Samsung Tab A 2017 – Review, specifications and Price in India

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Samsung has launched new version of Tab A with Bixby home, it will be called TAb A 2017. Product code of new product is SM-T385NZKAXME and model code is (T385N) . Samsung Tab a 2017 comes in 8 inch screen and support LTE. MRP for Samsung Tab A in India is 19,300, however best buy is 17,900. This product is not available so far in Indian market. Web portals with little ground knowledge are confused with Samsung Tab A 8 inch (2016) old model and claiming its already being sold online and offline in retail outlets.

Samsung Tab A 2017 latest
Samsung Tab A 2017 latest

IRS rating for Samsung Tab A 2017 : 3.7 / 5

USP of Samsung Tab A 2017

  1. 8.0 inch TFT display
  2. LTE support
  3. 1.4 Ghz quad core processor
  4. 5000 mAh battery

Also Read, Lava launched Twinpad Laptop at Rs. 15,999 in india

Critical Review and Analysis of Tab A 2017 : In India, Tablet business is on decline. Only Apple and Samsung has hold ground to some extent. Tab A 2017 is launched with LTE support. Target segment for Tablet is students. It is not comfortable to use 8 inch device for calling purpose, still it give advantage of real time connectivity and reduce dependency from two devices to one.

Bixby Home – Bixby is an intelligent, personalized voice interface for phone and tablets. It lets seamlessly switch between voice and touch modes. Just speak using natural language and Bixby will execute your command.

Tab A 2017 is priced Rs. 17,990 (MOP) in India. Price for tablet is on higher side comparing features provided by it. For LTE and 8 inch screen size, it is over price.

Full Features and Specifications

Display : 8.0 inch

Display resolution : 1280 x 800 (WXGA)

Color Depth : 16 m

Dimensions : 212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9mm

Weight : 364 gms

Processor : 1.4GHz Quad-Core CPU Speed

Special feature : Bixby Home

Operating System : Android Nougat 7.1

Rear Camera : 8 MP with auto focus and Flash

Front camera : 5 MP

Video Recording : FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps

RAM : 2 GB

ROM : 16 GB ( Available memory 9.7 GB)

Memory Expandable : Yes, up to 256 GB

Sim Slot : single, nano Sim + MicroSD

Connectivity and bands : 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD, GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900, B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900), B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B17(700), B20(800), B28(700), B38(2600), B40(2300)

USB : USB 2.0 version

Navigation : GPS, Glonass, Beidou

Ear jack : 3.5 mm

Wifi – 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4+5GHz, HT40

Bluetooth : Bluetooth v4.2

Bluetooth Profiles : A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP

PC Sync : Smart Switch (PC version)

Sensors : Accelerometer, Hall Sensor

Battery : Non Removable, 5000 mAh, internet usgae 14 hrs, video playback 14 hrs, audio playback 153 hrs, talk time 36 hrs,

Audio Format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Video Format : MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

Video Playing Resolution : FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps

SAR Value : Head SAR : 0.500 W/Kg , Body SAR : 0.914 W/Kg

 

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