After announcing the 2016 iteration of some of the Galaxy J series and galaxy A series, Samsung has now quietly listed a new tablet dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) on  its  Dutch website. The tablet is an entry level tablet with some impressive Specs with a Wifi only model and a 3G model.

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In terms of Design, the Samsung Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) looks to the 2015 Galaxy A series with a more rounded appearance a rounded the edges. The device looks portable measuring only 186.9mm x 108.8mm x 8.7mm and weighs 283 grams which makes it both light and portable, so going about with the tablet won’t be a major headache.

On the front of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) is a 7.0-inch TFT LCD display with 16 million colours and a 1280×720 pixels display resolution. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz  quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with a Adreno 306 GPU .

The device is helped by a 1.5GB RAM and  just 8GB of onboard storage, but not to worry as the internal storage can be expanded  up to 200GB using a micro SD card.

Elsewhere,the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box and it is backed by a 4,000mAh battery which Samsung claims can deliver up to 100 hours of  music playback.

On the Coonectivity front, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) will be available in Wi-Fi-only and 3G variants, with support for Bluetooth 4.0 , A2DP , microUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot.


  • 7-inch (1280×800) LCD display
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB) with microSD
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 8.7mm thick and weighs 283 grams
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+ (Optional),WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS
  • 4,000mAh battery

Pricing and Availability

The device is available in Europe as the Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) and will be launched in US as the Galaxy Tab E.The Samsung Tab A is available in  black and white.The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) price when available in Nigeria will range from N60,000 -N85,000 depending on the prevailing Market forces.

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