Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Announced – 10.4″ General Purpose Tablet With Android And Quad Speakers

Just the day after Samsung started taking orders for the high-end Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 tablets, Samsung expectedly unveiled their interesting new mid-range Android tablet with the new model name Samsung Galaxy Tab A7:

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 is a 10.4-inch tablet that's launched with Android 10 + One UI 2.5, and it's a kind of general purpose mid-range tablet that's not supposed to cost too much, while still providing users with a satisfying experience in this tablet range. Specs like 4 speakers makes sure of that.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 has a 10.4-inch screen with the same 2000 x 1200 Full HD display resolution that was introduced on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. But where the more powerful Tab S6 Lite is leans a little more towards productivity, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 leans a little more towards entertainment instead.

UPDATE: As of June 2022, the Tab A7 Wi-Fi has been updated to Android 11 in all main markets, and to Android 12 for the 4G LTE version (model number SM-T505). The Android 12 upgrade started rolling out to Wi-Fi models in July on a country to country basis.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 is equipped with the octa-core 2.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and 32GB and 64GB storage options. The microSD card slot supports memory cards up to a staggering 1TB though, so you can take a lot of files with you.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 is offered as both a Wi-Fi model (SM-T500) and as both unlocked and locked Wi-Fi + 4G LTE models (SM-T505 and SM-T507), weighing 476 grams and 477 grams respectively. The thickness is just 7mm, which is pretty good.

Further Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 specifications includes a 5MP front camera, an 8MP rear camera with 1920 x 1080 Full HD recording, quad speakers featuring Dolby Atmos, dual-band Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB C port (USB 2.0), and a 3.5mm audio combo jack.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7

The average Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 battery life is 14 hours long from a 7040 mAh battery.

Official Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 accessories is so far a Book Cover which doubles as a folding tablet stand. (Update: A Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Keyboard will be launching in December.)

There are three color options for the Tab A7 too, with these being dark grey, silver, and gold. The grey and gold models features black bezels, but the silver model features a white bezel around the display.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 will be launched in the US on October 8, with the price starting at $229.

– Tom Bowen