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7.9/10
Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
10.4"
Camera
8+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Android Authority

The Galaxy Tab A7 may cost a bit more than competing low-cost tablets and It's no pro-grade machine, but for everyday activities such as watching videos, browsing the web, and even gaming, it gets the job done and then some.

- Eric Zeman, Android Authority
Android Police

Yes, if all you'd use your tablet for is casual media consumption or web browsing. The Tab A7 is perfectly capable of both, and it's priced right at $230 (and frequently discounted, to boot). It's got really strong battery life, too, and build quality is better than you'd expect in this price segmen...

- Taylor Kerns, Android Police
SlashGear

Is the Tab A7 for you? It is if you don’t need a tablet for any intensive work and want one to use as a media device, or if battery life is paramount. With measured expectations, I think there are a lot of people who will be pleased by what the A7 offers.

- Eric Abent, SlashGear
The Verge

Instead of spending time and resources developing features most people won’t use, Samsung focused on what matters here: putting the best speakers and perhaps the best display you can get in a tablet at this price point. And really, that’s all you could want from a tablet like this. It needs to look...

- Dan Seifert, The Verge
Gadgetbyte

This budget Android tablet provides goods in just the right areas. Sure, it could have been a lot better if only they had provided a brighter display, but considering its battery life and fit for media consumption configuration, I’d rate this one as a go-to budget tablet. You just have to keep in mi...

- Utsav Mallik, Gadgetbyte


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Screen Size
10.4"

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7's screen size is 10.4 inches with 1200 x 2000 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
7040mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 7040 mAh battery.

Galaxy Tab A7 Specs

Overview
Release date September 28, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
variations
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Body: 1.01 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 7040 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Gray, Silver, Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.74 x 24.76 x 0.7 cm (6.2 x 9.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 477 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1200 x 2000 pixels
Pixel density 224 pixels
Size 10.4 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging IM
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 10.4, Galaxy Tab A7 (2020), SM-T500, SM-T505N

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