The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) is almost ready to make its debut in the US. Today the Korean company has officially announced that the tablet is headed to that market, where it will be released on November 1. You’ll be able to pick one up from Samsung’s own online store, in two colors: black and silver.
The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) will be priced at $229.99. For that amount of cash you’re getting a metal frame with rounded edges, an 8-inch 1,280×800 touchscreen with 480 nits brightness, Android 7.1.1 Nougat pre-installed, and a 5,000 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
The tablet is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 chipset, aided by 2GB of RAM. 32GB of storage is built-in, and microSD cards are supported (up to 256GB). On the rear there’s an 8 MP autofocus camera with a LED flash, and on the front you’ll find a 5 MP unit. The charging port is USB Type-C and for connectivity you get Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.2.