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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
Updated On: Mar 23, 2023

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
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Key Specifications

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB Storage
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • Android v7.1 (Nougat) OS

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) Price In India

Last known price of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) was Rs. 17,989.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) Details

Introduction and Display
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) is an Android-based tablet that comes with an 8-inch WXGA TFT display which makes it ideal for watching videos or playing games. Moreover, the device flaunts a metal rear panel that adds a premium look to the tablet. Also, the device ships with 4G LTE support with support for voice calling.
Performance and Storage
Under the hood, the Tab A 8.0 (2017) is armed with a quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset which is clocked at 1.4GHz. The SoC is paired with 2GB of RAM to ensure a seamless performance.
For storing apps and personal files like music, images, videos, etc. the Tab 8.0 (2017) is equipped with 16GB of onboard storage which can be expanded using a microSD card up to 256GB.
Camera and Platform
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) comes with an 8-megapixel rear and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter. The rear camera can be used for low-light photography thanks to an LED flash.
On the software front, the device runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.
Battery and Connectivity
For power, the device sips juice from a non-removable Li-Ion 5,000mAh battery which can easily last for an entire day even for a heavy user. The South-Korean vendor also claims that the tablet is good enough to support up to 14 hours of video viewing.
For connectivity, the device is bundled with options like 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and a USB Type-C port.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) Specifications


Processor Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Screen Size 8.0 inches (20.32 cms)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh


Build Metal frame Metal back panel
Weight 364 grams


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)
CPU Quad core, 1.4GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture 64-bit
Graphics Adreno 308


Operating System Android v7.1 (Nougat)
Custom UI No


Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 256 GB (Dedicated)


Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels
Display Type TFT
Size 8.0 inches (20.32 cms)
Pixel Density 189 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 70.75 %


Rear Single
Front Single
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Flash LED Rear flash
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Face detection Touch to focus
Shooting Modes High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Type Li-ion
Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable No
Talk Time Up to 36 Hours (3G)
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No


SIM Configuration Single SIM SIM1: Nano
Network SIM1: 4G, 3G, 2G
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, with a/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-fi features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.2
USB microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Chipset No
Infrared Yes


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, MKV, WebM, WMV


Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensor Accelerometer
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

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Happy to use this device.
By rajubk123, 61 months ago
Good experience.
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