Last Updated: August 9, 2020

VANKYO MatrixPad S8 Tablet 8 inch Android 9 0 Pie 2 GB RAM 32 GB Storage IPS HD Display Quad Core Processor Dual Camera GPS FM Wi Fi Black

Last Updated: August 9, 2020
8.9
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
619
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
20
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8 meters
SIZE
1.3 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
2048 GB
MEMORY

Review Summary - 599 recent, verified reviews

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Price
 169
tablet, good, quality, money, value
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Can't beat the price for what you get.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall I feel was a great deal for the money  ...  "
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" ...  The price was outstanding and we recommend this to anyone looking for a tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty awesome considering it is only 80 dollars.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, good bang for the buck.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet, which did not cost much at all, certainly compares with the more expensive brands.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet and cheap price!  ...  "
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" ...  I had never heard of this brand, but I like what it offered for the price.  ...  "
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Display Clarity
 156
display, tablet, good, resolution, bright
+96%
-4%
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" ...  The screen is great and didn't brake when my daughter dropped it.  ...  "
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" ...  screen is bigger than I expected  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen quality is excellent -- I am impressed -- it really is as good as the Samsung Galaxy Tablet A that I had and returned because of a glitch.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros include crisp clean screen and a fairly current Android version.  ...  "
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" ...  I find an 8 inch tablet is a sweet spot - just right for screen size and portability. ... After a few weeks of use, the Vankyo is noticeably faster than my old Fire HD8, the screen is great - everything just works more quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  I like because of screen  ...  "
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" ...  Good screen quality.  ...  "
Software Platform
 140
apps, tablet, google, fire, vankyo
+91%
-9%
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" ...  For the price point this is an excellent table with all the features and latest android version.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't need anything super fancy, I use it for Kindle app and streaming tv/movies, and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed something to setup my Car's navigation & entertainment system and this works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  The best is that it has stock Android 9 with play store and everything.  ...  "
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" ...  After getting it connected to WiFi and updated, it was running great with all my favorite android apps from the google play store.  ...  "
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" ...  This MatrixPad S8 was what I was looking for to replace a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.4 from a few years ago, which already had its battery replaced once and now the charging port no longer works. ... Bottom line: this is probably the best current deal among Android tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  A lightweight tablet, and for the price a great android tab to own.  ...  "
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" ...  The operating system is very new and light with no bloatware installed.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 140
vankyo, android, ipad, love this tablet, use
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Overall, this is a comparable but inexpensive alternative to many other tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice that they are android and will sync with their phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with this tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is pretty much everything I wanted it to be. ... I would recommend this tablet, you can't go wrong with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Great little tablet!!  ...  "
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" ...  Kindle set up fast and easy and works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a standard android tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I would definitely but this tablet again.  ...  "
Apps
 116
tablet, android, google, kindle, download
+90%
-10%
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" ...  He added a few game apps and has been playing happily.  ...  "
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" ...  Downloaded my favorite apps, so now I can read, watch movies or listen to music while surfing Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  ...  "
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" ...  I also use this to play games from the app store and everything on here runs fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a million times more useful and isn't full of ads or app limited.  ...  "
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" ...  With that being said, this tablet is great for basic tasks - email, social media, surfing the web, and watching YouTube/Netflix.  ...  "
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" ...  The kids set up the tablet right out of the box and were able to transfer over all of the apps that they wanted.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is crisp and responsive, it loads apps and websites well, and is very lightweight!  ...  "
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" ...  Great inexpensive tablet that supports standard android / Google apps  ...  "
Gaming
 80
play, tablet, kids, game, gaming
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It is the perfect tablet for playing games and watching videos on Netflix,  ...  "
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" ...  If you're looking for a tablet for reading and playing games .  ...  "
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" ...  It does everything I need to work, play games, look at Netflix's and more.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this tablet for my daughter for games and education. ... It would be great to have a little more battery capacity because my daughter plays games quite a bit but it works just as well with an occasional recharge during the day.  ...  "
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" ...  She uses it more for games, videos as well as pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  Great to play games and watch netflix.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I was looking for for games for my kids.  ...  "
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" ...  He uses it for games, videos, and music.  ...  "
