Samsung has launched its Galaxy Tab A 7.0, an entertainment-friendly tablet in India. The Galaxy Tab A 7.0 is priced at Rs 9,500 and will go on sale starting January 5 from retail stores across the country as well as Amazon India.
The Galaxy Tab A 7.0, as the name implies, features a 7-inch WXGA TFT display with HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The tablet is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The tablet also supports expandable storage up to 200GB via microSD card slot.
The tablet features a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera. It supports connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS with GLONASS and 4G LTE with VoLTE calling. The tablet packs a 4,000mAh battery which the company claims can support up to 9 hours of video playback.
“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,” said Vishal Kaul, Director, Samsung India.
The Galaxy Tab A 7.0 also comes with other features like Kids Mode that provides educational contents designed specifically for kids. It also includes parental controls making it easier for the parent to set usage time limits and restricted app access. Samsung says the Kids Mode on Galaxy Tab A 7.0 is meant to offer fun yet safe experience for kids.
The Galaxy A 7.0 measures 108.8 x 186.9 x 8.7mm in dimension and weighs around 289 grams. It also includes FM Radio, has a 3.5mm headphone jack and uses microUSB port for charging.
Samsung has also partnered Reliance Jio to offer cashback of Rs 2,000 for those purchasing the Galaxy Tab A 7.0. Reliance Jio users need to recharge with Rs 299 for 24 months in order to get cashback of Rs 2,000 in the form of Jio money. The Galaxy Tab A 7.0 owners will get Rs 800 after 12 months while the remaining Rs 1,200 will be credited after 24 months. The tablet will be available for purchase starting tomorrow in black and white colors.