Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) with 8-inch screen launched in India for Rs. 17,999

Samsung has officially launched its latest budget tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2017), in India today. This mid-range tablet is the successor to the last year’s Galaxy Tab A (2016). This tablet was first unveiled last month in Vietnam. It features an 8-inch WXGA LCD display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. The whole package is covered in a metal unibody and the tablet runs Android 7.1.1 out-of-the-box with the Samsung Experience 8.5 user interface.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017): Price in India & availability

The Galaxy Tab A (2017) comes in Black and Gold. It is priced at Rs. 17,999, and it can be purchased from official Samsung website or Samsung authorised offline retail stores in India.Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017)

Inside the Galaxy Tab A (2017) is a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 SoC offering a clock speed of 1.4GHz. The tablet packs 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage, and provides an option of expandable storage up to 256GB using a microSD slot. As far as the imaging is concerned, there’s an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash, whereas at the front-facing camera is a 5-megapixel shooter. Dimensions-wise it measures up to 212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9mm in and weighs around 364 grams.Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017)Connectivity-wise you get 4G LTE support with support for voice and video calling, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 + 5GHz HT40,  Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, BDS, USB 2.0 port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The whole package is powered by a 5000mAh non-removable battery. The company claims that it can last up to 14 hours while playing back videos continuously.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017): Specifications

  • Display: 8-inch WXGA TFT display with 1280 × 800 pixel resolution
  • Software: Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Samsung Experience 8.5 UI
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset with Adreno 308 GPU
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB on-board storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD card slot
  • Cameras: 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with F/1.9 aperture, LED flash, 5-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 + 5GHz HT40,  Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS/Beidou, USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm jack
  • Dimensions: 212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 364 grams
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Colours: Black and Gold


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