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AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 8 looks pretty, but can't justify its price (pictures)

The Note 8 is a quite a beautiful tablet with an impressively colorful screen. Too bad AT&T charges too much for the 4G model.

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Now with 4G!

The Wi-Fi-only version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of the best small tablets around. AT&T's model is effectively the same tablet with 4G cellular speed and price that does little to incentivize a purchase. In other words, it's too expensive! Wait for a price drop unless you're in dire need of a small 4G tablet with a stylus.
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Data

The AT&T version of the Note 8 lets you track your data usage in real-time.
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Style

The S Pen stylus -- and its implementation into the OS -- is the main reason behind the Note 8's innovative interface. Like, 90 percent of the reason.
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Colors

The Note 8 (along with the 8-inch Tab 3) has one the most accurately colorful screens of any small tablet.
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Blast

Hey look kids! A Samsung tablet with an IR blaster!
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Come home

The physical home, back, and menu buttons free up a bit of actual screen real estate.
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Back cam

The 5-megapixel back camera is one of the better tablet cameras around; however, that's really not saying much.

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