Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 Gets the Android 13-Based One UI 5.0 Update

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Just about a year ago, Samsung proved once again that it doesn’t only know only how to create powerful smartphones; it can also do well when it comes to tablets. That’s because the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 tablet came out, and it has some pretty solid specs.

Coming with Android 11 out of the box, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 was upgradable to Android 13 as well. It seemed just a matter of time until the update of Google’s latest OS started to roll out for the device as well.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 receives the Android 13 update in Europe

According to SamMobile, owners of the tablet who live in Europe can benefit from the Android 13 update, as it lands for the Wi-Fi version of the device. In addition, the LTE variant of the tablet is also receiving the One UI 5.0 update, which is rolling out in dozens of markets worldwide.

The Galaxy Tab A8 with Wi-Fi only connectivity, which is available in Europe, is being updated to Android 13 through a firmware update labeled X200XXU1CVL5. Meanwhile, the LTE version of the Galaxy Tab A8, which is available in India, is receiving an update to One UI 5.0 through firmware version X205XXU1CVL5.

The Galaxy Tab A8 with LTE connectivity, which is available in Europe, is receiving an update through firmware number X205XXU1CVL6. This update is being rolled out to numerous countries across Europe, including Poland, the Netherlands, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Spain, the UK, Romania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Bulgaria, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Baltic and Nordic countries, Switzerland, Slovakia, and Portugal.

The performance of Samsung tablets can vary significantly depending on the specific model and its hardware specifications. Some Samsung tablets are designed to be budget-friendly options with lower-end processors and less RAM, while others are more high-end devices with more powerful processors and more RAM. In general, Samsung tablets with high-end processors and plenty of RAM should be able to handle most tasks and applications without any issues, while budget-friendly tablets may struggle with more demanding tasks.


Cristian Antonescu
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