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Galaxy Tab S review: The screen's the thing with this iPad rival

At a Glance

The Tab S family offers Samsung's best tablets to date, with a stunning screen and slim profile that will turn heads.

Price when rated: $400

Pros

  • Beautiful Super AMOLED HD display
  • Super slim profile
  • Free subscriptions to magazines, in-app credits, and other perks

Cons

  • Plastic materials don't give the tablet a premium feel
  • Heavy software customization makes performance lag at times
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At a Glance

Like its 8.4-inch sibling, this tablet boasts a stunning display and a slim profile that makes it among the best tablets Samsung has to offer.

Price when rated: $500

Pros

  • Hi-res Super AMOLED HD display is bright and vibrant
  • Super slim profile
  • Access to free magazine subscriptions, in-app credits, and more perks

Cons

  • Reliance on plastic materials doesn't give the tablet a premium feel
  • Heavy software customization makes performance lag at times
 Compare

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