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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-T350 / SM-T355 / SM-T357)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2288 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-T350 / SM-T355 / SM-T357). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Reviews about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are critical about the storage and reliability, and there are some mixed comments about the camera.

performance, usability, price, portability, size

reliability, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-T350 / SM-T355 / SM-T357) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-T350 / SM-T355 / SM-T357)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 526 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-T350 / SM-T355 / SM-T357) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The price and usability also get good views. There are some less positive opinions about the storage and reliability, and reviews are divided on the camera.

performance, usability, price, portability, size

reliability, storage

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T350NZAAXAR 8-Inch Tablet (16 GB, SMOKY Titanium)Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T350NZAAXAR 8-Inch Tablet (16 GB, SMOKY Titanium)

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 review: The price is right

 

The simple 8-inch tablet provides a satisfying Android experience and packs tons of premium app extras.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is affordably priced and offers many premium app perks for free. Its microSD slot accommodates cards up to 128GB.

The plastic construction feels cheap, and the single speaker provides weak audio. The text often appears pixelated.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a simple tablet worth picking up for its low price, and its valuable extras sweeten the deal even more.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 review

 

The price is right for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0. Starting at $229, the 8-inch model is the first Samsung budget tablet to boast a price as modest as its specs. (UK availability has yet to be announced, but the US price converts to around £230.)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is affordably priced and offers many premium app perks for free. Its microSD slot accommodates cards up to 128GB.

The plastic construction feels cheap, and the single speaker provides weak audio. The text often appears pixelated.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a simple tablet worth picking up for its low price, and its valuable extras sweeten the deal even more.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.com.au)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 review: The price is right

 

In Australia, the Tab A starts at AU$299 for Wi-Fi only or AU$449 for the LTE version. If you want the S Pen accessory, you'll be spending AU$349 for Wi-Fi -- there's no S Pen plus LTE option for the 8.0.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is affordably priced and offers many premium app perks for free. Its microSD slot accommodates cards up to 128GB

The plastic construction feels cheap, and the single speaker provides weak audio. The text often appears pixelated

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a simple tablet worth picking up for its low price, and its valuable extras sweeten the deal even more.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Kyle Funk (techaeris.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Review: Good Performance With A Good Price

 

It's time to jump start the 8" screen size market again. Anyhow, let's get started with the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 review.

Screen size, battery life.

Poor camera quality.

If you’re in the market for a new tablet or just getting your first tablet and don’t mind a low-end to mid-range one, then definitely go with this. Sure, it may have its pros and cons, but what electronic device doesn’t? If you’re not planning on using...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Rahul Sethi (techmagnifier.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Review

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a serious budget calling tablet that has light weight, sleek Samsung aesthetics and a smooth interface to go with.

Calling, 4G Connectivity ; Light ; Smooth Interface ; Good battery backup

Only 16GB storage option ; HD Screen

Considering the price of Galaxy Tab A 8.0, the tablet is a nice offering from Samsung. Though it lacks a fancy Full HD screen and a hefty processor, daily tasks are easy to perform due to its light weight, old but useful design and a newly prepared...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Rahul Sethi (techmagnifier.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Review – Value for Money

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 lacks Full HD screen, hefty processor but daily tasks are easy to perform as its light weight, useful design and a new Android Lollipop..

• Calling, 4G Connectivity ; • Light ; • Smooth Interface ; • Good battery backup

• Only 16GB storage option ; • HD Screen

Considering the price of Galaxy Tab A 8.0, the tablet is a nice offering from Samsung. Though it lacks a fancy Full HD screen and a hefty processor, daily tasks are easy to perform due to its light weight, old but useful design and a newly prepared...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Bailey Stein (androidauthority.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 review

 

What does Samsung's latest tablet series have to offer? We find out, in this Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 review!

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is available for $229, and the larger Galaxy Tab A 9.7 also features a heftier price tag of $299, but is currently on Amazon with a price tag of $266.77. Further, an S-Pen can also be picked up with the 9.7-inch model for...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good tablet

 

I would recommend this as an inexpensive tablet for anyone.

It was easy to set up and use, fairly good resolution and pretty fast.This is my 2nd tablet I bought it mainly for the apps available from google play and it does what I want it to do.

I wish there was a way to put more on the memory card instead of just photos and videos. ie:applications.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab A 8.0

 

This is a great tablet, it's easy to use and just the right size to fit in my purse. I can stream movies, play games or do some work at home.

So far I haven't found any cons.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (samsung.nz)

Grandchildren go straight for it.

 

" Still getting used to it but love it, particularly the battery. "

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:4200
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):13
Continuous audio playback time:114
Continuous video playback time:12

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 720
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Device Type:Mini tablet
Form factor:Slate

Display

Display diagonal:20.3
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1024 x 768
Display Technology:TFT
Touchscreen: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:1.5

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF
GLONASS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out: Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): No

Processor

Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:1.2

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:128
Storage Media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.5
Height :20.8
Weight:314
Width:13.8