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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: March 22, 2021 (Refresh Now)
9.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
1000
Old Reviews
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Unverified
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8 meters
SIZE
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
2048 GB
MEMORY
4000 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY

Review Analysis - 971 recent, verified reviews

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Display Clarity
 254
tablet, battery life, touch, clear, bright
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Android delivers and 8 inch screen is perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is pretty good too.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is excalty as advertised and the screen sensitivity is good, perfect size to hold and take wherever you go.  ...  "
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" ...  Vibrant screen, tablet is light weight, reasonably priced, has a solid feel, and it makes a decent e-reader as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered the tablet for my grandfather so he could read on a bigger screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen, touch and battery life is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen quality is pretty good and responsiveness is pretty snappy due to the quad core processor.  ...  "
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" ...  I thought it was screen protector, but other reviews say not to remove it or you'd impact the touch screen functionality. ... Screen quality/resolution is just ok.  ...  "
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Price
 240
tablet, money, value, cost, worth
+98%
-2%
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" ...  The tablet is super good and lowest price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good unit for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great little tablet for a great price. ... And it didn't cost $900 :-)  ...  "
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" ...  The price can't be beat.  ...  "
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" ...  It's awesome for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The price is unbeatable.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet for a great price  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 234
vankyo, tablets, connect, recommend this tablet, bought this tablet
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Tablet works very good and is a good value for our use.  ...  "
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" ...  great all around tablet .   ...  "
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" ...  I also have an older IPad Mini I was considering replacing.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had many tablets. ... Anyone who is considering this tablet, don't hesitate.  ...  "
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" ...  Some people use their cell-phones for some of the aspects cited for my project, but I wanted something I could leave on the dashboard. ... I settled on the 7" Vankyo S7 tablet initially, after exploring the specs for other 7" devices and larger tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  All round excellent tablet  ...  "
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" ...  This is an amazing tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the matrixpad s8 tablet.  ...  "
Software Platform
 225
apps, android, google, tablets, app
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Me encanto la Tablet ,La compre para mi mama que tiene 82 años y se desenvuelve muy bien con ella, buen funcionamiento y calidad.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have any Android tech but I am pleased with how it is working.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted a tablet that wasn't controlled by a certain platform.  ...  "
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" ...  I can do everything that I need, including using YouTube, the internet, stocks, etc. ... As expected, there are a few seconds of loading time for apps, but it is great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to install my family safety app with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I have none and I’m fine with waiting a few extra seconds for apps to load.  ...  "
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" ...  Not bad for a tablet, especially for just simple things like streaming, email, ebooks.  ...  "
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" ...  The GPS feature works well with the Sygic offline navigation app I like and over all this little tablet has worked out great. ... I use it now for Navigation, Netflix, Spotify and reading comics and it has pretty much replaced my Fire 10 HD.  ...  "
Battery Life
 172
life, battery life, tablet, charge, hours
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Much longer battery life than her previous tablet which was one of the early iPads.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is crazy, I charge it once every 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  This 8 inch tablet from Vankyo is nice, compact and light with reasonable battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Good screen quality for a kid and good battery life as well.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet has a good battery life and can go for more than a day before recharging.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the long battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is not a high quality, the battery life and touchscreen seem ok.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good, lasts all day for him and we charge over night.  ...  "
Apps
 160
tablet, android, google, app, games
+90%
-10%
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" ...  With android, you can find any app you need.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this so I could scroll social media on a bigger screen, and play my coloring app more easily.  ...  "
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" ...  I use Family Link on my android phone to control apps, usage, and content.  ...  "
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" ...  It has TONS of storage space for my son's games and apps.  ...  "
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" ...  She was able to get the required e-learning app downloaded from the play store on it just fine, and she was happy as could be with her new gadget.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet does the job very well and even though I'm not putting any other apps or data storage on it , im sure it would do great as a regular use tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  We gave it to him early, all loaded with his favorite apps.  ...  "
