The tablet industry is dominated by Apple’s iPad lineup. Apple is improvising iPad’s every year and a majority of laptop users are now shifting to tablets. Well, Samsung is the only major Android tablet maker and the North Korean tech giant has just announced it’s new entry-level Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0.
If you have been scouting for an Android tablet for casual usage or for gifting it to your kids then the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 might impress you. So here’s everything you need to know about Samsung’s new entry-level tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0: Specifications And Features
As mentioned earlier, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is a budget-oriented tablet. Consequently, it’s not perfect for pro users. That said if you want to use this tablet for media consumption, web-browsing, and social media then it won’t disappoint you. Samsung Galaxy Tab A sports an 8-inch HD display and this tablet is powered by the budget-oriented Snapdragon 429 processor.
As you might have guessed, Galaxy Tab A has complete plastic construction. Surprisingly, this entry-level tablet comes with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box and we can expect this tablet to receive one major Android update.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Specifications
- 8-inch WXGA TFT display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10
- 2.0 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 429 processor
- Adreno 504 GPU
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 512GB with microSD
- Android 9.0(Pie)
- 8MP autofocus rear camera
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 4G ,WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4 + 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS / Beidou, Micro USB
- 5100mAh battery
This budget-oriented tablet offering by Samsung is perfect for kids and the 5100mAh battery would also last long as it is powering a slow processor. Samsung has also included a dedicated Kids mode. The Kids mode offers content that is specifically designed for kids. Furthermore, kids content and usage time can also be monitored by parents.
Pricing And Launch Date
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 will be available in black and silver colour variants. This tablet will retail for a price of 3,690,000 Vietnamese dong which roughly translates to 10,800 INR. The tablet will be available in Vietnam starting July 12, 2019. Since the tablet is officially listed on Samsung India we can expect it to launch in India soon.
Samsung is offering 2 months of free YouTube Premium subscription coupled with 3 months of Spotify Premium subscription to anyone who buys this tablet.
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