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Old 04-08-2015, 01:59 PM   #31
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its launching this friday.. but this tablet seem to be very quiet..
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Old 04-08-2015, 03:36 PM   #32
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Was pretty sure about getting it to replace my Nexus 9 until they announced that the processor is going to be last gen (Note 4 instead of S6).

Now it's out of my 'to-buy list'.
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Old 04-08-2015, 04:02 PM   #33
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Was pretty sure about getting it to replace my Nexus 9 until they announced that the processor is going to be last gen (Note 4 instead of S6).

Now it's out of my 'to-buy list'.
i'm using nexus 9 too

going to replace with the S2

N9 too heavy liao

processor doesnt matter to me
i dont think i can feel the difference surfing net and watching videos
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Old 04-08-2015, 04:51 PM   #34
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i'm using nexus 9 too

going to replace with the S2

N9 too heavy liao

processor doesnt matter to me
i dont think i can feel the difference surfing net and watching videos
Read a lot of good things about the Exynos 7420 (on the S6) and really wanted to try it (but not interested in the S6 ).

Also read about lag issues with Note 4 so I'm kind of concerned about the S2 using the same chip.

Don't want to jump from 1 laggy device (Nexus 9) to another.

I use the Nexus 9 for web surfing too and this happened to be its biggest problem. When gaming or watching video it's really smooth but web browsing is another thing altogether (lag, home screen refresh, etc.).
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Old 04-08-2015, 09:35 PM   #35
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Think I'll check out Zenpad S instead of this.
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Old 05-08-2015, 07:58 AM   #36
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Think I'll check out Zenpad S instead of this.
For me, Tab S shd b sammy tablet flagship.
Not sure why they put an old processor witha big price for S2.

I,too, in your situation.
Not sure which to choose

Tab S 2 and Zenpad S 8.0 are very similar (4:3 ratio)
A super amoled vs IPS

Both web browsing (based on Tab S and Zenfone 2), shd b similar.
(Could b chrome or browser issue)

http://www.phonearena.com/phones/com...ones/9436,9384

Zenpad S
http://www.zenpad.org/2015/06/vs-sam...xy-tab-s2-8-0/

Tab S 2
http://www.androidauthority.com/sams...ariant-631001/

http://www.androidauthority.com/gala...ck-pad-631113/

Definitly no hurry for Tab S2.
Beside price will drop...there could b more freebies (free case n sd card)

This could the 1st time i dont buy on 1st day launch
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Old 05-08-2015, 08:19 AM   #37
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I went to play with it outside Robinsons Orchard last night. I thought the tablet was veryyyyyyyy sleek. I was amazed at how light and well built it was for a samsung tablet. It was definitely built while looking at ipad mini. Screen was good and usually demo sets are laggy for me but the sets i played last night was pretty good. You guys go try. Just wished touchwiz never ever existed.
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I went to play with it outside Robinsons Orchard last night. I thought the tablet was veryyyyyyyy sleek. I was amazed at how light and well built it was for a samsung tablet. It was definitely built while looking at ipad mini. Screen was good and usually demo sets are laggy for me but the sets i played last night was pretty good. You guys go try. Just wished touchwiz never ever existed.
Thanks for the 'mini review'.

Touchwiz isn't a big concern for me as I'll be running it on Nova Prime.

The only thing that really irks me is the obsolete Exynos 5433 processor. Most likely trying to dump excess stock but why do that on their flagship tablet ?

If it's sporting the Exynos 7420, I'll hoot it without thinking twice.
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Read a lot of good things about the Exynos 7420 (on the S6) and really wanted to try it (but not interested in the S6 ).

Also read about lag issues with Note 4 so I'm kind of concerned about the S2 using the same chip.

Don't want to jump from 1 laggy device (Nexus 9) to another.

I use the Nexus 9 for web surfing too and this happened to be its biggest problem. When gaming or watching video it's really smooth but web browsing is another thing altogether (lag, home screen refresh, etc.).
Actually my s6 lags really bad and my note 4 hardly lags...
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anywhere in central can try out tabs2 ? vivo hv ?
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Old 05-08-2015, 09:23 PM   #41
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But the placing of Tab S2 speakers is a total failure. Unless you never use it for games or movies. If only Zenpad S has a 9 or 9.7 version. Even best if the logo is in landscape orientation like the back. I'd get my money ready.
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Old 05-08-2015, 11:02 PM   #42
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Played with it this evening..really light...cant wait for friday
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mobilesquare selling liao

9.7" LTE - $698
8.0" LTE - $580

http://mobilesquare.com.sg/en/228-tablets
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Old 06-08-2015, 09:30 AM   #44
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I'd really prefer the bigger screen size of the old s series but Samsung in its wisdom has decided to shrink it down. I wonder what's so magical about the sizes 8" and 9.7" that Samsung is so adamant to follow. It's a step back imo.
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mobilesquare selling liao

9.7" LTE - $698
8.0" LTE - $580

http://mobilesquare.com.sg/en/228-tablets
Adix also selling 585 and 695. Very tempting to hoot but have to test demo set 1st. Ltr i'll go far east walk 1 round see what shop selling at what price.
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