Samsung is reportedly working on two premium mid-range handsets called as Samsung Galaxy C5 and C7. The devices have been leaked several times and are expected to launch soon. Recently, a tablet from Samsung with high-end specifications was spotted on TENAA called as Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 8.0. Now, the brand has officially announced a new tablet in the Tab A series called as Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) in Europe. The tablet is the successor of Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) that launched recently.
In terms of specifications, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 features a 10.1-inch (1920×1200 pixels) WUXGA TFT PLS display with 16:10 aspect ratio and 224ppi as pixel density. Under the hood, it fuels 64-bit Samsung Exynos 7870 octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz paired with Mali-T830 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 200GB. The device runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow based TouchWiz UI overlaid.
On the camera front, the tablet sports an 8MP primary camera with autofocus, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash and a 2MP front-facing camera for video chats and selfie clicks. The device packs a 7300mAh battery that is rated to offer a decent battery life. It includes standard connectivity options like 4G-LTE/3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.2 and microUSB 2.0 port with OTG support. The tablet features Kids Mode 4.0 that lets the parent keep a check on the time the kids use the tablet and can also set the apps that kids can use.
The dimensions of the tablet measures 155.3 x 254.2 x 8.2 mm weighs heavily around 525 grams and comes in Black and White color options. The Wi-Fi variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) is priced at 289 Euros (approx US$ 329 / Rs. 21,980) and the 4G-LTE variant costs 349 Euros (approx US$ 397 / Rs. 26,545). The tablet will be available in Germany and other European countries from June 2016. As of now, there is no information about the launch of the tablet in other markets. Stay tuned for more updates!