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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: January 15, 2021 (Refresh Now)
9.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
1000
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Unverified
29
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8 meters
SIZE
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
2048 GB
MEMORY
4000 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY

Review Summary - 971 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Display Clarity
 239
tablet, battery life, bright, size, touch
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I was surprised by the excellent bright screen, decent sound quality and amazing google map support.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is bright & clear and quick to respond.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life, both active and when the screen is off, are good.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is responsive and seems to have enough processing power to keep up with most basic tasks.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen responsiveness is great, and they are very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Inexpensive tablet, good screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Great screen quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is has great color and clarity.  ...  "
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Price
 238
tablet, money, value, cost, point
+98%
-2%
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" ...  The price was good.  ...  "
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" ...  We didn't want to spend hundreds on something she might break and this tablet is wonderful for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great tablet for cost.  ...  "
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" ...  Not bad for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be a solid tablet at a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't beat the price for what you get.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet for a fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted something that was a good product, but was not going to cost me an arm and a leg.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 226
vankyo, tablets, connect, bought this tablet, recommend this tablet
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Love this tablet!  ...  "
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" ...  Will it perform as well as a $400+ tablet .  ...  "
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" ...  Good connect with bluetooth with my car stereo.  ...  "
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" ...  This replaced my outdated 7 in tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very happy with this company and tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I mainly use it to read PDFs, while taking notes on my main laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Now that I'm using this super-affordable Vankyo, I have changed my plans to even go for a more expensive tablet… This tablet does everything I need.  ...  "
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" ...  Tablet sets up fast and by bluetooth it will move ur files from ur smart phone.  ...  "
Software Platform
 221
apps, android, google, tablets, bloatware
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The best is that it has stock Android 9 with play store and everything.  ...  "
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" ...  So fast, android ran, the battery stays charged for hours even with me playing my games or running hulu.  ...  "
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" ...  This was an upgrade to replace an old and aging Nexus 7 tablet. ... The screen is much better and running Android 9 allowed me to install many of the newer games. ... If you are looking for an Android tablet that won't break your bank account, definitely purchase this!  ...  "
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" ...  Since it is an android, this is just perfect for my use.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a tablet to replace an outdated Android tablet. ... My streaming apps work great on it.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet runs faster than either of those terribly slow tablets. ... As a bonus it comes with almost no bloatware and has access to everything on the Play Store. ... - Android 9.0  ...  "
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" ...  Like another user, I bought this tablet to run Gaia for navigation. ... This is my first tablet, but I am somewhat familiar with the Android system, and adding and using the Gaia app was a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  this Android table is great and my son can download any of the apps he wants.  ...  "
Apps
 164
tablet, android, google, app, games
+90%
-10%
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" ...  This was purchased for my mother in law to be able to read social media and emails on the tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  We have a full page of games and apps downloaded to this tablet and no issues. ... I love reading Kindle Books on this as it makes it easy to enlarge the words and dictionary use by touching a word.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a mid-size Android tablet, because I was tired of using my Pixel phone for Kindle, Primephonic music streaming, and casual browsing. ... Was able to move all my apps over via Google, which was nice, set up was simple.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to download educational apps for free to help them learn.  ...  "
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" ...  My wife uses it to read books and has the capability to download apps from Google play, which is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is not bloated with a bunch of unnecessary applications that will take up a lot of space.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for games, book reading and a Google Voice device.  ...  "
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" ...  Best tablet for the price good for not resource demanding tasks. ... The best is that it has stock Android 9 with play store and everything.  ...  "
Battery Life
 157
life, battery life, tablet, charge, long
+95%
-5%
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" ...  The battery life is better than I thought it would be.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen quality compares to much higher priced tablets and the battery life was excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived with a charge. ... Strong battery, the s8 VANKYO arrived charged.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise, all the other features this thing has is great, especially battery life, when you consider the cost of similar models.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the screen quality and battery life have been good.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery lasts all day of a seven year old's on and off use (mostly Minecraft, YouTube, and movies).  ...  "
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" ...  I like the long battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised that I didn't need to charge the battery.  ...  "
For Kids
 150
son, kids, daughter, school, year old
+99%
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" ...  I purchased this tablet for my son and I must say that it's good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tablet my daughter loves it its perfect for her needs  ...  "
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" ...  My 4 year old loves it  ...  "
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" ...  Use it for my daughters school work.  ...  "
