For the last couple of weeks we having been hearing a lot about Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A bring introduced this year. While we sat speculating its features and looks, Samsung has apparently announced its arrival silently in company’s Dutch website with little specifications and no pricing details. Although some online retailers have listed the device with the price tag of €169 (which is approximately Rs. 12,600). Its worth noting that the Galaxy Tab A was launched back in June and came in two variants – 7-inch and 8-inch. In this we are going to discuss whatever little in known about the set and you’ll also find cool pictures of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) below.
Before the official listing of the Galaxy Tab A (2016), two other devices the Samsung Galaxy J1 mini and Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) were listed listed in the company’s website without any specifications or pricing details. According to Samsung Dutch site, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016), the 7-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1280 pixels by 800 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor clubbed with 1.5GB of RAM. The tablet packs 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A packs a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and is powered by a 4000mAh non removable battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM. Sensors on the tablet include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope. The device weighs around 283.00 grams and measure for 186.90 x 108.80 x 8.70in height, weight and thickness. The device allows 100 hours of music streaming and 9 hours of video streaming and the rear camera has the ability to record high definition videos of 1280×720 pixels at 30 fps. The device will come with a kid’s mode.
Rumors are that the S Pen will not feature in this device which is largely going to be available in countries with emerging markets. So its likely going to take time before its on the shelves for the US consumers.
Key Features of Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016):
- Display: 7-inch
- Resolution: 1280×800 pixels
- Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core processor
- Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
- RAM: 1.5GB of RAM
- Internal Storage: 8GB
- External: 200GB via a microSD card
- Rear Camera: 5-megapixel
- Front Camera: 2-megapixel
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth etc
- Battery: 4000mAh (non removable battery)
No launch date has been listed in the website as of yet. To recall, the last Samsung Galaxy Tab A Series was were budget tablets and they too were quietly launched in Russia and Malaysia. They were between the price range of Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 25,000.
ALSO SEE: Top 10 Smartphones Under 10000 INR
The tab is a budget buy and offers some really basic features for users. This explains the quiet listing by Samsung. On top of that chances are that the device isn’t going to be available everywhere around the world. For such silent device launched by brands like Samsung, stay tuned to our site.