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Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) goes official with 8-inch display, 5,000 mAh battery

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As expected, Samsungquietly introduced its budget-friendly Galaxy Tab A (2017) tablet.Despite rumors suggesting the slate will be launched on the market asSamsung Galaxy Tab A2 S, the South Korean company chose another name,at least in some regions.



Specs-wise, there are nosurprises if you've read out previous reports about the tablet. TheGalaxy Tab A (2017) is an entry-level slate that sports an 8-inchdisplay with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution.



On the inside, the tabletpacks a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, coupledwith 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage. The Galaxy Tab A (2017) hasa decent 8-megapixel camera on the back and a secondary 5-megapixelselfie camera.



Samsung included agenerous 5,000 mAh battery inside and Android 7.1 Nougat is runningon board. For those interested in a cheap tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2017) costs just $285, but it's only available in Vietnam for thetime being.



source: Samsung via Roland Quandt

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) specs
  • Display 8.0 inches 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera) 5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 5000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI
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