Announcement: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) budget tablet

Officially presented, including in the Russian market, a new tablet from the budget line Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019).

Among the epithets with which the novelty is described, there are alsoExpected - “practical”, “compact”, and not quite standard for this line “thin” and “metallic”. An entry-level tablet designed for “content consumption” looks, nevertheless, quite premium - an 8 mm case with a metal back. There is a choice of colors - black and silver options. The speakers are located in the lower end and do not catch the eye.

Screen 8-inch TFT, resolution 1280x800pixels Chipset 4-core - Snapdragon 429. Memory is sparse - 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, slot for microSD-card is. The battery is 5100 mAh, they promise “long hours” of working without recharging, without specifying how exactly they are debts.

There are WiFi and LTE modifications. The kit includes a 2-month free YouTube Premium subscription.
There is a children's corner - Samsung Kids Home mode.

Russian prices yet, there is Malaysian - 599 ringit for LTE-option. In rubles, it is about 9225 parak, like and a bit.


SM-T295LTE, 3G, GSM, 347 g
SM-T290WiFi, 345 g

The main characteristics of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019):

EkranTFT, 8 ″, 800 × 1280, 16M colors
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 429
2 GHz, 4 x Cortex A53, Adreno 504
RAM RAM 2 GB, ROM 32 GB, Micro-SD up to 512 GB
Mobile Internet LTE
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1-5,7,8,12,17,20,28,38,40,41
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
BatteryLi-Ion, 5100 mAh, non-removable
Dimensions 210 x 124.4 x 8 mm
Weight347 g
8 megapixel camera, no flash, autofocus
frontal: 2 MP
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie, One UI
Sensors Accelerometer, Illumination

Tatyana Kobelskaya