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" ...  I looked it up after getting a recommendation from my patient who said she bought 5 for her kids. ... Purchased it for my 8 yr old who's doing online school.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter for Christmas and she is completely happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Affordably priced and worth the money we purchased the VANKYO MatrixPad s8 for our son with the intention of not buying a child tablet for future use as he ages, with that I intend on this tablet to last the test of time.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this as an alternative to a Fire 8 HD Tab which mostly my toddler used for watching her cartoons and videos. ... I thought i would buy Vankyo S8 tab and use it for just playing my daughter's cartoons and videos and myself use the Fire tablet.  ...  "
Gaming
 105
tablet, play, playing, son, internet
+96%
-4%
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" ...  My son is using this primarily for watching videos and playing games.  ...  "
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" ...  It sets by my chair & I only use it for e-mail & a few casino games.  ...  "
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" ...  We use this tablet for a middle school child to watch movies, play games, and use apps.  ...  "
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" ...  And she plays on it for hours between movies and educational games.  ...  "
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" ...  I got it for my autistic son so he could play some of those crazy games meant for a tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it for emails, Facebook, Games & News .   ...  "
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" ...  But the Vankyo tablets have been dropped repeatedly and loaded up with games, but they still look as good as the day I got them (like 4 months ago)!  ...  "
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" ...  When not used as a GPS my wife uses it for games.  ...  "
Overall performance
 103
fast, slow, speed, performance, screen
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Build quality is quite good, the screen is certainly good enough, and for what I use it for, there are absolutely no lag or performance issues.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Yet it has very affordable price, also the performance is very noticeable.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast response time.  ...  "
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" ...  Great screen and battery life, and pretty good speed for what my needs are.  ...  "
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" ...  This little dandy is very reliable and as fast as I'd want.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear graphics and fast speed.  ...  "
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" ...  I will add that it is fast and responsive, more than I expected.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 88
easy to use, easy to set, tablet, use, simple
+99%
-1%
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" ...  The tablet is easy to set up and operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple set up and operation.  ...  "
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" ...  No lagging, no nothing, very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very portable and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's lightweight, easy to grip, and reasonably fast.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are used to tables, setup is very easy then.  ...  "
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" ...  He likes it and says it works great & is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to navigate as it is very similiar with Samsungs format.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 70
tablet, weeks, using, couple, bought
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It was perfect for my 6 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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" ...  I can get probably 8 hours No problem.  ...  "
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" ...  After a couple months it's still going strong.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had this tablet for the past 4 months now and it has never let me down.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for a 7 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  Its durable enough for my 5 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  Having used it for a couple of weeks now I must say so far so good.  ...  "
Video Playback
 59
watching, tablet, watch, movies, youtube
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Enough for 2 movies and a few YouTube 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!  ...  "
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" ...  It's the perfect size for watching shows and movies while I'm getting my exercise in during this pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm pleased with the audio and quality of the videos when watching.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this during prime day and Mainly use for entertainment purposes like reading or watching videos.  ...  "
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" ...  If you just want to browse the web, read books, watch YT videos, this will definitely suffice.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised at how good the screen is to watch Prime videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I mainly purchased this tablet to be used for streaming videos/watching YouTube around the house.  ...  "
Size
 58
perfect, tablet, like, smaller, purse
+100%
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" ...  it's lightweight and very portable. ... It even fits in my back pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  Great size for my 4 year old.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The size is perfect to pop in a purse or bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Not too small, not too big, just right.  ...  "
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" ...  This pad is just the right size for my need.  ...  "
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" ...  It has the almost perfect "book" size feeling.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for me and it was ready right out of the box.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 52
touch, responsive, tablet, touchscreen, battery life
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Great tablet for wasting time and finally a touch screen that recognizes my touch.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet was very arrival but it has a real good picture, the battery life is excellent, and the touch screen is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery holds up all day and the touch screen is very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen works great and the images are clear a vivid.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice tablet touch screen ok battery life tell you later I just received it.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen quality and touch screen are fine, no complaints or issues.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen is very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  It works great even in the sun, Great clarity and great touch repressiveness.  ...  "
Charging
 43
tablet, charging, battery, charger, battery life
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Came fully charged.  ...  "
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" ...  The charging port is on top along with a headphone jack and SD card slot with a removable cover.  ...  "
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" ...  Wasn't sure about the performance - it was a fraction of the price that the big boys (Apple / Samsung) charge but I figured I would give it a try.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet is fast, can be fully charged within 3 hours and uses Android 9.0.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't had any issues with the battery life since I charge the tablet often.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked that it came fully charged too.  ...  "
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" ...  I can use a backup battery pack or plug it into a 12 volt adapter if I see the charge level dip below what is comfortable when I'm flying.  ...  "
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" ...  It took me about 2-3 days to use about 90% of battery and charge it again because I just use tablet while traveling on public transportation, so I do not use it very much.  ...  "
