Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)

Announced:
Mar 12, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 1, 2016

Display

Display size:

7.0 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

216 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

69.91 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Effects

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

7.36 x 4.28 x 0.34 inches (186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

9.98 oz (283 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3475

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7, 28 nm

GPU:

Mali-T720

RAM:

1.5 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

8 GB

Available to use:

4.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Tablet

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Internet use:

Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback:

100.00 hours

Video playback:

9.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 150

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 12, 2016
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-T280

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) features a 7-inch TFT screen with a resolution of 800 x 1280 (WXGA). The Exynos 3475 SoC is under the hood containing a quad-core 1.3GHz CPU and the Mali-T720 GPU. 1.5GB of RAM is on board, along with 8GB of native storage. A 200GB capacity microSD slot is available for those requiring additional memory. On the back of the slate is a 5MP camera, with a 2MP camera in front for selfies and video chats.

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