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" ...  As in other reviews, larger apps may take a few seconds to pull up, but they operate quickly once running.  ...  "
For Kids
 157
tablet, son, daughter, year old, school
+99%
-1%
comment
" ...  great gift for our grandson for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought the tablet for my younger brother, he has ADHD and mild Dyslexia.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommend buying for kids!  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this Matrix Vankyo Pad for educational purposes.  ...  "
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" ...  My 8 year old son got this for his birthday in June 2020 and absolutely loves it. ... It holds a charge for a long time, is easy for him to use, and is built well to endure the roughness of a child. ... Thank you for making a great product that is kid friendly!  ...  "
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" ...  I actually bought 3 of these tablets for my kids so they can play learning games.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my teenage son, and he is happy with the performance.  ...  "
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" ...  They are user-friendly and easy for our kids to use.  ...  "
Gaming
 100
play, tablet, playing, son, use
+98%
-2%
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" ...  I actually bought 3 of these tablets for my kids so they can play learning games.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for a few hours every day for reading and games and only need to charge it every 3-4 days.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this tablet to play some games and it work very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet, my niece is always using it and is always playing her games!  ...  "
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" ...  Has great quality and he can finally download the games he enjoys playing.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet for the price, easy to use when playing games and very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  They use them to download and play games on them. ... The tablet holds all of their favorite games and the internet works great.  ...  "
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" ...  It has tons of game choices for my three year old .  ...  "
Overall performance
 98
slow, tablet, speed, performance, processor
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I am giving it 5 stars because of its value and performance.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this tab for a specific purpose, and it does that job very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Replaced some older tablets that were dying, the improvements in processing power and speed are noticeable.  ...  "
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" ...  I read my e-books on this tablet, I am also a blogger and do a lot of research and the tablet is very fast in searching, switching screens to complete tasks and apps are great!  ...  "
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" ...  The processor speed did work without, but my phone is better.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, the performance is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It's running smooth and I don't have any complaints, at least not for this price!  ...  "
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" ...  So I recommend it for low efficiency tasks.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 83
easy to use, easy to set, use, tablet, simple
+100%
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" ...  The screen resolution is very good, and navigating among the different functions is highly user-friendly.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple set up and operation.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that its a great buy, inexpensive, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I like tablets that easy to use for anyone.  ...  "
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" ...  It came quickly and was easy to get set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Tablets were extremely easy to setup, easy to use, and are quicker than their old tablets from Walmart!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use. ... I enjoy how easy it has been to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with an easy to read and understand manual if needed, but it was easy to figure out with a few quick touchs of the sensitive screen.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 66
tablet, weeks, using, working, couple
+88%
-12%
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" ...  He has been using it for over a month and have not had an issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Barely noticeable but I contacted the manufacturer and the promptly replaced it.  ...  "
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" ...  These are reliable and working out great.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't heard any complaints and its been a few months now.  ...  "
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" ...  So far everything is working great.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only been using this tablet for 3 weeks but I'm very pleased so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Having used it for a couple of weeks now I must say so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased in June and its working fine.  ...  "
Video Playback
 62
watching, movies, watch, tablet, youtube
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Great budget tablet sufficient for my needs which is to watch youtube and other streaming video content such as plex, amazon prime, netflix etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't comment on music, video streaming, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I love videos games and it hard to find an affordable tablet you can play games on and also compatible with Google play.  ...  "
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" ...  It was for my child and she seems to enjoy playing game on it and watching movies and youtube.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this to watch TV, Videos, Movies, listen to music while a work out on my elliptical machine.  ...  "
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" ...  The MatrixPad S8 is a great little tablet that I have been using for video conferencing and Youtube videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised at how good the screen is to watch Prime videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this tablet mainly for the Android system and for streaming videos, movies, games, etc. ... Though sometimes its a little bit slower to download videos & movies, but overall, its an excellent Tablet for the price!  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 62
