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The everyday, everything tablet
Discover a companion in the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 – a tablet that excels at the basics, but adds a lot more. With a design that makes it easy to carry with one hand, it’s slim, compact and portable – the ideal blend of performance and design.
Premium, compact design
Sleek metal back for a premium feel, available in either black or silver to fit your own style.
Designed for the whole family
Slim and just 347 grams, children can carry it with ease, while adults can grip it in just one hand. Whether you’re carrying it to the office or on holiday, it’s the perfect take anywhere tablet for life on the move.
A screen you’ll love to watch
Galaxy Tab A8 packs an 8-inch, bright 1280×800 pixel display, with a 16:10 screen ratio for optimum viewing in both upright and horizontal.
Better for sharing
Kids Home lets you shape a safe environment for your children to explore. Simply tap on Kids Home in the Quick panel and use the same PIN or biometrics set for your device to enter and exit the app.
Battery life that stands out from the pack
Galaxy Tab A8 carries more power than you’d expect in a device this sleek. The 5,100mAh* (typical) battery gives you the freedom to forget about the charger for long periods of time when you go somewhere or want to binge the latest show.
When it comes to performance and space, Tab A8 checks all the boxes. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. A dedicated SD Card slot** allows up to 512GB more so you can keep all your memories in place.
Stay connected, even when apart
With multi user mode, everyone in your family can have a separate login so you can keep your work files separate from your kids games. Also keep everyone’s schedule, photos and reminders together with Family Share.
Optimised tablet software with One UI
View only what you want, when you want it. With One UI, the Galaxy Tab A8 minimises display clutter by curating content that is most relevant to you. Simply tap and focus on what you want to see and read one detail at a time, and enjoy the big screen optimised tablet experience.
*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4,980mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
**MicroSD card sold separately. External storage can be used to store media (photos, videos and music files) but not applications.
|Samsung Galaxy Tab A8||Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e||Samsung Galaxy Tab A||Samsung Galaxy Tab S4||Samsung Galaxy Tab S3||Samsung Galaxy Tab S2|
|Display||8″ WUXGA (Widescreen Ultra Extended Graphics Array) display||10.5″ Super AMOLED display||10.1″ WUXGA (Widescreen Ultra Extended Graphics Array) display||10.5″ Super AMOLED display||9.7″ Super AMOLED display||8″ Super AMOLED display|
|Battery power||5,100 mAh (typical) – up to 14 hours internet usage (Wi-Fi)||7,040 mAh (typical) – up to 9 hours internet usage (Wi-Fi), up to 15 hours video playback||6,150 mAh (typical) – up to 13 hours internet usage (Wi-Fi), up to 13 hours video playback||7,300 mAh (typical) – up to 10 hours internet usage (Wi-Fi), up to 16 hours video playback||6,000 mAh (typical) – up to 8 hours internet usage (Wi-Fi), up to 12 hours video playback||4,000 mAh (typical) – up to 10 hours internet usage (Wi-Fi), up to 14 hours video playback|
|Internal storage||32 GB||64 GB / 128 GB||32 GB||64 GB||32 GB||32 GB|
|Cameras||Front (2MP) and rear (8MP)||Front (8MP) and rear (13MP)||Front (5MP) and rear (8MP)||Front (8MP) and rear (13MP)||Front (5MP) and rear (13MP)||Front (2.1MP) and rear (8MP)|
|CPU processor (speed and performance)||2GHz||2GHz, 1.7GHz||1.8GHz, 1.6GHz||2.35GHz, 1.9GHz||2.15GHz, 1.6GHz||1.9GHz, 1.3GHz|
|Security||Screen Lock||Face Recognition and Fingerprint Scanning||Screen Lock||Iris Scanning||Fingerprint Scanning||Fingerprint Scanning|
|Key features||Kids Home, built-in speaker||Quad speakers, 3D sound with Dolby Atmos||Kids Home, 3D sound with Dolby Atmos||Quad speakers, 3D sound with Dolby Atmos, S Pen||Quad speakers, AKG Acoustics, S Pen||Kids Mode, Intuitive Multi Window|
|Micro-SD card slot||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|