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I cannot for the life of me find the difference in these models. I don't have the model number for the international version so when I called Samsung they were unable help.
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Generally, "International" refers to a GSM-capable device that is unlocked for use on any carrier. The International GSM+LTE edition of the Galaxy Tab S2 is model number SM-T815 and, of course, comes with an LTE modem and SIM card slot onboard.

There are variants for each carrier. Generally, AT&T takes the model number and adds an A to the end, T-Mobile adds a T, etc.

The Wi-Fi only model is the SM-T810
The unlocked international LTE model is the SM-T815
The AT&T cellular model is the SM-T817A
The T-Mobile cellular model is the SM-T817T
The Verizon cellular model is the SM-T817V
The Sprint cellular model is the SM-T817P
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Thank you! After hounding the Samsung rep I also discovered that the International model in this case does not come with any kind of manufactures warranty.
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Thank you! After hounding the Samsung rep I also discovered that the International model in this case does not come with any kind of manufactures warranty.

Well isn't THAT nice... frown.gif

Updated earlier post with model numbers
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That's typically because the GSM versions of a lot of tablets are only released in specific markets. Thus if you are ordering a GSM supported tablet into the US from Asia, there is no warranty here for it.
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