screen, responsive, tablet, battery life, sometimes
+81%
-19%
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" ...  honestly I liked the touch on screen, and the screen quality is not bad tho, it goes faster.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet for wasting time and finally a touch screen that recognizes my touch.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen is just ok, but for the price its worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Touch screen was nice as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen can be a little "glitchy", but it is a good value.  ...  "
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" ...  Not loaded down with bloatware, touch screen is responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen works great, and the battery life is what you would expect for a tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  the touch screen could be a bit better for my tastes as far as response goes but i can live with it so no biggie.  ...  "
Size
 57
perfect, tablet, smaller, purse, portable
+100%
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" ...  It is the left size to sit on the arm of my couch, but big enough that I can read off it.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the few you can find in the smaller form factor that's designed for adults any more.  ...  "
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" ...  Its compact and sleek, but large enough to show a PDF fully.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the 8 inch size.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent standby time, lightweight and portable.  ...  "
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" ...  My kids use it regularly and it’s the perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  The 8" size is perfect for carrying around and on the couch for things you normally would do on your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good general purpose tablet that is easy on the back pocket.  ...  "
Build Quality
 41
case, rough, durable, dropped, cheap
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I'm awaiting a case, which will help with the cheap feel.  ...  "
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" ...  My little is five and a rough little cookie so I was looking for something more affordable and hopefully durable.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm fairly rough on tablets so the low price was what attracted me originally.  ...  "
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" ...  It's construction isn't overly fancy, similar to the RCA Voyager, it was a sturdy plastic back and I bought a case for it, but once I got it I didn't get the impression that dropping it would be the end of the world.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only had the tablet for about a month, so can't comment to it's durability/sturdiness, but it has met all my expectations for an 8" android tablet priced under $100.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is compact and appears to be a strong case.  ...  "
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" ...  She is tough on her toys, covering them with sticky foods, dropping them and yanking the charging cord.  ...  "
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" ...  Won't break Tyne bank .   ...  "
Charging
 40
charging, battery, tablet, charger, hours
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Came fully charged.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is adequate last several days without heavy use( I have not let it run down below 25% before charging, so results will vary), but about six hours of heavy use.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for a few hours every day for reading and games and only need to charge it every 3-4 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is acceptable, and seems to charge fast when plugged in.  ...  "
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" ...  It charges up fast and the battery life lasts as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It charged up well.  ...  "
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" ...  The Android works with my 1995 OEM car receiver through an FM-transmitter which plays MP3 and works with Bluetooth, providing USB charging as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't had any issues with the battery life since I charge the tablet often.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 39
protector, case, glass, tablet, touch
+72%
-28%
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" ...  The best feature of the S8 is that I bought it, the screen protector and the case for $98, and everything is working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also purchase a screen protector that is custom for the tablet  ...  "
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" ...  We are using for business and now have purchase several, we find them very easy to work and reliable, i would suggest a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is pretty good too.  ...  "
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" ...  Then we found another glass one made for several tablets, including this one.  ...  "
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" ...  And comes with a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with screen protector already installed.  ...  "
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" ...  I was even able to buy the screen protector and case and not go over budget!  ...  "
Sound Quality
 37
tablet, speakers, speaker, music, quality
+92%
-8%
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" ...  The OK: Sound quality will suffice for youtube or whatever, but don't expect high fidelity music playback.  ...  "
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" ...  Good lighting is best with the cameras and the sound is clearly audible but not too loud.  ...  "
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" ...  I do not use this tablet for entertaining purposes and I usually connect the tablet to my speakers, but for the sound and video image quality, I can put it 4/5 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm able to do video chats with family and the sound is good when we have these video chats.  ...  "
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" ...  I do wish the sound quality was better, but one can’t be too greedy at this price. ... You can hear the sound ok without headphones, it’s just obviously not Dolby surround sound, lol.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this tablet to make it easier for online shopping and listening to music. ... We find that we also use it in our home to do online shopping and listen to music.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice picture bright and pretty loud sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Speakers is not that great,, but overall it's nice just like using my phone .   ...  "
