Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5

7.5/10 AVG.
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7.5/10
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
10.5"
Camera
8+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


India Today

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is for those who need a basic Android tablet and just cannot work with iOS simply because of its walled ecosystem. Android definitely offers a lot more apps that work in tandem with your smartphone, including WhatsApp which makes it easier to act as a smartphone substitute.

- Sanket Vijayasarathy, India Today
Business Standard

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a tablet strictly meant for multimedia enthusiasts. It is powered by a 7,000 mAh battery, which keeps the device going for almost a day with a mix of videos, music and casual internet browsing. With the addition of the Samsung Smart Things app, the tablet also double...

- Khalid Anzar, Business Standard


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Screen Size
10.5"

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5's screen size is 10.5 inches with 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 400 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
7300mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 7300 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 15 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy Tab A 10.5 Specs

Overview
Release date August 24, 2018
Regions available USA, United Kindom, India
Networks
No cellular data
variations
SIM card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa core 1.8 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Body: 0.555 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 7300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 15 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 15 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Up to: 15 hours
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Blue, Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 26 x 16.11 x 0.8 cm (10.2 x 6.3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 529 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density 216 pixels
Size 10.5 inches
3D No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging IM
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Exposure value, HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, ASF, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SM-T595, SM-T590

SIM card slot only available on LTE version.

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India Today

The go-to Android tablet

from India Today

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is for those who need a basic Android tablet and just cannot work with iOS simply because of its walled ecosystem. Android definitely offers a lot more apps that work in tandem with your smartphone, including WhatsApp which makes it easier to act as a smartphone substitute.

Read full review

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is for those who need a basic Android tablet and just cannot work with iOS simply because of its walled ecosystem. Android definitely offers a lot more apps that work in tandem with your smartphone, including WhatsApp which makes it easier to act as a smartphone substitute.

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Business Standard

Slate will impress multimedia enthusiasts

from Business Standard

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a tablet strictly meant for multimedia enthusiasts. It is powered by a 7,000 mAh battery, which keeps the device going for almost a day with a mix of videos, music and casual internet browsing. With the addition of the Samsung Smart Things app, the tablet also dou...More

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a tablet strictly meant for multimedia enthusiasts. It is powered by a 7,000 mAh battery, which keeps the device going for almost a day with a mix of videos, music and casual internet browsing. With the addition of the Samsung Smart Things app, the tablet also doubles up as a smart device in a connected space using internet of things.

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