In December last year, Samsung officially introduced Galaxy Tab A8. Now the company has officially launched the tablet in Indian markets. This is an affordable tablet and considering this, the tablet comes with some impressive features.
Before knowing the specifications, let’s comprehend the Galaxy Tab A8 price and availability in India. So, the new tablet carries a price tag of INR 17,999. It will go on the first sale in the country on January 17 through Amazon, Flipkart, and Samsung’s official online stores.
The company is offering INR 2,000 cash back on select card transactions and buyers can also book cover for Rs 999. The Tab A8 will be available in Gray, Silver, and Pink Gold colors.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Specifications:
The Galaxy Tab A8 comes with a 10.5-inch WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels) LCD display with uniform bezels on all four sides, 16:10 aspect ratio, and 80-percent screen-to-body ratio. It features an octa-core chip with a maximum clock speed of 2GHz.
Furthermore, the product offers an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. However, the selfie camera is on the right edge, which means you have to use the tablet in landscape orientation for capturing selfies or video calling.
The tablet sports a 7040mAh battery that supports 15-watt fast charging. Last but not least, it comes with an Android 11 based One UI 3.1 operating system. However, it will surely get an Android 12 based One UI 4.0 update in the coming days.
Made in India Chromebooks: Google signs new partnership with HP
Google and HP have announced a partnership to manufacture Chromebooks in India, making them the first Chromebooks to be made in the country. The partnership aims to improve the digital education scenario in India by providing affordable and secure computing devices to students and educators.
According to the information, the Chromebooks will be produced at the Flex Facility near Chennai, where HP has been making various laptops and desktops since August 2020. The production of HP Chromebooks starts on October 2, 2023.
Chromebooks are the leading devices in K-12 education globally, with over 50 million students and teachers using them. Chromebooks have built-in accessibility and security features that make them ideal for online learning.
Today, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed the partnership through a tweet on X (Twitter). He mentioned, “We are partnering with HP to manufacture Chromebooks in India – These are the first Chromebooks to be made in India and will make it easier for Indian students to have access to affordable and secure computing.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Plus with Snapdragon chip spotted on Google Play Console
Google Play Console listing doesn’t reveal much about its specs, while its existence is almost confirmed. The Galaxy Tab A9 Plus will feature a 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution display, while the size remains unknown at the moment.
Past reports revealed that this tablet will be equipped with Snapdragon 695 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM. However, the Tab A9 is said to sport MediaTek’s Helio G99 chipset and a 1340 x 800 pixels resolution display.
Samsung enhances Smart View feature through new update
Now, the company is enhancing the Samsung Smart View feature through a new update. It fixes some issues that users spotted in previous versions to improve the performance and stability of the app.
The installtion package size of this update is 5.73MB, available on the Galaxy Store. If you use the Smart View function of a Samsung smartphone, then you should install the latest update of it.
You can get the Samsung Smart View 18.104.22.168 update through Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. Also, you can download it through the link mentioned here.