South Korean manufacturer Samsung has launched its Galaxy Tab A8 in India on Thursday. It is the latest big-screen device from the brand which was initially unveiled in December last year.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a 10.5-inch TFT display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels, symmetric thin bezels, 16:10 aspect ratio and 80 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It measures 6.9mm in thickness, weighs 508 grams and runs on One UI 3 based on the Android 11 operating system.
The device features an 8MP primary rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. It is powered by an octa-core Unisoc T618 processor based on a 12nm process and clocked at 2.0GHz paired with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage which can be expanded up to 1TB via a microSD card slot.
It also has a quad-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support along with an accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, light, hall sensor, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo. There is a 7,400mAh battery that supports charging at 15W. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth v5, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 price starts at Rs. 17,999 for the base 3GB + 32GB Wi-Fi only variant, while its Wi-Fi + LTE variant will cost Rs. 21,999. The 4GB + 64GB Wi-Fi only variant, on the other hand, will be sold for Rs. 19,999, while its Wi-Fi + LTE variant is priced at Rs. 23,999. This device will be available in three colours- Grey, Pink Gold, and Silver.
It will be available to purchase from January 17th onwards via Amazon, Flipkart, Samsung e-store, and authorised offline retail stores across the country. As a launch offer, buyers will get Rs. 2,000 cashback on using ICICI Bank cards and also receive a Book Cover worth Rs. 4,499 only for Rs. 999.