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Budget is around 300-550 euros.
Other requirements: Android 5.0+++ something that will receive Marshmallow and updates in near future, quick and speedy in response / good cpu as well as Card Slot. Size - anything from 8'-13' is fine. Camera/gps/3g/4g/even resolution is very far down on list what i need in it. Will mostly be used for some games and plenty of movies for GF. (Hence i dont want apple produce, way easier to transfer files and **** on Android than iOS)

HUAWEI MEDIAPAD M2 10 16GB WI-FI SILVER
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3, 10.1" IPS, Quad-Core 1.3GHz, 2GB, 16GB, 4G LTE, Android 5.1
LENOVO YOGA TAB 3 PRO X90F BLACK
LG V935 G Pad II LTE 10.1 16GB Brown Black
Xperia Z3/Z4

Is what i'm currently setting my sights on - any other suggestions and/or input?
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Samsung S2 within your budget? Easily the best 10" tablet currently available.
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Which one of these though? Samsung S2 SM-T819/815/719/715/810
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I assume you are not in North America smile.gif

The 815 and 819 is the 9.7" version with and without LTE

The 715 and 719 is the 7.9" version with and without LTE

The devices are identical in terms of hardware except for screen size and whether or not you need LTE support.
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I assume you are not in North America smile.gif

The 815 and 819 is the 9.7" version with and without LTE

The 715 and 719 is the 7.9" version with and without LTE

The devices are identical in terms of hardware except for screen size and whether or not you need LTE support.

Thanks, 715 it is then. LTE is pointless for me as it's going to be used through wi-fi only anyway.

As far as second reply while i did read it earlier already - Half/80% of that list is pointless for me anyway as part is ipads - do not want iOS ; some are not available - Pixel C ; and several do not have card slots etc...
Edited by jellybeans69 - 7/25/16 at 6:11am
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I read the article above as well. They also agree that the Samsung S2 is pretty much the best tablet on the market.

I had the IPad Air 2 and the S2 at the same time (and have both the 8" and 10" S2's).

The Samsung is better in every way unless you are a diehard IOS fan. Better screen, better battery, faster, far cheaper (especially when you add in a cheap Micro SD card), etc.

Android 6 is very stable and runs without issue.
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I read the article above as well. They also agree that the Samsung S2 is pretty much the best tablet on the market.

I had the IPad Air 2 and the S2 at the same time (and have both the 8" and 10" S2's).

The Samsung is better in every way unless you are a diehard IOS fan. Better screen, better battery, faster, far cheaper (especially when you add in a cheap Micro SD card), etc.

Android 6 is very stable and runs without issue.
What can you read? It says the iPad Pro 9.7 is the best tablet ever.
Plus its Apple.
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What can you read? It says the iPad Pro 9.7 is the best tablet ever.
Plus its Apple.

Can you read? Rude....

Did you see the TS budget for a tablet? The IPad Pro is almost double what he is looking to spend....

And the IPad Pro has great hardware and a virtually useless closed loop operating system. Don't get me wrong I've owned about a dozen IPad's over the years and always been pleased with the hardware but the IPad Pro is far too powerful for the limitations imposed by IOS.

As an example, the IPad Pro 9.7 32GB sells for $760 CAD + taxes.

The Samsung S2 9.7 sells for $470 CAD + taxes and it also comes with 32GB of memory. It has a better screen (The AMOLED screen is the best tablet screen in the industry) and you can add 128GB Micro SD for about $50. Plus the low voltage requirements of the AMOLED screen actually give it 16-17 "hours of video playback life. Let's see an IPad do that.

160GB of storage in a tablet with a better screen, drag and drop to a computer and zero reliance on ITunes for $520 vs. 32GB of storage, IOS for $760...

What planet are you on? I get that there are plenty of Apple fanboys here at OCN and while I am not a hater of Apple products, comparisons here will inevitably favour the device that gives far more bang for the buck.
Edited by Robilar - 7/25/16 at 11:51am
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Can you read? Rude....

Did you see the TS budget for a tablet? The IPad Pro is almost double what he is looking to spend....

And the IPad Pro has great hardware and a virtually useless closed loop operating system. Don't get me wrong I've owned about a dozen IPad's over the years and always been pleased with the hardware but the IPad Pro is far too powerful for the limitations imposed by IOS.

As an example, the IPad Pro 9.7 32GB sells for $760 CAD + taxes.

The Samsung S2 9.7 sells for $470 CAD + taxes and it also comes with 32GB of memory. It has a better screen (The AMOLED screen is the best tablet screen in the industry) and you can add 128GB Micro SD for about $50. Plus the low voltage requirements of the AMOLED screen actually give it 16-17 "hours of video playback life. Let's see an IPad do that.

160GB of storage in a tablet with a better screen, drag and drop to a computer and zero reliance on ITunes for $520 vs. 32GB of storage, IOS for $760...

What planet are you on? I get that there are plenty of Apple fanboys here at OCN and while I am not a hater of Apple products, comparisons here will inevitably favour the device that gives far more bang for the buck.

I would NEVER buy a crapsung over an Apple.
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