For Kids
 76
kids, games, son, daughter, play
+100%
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" ...  Got this tablet for my daughter.  ...  "
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" ...  Brought this for my teen son who needed another tablet because his old one broke he loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it for my friend’s kid .  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this tablet for my boyfriend and he loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased for my two children to play games and access YouTube, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  It would make a great gift for kids as well as adults.  ...  "
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" ...  Kids are loving it at the moment.  ...  "
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" ...  Great working tablet, purchased for my 5 year old son.  ...  "
Battery Life
 74
life, hours, charge, tablet, screen
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Though I have not used it a lot yet, the battery life seems good.  ...  "
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" ...  nice tablet does every thing that i wanted and the battery life is fantastic  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life lasts me a whole day.  ...  "
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" ...  They are study, have a great battery life, and are powerful enough to run most of the games they want to play.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is fast and its battery lasts long.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery level wont go past 99%. ... 100% battery charge after using diffrent power brick  ...  "
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" ...  The battery last most, if not all day (and I use it a lot).  ...  "
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" ...  It is very lite weight and the battery lasts forever.  ...  "
Overall performance
 69
speed, fast, screen, price, graphics
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Best tablet for the price good for not resource demanding tasks.  ...  "
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" ...  Videos speed and resolution is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good graphics and seems to handle all applications I've tried so far very well.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet is good looking, the speed is great, considering the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I tested the tablet my self, and it seems to work well, not slow.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the graphics and sound quality, the speed, and the ease of use along with the sensitivity of the touchscreen.  ...  "
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" ...  The processor is speedy, with minimal lag from one screen to another.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite the size, it seems like it can get the job done, no problem.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 60
setup, set, tablet, easy to set, user
+100%
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" ...  Lightweight, easy to set up and transfer apps from another device.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice crisp display, quick response, and easy setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet is easy to use and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  If you need an everyday, easy-going tablet with light use, I suggest you look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was trivially simple and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
Size
 49
small, 8, travel, tablet, lightweight
+100%
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" ...  I is small size that is good for taking out for travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Faster than we thought, good touching and perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like the size, not too big, not too small.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is just right for my palm and it is lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is the perfect in-between size.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  It is the perfect size for me.  ...  "
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" ...  It's the perfect size for both.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 40
tablet, years, week, last, days
+83%
-18%
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" ...  I lock the screen and it will stay on for weeks!  ...  "
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" ...  So far, its been working great.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this product for my 8 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  My laptop went out a month after I got this and this has been perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Like many others I have tried different brands over the past few years.  ...  "
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" ...  We have had this tablet for three months and it was working great we are currently experiencing problems with it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had this 2 months now and I really like it.  ...  "
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" ...  We've been using this tablet for a few weeks and have had no issues so far.  ...  "
Memory
 38
ram, storage, tablet, gb, plenty of storage
+97%
-3%
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" ...  2 GB Ram ... 32 GB internal storage  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this tablet for my son with an extra memory card. ... It has great memory on its own and the speed is better than his old iPad !  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size, 8-inch, and I was able to take it to 128 GB by adding an SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  With that in mind, this Tablet is a good deal for the money, especially since you can expand the memory.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an 8 inch tablet that is equipped with the Android 9.0 operating system with 32 GB storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB with an SD card .  ...  "
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" ...  And like the option to be able to add more storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Running Android 9 with 2 gigs of RAM, it moves right along.  ...  "
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" ...  Put a 32 gig flashcard.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 38
screen, responsive, bit, weeks, touchscreen
+71%
-29%
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" ...  The touch screen is super responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  What the reviews said were true, fast, touch screen very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen quality is perfect and the touch screen is accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I played some games and the touch screen works perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Not to the degree that it would feel dysfunctional or anything like that, but just isn't as sure as the premium touchscreen devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Touch screen has always been responsive and never gave me any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Oh and it also came with a screen protector already on it which I thought was a nice touch!  ...  "
