Samsung Mobile has announced two android powered Tablets with mid-range specs under its new under its new Samsung Galaxy Tab A Series. The two new two new tablets dubbed; the Samsung galaxy Tab A 8 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 comes with mostly identical hardware and come in 8″ and 9.7″ display sizes respectively.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 & Tab A 9.7 both features a low resolution of 1,024 x 768 pixels, which simply result in a mediocre 160ppi and 132ppi for the Samsung galaxy Tab A 8″ and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7″ variants, respectively.
Under the hood, both devices uses 1.2 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processors, coupled 1.5GB of RAM for the Samsung galaxy Tab A 8 and 2GB RAM for the 9.7 INCH GALAXY A tablet. There is also 16GB of internal storage for the galaxy Tab A8 and presumably 32GB of internal storage for the galaxy Tab A 8 with both having a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
There is a front facing 2MP and a 5MP rear camera and a rear facing 5MP camera without LED flash. Connectivity options on both devices include LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and on the software front, both devices runs on the latest version of TouchWiz (based on Android Lollipop). Both devices are reasonably thin with a thickness of only 7.5mm backed by 4000mAh and 6000mAh battery for the tab A 8 and Tab A9 respectively.
The 8 inch WiFi only Galaxy Tab A 8 is expected o cost $275, $339 for an LTE model, and $339 for a WiFi-only 9.7 inch model or about $404 for an LTE version