Earlier today Samsung held a press event in Russia, where the company announced its new Galaxy Tab A and Tab A Plus, both of which are mid-tier tablets.
The Galaxy Tab A series comes in two variants, one 8-inch and the other at 9.7-inches, both featuring a 4:3 aspect ratio and a display resolution of 1024×768 pixels. Both are also quite thin, with a depth of only 7.5mm.
The tablets also feature an unspecified quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB of internal memory with microSD card support (up to 128 GB extra), a 5 megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a 4,200mAh battery. The 9.7 inch Galaxy Tab A also features two speakers at the bottom, while the 8-inch model only has one.
Samsung is also making both tablets available in Wi-Fi only and LTE options. The 8-inch model will be priced at around 16,990 to 18,990 rubles for WiFi and 20,990 to 22,990 rubles if you require LTE. The 9.7-inch model with be cost between 20,990 to 22,990 rubles and 24,990 to 26,990 rubles for Wi-Fi and LTE variants respectively.
Doing the conversions, the prices range between €280/$308 and €410/$436. All models will come in a choice of blue, grey and white case color options and will be made available later in the year.