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Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 8-inch (2019) review

£139.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • 8 inches
  • 1280 x 800
  • Android
Expert review

The Galaxy Tab A8 from 2019 is the smallest tablet Samsung has launched in years, with a compact 8-inch display and an attractively low price. Can this cut-price tablet take on the likes of Amazon and Lenovo, should you choose a more modern tablet, or is it best avoided? We’ve run it through our full lab test to find out.

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Last checked by Which?

March 2022

First reviewed by Which?

October 2019

Released

September 2019

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 43 tablets and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 14 Best Buys.
Range of Tablet scores
  1. 51%
    Lowest score
  2. 75%
    Average score
  3. 85%
    Highest score
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