Build Quality
 40
rough, durable, case, sturdy, quality
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Its durable enough for my 5 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality of the build is very good and solid.  ...  "
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" ...  He does tend to toss things nonchalantly because he does lose interest fast and this tablet it very sturdy and reliable( not knowing where it might land).  ...  "
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" ...  It's lightweight, easy to grip, and reasonably fast.  ...  "
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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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" ...  It is sturdy enough to withstand many impacts as it was already dropped on the floor many times.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Solid build quality and perfect for keeping the kid busy on long car rides.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 39
tablet, speakers, speaker, music, online
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Music, movies, games, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound was better.  ...  "
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" ...  Edited: added speaker and it rocks !  ...  "
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" ...  I use headphones to get the best quality stereo sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen looks great, sound is decent, touchscreen works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Given its size, don't expect the speakers to be super powerful. ... If anything, I recommend using a decent pair of headphones or an external speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Good features for audio and video.  ...  "
Fit
 36
fit, case, fits, bill, screen
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I have no problem holding the tablet either.  ...  "
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" ...  Two week ago, the back-to-school fall quarter started so I was looking for a tablet with 8-inch screen size so that I could carry around on the light rail and buses to study while traveling back and forth between work and home.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the size and weight, it's light and fits well in my large hands.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits in my day bag easily.  ...  "
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" ...  I use a magnet to mount it to my dash and it's so light it stays put.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  The dashboard needed a semi-permanent mount for the device. ... I settled on placing it in front of the dashboard center vent. ... The S8 makes it easier to use the rear tablet camera as a dashboard cam, so that's why I made the swap.  ...  "
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" ...  We were able to buy durable covers that fit perfectly so the tablet will not be destroyed if it's dropped.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 34
protector, case, glass, tablet, purchase
+85%
-15%
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" ...  the screen and body frame break easily so i recommend a screen protector and a case.  ...  "
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" ...  We also bought the cover and screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  They seem sturdy but since they are for a 10 and 13 year old I plan on purchasing cases and screen protectors.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with screen protector already installed.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I invested in an anti-glare screen protector which is what I prefer.  ...  "
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" ...  Also comes with a screen protector installed.  ...  "
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" ...  I got a small case for it that doubles as a stand and that protects the screen when it’s closed.  ...  "
As Gift
 32
christmas, bought, son, tablet, present
+100%
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" ...  Bought for our 9 year old as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  If you want to give it as a gift its a good option.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Purchased this for my son as a Christmas present .  ...  "
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" ...  It is a perfect gift for him .  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet was a gift for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased tablet as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this tablet for my preteen daughter for Christmas.  ...  "
Display Size
 32
size, inch, tablet, perfect, 8 inch
+100%
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" ...  I like the size of 8 inch screen.  ...  "
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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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" ...  At the price point, I think the screen size, weight, and overall performance of this app is acceptable.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is better than expected with such a large screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is extremely sharp and a perfect size to carry around.  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight for an 8 inch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Much faster than my previous Samsung Tab A 8 inch tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen size so much better than my phone.  ...  "
Memory
 31
memory, storage, plenty, apps, space
+87%
-13%
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" ...  Love that it has 32 gb of storage.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Great tablet for around the house, plenty of memory, very happy.  ...  "
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" ...  It caught my eye because of 32 gb internal memory, features, and price.  ...  "
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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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" ...  32 GB storage can handle dozens of games and apps.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm happy with this purchase, great price and lots of storage space .  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of storage space and easy to setup and use.  ...  "
Setup
 28
easy, set, simple, use, tablet
+100%
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, and beautiful screen.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The setup and initial connection to our wireless was fast and painless.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this device and the setup was smooth and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of storage space and easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was straight forward - nothing came up in Chinese.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up is simple.  ...  "
Storage
 28
sd, memory, storage, gb, micro sd
+89%
-11%
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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 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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" ...  You can move files around that way or get a "Mini SD card" NOT the regular Micro SD memory card. ... You can see in pics my reader and adapter card readers. ... 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.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes normal micro usb and can take a 128gb SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  We love that they have micro SD slots so we can add extra storage for more games/movies/apps.  ...  "
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" ...  I also purchased a 128 GB SD card to use with it.  ...  "
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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 needed a simple Android tablet that could take an SD card and had GPS.  ...  "
GPS
 23
use, tablet, works, wifi, using
