Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 spotted on Geekbench with Unisoc T618 SoC, 3GB RAM, and more

  • The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 has been spotted on Geekbench after its Bluetooth certification yesterday.
  • The midrange tablet will be the successor the Galaxy Tab A7.
  • The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 will run on Unisoc T618 SoC and 3GB RAM.

Samsung has been working on its new midrange tablet the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 that will be succeeding the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7. The rumour mill has been churning and we had exclusively come across some design renders, as well as its specifications and a prospective launch timeline. 91mobiles had also secured information on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8’s specifications early. The Korean tech giants midrange tablet also went through Bluetooth certification after having cleared the Bluetooth SIG yesterday. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 has now popped up on Geekbench which gives us a clearer perspective of what the tablet is capable of. 

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Geekbench listing spotted

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 cleared its Bluetooth certification yesterday and has now popped up on Geekbench. The midrange tablet is now well through its development phase and evidence suggest the launch is imminent in the near future. We have spotted both the Wi-Fi (SM-X200) and LTE (SM-X205) variants of the Samsung tablet on Geekbench.

On the hardware front, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 runs on the Unisoc T618 octa-core chipset with a base clock of 2.0GHz. The processing unit is paired to 3GB of RAM and with that combined has posted a score of 1704 single-core and 5256 multi-core on Geekbench. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 which carries the model number (SM-X205) according to the Geekbench listing was earlier rumoured to be also getting higher RAM variants (up to 4GB). The internal storage options will also facilitate 32GB, 64GB or 128GB capacities. 

We had earlier also reported that the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is likely to sport a 10.5-inch TFT WUXGA (1920×1200), an 8MP main rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The tablet will pack in 7,040mAh that could support fast charging. Samsung might also plonk in a quad-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support. Although leaks so far suggest the existence of the Wi-Fi only variant, however, an LTE variant coming through has high possibilities.  

When it comes to design, Samsung has adopted a clean slab-like design that will be 8.7mm thick (including the camera bump). The design accommodates a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Type C port and a fingerprint sensor on the right-hand side rails. Three colour options – Gold, Silver, and Gray are expected to be available.

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