Consumer electronics giant Samsung launched two mid-range tablets, Galaxy Tab A and Tab E, in India on Thursday, 18 June.
Galaxy Tab A:
Galaxy Tab A is the high-end model. It boasts of 8.0-inch XGA screen and runs on the Android Lollipop OS, backed by 64-bit class Snapdragon 410 series processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and 4200 mAh battery.
Galaxy Tab E:
Galaxy Tab E was unveiled early this week in Taiwan. It features bigger 9.6-inch WXGA display and ships with one generation-old Android 4.4 KitKat OS, 1.3GHz Spreadtrum quad-core CPU, 1.5GB RAM and 5000 mAh battery.
Both Tab A and E series tablets house same 5mp camera on the rear side and a 2mp snapper on the front.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Tab E India price and release details:
The company has confirmed that Galaxy Tab A will be made available across India via both physical brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce sites for ₹20,500 this month.
On the other hand, the new Galaxy Tab E will be exclusively sold on Flipkart for ₹16,900. It will go on sale by June-end.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy Tab E:
|Models||Samsung Galaxy Tab A||Samsung Galaxy Tab E|
|Display||8.0-inch XGA TFT screen with 1024x768p resolution||9.6-inch WXGA TFT screen with 1280x800p resolution|
|OS||Android 5.x.x Lollipop||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||64-bit class 1.2GHz Snapdragon quad-core CPU||1.3GHz Spreadtrum quad-core CPU (type: SC7730SE)|
|Storage capacity||16GB, expandable up to 128GB||8GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Battery||4200 mAh||5000 mAh|
|Add-ons||Voice-calling feature, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz bandwidth), micro-USB v2.0, microSD card slot, GPS/GLONASS||Voice-calling feature, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz bandwidth), micro-USB v2.0, microSD card slot, GPS/GLONASS|
|Dimensions||137.9 x 208.4 x 7.5 mm||241.9 x 149.5 x 8.5 mm|
|Weight||320 g||490 g|