Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 with S Pen goes on sale in the U.S.


On October 28, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1, which debuted in South Korea a month ago, will begin selling in the U.S., priced at $350. The tablet features Samsung's S-Pen, presumably the latest version that rolled out with the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. This will give the tablet an edge over competing devices, making it more suitable for note-taking, drawing, and enhancing functionality and navigation.

Otherwise, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is powered by the Samsung Exynos 7870 chipset with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage in the base model. The 10.1-inch display has a 1920 x 1200 resolution and there are an 8MP rear camera, a 2MP front cam, and a 7300mAh battery. The tablet runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

However, the device lacks a fingerprint scanner, and there's no LTE connectivity or Samsung Pay support. If you can live with these omissions, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 presents a solid offering for $350 – especially when you don't have much of a choice for Android tablets, as most manufacturers have lost interest in this category of devices – along with consumers, to be frank.

source: Business Wire

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10 Comments

1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

they should make 2in1 win10 tablet with those specs and price.. and students will love it :-/ (change that processor to M3 or better, give it win10, at least 64GB storage, and keyboard cover, and sell it for $400 :D)

9. Psykotik_Dragon

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 21, 2013

they do...it's called the TabPro S, comes with an M3 6y processor, 6GB RAM (I believe off the top of my head), & 128/256GB Storage, & has QHD display & comes with the keyboard-case...check it out

2. krakmh

Posts: 33; Member since: Feb 21, 2015

Hopefully this will not explode.

3. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 970; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

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4. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 970; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

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5. sgtdisturbed47

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10. Psykotik_Dragon

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 21, 2013

ah ha...ah ha...ah ha...very unfunny, such lame...

6. surethom

Posts: 1730; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Another portrait tablet from smasung yawn. Replacement tab s 10.5 Please

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I am also waiting for tab S 10.5 replacement model. Hope to upgrade my tab pro 12.2

8. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1588; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

I know it's all opinion but this button placement works better for landscape IMO. Buttons are on the right side where my thumb is, no need to reach my hand in to the bottom middle of the device.

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