The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 was launched on Wednesday and complements the company’s Galaxy A-Series tablet line. The Galaxy Tab A8 has thin bezels surrounding a 10.5-inch TFT display with a 16:10 aspect ratio. Equipped with a quad-speaker setup, the Galaxy Tab A8 also comes with Dolby Atmos support. The tablet comes in three storage options, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB, which can be expanded via a microSD card. Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is equipped with a 7,040mAh battery and supports charging at 15W.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 price, availability
Samsung has not yet announced the pricing of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8, but the South Korean company has announced that the Samsung Galaxy A8 tablet will be available in the US and other regions in January 2022. Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 will be sold in three color options —Grey, Pink Gold and Silver, according to Samsung.
Specifications Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
Samsung has equipped the Galaxy Tab A8 with a 10.5-inch (1,920×1,200 pixels) TFT display, with an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio. The company has also optimized the tablet for multitasking with its One UI interface that allows the use of apps in split screen mode with the drag and split feature. As mentioned earlier, the tablet has a quad-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support.
On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is equipped with an 8 megapixel camera on the back and the tablet has a 5 megapixel front camera for recording video calls, selfies and for unlocking the tablet via facial recognition. Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage variants, and users can expand the internal storage via microSD (up to 1TB).
The tablet features an undisclosed octa-core SoC clocked at 2.0GHz paired with up to 4GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a 7,040 mAh battery that charges 15 W via USB Type-C. It supports LTE connectivity along with dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 support. According to the company, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is equipped with a 3.5 mm audio jack.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 measures 246.8 mm x 161.9 mm x 6.9 mm and weighs 508 grams, according to the company. The tablet runs on Android 11, which includes the company’s One UI 3 skin. According to Samsung, customers who purchase the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 are eligible to access Samsung TV Plus on the tablet, which includes access to more than 200 free channels, including live and on-demand content. New owners also get free access to two months of YouTube Premium.