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In the Android Police Galaxy Note 8.0 review, we mentioned that it would be a lot better with an adjusted price. The Samsung tablet has already seen some pretty significant discounts, and today eBay has the WiFi version for $345. That's $55 bucks off the US retail price, plus free shipping and zero taxes, at least if you live somewhere that isn't New York or New Jersey. This isn't one of eBay's Daily Deals - presumably the sale will end when stock runs out.

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The $25 Google Play credit that Samsung is giving away for registering the device is still active, so if you know you'll eventually spend that much on the Play Store, you could look on it as another discount (though it's applied to the full-priced Note 8.0 as well). I'm still waiting for the Note 8.0 to hit an arbitrary $300 price tag where I'll recommend it unconditionally, but for those who like Samsung's design sensibilities, powerful mid-sized tablets, and the extra functionality that comes from a stylus and Wacom digitizer, it's a pretty good deal at the moment.

If you want something other than the bland white that Samsung seems to insist on applying to every piece of hardware it will ever produce, there's also a brown/black version running around at full price.

eBay - Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (16GB, White)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Registration (for the Google Play credit)

Via Slickdeals

Jeremiah Rice
Jeremiah is a US-based blogger who bought a Nexus One the day it came out and never looked back. In his spare time he watches Star Trek, cooks eggs, and completely fails to write novels.
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    $25 Google Play coupon is a Samsung scam/bait&switch. Got my Note last week, and was given a $25 Samsung credit when buying $50 worth of Samsung accessories, NOT the Google Play coupon. Called Samsung customer service, and they are NOT going to make it right. Say what you want about Apple/sheep/et cetera, but when was the last time you heard that Apple reneged on an advertised offer? Taking my Note back tomorrow and sticking with Apple...Should've known better.