Samsung launches Tab A (2016) with quad-core CPU
Samsung launches Tab A (2016) with quad-core CPUSamsung Germany (Official)

Consumer electronics major Samsung has launched a new budget slate dubbed as Tab A (2016).

The new Samsung tablet sports a 7.0-inch TFT display and comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and a massive 4,000mAh battery.

It also features 5MP primary camera with CMOS sensor and autofocus on the back and a 2MP snapper on the front.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) price and availability:

The new Tab A (2016) has been made available in Germany for €169 ($188.54/Rs 12,627), SamMobile reported. It comes in black and white colour options.

It is expected to hits stores in other regions of Europe and Asia in coming days. Watch this space for more updates on the new Galaxy Tab A series.

In a related development, Samsung officially commenced the global roll-out of the flagship Galaxy S7 series on March 11.

Read more: Samsung Galaxy S7 series hit stores in international markets

Key specifications of Samsung Tab A (2016):

Model Samsung Galaxy A (2016)
Display 7.0-inch WXGA TFT screen with 1280x800p resolutions
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor 1.3GHz quad-core processor
Storage 8GB, expandable up to 200GB
  • Main: 5MP camera with CMOS sensor, HD (720p) video recording, autofocus
  • Front: 2MP camera with CMOS sensor
Battery 4,000mAh;
  • Internet usage duration (WLAN): up to 11 hours
  • Video playback: close to 9 hours
  • Music (audio) playback: close to 100 hours
Add-ons Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz), GPS/GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.0, micro USB v2.0,
Dimensions 186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm
weight 283 g
Colourss White and black
Price €169 ($188.54/Rs 12,627)