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SA8 Android 4.0 Tablet 1.2GHz Samsung A8 Cortex Processor

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- Ideal starter tablet
- Good value for money
- Samsung Processor
- Stylish Design

  • £49.95
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Key Features:

- Samsung SPV210 1.2Ghz ARM A8 Cortex Processor - Android 4.0 Operating System
- 7" Capacitive (Mulit-touch) Touch Screen - Google Play Store
- 512MB DDR 2 RAM - Accelerometer
- 1080p HD Video Playback + Full HDMI Port - Supports Wireless 3G Dongle
- 3D Gaming - Supports Adobe Flash 11.1 (BBC iPlayer, YouTube)
- Built-in Microphone + Camera/Webcam - 1-Year Warranty

Retail Gadgets Overview:

- This is an ideal starter tablet available for an excelent price It has a high build quality, excellent firmware, a powerful Samsung processor and an extremely responsive capacitive touch screen.

- In terms of performance it is comparable to the first generation Samsung Galaxy Tablet (it uses the same architecture with its ARM A8 “Cortex” processor) and has the same clock speed (1.0Ghz).

- Internet browsing is fast and smooth, and the multi touch capacitive screen enables full pinch to zoom functions. If you are looking for a high quality Android tablet, you will find this tablet hard to beat for price and performance.


- The SA8 is powered by a 1.2Ghz Samsung ARM A8 Cortex Processor and with 512MB of RAM, it creates a smooth tablet running the latest Android 4.0 operating system.

- The capacitive (multi-touch) touch screen is extremely smooth and only requires a light touch.

- It features the latest 1080p HD video support allowing you to playback full high definition videos, and even has a built-in HDMI port that allows you to connect it to your TV to playback videos or display your desktop on your TV.



- The 512MB of RAM provide plenty of performance for 3D multi-touch gaming, and is supported by the built-in accelorometer for responsive tilt control games.

- Internet browsing on ths tablet is also very fast; the Samsung processor coupled with 512MB of RAM and a capacitive touch screen, creates a browsing experience that is familiar on high end machines.

- Design wise, it has a stylish and sleek gloss black bezel, is extremely thin (15mm), and is surrounded by a silver metal strip giving it a very high-end finish. It also has a high build quality and a solid weighty feel in your hand.

- For software, it uses the Android 4.0 operating system, and supports flash 11.1, so you can fully utilise services such as BBC iPlayer, YouTube and 4onDemand. Furthermore the video performance for these types of streaming services is smooth, making hour long videos easy to watch.

- Other hardware features include a built-in camera at the top of the device and a built-in microphone. A particularly fun feature on the SA8 is the voice recognition system that allows you to perform searches on google by converting your speech into text on the screen. Simply say the name of a website or a search term, and it will automatically put it up on screen with no programming needed!



Box Contents:

  • SA8 1.2Ghz Samsung ARM A8 Cortex Processor 7" Capacitive Touchscreen Tablet
  • USB Cable
  • Full Size USB to Mini USB Adapter
  • UK Mains Charger
  • Headphones
  • User Manual


Processor: Samsung S5PV210 1.2GHz ARM A8 Cortex Processor
Operating System: Android 4.0
Display: 7 inch TFT LCD,800 x 480 Resolution
Touch Screen: Capacitive Touch Screen with Multi-Touch (Pinch to Zoom)
RAM: 512MB DDR 2
Built-in Memory: 8GB
Expandable Memory: up to 32GB Micro SD
Camera: Front, 1.3MP
Microphone: Yes
Built-in Speaker: Yes
Accelerometer (Tilt Sensor): Yes
HD Video Playback: Yes,Supports 1080p HD Videos
Video Support:  H.264/H.263/VC1/WMV/MOV/MKV/AVI/RM/RMVB/FLV/MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4
Music Support:  MP3/WMA/APE/FLAC/AAC/AC3/WAV
Photo Support:  JPEG/BMP/GIF/PNG
Gaming: Supports 3D gaming + Accelerometer Control
Android Market: Yes
Built-in GPS: No
HDMI Out: Yes
Flash Support:  Flash 11.1
Wireless 3G Support: Yes, Supports external 3G USB dongle
Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium Battery 3000mAh
Battery Time: 6 Hours Web Browsing
I/O Ports: 2 x Mini USB2.0 (Host/OTG), HDMI, Micro SD, 3.5mm Headphone Socket, Power port
WIFI: Yes - Supports Wireless 802.11 b/g
Power: DC  9V/1.5A
Accessories: USB Switch line, data line, headphone, power adapter
Color:  Black with Silver metal frame
Dimensions:  196.5mmx125mmx14.5mm
Weight: 474g
Warranty: 1-Year

What can I do with my Android Tablet?

Below is a list of key functions and features that are available to you on the SA8 Android 2.3 Tablet.

