Samsung launches Galaxy Tab A featuring Bixby Home

Himanshu, 18 November 2017

Samsung has launched a new tablet dubbed Galaxy Tab A. The device is powered by a 1.4GHz processor, and sports an 8-inch display of 1280800 pixel resolution. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory.

The device features an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter. It's 8.9mm thick, and packs in a 5,000mAh battery.

On the software side, the new Galaxy Tab A features Bixby Home - which is the virtual assistant's card-based contextual interface - as well as Bixby Reminder. Other prominent software-related features include Home Mode (that displays useful info - calendar, weather, and time - while the tablet is being charged).

The new Galaxy Tab A is currently available in Samsung's home country of South Korea. It comes in both WiFi and LTE options, with the former costing KRW 264,000 (around $240) and the latter setting you back KRW 308,000 (around $280).

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Funny is that in Brazil has not yet been released, but it already has a support page: http://www.samsung.com/br/support/model/SM-T385M­­ZKPZTO Even the Galaxy Tab Active 2 that has already been released there still does not have a page like that!

  • AnonD-711468

iPad (2017) is the best deal (specs/dollar), but if one can't afford that , there are better solution than Tab A ... Giving $240 for almost half the specs of a $310 tab is IMO highway robbery. It's a $150 tablet, tops masquarading itself as...

That was not my point. If you go back to my original first post here, Im saying that you should not compare this low speced tablet with ipad 2017. Tab A is not flagship grade. What was your point anyway? You keep recommending android tablet with high...