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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 / SM-T700 (WiFi) / SM-T705 (4G)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 / SM-T700 (WiFi) / SM-T705 (4G). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. People really like the durability and size. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the features and price. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

screen, portability, design, size, durability

price, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 / SM-T700 (WiFi) / SM-T705 (4G) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 114 reviews)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review: A great alternative to the iPad mini


With the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5, Samsung has pushed limits with the super-sharp display and ultra thin body. Both tablets come with the best hardware we've seen on a tablet and, unsurprisingly, are steeply priced. It's a bold move considering the...

After several attempts at dethroning the iPad, looks like Samsung has finally got it right with the Galaxy Tab S. With an excellent display, powerful processing and great speaker quality, there’s little going against the Galaxy Tab S. It might not...

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Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Review


With the launch of the Tablet S 8.4 and 10.5 models, Samsung is fighting for the high-end tablet market. With an ultra-slim and ultra-light design, along with a formidable high-DPI Super-AMOLED display, it looks like a very strong contender for user...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S ( 8.4-inch, 32gb, bronze)


The Galaxy S5 may be Samsung's darling child, packing in everything a top-end phone should, but if its 5-inch screen just doesn't cut it for your sofa surfing, turn your attention to the Galaxy Tab S 8.4.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is extremely slim, has a gorgeous, super-high-definition display, tonnes of power, and the latest version of Android KitKat on board.

It's packed full of so much bundled software from Samsung and third parties that it will likely be confusing for first-time Android users.

With its slim design, fantastic screen, and oodles of power, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is a superb smaller tablet, and a worthy competitor to the ever-popular iPad Mini.


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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review


Samsung has released a true iPad Mini competitor with the Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The Super AMOLED display, high-end specs, and consistent design make it…

Gorgeous Super AMOLED screen ; Thinner and lighter than the iPad Mini ; Easy to hold with one hand ; MicroSD card support

Occasional app launch delays ; Not dust/water-resistant like the GS5 ; Fingerprint scanner isn’t that useful

Samsung launched so many tablets in 2014 that it’s impossible to keep track of them all. So far, only a few have stood out from the pack; the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is one of them.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 review: Best Android tablets thanks to a super display


Summary: Samsung makes the best Android tablets and there is nothing better than these new Tab S devices.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review: S-class coupe


The freshly announced Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is the first tablet from Samsung to sport the highly-revered S moniker. Ultra-slim and sexy, the device has the internals too to merit the special letter. The eponymous bunch of handsets propelled Samsung...

Optional Cat. 4 LTE connectivity ; 8.4" WQXGA Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels ; Exynos Octa 5422 chipset; quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU @ quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU; Mali-T628 GPU ; Snapdragon 800, quad-core Krait 400 @ 2.3GHz;...

The available color schemes might not fit all tastes ; No NFC ; Android still lags behind iOS in terms of tablet-optimized apps

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 could very well be the most capable compact tablet money can buy, regardless of the OS. The ultra-slim slate is certainly worthy of the S badge thanks to its gorgeous Super AMOLED display, powerful hardware, almost...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4


The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 has supremely elegant hardware, but its competition is fierce.

Slim and light. Fast. Great battery life. Incredible screen

GPU and Wi-Fi performance could be a little better. Other platforms still lead on great tablet apps

The Samsung Galaxy S5 was a significant step past the S4, but the step was subtle: It was in the screen and the software. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 ($399, 16GB) pours the S5 equation into the best Android media tablet we've seen so far. It's slim,...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Review


Combining the sharpest display on a tablet yet with an attractive design and powerful software, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is worth its premium price.

Eye-popping display; Attractive design; Immersive, versatile Kids Mode; Quality touch keyboard

Many apps not optimized for high-res display; Expensive; Mediocre Camera

Combining the sharpest display on a tablet yet with an attractive design and powerful software, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is worth its premium price.

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三星 Galaxy Tab S 10.5 與 8.4 在台發表,20 日開放體驗!(中文動手玩)


,已經正式在台灣登場,並將推出黑金色與白色版本,還同步推出支援台灣 4G 全頻段包括 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2600+850 / 2100 MHz 的 LTE 版本。建議售價部分,10.5 吋的 Wi-Fi 版本為 NT$15,900 / LTE 為 NT$19,900;8.4 吋版本為 NT$12,900 / LTE 為 NT$16,900。

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Review


Sammy is going back to its roots by blessing the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 with a drool worthy looking Super AMOLED display. Naturally, it's been a while since we've seen something graced with this particular display technology, but will it be enough to entice...

Stunning looking Super AMOLED display ; Thin and light construction ; SideSync 3.0 offers phone functionality through the tablet ; Near perfect color reproduction with the “basic” display mode

SideSync 3.0 supported is limited to a few Galaxy smartphones ; Performance dips with processor intensive operations ; Uninspiring plastic design

Variety is a good thing, right? We absolutely agree with that notion, as the consumer is the one to be greatly impacted by all of it in the end. However, it’s just that sometimes the focus gets mixed up and changed as a new product is introduced. Well...

Product Specifications

Built-in Camera:Double Camera


Apple Lightning Connector: No
Calculator Functionality: No
Chip Card Reader: No
Embedded 3G/4G:4G / No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Flexible Keyboard: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Cursor Control: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Keyboard: No
Magnetic Card Reader: No
Phone Function:No / Yes
Remote Control: No
Separate Mouse Included: No
USB Hub: No
Voice Control: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Technology:OLED Display
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Number of Displays:1
Touchscreen:Multi Touch

General Features

Convertible: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.4 KitKat
Supported Console:Not Applicable
Type of Connection:Bluetooth


GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic


Processor Brand:Samsung