June 18, 2019

Review - Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen (SM-P205)

What you need to know about Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S Pen

Highlights
  • 8-inch full HD screen
  • Samsung S Pen support
  • 1.8GHz octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM & 32GB storage
  • USB C & microSD support
  • Optional 4G LTE
  • Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S Pen

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen is a very exciting Android tablet that could be a great choice. Here is the reason why you can consider this Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen (SM-P205).

Display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S Pen
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S Pen 
With the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) comes with 8-inch screen. It has an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. While some premium tablets offer a higher pixel density, I think that full HD on 8 inches is very good. It’s certainly sharp enough to comfortably read with.

S Pen
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S Pen
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S Pen 
The S Pen enable you to snap photos, change slides, and pause YouTube videos with a press of the button or even set your own custom controls The S Pen is included without any extra charge. It’s fantastic for writing down quick notes or to do some quick drawings. Moreoever, the S Pen comes with the IP68 rating, S Pen is resistant to water and dust.

Memory & Storage
Samsung Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is a mid-range tablet with mid-range hardware. That means we’re getting an Exynos 7885 octa-core processor with two 1.8GHz and six 1.6GHz cores. It has 3GB of RAM and a 32GB internal storage. Out of the box, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 still have around 21.6GB.

Battery
Samsung Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen
Samsung Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen
In my standard battery test out, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen could lasted around 9hours. For this, I’m always looping an HD video at normal brightness. However, in real life, its battery performance can be even better. For example, it definitely will not lose much energy while in standby.

Pricing
Samsung Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen
Samsung Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with S-Pen for RM1099. To purchase, here (on their official Samsung Store).