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" ...  Very responsive and quick.  ...  "
Charging
 37
tablet, charge, charging, hours, battery
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Suggestions: Add a gig of RAM(so it has 3), wireless charging and a better processor.  ...  "
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" ...  Fully charged on delivery and working like a charm.  ...  "
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" ...  Charging is as quick as any and battery life is normal as well.  ...  "
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" ...  But having gone through 4 previous tablets and this being 2020, having wireless charging would definitely help with durability of these things.  ...  "
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" ...  100% battery charge after using diffrent power brick  ...  "
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" ...  Even came fully charged :)  ...  "
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" ...  Charging time seems long (2 hrs to add 39% charge).  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet looks cute and fully charged.  ...  "
Video Playback
 35
tablet, watching, video, movies, without
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Quite capable as a reader and video watching will be nice on the go.  ...  "
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" ...  Serves the purpose that I have ordered it for which is watching movies.  ...  "
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" ...  I played a quick Youtube video and the sound was okay but, not rich and full.  ...  "
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" ...  You can play games and surf the web and watch videos like any other tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted a tablet for web surfing, game playing, and to watch videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Video playing from Prime, Netflix and other video services work without a hitch.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm finding that I prefer my tablet for watching video in bed.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed an alternative to kindle, so I could do other things like watching videos and for the price, this caters to everything including reading books as its not heavy.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 33
screen protector, touch, tablet, glass, comes
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Screen and build quality are incredible for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I lock the screen and it will stay on for weeks!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice feature is that it comes with the screen protector already applied.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is fine, although color seems to be off a bit.  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up with a small crack in mine but seems like it will still ad a layer of protection to the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It came already with the screen protector on.  ...  "
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" ...  Tab comes with screen protector as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear screen.  ...  "
Storage
 28
card, sd, micro sd card, sd card, 128gb
+100%
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" ...  I added a 128GB microSD card that has all my music with an app called Power Amp that has a useful equalizer function to make my car audio sound amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  I expand the storage space to 128GB with a $10 Micro SD Card which works just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Micro SD Slot for me to load media onto  ...  "
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" ...  Then I'd recommend getting a Micro SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  This will be my go to tablet for a long while judging by the high quality of it, I did expand the SD Card to 128 and add a protective case, and I feel I made a great purchase from a brand I've never heard of, I would recommend this as good entry tablet, I would say it can handle everything my family does on their own Samsung's, like games, I'm sure there are some limitations on a budget tablet, but I have not encountered any yet, and that's a good sign.  ...  "
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" ...  Onboard storage is fine but if you want to store any type of content on here you’ll need to add an SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  The added ability to extend memory with a micro sd card is a great added feature.  ...  "
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" ...  The charging port is on top along with a headphone jack and SD card slot with a removable cover. ... It readily accepted my SD card and so could extend storage.  ...  "
Setup
 27
setup, set, quick, breeze, tablet
+100%
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" ...  Setup and use so far has been a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Set-up was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up and easy for him to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a bit difficult to set up her account which was frustrating but knowing seems to be working well so I am happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Set-up only took about three minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, especially given I wanted to turn off anything not needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy and I've found the battery life to be fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  easy setup and easy to use  ...  "
Sound Quality
 27
speaker, tablet, quality, one, music
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  It sounds like a tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  It plays them well and good sound too which is important for me.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is average but not bad at all for the price of the tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker could be better but functional for a table.  ...  "
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" ...  The imagine is clear and its very light but the speaker isn't the best quality on it but other than that you can go wrong on this little amazing tablet, especially for the price  ...  "
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" ...  very handy size , sound quality good.  ...  "
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" ...  beautiful picture and great sound .  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is fine.  ...  "
Comfort
 25
tablet, size, responsive, made, lightweight
+100%
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" ...  This tablet offers a setting for eye comfort, which helps significantly with eye strain.  ...  "
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" ...  The size and weight allow it to be held comfortably.  ...  "
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" ...  What I like the most about the tablet is the comfort when you have it in your hands.  ...  "
