Few months ago, reports on Samsung working on a mid-range tablet came in. Couple of weeks earlier, rumors came in which claimed that the upcoming mid-range tablet might come in two variants, SM-T280 and SM T285. SM-T280 will supposedly be the Wi-Fi only model while SM-T285 will feature 4G support. Recently, pictures of the rumored tablet came in which further solidified the claims made months back.
Other than the technical names mentioned above, we are expecting this tablet to carry the name ‘Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 A’ when/if unveiled. Tab A will be featured in two color variants, i.e black and white. As the far as the specifications of the Tab A are concerned, we are expecting to see a 7 inch 1280 x 800 resolution display which will be powered by a 1.3GHz processor. Furthermore, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB storage capacity further prove the fact the tablet is designed to be a mid-range one. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 A will come two cameras, 5MP at rear end of device while a 2MP front at front. This device might also feature a microSD slot to allow its customers to expand the storage capacity if deemed necessary. These components will be powered by a 4000mAh battery which takes the device to a total weight of 283 grams.
Reports are that the device will run the Android 5.1 Lollipop as the specifications are not enough for the latest version of the OS. Android 5.1 was the first big maintenance release for Lollipop, fixing bugs and improving performance and stability over the original 5.0 release. On the surface, Android 5.1 is almost identical to 5.0, it introduced some minor changes in: Quick setting tweaks, screen pinning, device protection, volume and interruptions sliders. Android 5.1 also added HD voice and DUAL SIM support.
For further updates on the device’s release, stay tuned.
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