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Samsung Galaxy Tab S is a movie-buff's best bet (pictures)

The 10.5-inch Samsung tablet features a vibrant super-AMOLED screen and one of the sleekest designs around.

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The "S" stands for spectacular

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Waif-thin

At 0.26in (6.6mm), the 10.5-inch Tab S is one of the thinnest large tablets to-date.

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Speaker on top

The dual-speakers are located on the top half of the Tab S, so you don't block them with your palms when holding it. Audio quality could sound fuller, but they holds up well at full volume.

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8-megapixel rear camera

The rear camera on the Tab S probably can't out-shoot the camera on your smartphone, but it offers a satisfying menu of customization options.

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Dimpled back

The plastic dimpled back is comfortable to hold, with a matte finish that compliments the sleek design.

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Snap on, snap off

Samsung offers proprietary cases for the Galaxy Tab S that attach using the tablet equivalent of snap-buttons. Once snapped on, it's a snug fit.

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Wide viewing angles for your viewing pleasure

The wide viewing angles, combined with the brilliant screen, make the Tab S a good movie-watching companion.

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Fingerprint scanner

The fingerprint scanner on the Tab S doubles as the home button, and works consistently accurate. Swiping the screen to unlock adds smudges on the display, so the fingerprint scanner does a small part to help reduce that. It also makes you feel like a cool secret agent spy.

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Best movie tablets around

The screens on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S take your portable movie-watching experiences to the next level. The sharp, vibrant, and colorful screen sets a new standard for tablet screen quality. Movie-buffs holding out for a hero will not be disappointed.

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