The Samsung ball is clearly on a roll, as the new tab from the South Korean giant, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) has now been FCC certified, clearing the road for its launch in Europe. This is the immediate successor to the Galaxy Tab A (2016) which was launched last year, as we had reported back then. A few months ago, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) had received Wi-Fi certification as well.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) Specs And Features
The specs and features of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) are pretty impressive. It was earlier spotted on the TENAA benchmarking site and had revealed some important details. It has now been spotted on FCC carrying the model number SM-T385, which, sources confirm, is the model number of the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017).
Speaking on the specs-sheet, this tablet device from Samsung has on board an 8-inch HD display which bears a splendid 1280×800 pixels of resolution and also boasts 5 finger gesture support. Powering the device at its heart will be a pretty impressive Qualcomm Snapdragon 427, which is a quad-core processor and has been clocked at 1.4 GHz. It also has 2GB of RAM and is accompanied by 16GB of internal or native storage. Samsung has stated that out of this native storage, a total of 11GB will be kept aside for the users. Accompanying the SD 427 SoC will be the decent Adreno 308 GPU while the tablet will run on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
The Samsung SM-T385, also known as the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) has on board an 8-megapixel autofocus camera as its primary snapper, accompanied by a LED flash. Out front, there is a 5-megapixel camera which will be pretty good for selfies and video calling. Connectivity options will include Bluetooth, GPS, and WiFi while sensors will include a handy accelerometer as well as light sensors. The price tag is unknown at the moment.