Couple of weeks back, Samsung launched the all-new Galaxy Tab A8 tablets. The new Tab is the latest addition to the Samsung Galaxy Tab A-Series with an updated chipset. The all-new Galaxy Tab A8 comes with thin bezels. It sports a 10.5-inch TFT display along with 16:10 aspect ratio. The tablet comes with Dolby Atmos support.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 launched; India launch awaits:
Keep in mind, the all-new Galaxy Tab A8 has not been launched in India. Moreover, the South Korean tech giant has not made any official announcement regarding Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 launch in India. On the other hand, the all-new Galaxy Tab A8 India launch has been teased by Amazon India website. This hints that the Samsung A8 tablets will debut soon in India. Although, the exact launch date has not been announced as of yet.
Samsung is offering this Tab A8 in three storage configuration 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. The internal storage is also expandable. Moreover, it can expand up to 1TB via a microSD card. Samsung is packing a 7040mAh battery on this latest Tab. It comes with 15W fast charging support. However, the South Korean tech giant is providing 7.5W standard charger within the box for this latest Samsung tablet. Additionally, Samsung also confirms that the tablet will be up for purchase in the US starting January 2022.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: Price and Specifications
The South Korean Tech giant is yet to announce the official pricing for the all-new Samsung Galaxy Tab A8. But the company does confirm that the Galaxy Tab A8 will be first available in the US and other regions. In the US, the Galaxy Tab A8 will be available for purchase starting January 2022. In another report, popular tipster SamMobile hints that the tablet will be made available in European countries in the late January 2022 or early February 2022. The tipster also hints at the pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 for European countries.
Samsung Galaxy Tablet – Wi-Fi variant
As for the expected price in Europe, the Wi-Fi variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 price starts at EUR 229 which is approximately Rs 19700 for the base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. The 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage variant comes with a price tag of EUR 259 which is approximately Rs 22300. Furthermore, the top-end variant features 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It comes with a price tag of EUR 309 which is approximately Rs 26600.
Samsung Galaxy Tablet – LTE variant
Similarly for LTE variants, the base model of Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a price tag of EUR 279 which is approximately Rs 24000. The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant is price at EUR 309 which is approximately Rs 26600. The top-end variant of LTE model packs in 4GB RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Furthermore, this variant of Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a price tag of EUR 359 which is approximately Rs 30900.
The South Korean tech giant will be offering this Galaxy Tab A8 in three colour options. These includes Grey, Pink Gold and Silver colours. Moreover, there is no information available about its international availability other than the US and European countries. Samsung did not make any official announcement about its launch in India. But Amazon India hints that Galaxy Tab A8 could launch soon in India. The e-commerce website hints at the launch of Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 India.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: Specifications
The all-new Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes in 10-inch tablet category. It sports 10.5-inch TFT display. This display gets a screen resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. It comes with an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio. The South Korean tech giant has also optimized this Galaxy Tab A8 for multitasking. With One UI interface, Samsung allows the usage of apps in split screen mode. It can be done by Drag and Split feature.
Also mentioned above, the Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a quad-speaker setup. The Samsung Tablet also supports Dolby Atmos. For the optics, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera. This is a single rear camera setup. For video calls, selfies and for unlocking, the Samsung Tablet features a 5-megapixel front camera.
Regarding the storage option, the Galaxy Tab A8 comes with three storage options. These includes 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage variants. Moreover, the internal storage is also expandable. Users can also expand the internal storage by up to 1TB via using a microSD card. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Lite 5G with S-Pen support, dual rear camera and more
Under the hood, the Samsung tablet packs in an unnamed octa-core chipset. This chipset is clocked at 2.0GHz clock speed. Samsung claims that Galaxy Tab A8’s CPU and GPU have each been increase by 10% to deliver faster, smoother performance without frustrating lagging. This chipset comes in pair with up to 4GB of RAM. The complete hardware is back by a 7040mAh battery. Moreover, this battery supports 15W fast charging over USB Type-C.
For connectivity options, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 supports LTE connectivity. It also comes with dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 support. The tech giant also confirms that the Galaxy Tab A8 is equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Moreover, the tablet runs on Android 11 OS along with the company’s own One UI 3.0 skin.
Moreover, the South Korean tech giant also provides introductory offers with the Galaxy Tab A8. The South Korean tech giant confirms that the customers who purchase the Galaxy Tab A8 will be eligible to access Samsung TV Plus directly on the tablet. To recall, this Samsung TV Plus offers access to over 200+ free channels including live and on-demand content. Additionally, the new Samsung Tab owners will also receive access to two months of YouTube Premium for free.