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Samsung launches Galaxy Tab A in UAE

Tablet comes with Android Lollipop, ‘enhanced’ S-Pen

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab A in UAE
The Galaxy Tab A is available in three models: the 8-inch (LTE) T355 for AED1,199; the 9.7-inch (LTE) T555 for AED1,399; and the 9.7-inch with S Pen (LTE) SM-P555 for AED1,599.

Samsung Electronics this weekend announced it has launched its Galaxy Tab A tablet in the UAE.

The Android 5.0 (Lollipop)-powered device is available in 8-inch and 9.7-inch variants and supports an optional "enhanced" S-Pen.

According to Samsung, the tablet's processor is 21% faster than that of the Galaxy Tab 4, its body is thinner, at 7.5 mm and it is 6g lighter. It includes a 5MP autofocus rear camera and a 2MP forward-facing camera.

Samsung said the optional S-Pen delivers "mouse-like accuracy and selection" and has been designed to support business solutions such as Microsoft Office for Android.

"We envision the stylish Galaxy Tab A to be the go-to tablet for your everyday digital needs," said Hayssam Yassine, head of IT and Mobile, Samsung Gulf. "With a range of free content for leisure and productivity this powerful Samsung tablet offers a high level of personalisation and a better viewing experience at an affordable price. The Galaxy Tab A is beautifully packaged in an extremely portable form and will be a perfect companion for the home, the office, and everything in between.

The Galaxy Tab A is available in three models: the 8-inch (LTE) T355 for AED1,199; the 9.7-inch (LTE) T555 for AED1,399; and the 9.7-inch with S Pen (LTE) SM-P555 for AED1,599.

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