Fit
 37
fits, fit, case, bill, screen
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I like the size and weight, it's light and fits well in my large hands.  ...  "
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" ...  It is light and easy to hold onto.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely fits all the needs of the person I bought it for.  ...  "
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" ...  This Vankyo fit the bill at a sensible price.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my tablet, It's just the right size to fit in the back pocket of most of my pants, it has a bright screen, good color, smooth video, and a responsive touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  All-in-all it is essentially like a large phone and fits very well in the user's hands or sitting up on a desk.  ...  "
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" ...  Was looking for an affordable tablet for our son and this fit the bill perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet fits the bill greatly.  ...  "
As Gift
 33
christmas, bought, son, tablet, present
+100%
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" ...  It was a gift for my daughter and she has been perfectly happy with it, would buy another one and I happily recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a birthday present for my mother-in-law to replace a very old tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my son for Christmas and it works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my husband as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my son for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter for Christmas and she is completely happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it as a gift and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the tablet as a gift for my child since she love to use my mom's tablet. ... It was a great gift for her and thank you for your services.  ...  "
Display Size
 32
size, tablet, perfect, inch, 8 inch
+100%
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" ...  At the price point, I think the screen size, weight, and overall performance of this app was preferable.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent quality and screen size.  ...  "
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" ...  screen was nice and large and clear .  ...  "
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" ...  8 inch seems to be the perfect size for me.  ...  "
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" ...  A really good 8 inch tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a large bright screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is good size, and the touch screen works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight for an 8 inch screen.  ...  "
Setup
 30
easy, set, use, simple, tablets
+100%
comment
" ...  I purchased this device and the setup was smooth and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Tablet was super easy to setup, sync with my phone in about 10 minutes and had all my apps, group chat history and emails.  ...  "
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" ...  Normally I would expect to spend a few hours helping her through adjustments, issues and problems, but after the initial setup I handed it off and haven't heard a complaint.  ...  "
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" ...  In setup program it connected to my wifi but kept showing "no internet connection" no matter what I tried. ... I finally skipped the setup and went in to configure it myself, then it seemed fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to install and worked great 'til my daughter sat on it.  ...  "
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" ...  It had zero bloatware out of the box, and was easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  It has no bloatware, is nicely packaged, was easy to set up, and getting a case for it was not overly expensive either.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
Memory
 28
memory, storage, plenty, 2gb, apps
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Quite fast probably due to 2G of RAM. ... Most 8" tablets have 1G RAM.  ...  "
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" ...  The price is great and with the expandable memory we added a 128g micro sd.  ...  "
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" ...  There is no bloatware, and I expanded the memory by 128 GB, allowing me to park my data away from the on-board apps.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit has a speedy response with lots of memory.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pleasantly surprised by this device because it has plenty of storage for any apps I need.  ...  "
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" ...  You can install a microSD card to expand the memory, but with 32 GB already built in, I will have plenty of space for what I need.  ...  "
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" ...  It appears to have enough RAM to run the apps I need it to and it has more than enough internal memory to store apps.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with no bloatware and will has plenty storage for just watching videos an movies but the extra SD storage space is good if your using it for school or work an have lots of files.  ...  "
Storage
 28
sd, memory, storage, gb, micro sd
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Memory size is great for all my apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Unlike an iPad, it takes a micro SD card for 32GB of storage, which is great for this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  The Android Pie OS works great, touchscreen works perfectly, screen has great resolution/clarity, and adding a 128 gb micro-sd provides plenty of memory.  ...  "
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" ...  I also purchased a 128 GB SD card to use with it.  ...  "
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" ...  The 32 GB of storage should be more than I need and if you need more it has an SD card slot.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a simple Android tablet that could take an SD card and had GPS.  ...  "
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" ...  The ability to use an SD card to download maps is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that I can expand storage to 128 GB via a sim card.  ...  "
Marketplace
 25
vankyo, shipping, purchased, thank, sale
+84%
-16%
comment
