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Samsung's Galaxy Tab A8 falls to record low deal price of $179

Samsun Tab A8 tablet
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is one of the best mid-range tablets you can get. If you're in the market for an affordable tablet, this deal is right up your alley.

Amazon currently has the Galaxy Tab A8 on sale for $179. Normally, it retails for $229, so you're saving $50. This is the Galaxy Tab A8's lowest price ever and one of the best Samsung deals of the season.

Best Buy has it for the same price. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: was $229 now $179 @ Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: was $229 now $179 @ Amazon
Save $50 on the 2022 Galaxy Tab A8 at Amazon — its biggest discount yet . If you're looking for a solid iPad alternative, this Samsung tablet is worth considering. It features a 10.5 inch ‎(1920 x 1200) TFT display, ‎2.0-GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Best Buy mirrors this deal. 

Samsung's Galaxy Tab A8 is the successor to the Galaxy Tab A7. The tablet in this deal packs a 10.5 inch ‎(1920 x 1200) TFT display, ‎2.0-GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Powered by Android 11, it's easy to use and has tons of useful tools and built-in privacy and security features. 

If you want the maximum local storage, Amazon also offers the 128GB model Galaxy Tab A8 for $249 ($80 off)

Although we didn't test this model, in our Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 review, we liked its colorful display and Dolby Atmos quad speakers. We also found its battery life impressive — it lasted 13 hours and 13 minutes in our Laptop Mag Battery test. With enhanced power, performance and a massive 7,040mAh battery, we expect the Galaxy Tab A8 to be on par. 

Design-wise, the Galaxy Tab A8 maintains the signature look and feel of Samsung's top-rated Galaxy Tab S series tablets. It sports a lightweight form factor and 10.-5 inch display with a remarkably slim bezel. 

Quad-speakers with Dolby Atmos deliver rich soundscape with depth and realism. This affords you an immersive viewing experience whether you're streaming your favorite TV series, gaming or video calls.  

At 1.12 pounds and 9.72 x 6.4 x 0.3 inches, the Galaxy Tab A8 is lightweight and thin. It's on par with the Galaxy Tab A7 (1 pound, 9.8 x 6.2 x 0.3 inches) and Lenovo Smart Tab M10 Plus (1.01 pounds, 9.6 x 6.0 x 0.3 inches). 

Connectivity-wise, the Galaxy Tab A8 offers a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm jack and microSD slot which supports up to 1TB of additional storage.

Now just $179, the Galaxy Tab A8 is more affordable than ever. It's a solid buy if you don't want to spend a small fortune on a tablet. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.