Samsung's First 2019 Tablets Get U.S. Release Date, Price Tags

Two new Samsung tablets are coming to the US, and the company has just released some availability info for these devices. The two tablets in question are the Galaxy Tab S5e, and the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019). Samsung says that both of these tablets will become available in the US starting on April 26.

The Galaxy Tab S5e is the more powerful of the two, and its base model will cost $399.99 in the US, the company stated. The Galaxy Tab A 10.1’s pricing, on the other hand, will start at $229.99 should you choose to buy it. Both devices will be available via and major retailers, says the company.

Now, those of you who were looking to pre-order either of these two tablets, well, you’re in luck, as the company says that both devices will be available for pre-order starting on April 12, and the pre-order window will be opened until April 25. If you do pre-order either of the two tablets, you will receive a free Samsung SmartThings Hub.

These two tablets are actually quite similar in terms of the design, though the Galaxy Tab S5e does have thinner bezels, and the back side of the device looks slightly different. Having said that, both of these tablets are essentially mid-range offerings, despite the fact the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is inferior to the Galaxy Tab S5e.

Galaxy Tab S5e

The Galaxy Tab S5e features a 10.5-inch 2560 x 1600 Super AMOLED display, along with 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB of expandable storage. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 670 64-bit octa-core processor by Qualcomm, and it comes with a 7,040mAh battery which supports fast charging.

Android 9 Pie comes pre-installed on this device, along with Samsung’s custom UI. On the back, you will find a 13-megapixel camera, while an 8-megapixel camera sits on the front side of the device. This device comes with four speakers tuned by AKG, and Samsung announced quite a few accessories for this tablet, including Book cover keyboard, POGO Charging Dock, Slim cover, and Book cover.

The device does support Bluetooth 5.0, has a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and a Type-C USB port is included on the bottom of the device. The Galaxy Tab S5e measures 245 x 160 x 5.5mm, while it weighs 400 grams.

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)

The Galaxy Tab A 10.1 features a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 LCD display, while it is fueled by the Exynos 7904 64-bit octa-core processor. This device will be available in 2GB and 3GB RAM variants in the US, the 2GB RAM model will ship with 32GB of storage, while the 3GB RAM variants will be available in 64GB and 128GB options.

An 8-megapixel camera sits on the back of this device, while a 5-megapixel unit can be found on its front side. A 3.5mm headphone jack is included in the package as well, while a Type-C USB port sits on the bottom of the device.

Android 9 Pie comes pre-installed on this device, along with Samsung’s custom UI, while the device includes a 6,150mAh battery. This tablet comes with two speakers, and a Book Cover accessory will be available as a separate option. The device measures 245.2 x 149.4 x 7.5mm, while it weighs 470 grams.

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