Alongside the much-awaited announcement of the Galaxy Fold 2 at the “Life Unstoppable” virtual event; Samsung announced a whole lot of new devices such as the Galaxy A42 5G – the cheapest 5G smartphone from Samsung; the Galaxy Fit 2, the Tab A7, the wireless charging trio and more. The Galaxy Tab A7 seems exciting packing in a 10.4-inch display, the Snapdragon 662 chipset; 3GB’s of RAM and more. So, say hello to the Galaxy Tab A7 and the wireless charging trio.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7
Not to confuse upon, The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 is the newest member of the affordable Galaxy Tab A series. This new tablet flaunts a 10.4-inch TFT display with a WUXGA+ resolution; carrying 2000×1200 pixels alongside a screen-to-body ratio of about 80%. Under the hood, the Tab A7 tablet is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 Mobile Platform. The chipset is an octa-core chipset built on an 11nm process. As for the architecture, it includes four Kryo 260 cores clocked at 2GHz and four Kryo 260 CPUs clocked at 1.8GHz.
The processor has been coupled with the Adreno 610 GPU. As of now, the processor is backed with 3GB’s of RAM and 32GB and 64GB storage options. The storage can be expanded via microSD card. For the optics, the tablet packs a single 8MP rear camera while for selfies and video chat, there is a 5MP camera at the front. There are four speakers which are more than what you find in most tablet in this range, for an immersive sound experience. On the battery front, there is a 7,040 mAh battery which can be recharged using a USB-C port on board for faster charging. The tablet packs a 3.5 mm audio jack; while for connectivity, you get Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. Samsung has indicated that an LTE version will be launched in some countries.
Wireless Charging Trio
Remember Apple’s AirPower? Samsung has now launched the Wireless Charging Trio, a successor to the Wireless Charging Duo launched back in 2018. As per the name, the Wireless Charging Trio can power up a maximum of three different devices at the same time. The device ships with a USB-C to USB-C cable and can be purchased in White and Black colours.
For the design, The pad has a rectangular shape and has a round cutout on a side where a Galaxy Watch 3 fits perfectly. While the details of the device aren’t disclosed, the wireless pad may likely support devices compatible with the Qi charging standard. However, the charging speed of the device isn’t disclosed.