access the memory card, meaning most things are saved to the small 16gb internal memory. Some files can be moved but only a few android apps seem to be able to use the memory card, which makes it a lot less useful. Stupid move to be honest, as it makes a lot of apps worse to use and eats up internal memory. Probably not restricted to this device but annoying, none the less and something worth considering when looking to buy. No DLNA, which can make projecting to a smart TV, without paid for apps or additional hardware, such as chromecast much more tricky. Fortunately, I also have a 2013 nexus 7 gen 2, which makes casting a piece of cake but if I'd had to rely on this, I would have been very dissapointing. Even Samsung's own preloaded, cast to TV software (Allshare), doesn't work and is apparently, no longer supported. Silly software that takes up a home screen page (and memory) and can't be removed (!) All in all a lovely tablet that very easily could have been simply great, without the aforementioned issues. 07 April 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good Samsung Tablet As reviewed the screen is very good for colour reproduction. The tablet is generally fast and easy to navigate. Absolutely stuffed with Samsung bloatware but you can just ignore it. I also have Samsung S3 phone so familiar with the general system. Some navigation on the tablet is better, the running apps button particularly so. Battery life is OK at about two days but not as long as my wife's Ipad for same level of use. Overall very happy with it. 07 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by sleekest ad light weighted Tab This is the lightest weighted and sleek tab among the category of tablets.I checked all features at Samusng India official site. This tab of Samsung also provides the users with the feature of performing multi task at the same time on single screen.This tab also provides an extra ordinary feature of enabling kids mode on the tab whenever a kid handles your phone. so overall lovely phone. You should go for this. 02 April 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Extremely Impressive Galaxy tablet by specification After viewing this tablet online, I decided to visit your store to discuss my queries. Advice was clear and to the point. I bought the item in store. As a computer-literate senior citizen I thought I would soon be up-to-speed. Wrong! I am one who likes to study an instruction book; none is provided within the box. So I have used my intuition and research to get me started. There is not even a mention of basic actions such as powering down. It does seem a pity that for first-time users the only way to gain essential information is to search the web.The most useful book directly related to this model tablet that I could find online is not due to be published until June 2015. (I almost docked the rating two points for not being user-friendly) I am sure that after more searching and experimenting the tablet will serve my limited needs well. I will update this review if I have anything more useful to report. 20 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic This was bought for my son who had done extensive and I mean extensive research comparing with the other main tablet brand! He was thrilled to get it and pleased he made this choice. Fast, quality picture, stylish design. Highly recommend. 27 January 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent product I am using the tab for about 2 months. I use mainly while i commute to office and home.. I get 2 days of battery life (4hrs daily use). The only negative point is as the screen is egdge to edge display it is difficult to hold without touching the edges of the touch screen. Remove 1 start as this is not supporting micro USB PEN drives/ micro SD cards formatted in NTFS file system. They work great in Moto G and Nexus. 27 January 2015
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