Samsung Malaysia Electronics releases 7-inch Galaxy Tab A 2016 for RM799 in Malaysia

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Samsung Malaysia Electronics have announced a new tablet unit today, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2016 which was first unveiled at MWC 2016. Designed for users who wants practical functionality in stylish simplicity, the new 7-inch tablet brings a new meaning to productivity on the move with this modest yet powerful device. It's currently available in all Samsung Experience Stores nationwide, coming in Black, Silver and White at a retail price of RM799 (inclusive of GST). Below are the official specifications:

  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB storage (expandable memory available up to 200GB)
  • 7-inch WXGA TFT display
  • 8.7mm thick, weighs 289g
  • 5MP rear camera + 2MP front camera
  • Kids Mode
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 4000mAh battery

“At Samsung, we make conscious efforts in innovation to help users enhance their day-to-day lives and with that, we are thrilled to introduce a new edition of our Galaxy Tab A series to Malaysian fans. The Galaxy Tab A 2016 is specially designed to meet the urban consumer’s need for productivity and performance packed in a sleek 7-inch tablet,” said Lee Jui Siang, Vice President of Mobile and IT Business Unit, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

“We understand that mobility is a huge part of today’s lifestyle, which is why Samsung has packed the very best of tablet technology into a sleek, compact body, comfortable enough to be brought on-the-go. Carrying work and entertainment around has never been easier!” he added.

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As a compact tablet, the cover provides a firm grip, allowing users (especially children) to hold the tablet nicely without having to worry of dropping. The upgraded battery can last as long as 11 hours with just surfing the internet around, and 10 hours of a movie marathon.

The tablet also has a Kids Mode feature that offers free and native apps, With thousands of localised content, children would be able to broaden their knowledge anywhere they go. Kids Mode makes the tablet the safest environment for kids as parents can allow specific apps and monitor their usage, giving them a peace of mind whenever their children play and learn using the Galaxy Tab A 7.

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