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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Price & Specs

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) is an entry-level tablet made for family entertainment. Announced with less fanfare, the new 7-incher comes with an HD display, a quad-core processor and a humongous battery. The tablet is kid-friendly as well.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) Key Specs & Features

  • 7.0-inch IPS Touchscreen, 800 x 1280 pixels (216ppi)
  • 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC8830 or 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 8GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 150 Mbps download)
  • 4000mAh Li-ion Battery
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Display and Camera

Content viewing is one of the primary reasons people go after tablets; the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) looks ready to deliver relatively well in that regard.

It sports a 7-inch IPS LCD display – that is if you haven’t guessed the size already from its name – giving ample space for content.

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The tablet has the potential to deliver awesome viewing, but a screen resolution of 1,280 x 800 is somewhat on the measly side of things.

If you are comfortable capturing images with a device this big, you should be able to take some decent shots with the 5-megapixel autofocus camera gracing the rear of the tablet.

A 2-megapixel snapper with an f/2.2 aperture is on the front of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) to see to your selfie needs.

Hardware and Software

The Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) carries a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor under the hood. The Cortex-A53 CPU is clocked at 1.3 GHz and is helped for decent gaming by an Adreno 306 GPU.

It comes with 1.5 GB of RAM. Integrated storage has a rather low capacity of 8 GB, but there is a dedicated microSD card slot for extending this by up to 200 GB. The slate will boot Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system for a feature-rich user experience.

Miscellaneous Specs

A behemoth 4,000mAh battery is under the hood to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) running for hours on end. The colossal juicer promises up to 100 hours in music playback.

The slate will be available in Wi-Fi-only and LTE versions. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and microUSB 2.0 as well as Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot for connectivity.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) is built for the entire family. It comes with a newer Kids Mode which lets your children share in the fun while you stay in control.

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Pricing and Availability

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N65,000 to N110,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016):

General Features

  • Platform: Android OS 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 (Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410)
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
  • Colours: Pearl White, Metallic Black
  • Dimension: 186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 283 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single-SIM


  • Display: 7.0-inch Touchscreen, 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 5 MP Camera, HD Video 720p @30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, autofocus
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera, Skype


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Up to 200GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 900 / 1800MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
  • HDMI Port: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: No
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor:
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Traditional Voice Calls: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Digital TV: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4000 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Use Time: Up to 11 hours (Multimedia)
  • Music Playback: Up to 100 hours

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Price & Specs was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: February 24th, 2017
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