UK Android Market This tablet has UK Google Android Market built-in, allowing you to search and download over 400,000+ apps and install them to your tablet. With Android Market your Android Tablet becomes a canvass that allows you to do anything you choose to install on it.
Android 4.0 New features include a new user interface, a faster and more intuitive text input , improved power management, internet voice and video calling, greater controls over application management, faster gaming performance, improved responsiveness to gaming sensors, 3D motion processing, and improved graphics management.
ARM A8 Cortex Processor This tablet uses an ARM A8 Cortex Processor to achieve high performance levels and fast processing speeds. ARM processors are used in 99% of all mobile and tablet devices, including the iPad. The ARM A8 Cortex Processor is the same architecture that powers the original iPad.
Adobe Flash 11.0  Support This tablet supports Adobe Flash 11.0 allowing you to play flash content on your tablet. This is necessary for playing back online videos and popular apps such as YouTube and BBC iPlayer. Flash support is a key feature missing from the iPad.
e-Book Reader Download e-Book readers such as Amazon Kindle, Aldiko and Nook to turn you tablet into an e-Book reader. You can search and download millions of free books or purchase paid-for books and read them on your tablet. If you already have an existing e-Book account such as with Amazon Kindle, there's no need to purchase your books twice. Simply log-in to your account and you can access your existing e-Book library from your tablet.
3G Mobile Broadband Support This tablet supports Mobile 3G Broadband, allowing you to connect a wireless 3G USB dongle, and access the internet wherever you are, without the need for Wi-Fi. Whether you are on your way to work on a train, or in a hotel room on your travels, you can have internet access at hand.
Facebook Catch up with your friends and chat on Facebook from the comfort of your bed or sofa. Find out what your friends have been up to over your breakfast table without having to boot up your computer.
BBC iPlayer Catch up on missed shows or watch your favourite programmes at your own convenience, with access to all BBC iPlayer videos. Use your tablet as a mobile TV to watch your favourite soaps in the kitchen whilst you cook dinner or watch shows on your travels in your hotel room.
Google Maps Need to find an address? Download the Google Maps app to find the address of restaurants and cinemas, or zoom in closer with google street, to view your location at street level.
Games Fill your spare time playing popular games such as the legendary Angry Birds with over 300million players worldwide! There are 1000's of games to download ranging from first person shooters, sports, racing games, puzzle games, chess, poker, memory games. Android tablet games are famed for short, easy to play, time filling games that you will return to over and over again.
Email Download Gmail and Yahoo Mail Apps to instantly access your emails. (Note you can also access your email via the usual web method without using specialist apps)
HDMI Out This tablet features a HDMI-Out port that allows you to connect your tablet to your TV via a HDMI cable. This creates a mirror image of your Android Tablets' screen on your TV and also allows you to transmit and playback movies on your TV from your tablet.
Accelerometer A built in accelerometer allows you to tilt this tablet in any direction to switch from portrait to landscape viewing. This is ideal when you are viewing text rich content such as ebooks and emails. An accelerometer also allows you to play games that support tilt function, a feature most predominantly used in racing games.
YouTube Access YouTube in an instant with the YouTube App. With a new 3D interface you can search and watch videos with ease.
PDF/File Viewers Open, read or edit pdf, excel and word documents with document apps. Store work files on your tablet and read them at you own convenience during meetings, in a cafe or from the comfort of your sofa. Remove the need to print out documents and carry heavy files around with you by accessing everything you need in the palm of your hand.
1080p HD Video This tablet is capable of playing back full 1080p High Definition Videos. You can download video apps such as RockPlayer or Real Player to watch movies and videos in HD.

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Firmware Updates:

Original SA8 Firmware

SA8 Firmware with Android 3.0 Honeycomb Style Graphic User Interface (GUI)
- Android 3.0 Honeycomb Style GUI
- Improved Performance
- Note: The Currency in Android Market on this firmware is currently in US Dollars. There should hopefully be a UK Android Market version shortly.

SA8 Firmware with Android 3.0 Honeycomb Style Graphic User Interface (GUI) + UK Android Market 10-11-12
- UK Android Market now added to the Honeycomb Firmware.

SA8 Firmware Genesis 3.0 ROM v2.1.1
- Increased Battery Life
- Increased Touch Screen Sensitivity
- Higher Resolution LCD Screen Density
- Ultra Quick Menu Navigation
- Interactive Wallpaper

How do I upgrade the firmware?

1) Download the firmware to your computer and unzip the file.
2) Copy the firmware files to a Micro SD card.
3) Plug the power lead into your tablet > insert your micro sd card > turn your tablet on whilst holding the "m" button.

It should take about 2 minutes to upgrade. Once its finished just turn your tablet back on.

If you need any assistance please contact customer support at and wed be happy to help.


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