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anyone else having these symptoms? mine started out of nowhere, like 2 weeks into owning it lol go figure. it's on the right hand side near the volume and power buttons. if I'm holding with my right hand and I push down to tap on the screen, it creaks really bad. like, really bad and loud lol awful. wtf samsung? I never had these quality issues on the s3 or s4. stupid samsung.

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anyone else having these symptoms? mine started out of nowhere, like 2 weeks into owning it lol go figure. it's on the right hand side near the volume and power buttons. if I'm holding with my right hand and I push down to tap on the screen, it creaks really bad. like, really bad and loud lol awful. wtf samsung? I never had these quality issues on the s3 or s4. stupid samsung.

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Do you have the back warping as well? Hard to imagine what could be happening that would be so loud. No idea.
 
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nope. back is perfectly level. it's just this one spot that's creaking. my old nexus 7 original did this as well, but that can be expected from a 200 dollar tablet... but not a "premium" tablet. oh well. annoying. it didn't do anything until like today, so it just wore out over time I guess? crappy but whatever. this is always an issue with samsung products i know, but it's the first time I've experienced it with a Samsung.

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I have a creak when i touch beside ir blaster,is annoying considering its a 500 euro device,i think this is comon with a plastic body device
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My Samsung galaxy s5 and note 2 are quite creaky so I expect my tab s to start creaking at some point.

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I have a creak when i touch beside ir blaster,is annoying considering its a 500 euro device,i think this is comon with a plastic body device
that's exactly where my creak is too lol woo, creak club.

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Would using the book cover improve this?
 
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Would using the book cover improve this?
It would indeed, but lots of people like to go naked with their devices. Personally I prefer my tablets in a case/cover and my phones naked. At the end of the day we shouldn't have to use cases or covers to disguise creaking.

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It would indeed, but lots of people like to go naked with their devices. Personally I prefer my tablets in a case/cover and my phones naked. At the end of the day we shouldn't have to use cases or covers to disguise creaking.

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True. I actually prefer the book cover. Naked this tab is so light and smooth I feel like I'm always going to drop it. The cover gives it just enough grip and heft.
 
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True. I actually prefer the book cover. Naked this tab is so light and smooth I feel like I'm always going to drop it. The cover gives it just enough grip and heft.
I actually prefer this tab naked as I like the way it feels and handles. The main reason I got the book cover was for protection.

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