Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5: features, price and opinion

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5: features, price and opinion

Are you looking for a tablet? The Korean firm Samsung has just presented a new Tablet that joins the Galaxy Tab A family. It is the Tab A 10.5 2018, which has a large screen size and LCD technology with minimal frames, good autonomy, storage and different extra settings for the little ones in the house. All this with a premium design and different extras. Do you want to know it in detail? We show you all the information about this new Tablet.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a large device. It has a 10.5-inch panel, which makes the device have dimensions of 260.0 x 161.1 x 8.0 mm, with a weight of about 530 grams for the WI-FI version and about 535 grams for the version. with LTE connectivity. Even so, the Korean firm has managed to reduce the screen frames to achieve a panoramic panel experience.

The back of the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 has a smooth finish that ends with rounded corners . In the center we see its large lens, which protrudes slightly from the body . Just below, the LED flash. As well as the Samsung logo. The frames continue with polycarbonate, with a lower area of ​​speakers and a USB type C. In the upper area is the headphone jack. The buttons are on the right and left.

Technical specifications

screen10.5 ”TFT LCD panel, WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200)
Main chamber8 megapixel AF, Full HD video
Camera for selfies5 megapixels, Full HD video
Internal memory32 GB,
ExtensionmicroSD up to 400GB
Processor and RAMQualcomm Snapdragon 450, eight cores with 3 GB of RAM
Battery7,300 mAh
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Experience
ConnectionsBT, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS
SIMnanoSIM (4G model)
Designpolycarbonate and glass
Dimensions260.0 x 161.1 x 8.0 mm
Featured FeaturesKids mode, Smart Things
Release dateAugust
Pricefrom 330 euros

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5, large panel and many extras

One of the most interesting specifications of this Tablet is its screen. A 10.5-inch LCD panel with 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution. The ratio remains at 16:10, a standard ratio on tablets and perfect for consuming multimedia content, such as series on Netflix, videos on YouTube or images. To the panel we add Dolby Atmos technology for a more immersive sound. As well as 3D audio with the help of four speakers.

In addition, the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 adds different extras such as Kids Mode. It is a software configuration for children where they can use the Tablet freely . The kids mode launches a much more basic and simple launcher, where the little ones can navigate the interface. This mode has its own browser, much more limited than the original. In addition, it includes by default different apps and games for all audiences. Finally, we must emphasize that the Kids Mode can be adjusted as a user.


Front of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5. The buttons are on screen and there is no fingerprint reader.

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 also adds compatibility with SmartThings, Samsung's service that allows us to control connected appliances. From an app we can program them, adjust the temperature or control their status. For productivity we find a section with Bixby, where we can see daily information, events and different data, such as images or reminders.

Price and availability of the Galaxy Tab A 10.5

This tablet will arrive in Spain in two versions, one with a WI-FI connection, which is around 330 euros . On the other hand, the model with 4G connectivity costs about 390 euros. We do not know the date of the sale.