Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) Launched in India with 5,100mAh Battery, Snapdragon 429 SoC

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

Samsung, earlier today, announced the launch of its new budget tablet the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) in India. Priced under the Rs 15,000 price segment, the Tab A 8.0 (2019) comes in two versions; a basic Wi-Fi only variant and a pricier LTE capable version. As of now, the Wi-Fi-only version if the tablet is now open for preorder via Amazon as well as Samsung’s own online store. Let us now take a quick look at the specifications of this new tablet from the company

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) Specifications, price in India

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) is a budget tablet that is targeted at users on the lookout for a large-screened device that they can use to consume multimedia content. This tablet cab also makes for a potentially decent productivity tool. As evident from the name, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) gets an 8-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. The phone uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 chipset and comes with 2GB of RAM. For storage, the tablet gets 32GB of space along with the option to use a microSD card

At the rear, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) gets a single 8-megapixel camera. The front-facing camera uses a 2-megapixel sensor for selfies and an occasional video call. The Wi-Fi variant supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, apart from support for Bluetooth v4.2, and USB 2.0. The LTE version gets all these options as well as a dedicated SIM slot that enables support for 4G LTE and 3G networks.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) Rear

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) is relatively light for a table its size and weighs 345 grams for the-Fi version and 347 grams for the LTE variant. It also comes with a host of sensors that include an accelerometer and an ambient light sensor. The device also gets a large 5100 mAh battery. The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) runs Android 9 Pie at launch.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019): Price in India, availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) is currently available for pre-booking via Flipkart and Samsung India’s own online store. The Wi-Fi-only version of the product costs INR 9,999 while the LTE variant of the same device will set you back by INR 11,999. You can buy the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) by the end of August by when it would also be sold in local offline stores.

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