Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE lands locally with a sub-Php16k price

Looking for a tablet with stylus and LTE connectivity? First announced back in March at the Mobile World Congress, Samsung’s eight-inch Galaxy Tab A is seen to be listed on several local retailers’ inventories as of this week. Measuring only 7.5mm thick, the Galaxy Tab A sports a stylus pen for taking notes while on-the-go, and is equipped with 2GB RAM, expandable 16GB internal storage, and Android Lollipop out of the box.


Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-P355) specs

  • 8.0-inch TFT LCD  display, 1024 x 768, 160ppi
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-core chip
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • expandable via microSD up to 128GB
  • 5MP rear AF camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • Single-SIM
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+
  • Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.o, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 4200mAh battery
  • 208.3 x 137.9 x 7.4 mm, 313 g

We’ve noticed that local stores have priced the new tablet below the Php16k price range: Villman has a listing at Php 15,990, while CMKCellphones listed the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 a few hundred pesos cheaper at Php 15,200.


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