New Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5” Brings Endless Joy to Homes

Sep 12. 2018

Ultimate Entertainment Enjoyment, Smart Living Functions, Children’s Digital Playground Caters All Needs in a Family

Hong Kong – Sep 12, 2018 –Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. announced today the launch of the brand new Galaxy Tab A 10.5” with upgraded battery life, together with 10.5-inch 16:10 ratio display and streamlined bezel design to present an uninterrupted entertainment experience. With smart assistant tools and Kids mode, Galaxy Tab A 10.5” brings conveniences to users’ daily life, while integrates games into learning to become family’s best enjoyment companion. 

“Samsung understands tablet is an essential device in modern families, and has pledged to cultivate more suitable products for consumers, and we hope the new Galaxy Tab A 10.5” that incorporated simple styled wide display with Dolby Atmos® speakers can provide users an utmost audiovisual experience. While with Kids mode, children can learn during entertainment, which is tailor-made for the needs of the entire family,” said Yiyin Zhao, Vice President and Head of IT and Mobile Communication Business for Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. 

Simple Design with Enhanced Speakers Delivers Excellent Visual-Audio Entertainment Experience

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5” comes with WUXGA 16:10 ratio monitor, button-less and slim bezel simple design to impose an integrated appearance. Hidden sensors and camera lenses bring a wider view for a fully immersive home-viewing experience while users are enjoying movies with their families. Galaxy Tab A 10.5” features stereo quad speakers, presenting a more mellifluously acoustics and lifelike surrounding sound experience. Its support to Dolby Atmos sound effect offers theatre-like surrounding sound experience while the quad speakers can automatically adjust channels to offer the best sound based on which way up the device is and bring movies to life. 

Its 7,300mAh long-lasting battery can last for up to 14 hours of video playback[1] at one charge, and the fast charge function enables it to be fully charged within 3.5 hours. The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 supports microSD to store up to 400GB multimedia content where users can share good times with their family all day long. 

Smart Living Functions Bring Convenience to Daily Lives

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5” can transform into smart Daily Board when it is connected to POGO[2] charging dock and act as a daily assistant for users. Connect to POGO charging dock launches Galaxy Tab A 10.5” into an information board for showing useful daily information including time and weather. Users can choose an album from the Gallery with up to 1,000 pictures, thus set up a slideshow that plays according to the selected speed to serve as a smart photo frame at home. 

With Bixby Vision, users can look up information in real-time[3] with the camera as a search tool. Bixby Vision coordinates with the Galaxy Tab A 10.5’s camera, where it can identify related information after scanning products or translate foreign language, as well as providing near-by landmarks and wine information or more. Bixby Vision can also identify products to search similar images or scan QR codes, satisfying user’s daily needs. 

Exclusive Kids Mode as Digital Playground for Children

Galaxy Tab A 10.5” features brand new Kids mode, having adorable characters Croco and friends to interact with children. Parents can also control over the usage time and have access to content in the parents’ control panel, so as to ensure children can use the tablet in a safe environment. To cater needs of all ages, Kids Store offers a range of free or paid contents from famous companies including LEGO, Toca Boca, Filimundus and more which will indulge children’s curiosity and develop their creativity, at the same time integrate learning into games. The Galaxy Tab A 10.5” users can enjoy a value pack to download 8 designated popular paid apps in Galaxy Apps for Kids with a total value of HKD200. 

[1] Different media players may affect playtime. 

[2] POGO charging dock needs to be purchased separately.

[3] Internet connectivity needed. Service availability may vary by country.



The 8 free Apps include:

Apps Partner


Toca Boca

Toca Hair Salon 3

Toca Life: School

Toca Life: Farm


BRIO World – Railway

My Little Garage 

Pettson’s Inventions 3

Warner Bros

LEGO® Batman

LEGO® Ninjago

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy Tab A 10.5” will be available on the following dates with the suggested retail price:



Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy Tab A 10.5” Wi-Fi


Available now

HKD 2,588

Galaxy Tab A 10.5” LTE


Available now

HKD 3,288

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5” sWi-Fi & LTE Specifications:

Special Features

Display & Design:

10.5” WUXGA TFT Touch Display

Modern simple design

Slim bezel design


Enhanced camera with 8 Mega-pixel auto focus (F1.9)

Four speakers with Dolby Atmos surround sound technology

Kids Mode

microSD card up to 400GB

Voice call function

Operating Platform

Android 8.1



2G GSM- GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900

3G CDMA- BC0(800)

3G WCDMA - B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)

3G TD-SCDMA - B34(2010), B39(1880)

4G FDD LTE - B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900)

4G TDD LTE - B34(2010), B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)

Dimension (LxWxD)

260 x 161.1 x 8cm


529g (Wi-Fi)

534g (4G LTE)


10.5” WUXGA TFT Touch Display(1920 x 1200)


Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core Processor(1.8GHz)


Internal Memory: 32GB (RAM: 3GB) 

Support microSD (up to 400GB)



Battery Time**



8 Mega-pixel auto focus camera + 5 Mega-pixel front camera

Shooting Mode: HDR, Night, Panorama, Professional, Auto, Sticker, Burst, Selfie, Wide Angle selfie

Functions: Timer, Location Tag, Grid Lines, Face Detection

Music Player

Dolby Atmos sound technology

Music library

3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack


Recording:1080p @ 30fps

Play back:1080p @ 60fps

Audio/Video format

Video Play Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM


Internet Tool

Android BrowserTM


Google Play TM

Google TM(Search, Gmail, Maps, Navigation, Duo (4G LTE), Hangouts (Wi-Fi), Drive, Play Movies & TV, Photos)


Exchange Active SyncTM

Galaxy Apps

Online Widget


Data Transfer^

LTE Cat 6 (4G LTE)

DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76 Mbps / WCDMA / EDGE / GPRS (4G LTE)


802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, Wi-Fi DirectTM




Accelerator, Gyroscope, Magnetic Sensor, Hall Effect Sensor, RGB Light Sensor



Data Connectivity

USB Type C 2.0

DGPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

▲ Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to phone pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications

+For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

** The talk time and stand-by time are approximate. Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

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* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.


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