Impressions of Samsung's new mid-range tablet

Samsung brings another lower-middle-tier Android tablet to Germany and expands the A series with it. Among other things, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a 10.5-inch Full HD display, a metallic cover and an optional LTE module. our colleague Andrei Tokarsky The Galaxy Tab A8 breaks down in the video and summarizes its first impressions.

middle class solid equipment

After unpacking, the Galaxy Tab A8 makes a high-quality impression. The case is made almost entirely of metal, the tablet is 6.9 mm thick and weighs 508 grams. In total there are four speakers with good sound quality, and there is also a classic headphone jack. The front camera is 5 MP and the back camera is 8 MP. There is no fingerprint scanner, but face unlock is possible.

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The Galaxy Tab A8 has a 10.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. It’s laminate, has solid viewing angles, and color reproduction is okay, if not great. Unfortunately, Samsung’s S Pen is not supported.

Unisoc Tiger T618 like a heart

With the Unisoc Tiger T618, Samsung is installing a relatively unknown chip, in which eight cores clock a maximum of 2 GHz. There is also a choice of 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 128GB of internal memory. In the cheapest configuration, the tablet is available from 229 euros. It performs a little better than its predecessor in benchmarks, but the gaming performance is a little better compared to it directly. However, you should not expect a powerful gaming tablet here.

Android 11 is preinstalled as an operating system along with Samsung’s One UI 3.1 user interface. Unfortunately, Samsung Dex desktop mode is not supported.

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