Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch Announced – All You Need To Know

Samsung is all set to launch a new affordable Android tablet. The new 2018 version of Galaxy Tab A 2018 sports a 10.5-inch WUXGA display, Qualcomm chipset and a huge battery. It might be a nice alternative to Apple iPad. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch

Price and Availability

Price (expected) Rs 20,000

As of now, Samsung has not revealed the price of the Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch. It is expected to cost around Rs 20,000.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Coming On August 1 – Here’s All We Know

Specifications

Processor 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, Hexagon 546 DPS, Adreno 506 GPU
RAM 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB (expandable up to 400GB)
Display 10.5-inch, TFT LCD, WUXGA (1920 x 1200pixels)
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera 8MP with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 7300mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch sports a TFT LCD display with WUXGA (1920 x 1200pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor along with Hexagon 546 DPS, and Adreno 506 GPU (built on a 14 nm LPP process).

The new tablet only comes in one variant – 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 400GB via a microSD card). It is backed by a 7,300mAh battery.

In terms of optics, the Samsung tablet sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. You can record full HD videos at 30fps.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 To Support 960fps Slow Motion Recording

Features

  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • LTE Cat.6 support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • GPS/ GLONASS/ BeiDou3
  • USB 2.0 (Type C) port
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Sensor

The new tablet runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. Connectivity options include Samsung’s SmartThings, LTE Cat.6 support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS/ BeiDou3, and USB 2.0 (Type C) port.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch measures 260.0 x 161.1 x 8.0mm and weighs 529g. It sports four speakers with Dolby Atmos support. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, and Hall Sensor. However, it does not support Samsung Dex or S Pen.

The new Tab A also comes with a Kids Mode. It allows parents to manage content and usage time for their children. The Kids Mode includes a child-friendly interface, Kids Browser, and Galaxy Apps for Kids.

Also read: Upcoming Apple iPad (2018) To Ditch 3.5mm Headphone Jack – All We Know So Far

Conclusion

Samsung has been consistent with introducing new devices in the tablet market. The first Galaxy Tab was launched in 2010, followed by Galaxy Tab A in 2016. Since then, the tablet sales haven’t really picked up. The new 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab A offers high-quality entertainment features at a budget price. The company also launched the Galaxy Tab S4 alongside the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. What do you think of the new tablet? Will you consider purchasing it? Let us know in the comments section below.

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