Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 which was launched in India last week, goes on sale starting today. The budget tablet under Rs 20,000 comes in two variants with each having two storage options. The new Galaxy tablet sports a 10.5” WUXGA display and will be offered in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + LTE variants. It packs a massive 7,040mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging. The Samsung tablet takes on the likes of the Nokia tab T20 and Realme Pad.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Price in India
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is priced at Rs. 17,999 for the base 3GB RAM + 32GB storage Wi-Fi only variant, while its Wi-Fi + LTE variant comes at a price of Rs. 21,999. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage Wi-Fi only variant is available at a price of Rs. 19,999 and the Wi-Fi + LTE variant is priced at Rs. 23,999. The Galaxy Tab A8 is available in three vibrant colours – Gray, Silver, and Pink Gold.
The new tablet can be purchased on the official website, Amazon, Reliance Digital, and leading online and offline retailers. Under a limited period introductory launch offer, consumers can avail instant cashback of Rs. 2000 while paying with ICICI Credit Cards and can get Book Cover worth Rs. 4499 for just Rs. 999.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Key Specifications
The Galaxy Tab A8 has a 10.5” display with 1920 x 1200 resolution. It has slimmer bezels and features a 16:10 aspect ratio. 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. 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 new Samsung 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.