Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 with 10.5-inch Display, 7,040mAh Battery Quietly Launched in India, to Go for Sale on January 17: Price, Offers, Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 (2021) was launched globally in December 2021.


Update (January 13): Samsung has announced the configurations of the Tab A8 along with the pricing. The article has been updated accordingly.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 (2021) has been unveiled in India as the latest big-screen offering from the brand. The new Galaxy Tab A8 was announced globally back in December and the same was listed on Amazon and Flipkart a couple of weeks ago.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 (2021) tablet is priced under Rs 20,000 and will take on the Realme Pad, Nokia Tab, and also a few from Lenovo in the affordable segment. Let’s take a look at the details of Galaxy Tab A8 (2021).

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 (2021) Price, Offers and Availability

Tab A8 (2021) Config Price
Wi-Fi only 3GB+32GB Rs 17,999
Wi-Fi only 4GB+64GB Rs 19,999
Wi-Fi + LTE 3GB+32GB Rs 21,999
Wi-Fi + LTE 4GB+64GB Rs 23,999

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 will start at Rs 17,999 and the tablet will go on sale starting January 17 at 12 noon via Amazon, Flipkart, Samsung e-store, and offline stores across India. Samsung has also announced a couple of introductory offers. Buyers can get Rs 2,000 cash bank on select card transactions and also get book cover for Rs 999. The Tab A8 will be available in Gray, Silver, and Pink Gold colourways.

Specifications and Features

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 (2021) packs in a large 10-5-inch TFT display with Full HD+ resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The tablet comes with a symmetric bezel all around. The device is also fairly sleek measuring just 6.9mm and weighing just over 500 grams. The large display is complemented by a quad-speaker setup, making it a good device to consume content.

Under the hood, the Android tablet is powered by an octa-core processor, the UniSoC T618 SoC, built on a 12nm process. This chipset is paired with Mali G52 GPU. The tablet will be available in two configurations: 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB along with Wi-Fi only and LTE options. As for the optics, the slate features an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.

The table draws power from a 7,040mAh battery with support for a 15W fast charge. The tablet runs on Android 11 OS with OneUI 3 skin. Other major features include Samsung TV Plus, built-in screen recorder, Samsung Kids, multi-window support, and Samsung Knox security.