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Display

Size:

10.1 inches
8.0 inches
10.4 inches

Resolution:

1200 x 1920 pixels, 224 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 283 PPI
2000 x 1200 pixels, 5:3 ratio, 224 PPI

Technology:

TFT
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

64.68 %
70.31 %
78.94 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2500 MHz
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 330
Adreno 610

RAM:

2GB
3GB LPDDR3
3GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB
16GB, available to use: 11 GB
32GB, available to use: 19.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.1.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
4500 mAh
7040 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8.1 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8.1 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

HDR
HDR, EIS, Video sharing

Front:

2.2 MP
2.2 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 inches (266 x 172 x 6.9 mm)
8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches (213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm)
9.75 x 6.20 x 0.28 inches (247.6 x 157.4 x 7 mm)

Weight:

17.46 oz (495.0 g)
9.52 oz (270.0 g)
16.79 oz (476.0 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP57
Water, Dust; IP68

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White
Dark gray, Silver, Gold

Phone functionality:

Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 230 / € 223

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab A7 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 20, 2013
Sep 03, 2014
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