02 September 2020
Update: August 29, 2020
The famous leakster Evan Blass via his Patreon account has shared an alleged high-resolution render of the Galaxy Tab A7 (2020). This render shows the tablet in gray and Gold color options.
Meanwhile, a Dutch retailer Centralpoint has mentioned the price of this new tablet. The base model with 32GB storage and only Wi-Fi connectivity starts at EUR 235. The 32GB Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 LTE variant is listed at EUR 293. Furthermore, the 64GB Wi-Fi only is listed with the price tag EUR 266, and LTE variant costs EUR 323 respectively.
The retailer has shared some key specs as well, including a 10.4-inch display with a resolution of 2000 x 1200 pixels, Snapdragon 662 SoC, Android 10 OS, 7,040mAh battery.
Update: July 21, 2020
After passing through a couple of certifications, the alleged Galaxy Tab A7 (2020) has appeared in Google Play Console listings to confirm some key things about itself. Interestingly, the Google Play Console listing confirms the name as well. As it is apparent from the screenshot from 91Mobiles, the screen resolution of the tablet is 1200x2000 pixels resolution with screen density 240 dpi and it is running Android 10 OS.
The listing also confirms the tablet is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor and coupled with 3GB RAM and Adreno 610 GPU. Furthermore, the listing also confirms the affordable tablet will come in 32GB and 64GB storage variants.
Other key specifications are not listed, though we can refer to the past FCC documents for the remaining specs According to FCC, the Galaxy Tab A (2020) will have 7,040mAh battery and LTE, Wi-Fi/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 5.0 as connectivity options.
Original Post (July 16, 2020)
A new Samsung Android device has been spotted on Geekbench and going by the model number it looks to be a tablet. The spotted tablet has a model number SM-T505 and the processor name is not listed, though referring to the listed codenamed “Bengal,” folks over at SamMobile are explaining a few facts.
SamMobile points out that the information available in the kernel source code, Bengal has an octa-core Kryo 260 CPU (4+4 clusters) and an Adreno 610 GPU with a 980MHz clock speed. The tech site dedicated to things Samsung believes it to be the Snapdragon 662 SoC that went official earlier this year.
It is also being assumed that the spotted device could be the Galaxy Tab A7 since Samsung launches affordable tablets in its Tab A-series. Furthermore, going by the listing, the tablet is running Android 10 and has 3GB RAM.
While the listing confirms a couple of key specifications, the name of the processor now reflects some other things as well. The processor is built using 11nm process and features up to 192MP camera sensor support. It also supports LPDDR4X RAM, Hexagon 683 DSP, X11 LTE modem, GPS, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.1, USB 3.1 Type-C support, and Quick Charge 3.0 compatibility.
Talking about the Geekbench’s CPU performance benchmark test, the alleged Galaxy Tab A7 scores 317 on the single-core test and 1,358 points on the multi-core test.