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  Got the S8 model for the GPS feature since my phone's GPS works less and less. ... The GPS feature works well with the Sygic offline navigation app I like and over all this little tablet has worked out great. ... Oh, it does feel a little on the cheap side, but if your looking for a tablet that has a GPS and don't feel like spending a bunch of money.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Planning to use mainly for the mapping functions and GPS locating.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems fast enough for internet and GPS.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this tablet for use as an inexpensive GPS for use off road.  ...  "
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" ...  GPS tracking is good.  ...  "
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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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" ...  La tabla es rapida, la compre para usarla en mi carro y me funciona perfecto el gps.  ...  "
Marketplace
 22
vankyo, shipping, purchased, sale, quick
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  I did my usual search on Amazon and found the VANKYO unit.  ...  "
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" ...  However, found this buy on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you so much!  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely would buy again and recommend t to other sellers!  ...  "
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" ...  The seller was good, I got the tablet on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received this today.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you so much  ...  "
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" ...  Acts as advertised.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 21
quality, screen, good, videos, well
+100%
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" ...  I mostly stream movies and videos on it, though, and it has a great picture quality for its resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen and picture quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  The IPS screen works as expected and delivers a clear, bright image.  ...  "
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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 great as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures and videos are really clear during meetings.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear images, easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to adjust the brightness *down* because of image clarity.  ...  "
Wifi
 18
slow, gps, connected, wi fi, tablet
+61%
-39%
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" ...  It has an adequate interface speed and fast WiFi access.  ...  "
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" ...  After some initial issues with wifi connectivity, I received excellent support from the Vankyo team.  ...  "
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" ...  We purchased this tablet for simple app-related tasks like a quick browser search or controlling network devices on our wifi network.  ...  "
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" ...  They were easy to set up, and we were easily able to connect to the WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  In setup program it connected to my wifi but kept showing "no internet connection" no matter what I tried.  ...  "
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" ...  even great for movies and internet functions when wifi is connected.  ...  "
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" ...  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).  ...  "
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" ...  I have not had any problems connecting to wifi either.  ...  "
Comfort
 18
tablet, hand, hold, easy to hold, comfortable
+100%
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" ...  When I do browse the web, it's very responsive and easy to use even for someone with large hands (and finger-tips) like mine.  ...  "
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" ...  Splendid little tablet I like that I can hold it one hand like a phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have started using this little tablet in a rough, rocky environment and it's held up well.  ...  "
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" ...  You can get a case for it that allows hands free prop too!  ...  "
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" ...  It just feels honest and giving you more than what you have paid for.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a quality well-made tablet, lightweight and easy to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the size and weight, it's light and fits well in my large hands.  ...  "
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" ...  He is used to the IPad so he’s getting adjusted but really likes it  ...  "
For Travel
 17
tablet, travel, price, loves, little
+100%
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
" ...  My husband and I wanted to purchase a tablet for navigation when traveling in our RV.  ...  "
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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!  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also the perfect size for transporting when traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed an inexpensive tablet to watch movies and read books for my trips.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan to use this tablet backpacking/camping for light movie use at night.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought for our son for when we go on road trips to keep him entertained and watch videos etc.  ...  "
Delivery
 15
shipping, second, quickly, quick, fast
+100%
comment
" ...  It's ready to use out of the box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is surprising the quality of the product delivered for the price tag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Shipping was quick.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet was packaged well and delivered right on time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just received this today.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It arrived on time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  and it was delivered quickly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Shipping was quick .  ...  "
Features
 15
price, tablet, user friendly
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  User friendly and sophisticated enough to have the features she wanted.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product had many desirable features and of a good price point.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Best feature in my opinion has to be the durability.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In fact, for my basic usage, it appears to have far more features than I will ever have need for.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like that it's light.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Lots of options.  ...  "
Camera
 15
pictures, well, taking, quality, phone
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Camera quality is forgettable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera takes decent pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  especially and app I use regularly to control my DSLR camera.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera works well and is very easy to set up for our online class.  ...  "
comment
" ...  One thing that stood out to me was the sluggishness of the camera.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I even surprised by the camera quality based on the price I paid.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Taking clear videos and pictures I give it 3 out of 10 👎It Ok 😞  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has front and rear facing cameras to take pictures and videos.  ...  "
Returns
 14
one, back, amazon, send
+36%
-64%
comment