" ...  Thanks Vankyo for offering value oriented products.  ...  "
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" ...  The seller was good, I got the tablet on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely would buy again and recommend t to other sellers!  ...  "
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" ...  I was impressed by the good reviews on Amazon, so I took a chance and ordered this model.  ...  "
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" ...  The replacement arrived as a new product.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, Vankyo.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received this today.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what was advertised.  ...  "
Wifi
 24
wi fi, tablet, connection, slow, gps
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Location services via WiFi is totally different from GPS. ... Global Positioning System uses satellites, not WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  This device crashed its wifi connection repeatedly -- none of my tablets/computers do that!  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, with only 2.4g wifi and VERY slow speeds for wifi and processing, this just isn't going to work for me, and I'll have to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is crap the wifi keeps dropping I've wrote other reviews and the company should at least reach out.  ...  "
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" ...  biggest mistake of all the tablets I could have purchased IPICKED this piece of garbage constantly dropping wifi signal from day one this is just terrible how can someone put out a product this terrible  ...  "
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" ...  Every time I would put it down and come back later, WiFi was off.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is even though I have it set to automatically connect to wifi, and I rarely take it out of my home, each day I have to first go connect to wifi before using the tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I've actually never seen something run so slow since hi speed wi-fi came into being.  ...  "
GPS
 22
use, tablet, works, wifi, using
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  He downloaded a map program that functioned off-line and utilized the tablet's GPS function to navigate the roads. ... We haven't used the tablet for anything else since the moose hunting trip (which was successful) but plan on utilizing the GPS features on our next off-grid adventure.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased this tablet for use as an inexpensive GPS for use off road.  ...  "
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" ...  Planning to use mainly for the mapping functions and GPS locating.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this primarily for use with ONX GPS off road maps and it works fine for this purpose.  ...  "
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" ...  It does what you want it to do, with GPS for 69 dollars is a steal.  ...  "
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" ...  I brought this tablet to be able to run GPS and it does the job without any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this in my off road vehicle to help guide me on a GPS map and to track my route. ... The GPS works and locates me in the middle of the woods.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for GPS trail navigation.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 21
quality, good, screen, videos, clear
+100%
comment
" ...  I found this one at a fair price and was pleasantly surprised by the picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice picture bright and pretty loud sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen and picture quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life & picture quality both upgraded from previous model.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is so much better than my old one, it's faster, boots up much quicker and very easy to use, I mainly use it for youtube and have no problems with picture quality or buffering.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is crisp and brightly colored.  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures and videos are really clear during meetings.  ...  "
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" ...  Good screen picture.  ...  "
Comfort
 18
hands, tablet, well, one, hold
+100%
comment
" ...  I've had 7"-10.5 and this one is the most ergonomic.  ...  "
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" ...  It is the left size to sit on the arm of my couch, but big enough that I can read off it.  ...  "
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" ...  Splendid little tablet I like that I can hold it one hand like a phone.  ...  "
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" ...  All-in-all it is essentially like a large phone and fits very well in the user's hands or sitting up on a desk.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have started using this little tablet in a rough, rocky environment and it's held up well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is light and easy to hold onto.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has proven to be rather helpful and what’s even better is the fact that all I have to do is slip it into my bag because it is very compact.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We can't wait for the boys to get their hands on it.  ...  "
Delivery
 17
shipping, second, quickly, quick, fast
+100%
comment
" ...  The new one arrived much sooner than I expected at it works perfectly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I receive the tablet before expect date of delivery which I was very happy about.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great product and it arrived sooner than anticipated.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The replacement arrived as a new product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  and it was delivered quickly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is surprising the quality of the product delivered for the price tag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The tablet was packaged well and delivered right on time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Shipping was quick.  ...  "
Color
 16
colors, color, bright, yellowish, use
+94%
-6%
comment
" ...  I guess according to company it's up to date n love has playstore It's got nice color.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The picture quality is crisp and brightly colored.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I had to adjust the brightness *down* because of image clarity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Color is great, so is the resolution, very bright.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Sharp, bright display.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The color and definition are pretty impressive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The color is really good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The processer is fast, the colors are good on the screen.  ...  "
