Released some time ago the Galaxy Tab A has just received a successor. The new generation of the Samsung’s tablets has been just introduced to its home-market of South Korea, where it is sold for an equivalent of $440. Although the device comes equipped in a package of quite respectful specs, its biggest selling points are a massive 7,300 mAh battery and S Pen enhanced input.
Samsung launched today the second gen Galaxy Tab A. The tablet packs a generous 7,300 mAh battery, big 10.1-inch screen and S Pen enhanced input known from the Note 7.
Those who wanted to have the Galaxy Note 7 S Pen’s functionality on their tablet got reason to be happy. As the released today Galaxy Tab A comes with that feature out of the box. The S Pen offers a multiplicity of features, identical to those found on the Galaxy Note phablets. The stylus-dedicated input enhances our communication with the device, allowing us to take notes even when the device’s screen is off thanks to Samsung’s Notes app. In addition, the Galaxy Tab A (2016) will also automatically translate the words highlighted with the S Pen
Measuring 254.3 x 164.2 x 8.2 mm the new Galaxy Tab A houses a 10.1-inch display with 1080p of resolution. The device runs on an octa-core Exynos 7870 processor paired with 3GB RAM and 32 GB of built-in storage. Those who consider the storage space insufficient may expand it up to 256GB using microSD cards. The said computing parameters should come as a guaranty of smooth performance of Android 6.0 Marshamallow the slate operates on. In the optics department, the Galaxy Tab A delivers a combination of an 8MP primary camera and 2MP selfie snapper on the front. Powered by a 7,300 mAh battery promised to deliver 14 hours of normal usage, the tablet supports fast 4G LTE and weights 558 g.
No matter how good the Galaxy A tab may look like, at this point sadly the device is a South Korea exclusive offering. On the premiere day it has been priced at 489,000 Won, which translates to something round $440. Furthermore, Samsung also plans to offer a book case for the Galaxy Tab A, enabling to use the tablet from various angles. As for the US premiere, it is hard to say whether or when the device will port to the States, as the manufacturer didn’t shared any details in this field yet.