Since the last couple of days, Samsung has added numerous products to its growing lineup. With the global launch of Note 10 lineup and other devices, Samsung decided to shift its focus to the Indian market for a while. The smartphone maker has recently launched a new budget tablet dubbed Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2019 in the country. The key highlights of the tablet include Snapdragon 429, rear 8MP camera, 8-inch display, and 5100mAh battery. Here is everything you need to know about Samsung’s all-new budget offering.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019): Price, Availability
Like most of the tablets out there, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) comes in two variants – WiFi and LTE. The basic WiFi variant is priced at INR 9,999 (roughly USD 140). On the other hand, the LTE variant is a little pricier will set you back INR 11,999 (roughly USD 168). At the time of writing this article, the WiFi-only variant is up for pre-orders via Amazon India and Samsung’s official website. We’re expecting the tablet to hit the local stores by the end of this month.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) Key Specifications
- Display: 8.0-inch TFT panel, 800 x 1280 pixels, 189 ppi
- Processor & GPU: Snapdragon 429, Adreno 504
- Memory: 2GB RAM & 32GB storage
- Rear camera: 8MP, 1080p@30fps
- Selfie camera: 2MP
- Software: Android Pie
- Battery: 5100mAh capacity
- Weight: 345g (Wi-Fi), 347g (LTE)
- Dimensions: 210 x 124.4 x 8 mm
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) features an 8-inch TFT display having a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels, 189 PPI density and an aspect ratio of 16:10. The large display makes this tablet a perfect companion for all your entertainment needs. Under the hood, the tablet is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 chipset paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB onboard memory. Sadly, there is no 64GB storage variant available. Although you can expand the storage via MicroSD slot by up to 1TB.
For casual photography, the tablet is equipped with a single 8MP rear camera while there is a 2MP front snapper on the front. You can use the front sensor for the occasional video calling and selfies. All of these is fueled by a massive 5100mAh battery packed inside. The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) is running the latest version of Android operating system i.e. Android 9.0 Pie. For connectivity, the tablet comes with Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and USB 2.0 for charging. Apart from these, the LTE variant comes with a dedicated SIM slot supporting both 4G LTE and 3G networks.