Returns
 16
back, window, replacement, one, arrived
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  This is trash.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returned it immediately  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm returning this.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returning to Amazon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I sent it back to get a replacement and the second one came the exact same way.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The return window has closed, so I’m out the $89 I spent and I’m heavily disappointed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s TRASH!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unfortunately I can't return it since it passed 30 days.  ...  "
Storage
 16
storage, size, wish, purchase, perfect
+100%
comment
" ...  Just purchased another one for my 7 year old, hopefully it holds up the same.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Plenty of storage space and easy to setup and use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been able to install several programs and still have space for more.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's holding up well so far, and I'm up to about 30% of the built in storage so far and it hasn't failed to store anything yet, so the storage likely isn't fake.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Its a great size and has plenty of loading space.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like that this product has a lot of storage on it and we haven't had one issue them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size is perfect to pop in a purse or bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I also purchase a case and have team using it ever morning to read my papers.  ...  "
Camera
 15
pictures, well, taking, quality, phone
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Taking clear videos and pictures I give it 3 out of 10 👎It Ok 😞  ...  "
comment
" ...  Camera quality is forgettable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has front and rear facing cameras to take pictures and videos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera takes decent pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera works well and is very easy to set up for our online class.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Camera works ok and the pictures are not super crisp but are okay for what I'm using the camera  ...  "
comment
" ...  To be honest the only thing I would improve is the camera but I may just be partial to that because I'm used to the one on my phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  One thing that stood out to me was the sluggishness of the camera.  ...  "
For Travel
 14
tablet, travel, price, loves, little
+100%
comment
" ...  It's also the perfect size for transporting when traveling.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It held up for our entire road trip to Vegas roughly 7 hours with the table running movies and games the whole time- no issues nor overheating or lags screen response is great for a younger child it could be a little better if an adult will be using but this is a great choice for a younger child.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a no frills tablet but has just enough features to suit my needs for camping and navigation.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I also can download movies to watch while camping in the wilderness.  ...  "
comment
" ...  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
" ...  Easy to hold, big enough so no eye strain, compact for travel, and best of all, minimal bloatware to trip her up when with updates, ads, and other software annoyances.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I plan to use this tablet backpacking/camping for light movie use at night.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My husband and I wanted to purchase a tablet for navigation when traveling in our RV.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 14
connect, wifi, speaker, internet, times
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  Just needed something with wi-fi and blue tooth capability to search the internet, get news updates, and run a few apps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Out of the box, this MatrixPad S8 feels well made and connected effortlessly to my home wifi and all of my Bluetooth enabled head gear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was easy to connect it to a bluetooth speaker and I have never had any issues connecting it each time thereafter.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It will also work with a Bluetooth device inserted in the receiver's cassette-tape deck.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS capability.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was easy to set up, connects to wifi and bluetooth just fine and seems pretty sturdy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The speaker is not great, sounds hollow and cheap but the Bluetooth functions great and i can either hook it up to my portable speakers or headphones or plug in my headphone jack.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good connect with bluetooth with my car stereo.  ...  "
Controls
 13
buttons, touch, screen, power button, want
+46%
-54%
comment
" ...  The settings feature is a bit too simplistic and that being said, it’s hard to find where things would be because they aren’t there.  ...  "
comment
" ...  terrible battery life,full volume barely hear,touch key press over letters not centered so many times you get wrong letter typed  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, there is no available assistive touch so whenever I want to turn it on or off, I need to use the Power Button on the right side.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only negative that I have found is that the when I tap on buttons, it does not always take the first time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only thing I don’t like about it is sometimes there will be a gliche with the screen and I have to click many times to get to what you want like making a video full screen I find that part annoying.  ...  "
Lagging
 13
slow, shut, response, reset, touchscreen
+38%
-62%
comment
