Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 With a 2GHz Octa-Core Processor and 7040mAh Battery Launched in India

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is now official in the country. It comes with an all-new design and also advanced features. Focused on your daily entertainment needs, it comes with a bigger screen, bigger battery, and acclaimed audio experience. The Galaxy Tab A8 will feature three colour variants — Grey, Silver, and Pink Gold. The Galaxy Tab A8 Wi-Fi variant costs Rs 17,999 for the base model (3GB+32GB), and the larger variant (4GB+64GB) is priced at Rs 19,999. There are LTE models: the base variant retails at Rs 21,999 (3GB+32GB) and the larger storage option (4GB+64GB) costs Rs 23,999.

“At Samsung, we work relentlessly to deliver meaningful innovation and great device experience to our consumers. In the last few years, tablets have emerged as a must have device for all consumer segments. Galaxy Tab A8 is a comprehensive package which has been designed keeping our consumer needs in mind. With a bigger display, long lasting battery and Dolby quad speakers, it is the perfect device for getting your work done,” said Sandeep Poswal, General Manager, New Computing Business, Samsung India.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8


The Galaxy Tab A8 has a 10.5-inch display with 1920 x 1200 resolution. It has slimmer bezels and features a 16:10 aspect ratio. According to Samsung, the display has an 80 per cent screen to body ratio that promises a more immersive viewing experience. In addition to the immersive display, quad speakers are equipped in the Galaxy Tab A8 with Dolby Atmos certification to ensure users enjoy a rich stereo sound. As well as a cinematic experience, Samsung claims.


Under the hood, the Galaxy Tab A8 is powered by an unspecified octa-core processor with up to 2GHz of clock speeds — that promises smoother multitasking, uninterrupted gaming, and seamless app navigation. Users can split-screen and use two apps side-by-side and an additional pop-up window for multitasking.

The tab further features up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of built-in storage. There’s support for microSD expansion for up to 1TB. It applies to both LTE and non-LTE (Wi-Fi) models. The Galaxy Tab A8 has a bigger 7040mAh battery capacity, supporting a 15W fast charging through a USB Type-C interface.

The Galaxy Tab A8 equips an 8MP rear camera with a 5MP selfie shooter. Samsung is introducing a new screen recorder feature on this tablet. For educational purposes, this feature allows users to record clear, detailed videos of tutorials or lectures or even for self-recording. In terms of safety, the Galaxy Tab A8 comes with Samsung’s Knox security, and for authentication, it has a face recognition feature. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Bluetooth 5.0.

Lastly, Samsung has a new introductory offer with which users can avail Rs 2,000 cashback on ICICI Bank Credit and Debit cards and get Book Cover worth Rs 4,499 for Rs 999 only.

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Vishnu Sarangapurkar

Vishnu works as a Content Writer for Mr. Phone. His primary interests revolve around covering smartphones and all other gadgets connected to the Internet.