Posted Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The company's latest galaxy tablets will arrive next month.
Samsung has unveiled pricing and release dates for its Galaxy Tab A devices. The tablets will be available in 8-inch ($230) and 9.7-inch ($300) models.
"This latest addition includes some of the best features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab series, while streamlining connectivity," said Gary Riding, senior vice president, Mobile Computing at Samsung Electronics America. "The tablet will let users connect to everything that matters, from family members, friends and colleagues, to work and entertainment content, as well as other smart Samsung devices."
Both models feature LCD TFT panels with a resolution of 1024x768 and a 4:3 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the tablets are powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core, Qualcomm APQ 8016 CPU, 1.5GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage running Android 5.0. A 2MP front camera and a 5MP rear camera are included as well. The 8-inch model features a 4200mAh Li-Ion battery while the 9.7-inch model uses a 6000mAh Li-Ion battery. Finally, the devices also feature a special Kids Mode, making them a perfect fit for all members of the family.
The Galaxy Tab A 8-inch and Galaxy Tab A 9.7-inch are now available for pre-order. The tablets are expected to start shipping on May 1.
Source: Samsung via Business Wire
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