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# 181355 12-Oct-2015 13:49
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I had been looking for a light weight tablet to use when my disability prevents me using my Surface. I purchased a Samsung S2 8 inch. It is insanely light, responsive, great screen and I got a 32 micro SD card for no charge.

Touch wiz seems to be less intrusive and snappy.

All in all a light weight enjoyable device




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  # 1404890 13-Oct-2015 11:27
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after using this tablet for a few days it really is a pleasure to use




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  # 1404940 13-Oct-2015 11:57
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MikeB4: after using this tablet for a few days it really is a pleasure to use


That is good to know. Samsung make really awesome hardware for sure - its always their software that annoys me (personally). If they have improved touchwiz, that is a good sign. How is the battery life that you are getting? How is the standby battery time - samsung is quite notorious for having higher drain (more than 10% overnight) for standby. 

 
 
 
 


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geez mike you've gone back to the "darkside"  wink

Touchwiz is getting better to the point I haven't flashed a custom Rom which is a first for me, long way to go though




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jeffnz: geez mike you've gone back to the "darkside"  wink

Touchwiz is getting better to the point I haven't flashed a custom Rom which is a first for me, long way to go though


I have to agree Touchwiz is certainly better, I am still using it on this device and don't see a need yet to use a different launcher.




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MikeB4:
jeffnz: geez mike you've gone back to the "darkside"  wink

Touchwiz is getting better to the point I haven't flashed a custom Rom which is a first for me, long way to go though


I have to agree Touchwiz is certainly better, I am still using it on this device and don't see a need yet to use a different launcher.



I'm using Nova been on it for years and used to it but didn't install straight away so maybe next phone I won't.




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I have never used Nova, I like Google now launcher but I may give aaNova a whirl




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Since getting this tablet I have only used my Surface 3 a couple of times.




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MikeB4: Since getting this tablet I have only used my Surface 3 a couple of times.


Heh feel free to sell it to me then :) 




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networkn:
MikeB4: Since getting this tablet I have only used my Surface 3 a couple of times.


Heh feel free to sell it to me then :) 



The Surface is still my go to device when traveling due to the keyboard, mouse support and USB port. I will be travelling a lot over the next few weeks so it will get a lot of use. I will be taking the S2 with me as well




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MikeB4:
networkn:
MikeB4: Since getting this tablet I have only used my Surface 3 a couple of times.


Heh feel free to sell it to me then :) 



The Surface is still my go to device when traveling due to the keyboard, mouse support and USB port. I will be travelling vas loit over thged next few weeks so it will get a lot voif use. I will be taking the S2 with me as well


 

From what I've heard about the terrible keyboard the surface has, it looks like you typed that sentence on it :) 




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networkn:
MikeB4:
networkn:
MikeB4: Since getting this tablet I have only used my Surface 3 a couple of times.


Heh feel free to sell it to me then :) 



The Surface is still my go to device when traveling due to the keyboard, mouse support and USB port. I will be travelling vas loit over thged next few weeks so it will get a lot voif use. I will be taking the S2 with me as well



From what I've heard about the terrible keyboard the surface has, it looks like you typed that sentence on it :) 



Good lord I put the Google keyboard on my S2 it is rubbish. It changes stuff after you finish and post. Deleting said keyboard




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I like Swiftkey.

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I'm curious if the S2 allows multiple User Accounts?  Its available on my Tab S but not on the Tab A, Note 3 or 5.



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tigercorp: I'm curious if the S2 allows multiple User Accounts?  Its available on my Tab S but not on the Tab A, Note 3 or 5.


yes it can add other accounts  including a guest account




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