Samsung has officially added the Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) to its product portfolio. It has arrived as the successor to the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablet from last year. The Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) features built-in LTE support, longer battery life, and an affordable price tag. The full metal construction and high-resolution display can also be found on some of Samsung’s other high-end tablets, however the display is an LCD one instead of AMOLED. The tablet is currently available with select carriers in the US, and international availability is not known yet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) specifications and features
The Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) flaunts an 8.4-inch display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10. The device is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7904 SoC with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card.
The Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) sports an 8-megapixel sensor with autofocus at the rear and a 5-megapixel sensor at the front. The tablet draws power from a 5,000mAh battery with fast charging support. Samsung claims up to 12 hours of video playback and 11 hours of browsing on a single charge.
Connectivity options available on the new Galaxy A tablet include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C, dual speakers, headphone jack, and more. The tablet runs Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. The device measures 7.95 x 4.93 x 0.29 inches and weighs 317 grams. The tablet ships with a 1-month trial edition of the Samsung Kids Plus app. New users of the app can benefit from a subscription discount of $7.59 (~Rs 570) after the trial version expires.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) price and availability
The Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) is priced at $279 (~Rs 21,000) on Verizon in the U.S. Other retailers like AT&T, US Cellular, Sprint, and T-Mobile variants are expected to make the device available soon. It is only available in a Mocha colour.