On 1st August, Samsung had launched the Galaxy Tab S4 and Galaxy Tab A 10.5 tablets in New York, U.S. Today, the South Korean company has announced the mid-range Galaxy Tab A 10.5 tablet in India. The major selling features of the tablet includes big display, large-sized battery, quad speakers and Kids mode. There is no confirmation on when the company will be introducing the powerful Galaxy Tab S4 in the country. As far as Tab A 10.5 is concerned, it appears like a stripped-down version of the Galaxy Tab S4.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 Specifications and Features
Featuring a TFT LCD screen of 10.5 inches, the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 measures 260 x 161.1 x 8mm and weighs 534 grams. The screen of the tablet offers an aspect ratio of 16:10 as its supports WUXGA resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels.
The Snapdragon 450 SoC that includes 1.8 GHz octa-core processor is present under the hood of the tablet. The SoC is coupled with 3 GB of RAM. It features an inbuilt storage of 32 GB. For more storage, it is equipped with a microSD card slot. The tablet houses a huge battery of 7,300mAh capacity.
The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is preloaded with Android 8.1 Oreo. that is customized with Samsung’s Experience UX. The Kids mode available on the tablet provides a safe environment for kids to use the tablet with restricted features. The Smart Home Display allows it to be used as a display for favorite photos, weather, calendar and so on. Bixby Vision is also present on the Tab A 10.5 for identifying landmarks and language translations for signs and menus.
The connectivity features that are available on the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm audio jack and USB-C. There is an LED flash enabled 8-megapixel camera on its rear shell. It is fitted with a front-facing camera of 5-megapixel. It promises impressive audio experience as it features quad speakers along with Dolby Atmos support. There is no fingerprint scanner on this device.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 has arrived with a price tag of Rs. 29,990 in India. It can be availed through Flipkart and Samsung’s online store from 13th August. Both the sites have started with the pre-orders of the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 from today. The tablet will be also available for buying through offline retailers.
The color variants of the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 are Ebony Black and Urban Blue. As far as launch offers are concerned, Reliance Jio is offering a cashback of Rs. 2,750 when customers recharge with Rs. 198 or Rs. 199 plan. No cost EMI and bank offers are also available for its buyers.
Samsung claims that the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a complete family entertainment tablet. What do you think about its pricing and specs? Share us your views by posting your comments below.