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[Representational image] Samsung unveils new Galaxy Tab 10.1 A (2016) series . In Picture: Samsung showroomReuters

Consumer electronics major Samsung unveiled a new 2016 series tablet the Galaxy Tab 10.1 A in Germany on Wednesday.

The new Galaxy Tab 10.1 A (2016) sports a 10.1-inch WUXGA PLS screen with 1920 x 1200p resolution and comes with 1.16GHz octa-core processor backed by 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and a massive 7,300mAh battery.

It also features 8MP primary camera with full HD video recording ability and a 2MP snapper on the front for video chat.

The company has confirmed that the new Galaxy Tab 10.1 A (2016) will first hit stores in Europe next month. Samsung's new tablet comes in two variants — Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + LTE – for €289 (around $329/Rs.21,940) and for €349 (around $397/Rs.26,496), respectively. Both the models will be made available in black and white colour options.

It is expected to be released in other parts including India later in the year.

Watch this space for more updates.

Key features of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 A (2016):

Model Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 A (2016)
Display 10.1-inch WUXGA PLS screen with 1920 x 1200p resolution
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 1.16GHz octa-core CPU
Storage 16GB eMMC, expandable up to 200GB
  • Main: 8MP camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, autofocus, full HD video recording
  • Front: 2MP with f/2.2 aperture
Battery 7300mAh
Network 4G-LTE (model with SIM-slot sold separately)
Add-ons Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / ​​b / g / n / ac (2.4 + 5 GHz), USB v2.0
Dimensions 155.3 x 254.2 x 8.2 mm
Weight 525g
Colours Black and white
  • Wi-Fi only: €289 (around $329/Rs.21,940)
  • Wi-Fi + LTE: €349 (around $397/Rs.26,496)