" ...  This is trash.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s TRASH!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm returning this.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I asked a replacement, Lets see if it's same quality or not.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returning to Amazon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am sending this device back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unfortunately I can't return it since it passed 30 days.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returned for refund and getting a Chromebook .   ...  "
Bluetooth
 14
connect, wifi, speaker, internet, times
+100%
comment
" ...  I got this tablet to stream HD music to a APTx HD blue tooth receiver and works great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was easy to connect it to a bluetooth speaker and I have never had any issues connecting it each time thereafter.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just the right size for me, holds a charge well, and Bluetooth works fine - wish it was 5.0 but it does the job.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS capability.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It will also work with a Bluetooth device inserted in the receiver's cassette-tape deck.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bluetooth and wireless connect flawlessly, stay connected and have great range.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She uses headphones, both bluetooth and jacked.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Screen looks great, Bluetooth sync was fast, wifi has been glitch free.  ...  "
Storage
 14
storage, size, purchase, perfect, lot
+100%
comment
" ...  For a small child who downloads every cute puppy and kitten game and never removes them the space is great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ship time was another factor as well as storage and size.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size is perfect to pop in a purse or bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been able to install several programs and still have space for more.  ...  "
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'm happy with this purchase, great price and lots of storage space .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just purchased another one for my 7 year old, hopefully it holds up the same.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like it has a lot of space.  ...  "
Color
 13
color, colors, yellowish, tint, crisp
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  The IPS screen works as expected and delivers a clear, bright image.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is light and slim, the screen colors are bright with good contrast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The screen colors are vibrant and images are clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The color and definition are pretty impressive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I guess according to company it's up to date n love has playstore It's got nice color.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I had to adjust the brightness *down* because of image clarity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The picture quality is crisp and brightly colored.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Screen is has great color and clarity.  ...  "
Zoom
 12
use, tablet, calls, games
+100%
comment
" ...  But it's handled heftier Zoom and TeamViewer: Meeting calls with no hiccups or complaints.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works well with Zoom and Google classroom.  ...  "
comment
" ...  He's able to use it for zoom meetings and games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can use parental controls and zoom and get all kinds of things that make it very accommodating to our needs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Exactly what I needed for my daughters games and zoom classes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  l mostly use it for the Zoom meeting and is the reason I bought it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She uses it mainly for reading and Zoom meetings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This product has been good for my Zoom, Webex, and Hangout conference calls for family and institutional purposes.  ...  "
Weight
 12
light, good, fast, screen, picture
+100%
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
" ...  The tablet is light weight and works very fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The display quality is very good and the feel and weight are excellent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The good: Light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the size and weight, it's light and fits well in my large hands.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Light weight, feels real solid and not cheap  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has great feel and weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a good size for her, not too big or too small and very light weight.  ...  "
Lagging
 11
lag, shut, response, reset, touchscreen
+36%
-64%
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  ...  "
Capacity
 10
whole, room, recommend, bought, 8
+100%
comment
" ...  Great value I definitely recommend this product for the whole family.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would strongly recommend the Matrix Pad 8 to my friends and family.  ...  "
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
" ...  I bought this for family use and it exceeded my expectations.  ...  "
comment
" ...  All in all I am pleased with my purchase and would recommend to family and friends.  ...  "
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
" ...  Using it mounted in the car.  ...  "
Controls
 9
volume, screen, want, use, phone
+44%
-56%
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.  ...  "
Resolution
 8
tablet, screen, 8, sharp, receiver
+100%
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is a replacement for a Fire HD 8 Tablet 7th gen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I mostly stream movies and videos on it, though, and it has a great picture quality for its resolution.  ...  "
Headphones
 8
headphones, works, fine, use, speaker
+100%
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Way better than trying to use my phone screen and also has a headphone jack to plug in my ear buds while exercising (something my phone doesn't allow because the jack is disappearing!!!).  ...  "
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  ...  "
Network
 8
router, good, speed, signal, little
+75%
-25%
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!  ...  "
Volume
 7
speaker, volume, setting, louder, good
+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 😭  ...  "
FM
 7
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I also love that an FM antenna and GPS are included.  ...  "
Design
 7
sturdy, hand, comfortable, cheap
+100%
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:  ...  "
comment
" ...  Feels well built.  ...  "
Internet
 5
browsing, watching, video, time, speed
+100%
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have since conducted speed tests from various internet sites, and the speed seems reasonable.  ...  "
For Running
 4
+100%
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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 4
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Good for media consumption also  ...  "
comment
" ...  I really like that the power outlet is on the top.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's got power.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
screen, glass, fingerprints, dust, bubbles
+100%
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And it is clean with very minimal preinstalled bloatware.  ...  "
Clarity
 4
looks
+100%
comment
" ...  Clear screen and easy to operate.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The screen is crisp and clear.  ...  "
SIM
 4
slot, card, screen, nice
+75%
-25%
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
 4
hands, got, also
+100%
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The resolution is high enough to hold video calls and conferences.  ...  "
Packing
 3
fast
+100%
comment
" ...  The packaging was excellent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Whole world is bragging about Apple packing.  ...  "
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