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Hey,

Looking for a tablet to read university books.
I wonder if I should wait a little to buy one. I can find some at 400$ now.

I found a samsung gtp7510 for 120$... Which one would you get? 400$ is a bit too much for me.
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The Tab 10.1 is a pretty old unit. 1280x800 resolution and a pretty slow processor by today's standards.

With that said, if all you are doing is reading it will work fine.

$400 will only get you the 8.4" Tab S (the 10.5" is about $100 more). It is pretty much the best Android tablet on the market currently. Insane screen quality, amazing battery life and top notch features all around.

Again, depends on what you are doing with the device.
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On the local (kijiji) there are some galaxy tab s listed at 400$ said to be barely used and nearly brand new.
It's very tempting but I wonder if the successor will be worth the wait. I can live for one session with my laptop... the waiting game ahah
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Keep in mind, the 4:3 ratio is usually better for reading than 16:9 or 16:10.

In a 10" with a 4:3 the only open currently is the IPad. at the 9" you have the Nexus 9. At 8" there is the IPad Mini and the HP 8 Slate Pro.

If you can live with an 8" size, the HP Slate Pro is a pretty awesome tablet. I've seen it as low as $190 as well.
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