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" ...  The manufacture in your hand is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels lightweight for holding. ... Everything feels very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  Although it is lightweight it doesn't feel cheap and is nice in the hand.  ...  "
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" ...  It just feels honest and giving you more than what you have paid for.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels well-made.  ...  "
Build Quality
 25
feels, tablet, made, well, thin
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  Feels lightweight for holding.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems durable as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I dropped my tablet and needed a new one ASAP.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is made out of high-quality materials that are strong and durable so it will last for a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice packaging, high quality materials inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Feel sturdy, 8" is just the right size for them.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet is easy to use and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Very well packaged in sturdy box giving it a premium feel.  ...  "
Fit
 23
case, tablet, fit, quality, perfectly
+100%
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" ...  This tablet fits my hubby's needs perfectly. ... Again it fits his needs perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a perfect size for the price and handling and holding it with out dropping is perfect  ...  "
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" ...  It will fit in your purse, backpack or briefcase so you will have access to it when and where you need it  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised of the quality of the Vankyo MatrixPad S8 as it's comfortable to hold with it's non slip back.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this tablet to fit in as a digital display for my drift car.  ...  "
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" ...  The back cover isn’t slippery either if you choose to use it without a case.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet has been able to extend our business ten fold.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the 8" screen so it would fit easily in my bag or purse, which has been great for reading online books, but I think a 10" screen would be better for looking up things online.  ...  "
Delivery
 20
arrived, package, expected, early, came
+100%
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" ...  Product arrived earlier than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  The replacement arrived the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was also fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived quickly and with out damage.  ...  "
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" ...  First, it arrived early. ... it was well packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was a day ahead of schedule.  ...  "
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" ...  It was great how it came earlier than the expected delivery date!  ...  "
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" ...  Just received, a day early, actually.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 16
picture, tablet, image, sound, screen
+100%
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" ...  Appears to be good quality, screen picture is very sharp.  ...  "
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" ...  The IPS screen works as expected and delivers a clear, bright image.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is way better than the tablet I had before on a similar budget.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear images, easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  the clarity of the pictures it takes is better seen on computer.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a very nice interface and a crisp, clear picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen resolution is also more than adequate with a clear and sharp picture.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality of the product is great, enjoy being able watch movies with great quality picture.  ...  "
Wifi
 16
connection, wi fi, tablet, slow, internet
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  It was up and running after a Wi-Fi issue was resolved.  ...  "
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" ...  It connected to the WiFi very easily like any other device.  ...  "
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" ...  Wi-Fi never gets to full 72 Mbps  ...  "
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" ...  And I am actually surprised that the GPS function work pretty decent even without wifi or internet connection.  ...  "
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" ...  It downloads files smoothly and connects to wi-fi and Bluetooth without a hitch.  ...  "
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" ...  GPS so I can use google map offline without Wifi nor internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Runs fast and connection to WiFi is good.  ...  "
Display Size
 15
size, inch, tablet, good, portability
+100%
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" ...  It is bigger than my phone screen which is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The 8 inch size is a great compromise between 7 inch and 10 inch tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  I take it to meetings and I can do more with it than with the Lenovo 10 inch.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the lightweight 8 inch tablet much better than the 10 inch I previously used.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my third tablet and my first Vankyo and 8-inch. ... My others were 7 inch.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality, price and screen size are all reasons why I selected it. ... As my dad is getting older, he truly appreciated the size of the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I find an 8 inch tablet is a sweet spot - just right for screen size and portability.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is a nice size, not to small, it will definitely be great for trips.  ...  "
GPS
 14
use, travel, tablet, satellites, receiver
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  Battery life is good, and GPS works.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for GPS based travel Gaia specifically. ... This tablet seems to have none of the bloatware which I love as the only thing I will use this for is gps.  ...  "
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" ...  Very few tablets at this price point have a GPS, this tablet does. ... Make sure to get an actual GPS if you want to use for backup navigation.  ...  "
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" ...  My favorite feature is the built-in GPS system because my work requires me to travel to different locations throughout the day.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the GPS that is included inside. ... So far, the GPS is accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  GPS so I can use google map offline without Wifi nor internet.  ...  "
