Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7
Previous Samsung tablet screens have had a 16:10 aspect ratio, but the Tab A 9.7 uses a 4:3 ratio, so it’s not nearly as long as its predecessors.
Although this tablet often feels like a premium tablet, not all its features are high-end. Its screen resolution, for example, is only 1024 x 768, so it has a low pixel density of 132 ppi. This means that fonts look a little rough, and pictures aren’t as clear as they appear on devices with higher pixel densities. We found the size of the pixels to be tolerable, but not everyone will.
Aside from the low resolution, the display is generally good. It’s very bright, to the point where it can easily be used when the device is being used outside. Colours are quite vivid, and blacks appear quite black.
That said, this is a standard LED, not an AMOLED like displays in the more expensive Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 is well designed and built, and has a battery life little short of amazing. On the downside, the screen is definitely low resolution and the performance is just adequate.
It’s a fine device for those who want a tablet for accessing the Web, social networking, and watching video, but isn’t right for advanced gaming, or those who just can’t get over the low-res screen.
Back Camera: 2MP
Front Camera: 5MP AF
Video Capture: Yes
Music Player: Yes
FM Radio: No
Data connectivity: 4G
Band Type: LTE FDD : 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600, 3G : HSPA+42/5.76 850/900/1900/2100, 2G : EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Stereo Bluetooth: No
SARS Rating: 0.839 W/Kg (Highest)
Type of Audio Connector: 3.5mm Audio Jack
Dimensions: 166.8 x 242.5 x 7.5 mm
Weight: 470 grams
Screen Size: 9.7-inch
Internal Memory: 16GB
External Memory: Micro SD Card up to 128GB
Operating System: Android Lollipop, version 5.02