Excerpt: In the highly competitve world of tablets, there can only be room for so many products before the category begins to feed on itself and sales begin to suffer. These punchy little processing powerhouses become a commodity like anything else and consumers tend to vote with their wallets when there is...
Summary: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 packs a good screen, plenty of power and that all important stylus for sketching. It's quite a lot more expensive than the iPad mini though, and its plastic construction doesn't feel anywhere near as luxurious.
Pros: Stylus is great for drawing; Bright, bold screen; Very powerful processor; Expandable storage.
Cons: Too expensive; Some Samsung software didn't work; Plastic design feels cheap.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review: Stylus over substance?
Know Your Mobile
28 November 2014
Summary: If you're dipping your toes into the tablet pool for the first time then the cheaper Nexus 7 might be a better option (or even an iPad Mini if you're after 'a name'). For those that want a stylus however, the Galaxy Note 8 could be just what you've been waiting for.
Conclusion: There's one main problem with the Galaxy Note 8.0, and that's its high price tag. The tablet likely will appeal to fans of Samsung devices, but when Asus and Google are bringing out similarly specified tablets at a fraction of the price, we think the tablet will struggle to compete, even given its...
Pros: Samsung's S Pen is great, smooth performance, good for multitasking, plenty of storage.
Cons: Screen isn't great, poor design, Samsung's Touchwiz user interface can be overpowering., The price.
Conclusion: Whether the Galaxy Note 8 is your cup of tea will depend precisely on how much you value the S Pen. It has been well implemented and serves as a key differentiator for the Note range against the Tabs.
Summary: Lohn der Entwicklermühen: In der Summe stellt Samsung mit dem Galaxy Note 8.0 den aktuellen Primus unter den kleinformatigen Tablets – was nicht zuletzt den zahlreichen, Samsung-spezifischen Sonderfunktionen geschuldet ist.
Pros: tolles Display, gute Ausdauer, sehr gute Ausstattung