Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab Active 2 early this year. However, it’s not leaving its older tablet devices out to dry as it has started rolling out a new update to the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018) with Google’s latest Android 9 Pie interface.
The latest update is the first major update to the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 and it brings Android 9 Pie to the WiFi and LTE models of the tablet. The update brings with Google’s latest mobile OS coupled with Samsung’s One UI interface, reports Sammobile.
One UI adds a system-wide Night mode, one-handed more, quicker access to information and floating Samsung Keyboard. The update also adds support for Galaxy Buds and Gear IconX. Finally, the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 now gets the latest June 2019 Android security updates.
In case you’re not prompted for the update, you can head over to Settings > Software Update and tap on Download updates manually.
To recall, the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 was launched in India for Rs 29,990. The device features a 10.5-inch (1920×1200 pixel) WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio TFT LCD display. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor with Adreno 506 GPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory.
The tablet has an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera at the back with an LED flash module and a 5-megapixel sensor at the front. There’s a 7,300mAh battery with fast charging. The Connectivity options for the tablet include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 ac, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS + GLONASS, Type C.