Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0
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Also known asSM-T350 (WiFi)
SM-T355 (3G, 4G/LTE & WiFi)
SM-P350 (WiFi w/ S-Pen)
SM-T385 (2G, 3G, 4G/LTE & WiFi)
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
Product familyGalaxy Tab
Galaxy A
TypeTablet
Release date1 May 2015;
4 years ago
 (2015-05-01)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop Upgradeable to Nougat (Android 7.1.1)
System-on-chip usedQualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016
CPU1.2GHz: Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 [1]
Memory1.5 GB (Wi-Fi)
2/3GB (LTE)
Storage16/32 GB flash memory,
microSDXC slot (up to 256GB)
Display1024x768 px (160 ppi),
8.0 in (20 cm) diagonal,
TFT LCD
GraphicsAdreno 306 GPU
SoundBuilt-in stereo
InputMulti-touch screen, digital compass, proximity and ambient light sensors, accelerometer
Camera5.0MP AF rear facing, 2 MP front facing
ConnectivityCat3 100Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UP Hexa-Band 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (4G/LTE model)
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s, (4G/LTE & WiFi model)
HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s 850/900/1900/2100 (4G/LTE & WiFi model)
EDGE/GPRS Quad 850/900/1800/1900 (4G/LTE & WiFi model)
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI (external cable)
Power4,200/5000 mAh Li-Ion battery
Dimensions208.3 mm (8.20 in) H
137.9 mm (5.43 in) W
7.4 mm (0.29 in) D
MassWiFi: 313 g (0.690 lb)
4G/LTE: 317 g (0.699 lb)
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is an Android-based tablet computer produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It belongs to the mid-range "A" line, which also includes a 9.7 inch model. It was announced in March 2015, and subsequently released on 1 May 2015.[2] It is available in Wi-Fi–only and Wi-Fi/4G versions.

History[edit]

The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 was announced together with the bigger Galaxy Tab A 9.7 in March 2015.

Features[edit]

The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is released with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung has customized the interface with its TouchWiz software. As well as the standard suite of Google apps, it has Samsung apps such a S Planner Smart Stay, Multi-Window, Group Play, All Share Play, Samsung Magazine, Professional pack, Multi-user mode, SideSync 3.0.

The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is available in WiFi-only and 4G/LTE & WiFi variants. Storage ranges from 16 GB to 32 GB depending on the model, with a microSDXC card slot for expansion up to 128 GB.[3] It has an 8.0-inch TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels and a pixel density of 160 ppi. It also features a 2 MP front camera without flash and a rear-facing 5.0 MP AF camera without flash.

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)[edit]

In October 2017, the 2017 version of the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 was announced with Android 7.1 Nougat (upgradeable to 8.1), and (Upgradeable coming up to Android Pie September, 2019) with chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, and made available on 1 November 2017.[4]

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)[edit]

In August 2018, the 2018 version of the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 was announced with Android 8.1 Oreo and made available by 7 Sept 2018.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0". GSMArena. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Samsung Introduces New 8.0 and 9.7 Galaxy Tab A Tablets". AnandTech. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  3. ^ Galaxy Tab A Specifications. Samsung. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  4. ^ Blanco, Xiomara (26 October 2017). "Samsung Galaxy Tab A is another average Android tablet". CNET. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 With 4G LTE (SM-T387) Launched; Specifications". 7 September 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.