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Samsung launches Galaxy Tab A tablets in Singapore, available from S$398

By Cookie Monster - on 4 May 2015, 11:58pm

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab A tablets in Singapore, available from S$398

 Image source: Samsung Mobile Singapore

Spotted on IDA's database a few weeks ago, Samsung's latest range of tablets are now available in Singapore at telcos, authorized mobile retailers, major consumer electronics stores and Samsung Experience Stores. 

Officially known as the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen, the new range of tablets come in two display sizes (9.7 and 8-inches with aspect ratio of 4:3), and offer both Wi-Fi only and cellular connectivity options.

Specs that are uniform across the four models are a 64-bit quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 2GB RAM, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, 16GB internal storage space, display resolution of 1,024 x 768 pixels, microSD support up to 128GB, 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera and 2-megapixel front-facing autofocus camera.

The Galaxy Tab A devices come with the standard suite of software features such as Air Command (Action Memo, Smart Select, Image Clip, Screen Write), Air View, S Note, Scrapbook, Multi-Window, Ultra Power Saving Mode, Smart Manager and Private Mode. You get exclusive privileges from Samsung Galaxy Life:

  • 65% off 1 year subscription for 2 SPH Magazines titles at S$28 (worth up to S$80)
  • Free additional 100GB Microsoft OneDrive for two years (worth up to S$65.80)
  • One free book from Kindle for Samsung every month for one year (worth up to S$60)
  • Free six-month subscription of remote access to Parallels Access (worth up to S$13.50)
  • Free three-month premium subscription of Evernote (worth up to S$20.40)
  • Free professional drawing toolkit from Sketchbook for Galaxy (worth up to S$6.80)
  • Free one-month access to over 80 learning apps on Samsung KidsTime (worth up to S$6.50).

The Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8-inch) measures 208 x 137.9 x 7.5mm, weighs 338g (4G) / 334g (Wi-Fi) and is powered by a 4,200mAh battery. Its 9.7-inch sibling measures 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5mm, weighs 490g (4G) / 487g (Wi-Fi) and runs on a 6,000mAh battery. Available in Sandy White and Smoky Titanium, the Galaxy Tab A devices are available at the following retail prices:

  • Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (9.7-inch) 4G - S$598
  • Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (9.7-inch) Wi-Fi - S$498
  • Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8.0-inch) 4G - S$498
  • Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8.0-inch) Wi-Fi - S$398

Samsung also offers a range of compatible accessories such as the following:-

  • Book Cover (S$68 for the 8-inch model, S$78 for the 9.7-inch model)
  • 8,400mAh battery pack (S$78, blue, silver and white)
  • Level On Wireless (S$388, black, blue, red and white)
  • Additional S Pen stylus (S$38, sandy white and smoky titanium)
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