Samsung Galaxy Tab A9

Key Features:

  • Display: 8.7 inches, TFT LCD
  • Chipset: Octa-core MediaTek Helio G99
  • Operating system: Android 13
  • RAM: Up to 8GB
  • Internal storage: 64 (expandable )
  • Rear camera: 8MP
  • Front camera: 5MP
  • Battery: 5100mAh



Samsung Galaxy Tab A9

The Price of the Samsung Galaxy A9 in Kenya is Ksh. 29,500. The Galaxy Tab A9 is a mid-range tablet that was released in October 2023.

It is available in two sizes: 8.7 inches and 11 inches. The tablet is powered by the Octa-core MediaTek Helio G99 chipset, which is a 4G-only processor that uses the TSMC 6 nm process and up to 8GB of RAM. It has up to 128GB of internal storage. It is the successor of the Galaxy Tab A8 and Galaxy Tab A7.

Galaxy Tab A9 Key specifications:

  • Display: 8.7 inches 
  • Chipset: Octa-core MediaTek Helio G99
  • RAM: Up to 8GB
  • Internal storage: 64 (expandable)
  • Rear camera: 8MP
  • Front camera: 5MP
  • Battery: 5100mAh
  • Operating system: Android 13

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Specifications

Galaxy Tab A9
5 October 2023
5 October 2023
Android 13, One UI 5.1
Mediatek MT8781V/CA Helio G99 (6nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Mali-G57 MC2
64GB / 128GB
4GB / 8GB
Price in Kenya
Ksh. 36,999
Rear Camera
8 MP
Front Camera
2 MP
Sim Card
Nano-SIM, eSIM
211 x 124.7 x 8 mm
800 x 1340 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~179 ppi density)
Display Type
8.7 inches, 214.9 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
No, Tuned by AKG
Yes, supported
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Type-C 2.0
Yes, supported
Li-Po 5,100 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
15W wired
Graphite, Silver, Navy

Galaxy Tab A9 Detailed Description:


The Samsung Galaxy Tab A9’s elegant, contemporary appearance is a visual feast for the eyes. It is crafted with a smooth metallic body that exudes elegance and durability. The metallic finish adds a touch of sophistication to the tablet’s design. The three color choices Gray, Silver, and Pink Gold ensure that it complements your particular style while its thin bezels and tiny profile make it a pleasure to carry. It weighs 333 grams and has dimensions of up to 211 x 124.7 x 8 mm (8.31 x 4.91 x 0.31 in).


The Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 meets the demands of both casual pleasure and productivity with its vivid and immersive display. The display specs may be summed up as follows:

  • Display Size: There are two display sizes available for the Galaxy Tab A9: 8.7 inches and 11 inches. A bigger viewing surface is offered by the larger 11-inch variant, making it ideal for multitasking, gaming, and multimedia consumption.
  • Display Resolution: With a resolution of 1340 x 800 pixels, both display sizes offer sufficient clarity and detail for daily usage.
  • Display Technology: The Galaxy Tab A9 utilizes an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panel, known for its affordability and good color reproduction.
  • Display Refresh Rate: The 8.7-inch model has a refresh rate of 60Hz, while the 11-inch model boasts a higher refresh rate of 90Hz. This means the 11-inch model provides smoother scrolling, animation, and gaming experiences.
  • Aspect Ratio: The aspect ratios of both display sizes are 5:3, which is somewhat broader than the typical 16:9 ratio. This aspect ratio works especially well for productivity pursuits like online surfing and reading.
  • Display Bezels: To maximize the screen-to-body ratio and provide a more immersive viewing experience, the Galaxy Tab A9 has thin bezels surrounding the corners of the display.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 features an 8MP autofocus back camera. When the lighting is favorable, this camera can capture some really beautiful pictures. It does not perform well in dim lighting, though as compared to Tab A7 or Tab A8. A 5MP front-facing camera on the tablet is also available for video chats and selfies.

Rear camera 8MP
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes
Front Camera 5MP
Video recording 1080p at 30fps

Additional details about the Samsung Galaxy Tab A9’s camera:

  • The rear camera has a maximum aperture of f/2.0.
  • The front camera has a maximum aperture of f/2.2.
  • Both cameras can record video in 1080p at 30fps.
  • The rear camera has a built-in flash.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 is powered by the Octa-core MediaTek Helio G99 chipset and up to 8GB of RAM. Daily activities like online surfing, watching videos, and gaming may be easily handled by this processor. A microSD card may be used to increase the tablet’s internal storage, which has a maximum capacity of 64GB or 128GB.

Our tests prove that the Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 is a solid performer that can handle most everyday tasks without breaking a sweat. The tablet is also capable of playing some demanding games, but you may need to lower the graphics settings for the most demanding ones.

Here are some actual instances of how well the Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 does in daily tasks:

  • Web browsing: The Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 doesn’t lag while using many tabs at once. Websites load nicely and swiftly, and scrolling works well.
  • Video streaming: The Tab A9 has lag-free, buffer-free video streaming from YouTube, Netflix, and other streaming services. Additionally, the tablet has no trouble playing videos in high definition.
  • Gaming: This Samsung tablet has little trouble running most light-hearted games. However, for more demanding games, you might have to reduce the graphical settings.

Battery Life

Although it is small compared to its siblings, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A9’s 5100mAh battery powers you for up to 15 hours of mixed usage, whether you’re playing demanding games, binge-watching your favorite shows, or just surfing the web. Additionally, the fast charging capability guarantees that you can quickly resume your activities when you need a short boost.


There are two connectivity choices available for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A9: Wi-Fi Solo and Wi-Fi + LTE. The Wi-Fi-only option keeps you connected whether at home or on the move with compatibility for both Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac). Additionally, the Wi-Fi + LTE variant ensures you’re always connected by providing 4G LTE access for individuals who require the freedom of untethered connectivity.

Available Colours

  • Graphite
  • Silver
  • Navy

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