Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0(2017) unveiled with Improved camera and battery

Samsung officially launched their latest device in tablet series Tab A in Vietnam. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2017 version is considered as the only replenished tablet in the series with an 8 inch screen since the 2015 version of Tab A. You will find a few updates in the recent model when compared to the earlier version, notably in battery power and camera settings. The price of brand new Galaxy Tab A 8 .0 (4G LTE) version in Vietnam is VND 6,490,000 (approx $285 USD, INR 18,200).

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) comes with an 8.0 inch IPS LCD capacitive (800 x 1280) display touchscreen. Talking about camera Tab A got an 8 MP shooter on the rear side ( f/1.9 aperture) with an LED flash and 5 MP camera for selfies. Notable features of the camera include face detection, geotagging, and touch focus. Compared to the old 2015 model which came with 5 MP main camera (No LED flash) and 2 MP front shooter, This 2017 variant gets a boost in camera unit.

 

Image source: Samsung

 

Under the hood Tab A 8.0 boasts Adreno 308 GPU, Quad-core 1.4 GHz CPU along with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset.  The device includes 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage space which can be expanded up to 256 GB via micro SD card. Currently, Tab A 8.0 operates on Android version 7.1 Nougat and supported by massive 5000mAh Lithium ion non-removable battery.  Connectivity unit includes Bluetooth v4.2, GPS support with Beidou or GLONASS, 4G LTE and Wi-Fi 802.11. This latest variant of Tab A will support nano sim and it weighs around 364 grams. It will probably available in the  Gold and Black colors. Information regarding the time period of sale is not available at the moment.

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[tab title=”Key Features”]- HD IPS LCD Display screen
– Quad-core 1.4 GHz Processor
– 8 MP rear with LED and 5 MP front camera
– Massive 500mAh battery
– 16 GB Internal with 2GB RAM[/tab]
[tab title=”Specifications”]Display – 800 x 1280 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen – 189ppi

SIM – Nano sim

Size – 8.0 inch

Weight – 364 grams

Storage – 16 GB, Expandable up to 256 GB

RAM – 2 GB

Front Camera – 5 Mega Pixel

Main Camera – 8 MP, LED flash, f/1.9, Full HD recording @30fps

OS – Android 7.1

Processor – Quad-core 1.4 GHz , Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Battery – 5000 mAh Li-Ion, non-removable

Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0

Radio – No

GPS – Yes, GLONASS/BDS

Sensors – Accelerometer
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EXPECTED PRICE:   INR 16,500  (around $257)

About Samsung Corp. 

Samsung is a South Korean multinational Company founded way back in 1938 by  Lee Byung-chul as  a trading company and later on 1969 transform into Samsung Electric Industries. At present day they manufacturers everything right from television sets to semiconductors. Samsung launched their initial Android handset in 2009 and also became the first brand to launch Android tablet way back in 2010. Samsung has also recently introduced Tizen OS running smart phones as a substitute to Android running handsets.