Previously rumors were spread that the Samsung to launch a tablet with the latest Galaxy Note 8, but that did not happen. However, the company has just made the tablet official in Vietnam, touted as the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017. The newly arrive tablet is the successor to the last year model but this time it comes with more enhanced and improved hardware and specs.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 Features
The Galaxy Tab A (2017) features a full metal body design with an 8.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display that carries the support for 800 x 1280 pixels resolution at a 189 ppi of pixel density. The device runs on the seventh generation Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box.
The tablet is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor consisting of quad core Cortex-A53 CPU, which is having a clock frequency of 1.4GHz. For the graphics, there is an Adreno 308 graphics chipset. The 2017 tablet offers a 2GB of RAM along with 16GB of internal storage. If you need a more storage, you can put a microSD card that supports expansion up to 256GB.
In terms of optics, the tablet sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, autofocus, and LED flash. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Under the hood, there is a powerful and massive 5,000mAh non-removable battery, which company claimed to offer 15 hours of internet usage per single charge. The connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, LTE support, Bluetooth 4.0, and a microUSB port for charging. The tablet is available in two color options, namely Black and Gold.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 Specs
- 0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display
- 800 x 1280 pixels resolution
- 189 ppi of pixel density
- Android 7.0 Nougat operating system
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor
- Adreno 308 graphics chipset
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB of internal storage
- Expandable storage: up to 256GB via MicroSD card
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- 5-megapixel front facing camera
- 5,000mAh non-removable battery
- microUSB port
- Color options: Black and Gold
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 Price
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 is available for purchase with a price tag of $258.