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Samsung Galaxy Tab A announced in Russia

In Russia, Samsung has announced two new Galaxy Tab A 8-inch and 9.7-inch tablets, which will go on sale later this year.

Published onMarch 17, 2015


Earlier today Samsung held a press event in Russia, where the company announced its new Galaxy Tab A, a new mid-tier tablet with a 4:3 display.

The Galaxy Tab A series comes in two variants, one 8-inch and the other at 9.7-inches, both featuring a 4:3 aspect ratio and a display resolution of 1024×768 pixels. Both are also quite thin, with a depth of only 7.5 mm.

The tablets also feature an unspecified quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB of internal memory with microSD card support (up to 128 GB extra), a 5 megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a 4,200mAh battery. The 9.7 inch Galaxy Tab A also features two speakers at the bottom, while the 8-inch model only has one.



Samsung is also making both tablets available in Wi-Fi only and LTE options. The 8-inch model will be priced at around 16,990 to 18,990 rubles for WiFi and 20,990 to 22,990 rubles if you require LTE. The 9.7-inch model with be cost between 20,990 to 22,990 rubles and 24,990 to 26,990 rubles for Wi-Fi and LTE variants respectively.

Doing the conversions, the prices range between €280/$308 and €410/$436. All models will come in a choice of blue and gold case color options and will be made available later in the year.