" ...  Maybe that's why my 10" is so slow and hangs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Will only last about 2 months before you notice lag in the way it functions.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Shut down or Reset did not fix problem.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I couldn't reboot, couldn't shut down, even tried a factory reset--nada.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The bad: Slow response.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Slow, slow, slow  ...  "
Features
 12
price, tablet, wallpaper, user friendly, tablets
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  Best feature in my opinion has to be the durability.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like that it's light.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product had many desirable features and of a good price point.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was was very pleased and surprised to find a tablet with all the features the Matrix Pad 8 has, and at a great price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In fact, for my basic usage, it appears to have far more features than I will ever have need for.  ...  "
comment
" ...  While all the major features listed above wouldn't get as high rating if I was comparing the Vankyo to a Samsung, in the value market I feel this is an outstanding product. ... It has many of the features found in much more expensive tablets with a bargain price tag. ... In fact, I'm impressed with almost all the features .  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has all the features you'd expect a modern tablet to have, except for a high price tag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm sure there are other features I haven't used yet and I'm excited to explore them as time goes on.  ...  "
Zoom
 12
use, tablet, calls, games
+100%
comment
" ...  She uses it mainly for reading and Zoom meetings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works fine on YT Music with no freezing, Zoom OK too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use this product for my children's zoom class/school sessions.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can use parental controls and zoom and get all kinds of things that make it very accommodating to our needs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  He's able to use it for zoom meetings and games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This product has been good for my Zoom, Webex, and Hangout conference calls for family and institutional purposes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But it's handled heftier Zoom and TeamViewer: Meeting calls with no hiccups or complaints.  ...  "
comment
" ...  l mostly use it for the Zoom meeting and is the reason I bought it.  ...  "
Network
 12
router, good, tablets, speed, signal
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The wifi connects to a router more than 100 feet away, thru several walls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The Wi-Fi connection is solid and stable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  WiFi strength needs a little loving, but if you buy a WiFi extender it works like a champion!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It gets a signal REALLY fast and keeps it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this little tablet because the iPad I was using for navigation in my airplane kept dropping the wifi signal that gives me live GPS and ADS-B IN (if you're not a pilot, ADS-B IN displays other air traffic in the cockpit - useful information).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have not had any problems connecting to wifi either.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If you are thinking about video calls, this may not be the one for you as WiFi speed isn’t that good for that (maybe if you were closer to the router?  ...  "
comment
" ...  The wifi (2.4ghz) connects well!  ...  "
Weight
 12
light, good, fast, screen, picture
+100%
comment
" ...  The good: Light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  On the upside, the screen is vibrant, tablet is light weight, reasonable price, and it makes a decent e-reader which is all it will be used for.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a good size for her, not too big or too small and very light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight, clear crisp screen,  ...  "
comment
" ...  The tablet is light weight and works very fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has great feel and weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the size and weight, it's light and fits well in my large hands.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The display quality is very good and the feel and weight are excellent.  ...  "
Capacity
 11
whole, room, recommend, bought, 8
+100%
comment
" ...  Its been great for all of us and of course no more computer room thank goodness as we needed the space back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought it mainly for eBooks as the 8" form factor is just right for using on a living room easy chair.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would strongly recommend the Matrix Pad 8 to my friends and family.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have ordered and am using five of these tablets on our shop floor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is mounted on a wall where the whole family can walk over to see how the Internet is doing and that's all it does.  ...  "
comment
" ...  To make things better, I purchased a second one for another family member, my grandmother.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would suggest it for people who would need a tablet as an "extra" in the house.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this for family use and it exceeded my expectations.  ...  "
Design
 10
good, cheap, sturdy, product, price
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Looks good, works well!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm awaiting a case, which will help with the cheap feel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Looks like I bought a schmata.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It also has a beautiful design  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a sturdy built and doesn't feel cheap.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm here to underscore that this elegant, sleek little tablet:  ...  "
Resolution
 8
screen, tablet, resolution, like, 8
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The screen quality and the speed is amazing when streaming Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Vudu and Prime Video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Screen resolution is sharp and audio is what I would expect.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use it now for Navigation, Netflix, Spotify and reading comics and it has pretty much replaced my Fire 10 HD.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For $70 i giot this super fast 8 inches Full HD with GPS tablet I am so happy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This Vankyo MatrixPad S8 is replacing a Fire HD 8.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this tablet to stream HD music to a APTx HD blue tooth receiver and works great.  ...  "