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" ...  It must have needed some time to initialize the GPS receiver as now it seems to have no problem connecting with GPS. ... Does have built in support for GPS  ...  "
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" ...  The GPS sees 8-10 satellites all the time, so Waze and Maps work great.  ...  "
Color
 14
colors, display, color, bright, crisp
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Crisp, sharp and colors come out great.  ...  "
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" ...  Resolution and colors on the screen are great.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is great and the colors are vivid.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen has great color.  ...  "
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" ...  The IPS screen works as expected and delivers a clear, bright image.  ...  "
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" ...  Color is bright on display.  ...  "
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" ...  Image detail is where this tablet really shines.  ...  "
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" ...  The color and contrast on the display is better than tablets costing twice as much or more.  ...  "
As Gift
 13
would, redeem, make, kids, daughter
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  Purchased tablet as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for my daughter’s birthday!!  ...  "
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" ...  So far it’s the best birthday gift for him.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with a gift card so that was a bonus, if I can figure out how to redeem it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it for my mom as a gift and she loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  It would make a great gift for kids as well as adults.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased the VANKYO S8 tablet for my father’s gift for Father’s Day.  ...  "
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" ...  It would make a great gift for kids at this price!  ...  "
Marketplace
 12
product, get, early, day, amazon
+100%
comment
" ...  I contacted Amazon support and was immediately offered a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with product, came quickly and as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The replacement arrived the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Product came exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Vankyo!  ...  "
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" ...  Got it shipped super quick !  ...  "
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" ...  I can get on Amazon, Facebook and other sites.  ...  "
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" ...  On top of all these wonderful attitributes the company sent a $20 Amazon voucher!!  ...  "
Returns
 11
received, first
+27%
-73%
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" ...  We returned after just a couple days.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned it and will not buy again.  ...  "
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" ...  Sent it back!  ...  "
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" ...  One MAJOR issue for me caused me to return the item.  ...  "
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" ...  Hope I'm still in time for return  ...  "
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" ...  I am disappointed and will probably need to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Im going to return it.  ...  "
Weight
 11
light, easy, use, size, like
+100%
comment
" ...  Pretty standard size and relatively light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s also very sleek and light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is light weight and I can use it anywhere.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Is light weight and thin, it is easy to carry around.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a nice screen and has a perfect size and weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size and weight allow it to be held comfortably.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a great screen and its light weight makes it easier for him to hold.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight, fast loading, easy to use.  ...  "
For Travel
 10
trips, trip, road, small, size
+100%
comment
" ...  We purchased this tablet for our boating trips.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this for GPS based travel Gaia specifically.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I needed something for the kids, they listen to audiobooks and like to watch movies on road trips.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I is small size that is good for taking out for travel.  ...  "
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" ...  It has been a convenient little tablet for all the practical needs and the fact that is small it makes it easy for travel!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought for our son for when we go on road trips to keep him entertained and watch videos etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If you need a bigger screen than your phone for a flight or road trip, this is the ticket.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This tablet is just right - for my handbag, the gym and travel.  ...  "
Ports
 10
tablet, plug, charging port, side, micro
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I love the location of the micro USB port, though the power button took a little getting used to (it's right next to the volume buttons).  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a universal USB charger, but doesn't come with the wall mount/plug to plug it into the wall.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice to have C USB instead of Micro USB.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fortunately, we had an extra mini-usb hanging around.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the location of the micro USB port, though the power button took a little getting used to (it's right next to the volume buttons).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Did buy it with the HDMI cables that was shown to get with this product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Quite possibly knowing that a ton of people might have plug in usb chargers, they did not include one in the box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You would need to get a wall adapter plug separately.  ...  "
Camera
 10
taking, pictures, either, cameras, view
+100%
comment
" ...  It has a rear(5mp) and forward (2 mp)facing camera so you can take pics ans videos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can enjoy taking photos with its dual cameras.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera resolution is a solid 8/10, definitely not bad for video chat.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Basic camera makes it easy to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Might take okay pics outside with good sunlight, but I won't be using that function and you probably won't either.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cameras work good too.  ...  "
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" ...  One thing I'm not really happy with is the camera, so won't be using that for any important pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Takes decent pics.  ...  "
Capacity
 9
house, around
+100%
comment
" ...  All in all I am pleased with my purchase and would recommend to family and friends.  ...  "
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" ...  We’ve been able to see each other and other family members through group meetings.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent device and great tool for office  ...  "
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" ...  In any case, it's long enough that it hasn't been an issue for around-the-house use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So far it works very well and has help up to being thrown across the room a few times already.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use tablets for discrete purposes around the house.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And just to use it around the house for the family.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Would recommend to my family and friends!  ...  "
Bluetooth
 9
via, use, tablet, quality, bought
+100%
comment
" ...  It has a nice size touchscreen, and it connects quickly to the internet and bluetooth.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ive used it via bluetooth and it sounds as good as my Samsumg Tab A 10.2.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great battery life while linked to a remote GPS via Bluetooth, easy 7 hours!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I usually use a wired or Bluetooth headset anyway, so for me, it’s no problem.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has an operating system that enables some what more complex apps, it uses Bluetooth .  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a low cost alternative to using my phone to read emails and the news, view YouTube, and stream music by way of Bluetooth.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, it quickly pairs with my Bluetooth speakers and other audio devices.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was also pleasantly surprised to find Bluetooth on it.  ...  "
Cleaning
 9
screen, touch, task, tablet, plastic
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  And it is clean with very minimal preinstalled bloatware.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It good for simple use and it's really pretty clean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The interface is clean and the physical body of the tablet has a good feel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good budget tablet for light tasks, it good for webbrowseing, watching videos, and it's rootable, very convenient with task manager to clean up task s and recycle memory, I left one layer of the included screen protector, battery is good, my only issue is only support 2.4g wifi  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's a quality Android tablet with just the stock Google apps, making the interface straightforward and clean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Functionality is crisp and clean, very happy with my purchase  ...  "
Network
 8
slow, connection, router, wi fi, tablet
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  Out of the box, it was unable to connect to either of my home networks. ... After updating it would occasionally connect to my networks.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The Uconnect only broadcast the 5GHz wifi frequency and this Matrix Pad S8 does not support the 5GHz frequency.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am having connectivity issues to network/Wi fi and extremely slow loading even when connected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wi-Fi signal range was very poor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This tablet appears to have a problem with the wifi unit\antenna.  ...  "
Design
 8
thin, small, lightweight, big
+100%
comment
" ...  Feels well built.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the textured case, not slippery like most are.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So far it looks great, however I haven't actually used it yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Finish looks good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Sleek, not too big not too small  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the lightweight design all I need now is a case for it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Surprisingly thin, something I hadn't really thought about but nice.  ...  "
Volume
 7
sound, one, flat, tablet, size
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  Volume is low and sound quality is terrible.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only negative is lack of sound volume.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's not that it isn't loud enough. ... If you don't have a secondary speaker, you may have a problem with this.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cons: The one feature that is completely inadequate is the speaker. ... It has to be at top volume to be heard, and the sound is flat and tinny.  ...  "
Features
 7
user, multi, feature, settings, features
+100%
comment
" ...  has nice built in features.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has many features.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Lots of capabilities.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's light and yes I totally recommend as a fully useful budget option.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This has some features that you wouldn't think it has, like family settings where you can shut off the tablet after a certain time and blue light settings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is equipped with an eye mode that you can enable to deduct and control the amount of light so you can read without hurting or damaging your eyes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If you're going to be in bright light you will want another brand.  ...  "
Lagging
 6
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  We would have to reboot it several times to get it to work again.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Slow, slow, slow.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's frustratingly slow at times, during its life it will freeze or go black without warning. ... Even after a final, frustrating factory reset it was just slow and wonky.  ...  "
Internet
 6
use, internet, download, wifi, reasonable
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I have since conducted speed tests from various internet sites, and the speed seems reasonable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  GPS so I can use google map offline without Wifi nor internet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This one from Vankyo is the first I can use as a general purpose streaming and internet access unit.  ...  "
FM
 6
radio, listen, broadcast, also, 3
+100%
comment
" ...  I also love that an FM antenna and GPS are included.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's also has an FM radio built into it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It even has the rare FM broadcast receiver chip! ... 3) The FM radio is operated from an app -- but it is true broadcast FM (depending on a headphone wire plugged in to the headphone connection for an antenna), not a streaming service.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Has FM (which I won't need, but is nice to have).  ...  "
comment
" ...  FM radio so I can listen to NPR on the go.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can also use this tablet to aid in helping you find places and things with its GPS and listen to music through the FM radio.  ...  "
Clarity
 6
clear, responsive, bright
+100%
comment
" ...  The screen is crisp and clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very clear screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The screen is beautiful and clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a bright clear screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Clear screen and responsive.  ...  "
Resolution
 5
hd, fire
+100%
comment
" ...  HD 720P Screen minimum  ...  "
comment
" ...  Streaming HD YouTube and browsing the internet work well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The display is really clear and bright and you’ll definitely be able to watch your movies in HD on here.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When I tried to teach my mother how to use this tablet, I actually liked it more than my Fire HD 10 Tablet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The resolution is fantastic-- much better than we expected.  ...  "
Keyboard
 5
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  Something I noticed from the first day is that the keyboard – generally – will not track letters on the upper right.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only complaint I have is that the virtual keyboard is not good to use. ... I frequently have to make corrections when typing multiple words.  ...  "
comment
" ...  this thing is slow to load up keyboard sucks and have no clue where they found such a crappy camera in todays world.  ...  "
Headphones
 5
aux
+100%
comment
" ...  However, earbuds sound great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use headphones to get the best quality stereo sound.  ...  "
comment
" ...  thr blutooth is also handy for ear phones  ...  "
comment
" ...  But I use headphones and they sound just fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is very passable but, you will probably get the best audio experience with an external speaker, headset, etc.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 5
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Arrived quickly and with out damage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Arrived in working condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Package looks brand new.  ...  "
Storage
 5
fit
+100%
comment
" ...  For a small child who downloads every cute puppy and kitten game and never removes them the space is great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And like the option to be able to add more storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's very portable I can fit it in my Jean pockets even with a case on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Once I did that, it did a great job of Chromecasting to my television, and it's nice to have the space to add an SD card.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It will fit in your purse, backpack or briefcase so you will have access to it when and where you need it  ...  "
For Running
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  I saved so much money and it runs really well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But I use headphones and they sound just fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Had it up & running right out of the box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I nearly put it back in the box for a return but before I did, I left it running for a about 10 minutes and in that time, it did suddenly began receiving and locked to GPS navigation satellites.  ...  "
Controls
 4
used, took, tablet, little, control
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  The placement of the volume control and power button is, in my opinion, too high up on the side of the tablet. ... The consequence of this oversight results in the volume control racing into full blast when such a strap holder is used.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And odd placement of volume and power buttons.  ...  "
Cables
 4
well, tablet, power, package, money
-100%
comment
" ...  It took 36 hours to charge fully, and the charging cord that came with the device did not work.  ...  "
comment
" ...  All was well until it suddenly showed a 'shutting down' message and turned off, and I noticed the back near the power cord connection was really hot.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I just picked up the table, and it looked well but there is no cable or adapt in the package, for me to power it up to know if it's working. ... I need a refund of my money, or a replacement tablet, I didn't get any cable or adapt in my package .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Description said that it didn't come with a charging cable but found one in the packaging the tablet was in.  ...  "
ISP
 4
connection, connected, wi fi, speed, issue
-100%
comment
" ...  Their website states minimum download speed is 25Mbps .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Don’t stay connected to the internet  ...  "
comment
" ...  Internete connection no good  ...  "
comment
" ...  Although it was connected to the router, it wouldn't keep a connection to the internet. ... Both units continuously lost connection to the internet.  ...  "
USB
 3
micro
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Nice to have C USB instead of Micro USB.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fortunately, we had an extra mini-usb hanging around.  ...  "
Zoom
 3
works, meetings, also
+100%
comment
" ...  The tablet works perfectly for email, browsing the Internet, reading e-books and doing Zoom meetings.  ...  "
Front Camera
 3
front, rear
+100%
comment
" ...  Very decent camera, both front & back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With front and rear camera's?  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a rear(5mp) and forward (2 mp)facing camera so you can take pics ans videos.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  The resolution is high enough to hold video calls and conferences.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's also small enough for her to take everywhere and call it her phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is very passable but, you will probably get the best audio experience with an external speaker, headset, etc.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  8 meters
Performance
Processor Clock:  1.3 GHz
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Memory
Memory:  2048 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity:  4000 mAh
8 meters
SIZE
1.3 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
2048 GB
MEMORY