Samsung Electronics has announced to us here at STG that the Galaxy Tab S5e, Samsung’s thinnest tablet, and the Galaxy Tab A 10.1, a device for the whole family to enjoy, will be available for purchase from April 24th, 2019.

Whether you are looking for entertainment for yourself or multi-tasking with the ultra-light Galaxy Tab S5e, or to consume your favourite content with the family and while on the go with the Galaxy Tab A 10.1, Samsung has you covered at a price point that fits your budget.

“At Samsung, we believe in choice and Australians deserve devices that are suited for their needs whether this be home entertainment, portability, or smart connectivity,” said Garry McGregor, Vice President of IT and Mobile at Samsung Electronics Australia. “We are excited to add the Tab S5e and Tab A 10.1 to our robust product portfolio as each offers their own premium design and innovative features that help support Aussies across all facets of their everyday lives.”

Samsung Tab A

The Galaxy Tab S5e brings quality features in Samsung’s thinnest tablet frame yet. It’s 5.5mm thin, and weighs a mere 400g, making it ultraportable and comes in a range of colours including Black and Silver. The 10.5” Edge to Edge Display, narrow bezels and Super AMOLED screen allows you to experience content in outstanding detail. The Tab S5e’s gorgeous visuals are perfectly complemented with rich, stunning sound thanks to its quad speakers, which incorporate auto rotate stereo technology for powerful audio designed to adapt to how you’re holding the tablet, whether in portrait or landscape.

Enjoy an ultralight PC-like experience on the go with DeX or the Book Cover keyboard, both sold separately. The Tab S5e can also be used to manage and control your household through SmartThings with just a few clicks. Combined with the new Bixby 2.0 (coming soon) to control compatible appliances with the sound of your voice. And with call and message continuity on the Galaxy Tab S5e Wi-Fi, you can answer a call or reply to a message directly from your tablet.

Samsung Tablet

The portable Galaxy Tab A 10.1 brings together incredible display, design, and up to 13 hours of video to offer a first-rate, engaging entertainment experience, from almost anywhere. Offering an immersive experience, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 has a widescreen display for enjoying your favorite content. Minimal bezels keep the footprint of the tablet small, and its compact form factor makes it easy to carry and comfortable to hold. And with a dual speaker system powered by Dolby Atmos, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 helps deliver 3D sound for a dynamic, realistic watching experience.

Designed for the family, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 comes with the Family Share feature so you can easily view and send their Gallery, Calendar, Samsung Notes, and reminders across devices connected to the same family group. Parents can also have peace of mind with Samsung Kids Home which helps you shape a safe environment for your child to happily explore and connect with the digital realm.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e will be available at and major retailers and carrier partners.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Product Specifications

DISPLAY 10.5” WQXGA (2560×1600) sAMOLED
CHIPSET 64bit Octa-core processor (2×2.0 GHz  & 6×1.7 GHz)
MEMORY / STORAGE 4GB + 64GB or 6GB + 128GB, microSD up to 512GB[6]
Front: 8MP
PORT USB3.1 (Type C), POGO
Type-C audio jack connected Provided
SENSORS Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v5.0
GPS GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
DIMENSION, WEIGHT 245.0 x 160.0 x 5.5mm, 400g
BATTERY 7,040mAh (typical)[7], Fast Charging
OS/UPGRADE Android Pie 9.0
ACCESSORIES Book cover Keyboard, Slim cover, Book cover (not included)
VIDEO Recording: UHD 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps

Playback: UHD 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps

AUDIO 4 speakers sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®


Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Product Specifications

DISPLAY 10.1” WUXGA (1920×1200) LCD
CHIPSET Lassen O+ (Octa: Dual 1.8GHz + Hexa 1.6GHz)
MEMORY / STORAGE 2GB + 32GB, 3GB + 128GB, microSD up to 512GB[8]
Front: 5MP
PORT USB2.0 (Type C)
3.5mm Stereo
SENSORS Accelerometer
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v5.0
GPS GPS, Glonass, Galileo
DIMENSION, WEIGHT 245.2(H) x 149.4(W) x 7.5(D) (mm) 470g
BATTERY 6150 mAh (typical)[9]
OS/UPGRADE Android Pie 9.0
ACCESSORIES Book Cover (sold separately)
VIDEO Recording: FHD (1920×1080) @ 30fps
Playback: UHD 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps
AUDIO 2 speakers, Dolby Atmos®


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