Volume
 7
speaker, volume, sound, setting, louder
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  weak, even on the loudest setting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wish it was louder.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I do not like the volume, it is really low, sometimes it's frustrating 😭  ...  "
Headphones
 6
works, sound, fine, use, speaker
+100%
comment
" ...  I certainly don't plan on listening through music through the speaker on the tablet, it's pretty weak, but I can attach my headphones and listen to music through Bluetooth.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If anything, I recommend using a decent pair of headphones or an external speaker.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The headphone connection works fine too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When I use earphones, it sounds OK.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She uses headphones, both bluetooth and jacked.  ...  "
FM
 6
fm, works, tablets, feature, bonus
+100%
comment
" ...  I particularly like the FM radio feature which a lot of tablets don’t come with.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have found very few tablets with the FM radio feature and was very pleased that it was included.  ...  "
comment
" ...  FM radio works great. ... THE FM RADIO WORKS IN A BASEMENT!  ...  "
comment
" ...  The fact that it provides digital FM radio was a very sweet and wonderful extra.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Used this product for it's built in radio receiver on motorcycle.  ...  "
comment
" ...  FM is an added bonus not usually found as a feature.  ...  "
Clarity
 6
clear, screen is clear, looks, crisp
+100%
comment
" ...  The touchscreen is nice and clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  the screen is clear  ...  "
comment
" ...  Clear screen and easy to operate.  ...  "
For Running
 5
videos, streaming
+100%
comment
" ...  Is perfect for streaming videos or listening to music while running on treadmill.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use it to run EFBs and it’s perfect for that.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We haven’t had any issues so far and all of them run really well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It runs pretty well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use it for athletes to sign-in to the athletic training room when they come in.  ...  "
Internet
 5
browsing, watching, video, time, life
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  The battery life and speed could be better, but it's not a problem for me as I'm not using it for the internet and I'm always near an outlet so it's not a big deal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use this for watching video and browsing the internet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also works great for just browsing the internet from time to time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased this tablet for my mother to use for Facebook, video chats, and basic internet browsing.  ...  "
SIM
 5
card, slot, screen, nice
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I like that I can expand storage to 128 GB via a sim card.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use it primarily as a sim dashboard for ATS, Flight Sim, etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I don't need it to have a SIM card or a cell subscription, as long as I can connect to the home LAN via Wi-Fi occasionally for software updates or new Google maps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has many nice functions, like the expandable mini sim slot and nice screen.  ...  "
Call quality
 5
phone, tablet, hands, got, connect
+100%
comment
" ...  Even the audio on my Motorola phone is much better.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can connect my work phone to the tablet and take business calls that way if I need to.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With FB kids she video calls all her cousins and Grandma's.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even so, I've got a cellphone, which can also be integrated with my retro-fit components to allow for hands-free calling.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They are employed for video calls between my patients and therapists and I have zero complains from them.  ...  "
Print Quality
 4
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Can print from it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  With that arrangement I compose and send emails and print letters.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this specifically to take photos and post to my business social media pages.  ...  "
Keyboard
 4
touch, press, excellent
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  terrible battery life,full volume barely hear,touch key press over letters not centered so many times you get wrong letter typed  ...  "
Cables
 4
power, port, charging, charger
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Then last week I couldn't get the charging cord to go all the way into the port.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It came with the cord but no charger.  ...  "
Packing
 4
fast
+100%
comment
" ...  The packaging was actually pretty impressive and I love the box!  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging was excellent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Whole world is bragging about Apple packing.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
tablet, glass, fingerprints, dust, bubbles
+100%
comment
" ...  When the tablets on you don't even see them so I really haven't tried to use a cleaning solution on it or anything.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Clean, quick to boot and free of annoying ads or bloatware.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My son loves the tablet and when my daughter's old LG bites the dust, I will definitely be buying another Vankyo tablet to replace it.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  Does as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Exactly what was advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Acts as advertised.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  8 meters
Performance
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Memory
Memory:  2048 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity:  4000 mAh
8 meters
SIZE
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
2048 GB
MEMORY
4000 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY