Samsung Launches the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen

Samsung today launches the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen in 2 sizes. The Galaxy Tab A with S Pen will be available from May 1 at the following recommended retail price: Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (9.7”) 4G: S$598, Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (9.7”) Wi-Fi: S$498, Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8.0”) 4G: S$498, Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8.0”) Wi-Fi:$398. Read on for the specs and more information on the accessories.


Here is Specs

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen


1 For selected apps only.
2 The estimated maximum standby time (“Time”) provided has been calculated based solely on Samsung’s internal standby time test results, measured when device is at rest. The test conditions were based on various network connections under initial factory settings using the same settings as the Ultra Power Saving Mode. Therefore, the Time may not be accurate depending on your current network configuration, application usage, mode settings, signal strength, noise, features or tasks selected, actual usage patterns, operating temperature, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. Unless otherwise expressly stated or legally required, Samsung disclaims any warranty that the Time will be accurate without any error.
3 Hancom Viewer is pre-installed. The editing program is downloadable via application update.
4Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/upgrades.
5 Dependent on network, SIM card usage and battery condition.

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News Release


Samsung Launches the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen – The Perfect Combination of Portability and Smart Usability

Samsung today announced the availability of the slim and sleek Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8.0”) and Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (9.7”). A slimmer, lighter version of its predecessors, the GALAXY Tab 4 (8.0”) and GALAXY Tab 4 (10.1”), the all new Galaxy Tab A with S Pen offers users outstanding performance and comfortable viewing experience.

Providing users with the perfect combination of portability and smart usability, the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen features a slim design that does not compromise on screen size. It has a wider display ratio for maximum reading and web browsing enjoyment.
In addition, the new Galaxy Tab A with S Pen comes with an Enhanced S Pen that gives users a realistic handwriting experience for a more convenient way to stay creative and productive on the go.
Key Product Highlights

  • Exude style with the Slim and Sleek form factor that is comfortable to grip, and a beauty to behold. At only 7.55mm, the portable Galaxy Tab A with S Pen lets you read, watch, work, and play in style.
  • Better Performance and Improved User Interface – Powered by 64-bit Quad Core Processor and 2GB RAM, the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen sets the bar for multitasking on the go. With the new optimised Android™ 5.0.2 (Lollipop) UX home screen, action buttons are always within reach and file sharing is made easier.
  • Enrich your tablet experience with the Enhanced S Pen. Users can handwrite notes and schedule items, choosing from various calligraphy fonts for instant beautiful penmanship. The Enhanced S Pen also comes with Air Command, which includes Action Memo, Screen Write, Image Clip and Smart Select; that allows users to create and collect content with ease.
  • Enjoy a comfortable viewing experience with both the 8.0” and 9.7” screens. Featuring a 4:3 aspect ratio, users can experience how the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen is the perfect fit for reading and web browsing. Its Adaptive Display feature automatically adjusts display settings to suit the surrounding environment for an ultimate viewing experience.
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Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy Tab A with S Pen will be available in Sandy White and Smoky Titanium in Singapore at Telecommunication Operators, authorised mobile retailers, major Consumer Electronics stores and Samsung Experience Stores, from May 1 at the following recommended retail price:

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

Compatible Accessories for the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen will be available from May 1 at the following recommended retail price:

  • Book Cover: $68 for Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (8.0”) and $78 for Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (9.7”) in Blue, Orange and Dark Titan.
  • 8,400mAh Battery Pack: $78 in Blue, Silver and White
  • Level On Wireless: $388 in Black, Blue, Red and White
  • S Pen: $38 in Sandy White and Smoky Titanium

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