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Samsung Galaxy Tab A going on sale in USA on May 1

Samsung Galaxy Tab A is going on sale in USA on May 1, announced by Samsung USA. The tablet was launched in two variants – 9.7-inch and 8-inch, both of them will be available. The 9.7-inch Tab A was recently launched in Germany.

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is priced at US $229.99 (INR Rs 14,450 approximately) for the 8-inch model and US $299.99 (INR Rs 18,850 approximately) for the 9.7-inch variant. Both of them will be available in Smoky Blue, Smoky Titanium and White colour variants. These are only the WiFi versions of the tablet and 4G LTE variants will release later this year.

Samsung is also going to launch a special edition of the Smoky Blue 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab A with a S-Pen on May 17. It will set you back by US $349.99 (INR Rs 22,000 approximately). Lets have a look at the specifications of the tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7-inch Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7-inch tablet features a 9.7-inch (1024 x 768 pixels) 4:3 display which is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 2 GB of RAM and has 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.

On the camera front, the Galaxy Tab A 9.7-inch comes with a 5-megapixel rear camera. It has a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The tablet is 7.5 mm thick and weighs 457 grams.

The Galaxy Tab A 9.7-inch comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+ (optional), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS as connectivity options. The tablet is powered by a 6,000 mAh battery under the hood.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8-inch Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8-inch tablet features a 8-inch (1024 x 768 pixels) 4:3 display which is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 1.5 GB of RAM and has 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.

On the camera front, the Galaxy Tab A 8-inch comes with a 5-megapixel rear camera. It has a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The tablet is 7.5 mm thick and weighs 320 grams.

The Galaxy Tab A 8-inch comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+ (optional), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS as connectivity options. The tablet is powered by a 4,200 mAh battery under the hood.

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