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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 launched in India: Price, Specs and more

Korean smartphone maker Samsung has launched a new tablet in India, dubbed as Galaxy Tab A 7.0.  The tablet comes with 4G LTE support and voice calling capability. The tablet is priced at Rs. 9,500 and it will be available in India from today, January 5.

Samsung had originally introduced the Galaxy Tab A in 2016. Now, the latest Tablet A 7.0 comes with model number SM-T285 and has similar specifications as its predecessor. It has a 7-inch WXGA screen and is powered by a quad-core processor, a 5MP primary camera and a 2MP front camera.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 sports a 7-inch (1280 × 800 pixels) WXGA TFT LCD display. Dimension wise it measures 186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm and weighs 286 grams.

The tablet is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. Memory wise, it packs 1.5GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 200GB via a microSD card. Camera wise, it sports a 5MP autofocus rear camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. The Galaxy Tab A 7.0 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.


Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS. The Galaxy Tab A 7.0 is powered by a big 4,000mAh battery. It also comes with Kids Mode with Parental Control that lets parents set usage time limits and restricting app access for their children.

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 is priced at Rs. Rs. 9,500 and comes in Black and White colours. It will be available across retail stores and from Amazon India starting January 5, 2018.

Commenting on the launch, Vishal Kaul, Director, Samsung India, said,

Consumer-centric innovation is at the forefront of our business. With Galaxy Tab A 7.0, we are providing our customers a device that is the perfect blend of refined design, Superior display great performance and non-stop entertainment. Galaxy Tab A 7.0 caters to consumers’ On-the-go and Me-time needs thereby acting as a perfect companion for their active lifestyle.”

Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra Pal Singh

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