Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab A with a 9.7-inch display and an S-Pen
After displaying it at an event in Russia, Samsung has officially announced the mid-range tablet dubbed Galaxy Tab A for the Netherlands. It features a 9.7-inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels (tablets from Samsung will now come with a 4:3 screen aspect ratio), a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, 1.5GB RAM, 5-megapixel primary camera with autofocus, 2-megapixel secondary camera, and Android 4.4 KitKat.
An additional variant of this tablet will also come with S-Pen, allowing users to scribble or jot down notes using the pre-installed S-Note application. It even features a Kids Mode, where they can playfully learn, draw, play music, or click images, all without misusing the Internet or deleting important data.
“Samsung is doing a lot of research into the use needs of people. Because people use their tablet mostly for browsing and reading, we are expanding our portfolio with a 9.7 inch tablet those web sites, e-books and digital magazines or newspapers best justice to come. ” says Gerben van Walt Meijer, Marketing Manager of Samsung Mobile Netherlands.
The Galaxy Tab A will be available in the Netherlands from early May in three variants – 16GB Wi-Fi variant for €299, 16GB LTE variant for €369, and 16GB Wi-Fi variant with S-Pen for €349.