It's roomier than the iPad Air's 9.
The tablet packs an 8-megapixel camera — quality was above average but we were not expecting much from it, as we prefer smartphones over tablets when shooting photos.
Pros: S Pen is great for taking notes and drawing; wider screen is great for watching movies; long battery life.
Practical pen The Tab A runs on Android 6. Although you can get any other tablet and purchase a stylus separately, the experience may not be as good. The tablet also has an LED flash which is a nice addition as it doubles as a torchlight.
That will provide a boost to business users who need the tablet's multitasking features, or who want to view and edit documents — after pairing the Note Cons: Speakers could have been better; capacitive buttons are not backlit. Simply pull out the stylus from its slot — or hover the tip near the display and press the single button on its side — to access the compact Action Menu, which lets you jump to one of five useful pen input applications: Action Memo, Scrapbooker, Screen Write, Pen Window and S Finder.
The main reason for this is that the Tab A has a built-in Wacom digitiser which allows it to sense pressure for better input. Action Memo is a note-taking app that doubles as a networking tool. The feature is a real productivity booster for business users who want to take notes or browse the Web while responding to an email.
He's also a big fan of vegetarian food and digital painting.
The Tab A comes with two touch-sensitive keys next to the Home button that are not however backlit.