More screen, more power and more power – Samsung Newsroom Germany

The latest Galaxy Tab A series optimizes your everyday life – from entertainment to hybrid learning

today announced the release of its new Galaxy Tab A8, the most streamlined, powerful device in the Tab A-series to date. The Galaxy Tab A8 offers stunning screen, power, and performance in a sleek and lightweight design that’s ready for learning, entertaining, connecting, and more. It’s an immersive wearable experience that suits users’ everyday lifestyle and budget, and syncs seamlessly with other Galaxy devices.

“In a world where remote working and learning has become the norm, tablets have become an essential device for so many,” said Matthew Leem, vice president of Global Brand Marketing Group, MX (Mobile eXperience) Business Samsung Electronics. “They are the perfect tool to get more out of our online activities at home and on the go. We know that people are increasingly using tablets for video calling, online classrooms, gaming and streaming, so we’ve added brilliant new features to the Galaxy Tab A8 to help you connect on a new level. ”

Everything you want to see and do is improved

The Galaxy Tab A8 experience starts with Samsung’s signature tablet design and feel, which is loved by Tab S series users. Its lightweight shape offers an expanded 10.5-inchCH Screen with a remarkably slim bezel and a typical 16:10 aspect ratio. The result is a screen-to-body ratio of 80 percent, which enables a much more immersive viewing experience than previous tablet models. Whether users are streaming a favorite show, playing games with friends, or meeting family on video calls, the Galaxy Tab A8’s quad speaker with Dolby Atmos® delivers a rich soundscape with unparalleled detail, depth and realism.

And with Samsung TV Plus and more than 200 free channels, Galaxy Tab A8 owners can enjoy live and on-demand entertainment to their hearts’ content.[1] And for new users, the Galaxy Tab A8 offers two months of ad-free YouTube Premium so you can watch your favorite videos continuously, in the background and offline.[2]

In addition to its incredible display, the Galaxy Tab A8 offers even more power and performance in the Samsung Tab A series. The Galaxy Tab A8’s CPU and GPU have each been increased by 10%[3] to deliver faster, smoother performance without frustrating delays. Plus, the Galaxy Tab A8 offers multiple storage options so users can choose the one that’s right for them. Choose between 32 GB, 64 GB or – new with the Galaxy Tab A8 – 128 GB of storage. Use the expandable microSD card function to get up to 1 TB of storage space.[4] The Galaxy Tab A8 is now also available with 3GB or 4GB RAM.[5] A 7,040 mAh[6] Battery with up to 15W[7] Fast charging means users can stream for hours without worrying about losing power.

A galaxy of comfort and protection

The Galaxy Tab A8 offers a fun and productive experience enhanced by Galaxy’s open ecosystem of devices and partners that aims to make everyday life easier and better in meaningful ways. The past two years have proven that tablets can be a gateway to better experiences – both at work and while playing. The Galaxy Tab A8 offers robust interactive learning content and practical parental controls that make it easy for parents to provide a safe and engaging learning environment for their children at home and on the go. Users can instantly access a comprehensive snapshot of device usage and activity in one place, set screen time goals and track progress throughout the week. Thanks to Samsung’s partnerships with global content partners and the ability to customize the home screen with playful icons and color schemes, kids can also enjoy a fun, personalized tablet experience.

For easier, powerful multitasking, you can split your screen and use two apps side by side, and even add a pop-up windowwith multi-active window. When you’re in a class, you can chat with classmates, take notes, and watch a presentation at the same time. And when you’re browsing the web, just drag a link aside from your current window to create a split screen. The drag & split function automatically opens a second browser window for more dynamic website browsing.[8]

With the 8-megapixel rear camera, the 5-megapixel front camera and the brand new screen recorder function of the Galaxy Tab A8, students, teachers and even gamers don’t have to miss a thing. You can record clear, detailed videos of tutorials or lectures, or even record yourself demonstrating with your voice and screen. This feature allows you to record your own notes while highlighting key points or writing on the screen to match what you have said with what you see so you can focus and understand your notes. And when you’re ready to switch from your Galaxy Tab A8 to your Galaxy smartphone, you can share text, a webpage, pictures and more between devices with quick copy and paste.

Most importantly, users can enjoy all the features of the Galaxy Tab A8 with confidence and peace of mind. The Galaxy Tab A8 is powered by Samsung’s industry-leading Knox security platform with layered protection. Face recognition ensures that Galaxy Tab A8 owners are the only ones who have easy access to their device. The constant real-time protection of the core software ensures that external threats do not gain access to the device.


The Galaxy Tab A8 will be available in gray, silver and new pink gold[9] in Europe from late December and will be available in other regions including the US in January 2022. For more information, visit, or


* All functions, features, specifications and other product information contained in this document, including but not limited to the benefits, design, prices, components, performance, availability and capabilities of the product, are subject to change without notice. specificationifications vary by market and / or carrier.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
display 10.5 inch * 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) TFT

*Measured diagonally as a full rectangle without taking into account the rounded corners. The actual visible area is less due to the rounded corners.

operating system Android 11
Dimensions 246.8 x 161.9 x 6.9 mm
Weight W.i-Fi / LTE: 508g
camera [Rear] 8MP AF

[Front] 5MP

Reminder* 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory /

4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory /

4 GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage

microSD ** up to 1 TB

*Storage availability may vary by market, model, color, or carrier. Actual space availability may vary based on preinstalled software, market, model, file size, and format.

**MicroSD card sold separately.

processor Octa-core, 2GHz
Battery* 7,040 mAh (15 W adaptive fast charging supported **)

*Typical value, tested under third-party laboratory conditions. A typical value is the estimated average value, taking into account the variation in battery capacity between battery samples tested according to the IEC 61960 standard.

**The 15W adaptive fast charger is sold separately.

Connectivity LTE *

WLAN 5 (802.11 a / b / g / n / ac)

Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® v5.0

*The availability of the LTE model varies depending on the market and network operator.

Color* Gray, silver, rose gold

*The availability of the product colors may vary depending on the market, region and mobile operator.

connections Type-C USB 2.0, 3.5mm ear jack
Sensors Accelerometer, compass, gyro, light, hall sensor
GPS GPS + GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo
Audio Quad stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos®
safety Samsung Knox, face recognition
Equipment* Book cover, transparent edge cover, standing protective cover

*Accessories are available separately.

[1] The Samsung TV Plus app is available free of charge from the Galaxy Store and Google Play in the relevant markets for selected Galaxy device users with Android O OS or higher. Network connection required.

[2] For new subscribers only (no previous YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, YouTube Red, or Google Play Music trial). The benefit only applies to devices activated by 03/05/2022 and must be redeemed by 04/05/2022 PST. Payment method required. After the test phase, monthly billing. Cancel anytime. No refunds for partial billing periods. Full terms: The availability of offers may vary depending on the market.

[3] Compared to the Galaxy Tab A7 (2020).

[4] MicroSD card sold separately.

[5] RAM / ROM / memory specifications may vary by market, model, color, or carrier.

[6] Typical value, tested under third-party laboratory conditions. A typical value is the estimated average value, taking into account the variation in battery capacity between battery samples tested according to the IEC 61960 standard.

[7] A 7.75 W charger is included. The 15W adaptive fast charger is sold separately.

[8] The drag and split feature works with Samsung Internet, Samsung Notes, My Files, Messages, and more. Compatibility may vary depending on the app.

[9] The availability of detailed features (such as memory and color) may vary depending on the market and network operator.

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