If you were looking for a Samsung-branded budget tablet, you’ve probably decided to buy Galaxy Tab A. Because of a lack of the successor to Tab 4, this is the closest possible pick – a tablet that will meet most of your needs at an affordable price.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A is available in three sizes – with a 7, 8, and 9.7-inch screen. Bigger models were introduced in May 2015. The 7-inch version was launched in March 2016.
The 8-inch Galaxy Tab A launched with a $229 price tag, but you can now buy it well below $200. This is a simple tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop, and featuring the 1024 × 768 px TFT capacitive touchscreen.
The cheapest is, obviously, the 7-inch Tab A. It costs $149.99 on Samsung website, and sports 1280 × 800 px screen, 8 GB of internal memory, and 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor.
In the list below, you’ll see a variety of Samsung Galaxy Tab A case covers, for all three models. We wanted to show you how attractive the covers can be, so you won’t see here the plain black cover. Instead, we feature the brightest, most attractive, and fashionable designs from each case series.
If you are going to buy covers and sleeves on Etsy or other sites with custom accessories made to order, make sure to include the dimensions of you Samsung Galaxy Tab A in a message to the shop owner.
Galaxy Tab A dimensions ( height × width × depth )
|Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0||7.35 × 4.27 × 0.34||187 × 108 × 8.6|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0||8.20 × 5.43 × 0.29||208 × 140 × 7.4|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7||9.55 × 6.57 × 0.30||243 × 167 × 7.5|
This list is designed to collect the best items that are currently available on the web, but if you haven’t found the ideal case yet, make sure to continue the search on these sites.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A case – recommended sites
Amazon – when you search for Galaxy Tab A case covers on Amazon, you’ll see hundreds of results, and there are a couple of dozens we consider as good enough. Keyboard cases are included, as well as heavy-duty ones. One of the most popular case brands is Fintie offering functional designs in a plenty of colors and patterns
eBay – you’ll find here a dozens of generic cases offered by different sellers, so the only thing is to hunt for the most attractive price. Folio cases, slim covers, and rotating ones are here. Some of the designs are sold as branded cases in other online stores.
Rakuten – while Amazon and eBay are obvious choices, there are also other sites to explore, if you still haven’t found the ideal case in ideal price. One of them is Rakuten. You’ll see here several Samsung Galaxy Tab case covers available in affordable prices.
Etsy – if you want to find a cover or sleeve no one else would have, head to Etsy, the largest online marketplace for hand-made goods. The selection of colors and designs is huge. Most importantly, a lot of cases can be customized to your preferences.
We are updating the list with new cases regularly. If you think there is a case that should be included in this overview, please leave a suggestion in the comments below. You can add not only links but also pictures.
21 most popular case covers for Samsung Galaxy Tab A
MoKo Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Slim-Shell Stand Cover. Innovative, ultra lightweight case from MoKo supports auto wake/sleep feature and is made from durable faux leather. It was designed specifically for Galaxy Tab A 7.0 released in 2016.
You can choose from fifteen color variants. Besides plain colors, you can pick up stylish designs, such as Wolf Totem presented above. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
Savyou Tri-fold Slim Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0. All you could expect from a foldable hard case: an all-round protection, easy access to ports and buttons, ability to fold into a stand.
Available in several colors and designs, including Strange Mouth (shown above), Vintage Tower, and Tribal Style. ⇢ Amazon – $7.99.
BlueCase Samsung Galaxy Tab A Sleeve. From our favorite Etsy shop, BluCase, comes a lovely sleeve hand-crafted from natural washed linen, and padded with 5mm lightweight foam for full protection against bumps and scratches. The sleeve has a large exterior pocket, and closes with a stylish wooden button.
BlueCase offers a huge selection of colors to choose from. There are size versions for Galaxy Tab A 7.0, 8.0, and 9.7. ⇢ Etsy – $23.
i-Blason Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7 2016 Armorbox Heavy-Duty Case. Rugged, dual layer protective case is made of polycarbonate hard shell exterior and flexible TPU inner core. Functional pop out kickstand lets you comfortably watch movies, and play games.
Available in three colors: Black, Blue, and Pink (shown above). ⇢ Amazon – $19.99.
WizFun Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Case Cover. Designed specifically for the 2016 Galaxy Tab A 7.0, this case cover has a built-in stand, and allows access to all ports and buttons without the need to remove it.
On the picture above you see Sail Blue design, but there are twelve more to check out, including Polka Dot (Rose and Purple). ⇢ Amazon – $6.99.
Infiland Tri-Fold Smart Case for Samsung Tab A 7.0. You are looking at one of the hottest color patterns of recent months: Color Diamond. It’s offered in a slim case from Infiland that folds to form a vertical or horizontal stand and combines hard shell with soft microfiber interior.
You can choose from thirteen colors. Besides Color Diamond, there are Lucky Tree, and Starry Night. ⇢ Amazon – $10.95.
ProCase Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Stand Folio Case. A classic, executive-style case made from quality materials and available at attractive price. Thanks to folio construction, it transforms into a stand with three viewing angles.
The cover comes with a free ProCase stylus. Available in three colors: Black, Brown, Red (above), and Navy. ⇢ Amazon – $14.99.
Magnetic Flip Stand Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A. You can choose a size version for Galaxy Tab A 7.0 or 9.7. Made in China, this generic case looks really good and refers in style to a leather-bound book. The case folds into a stand, on the inner side of the front cover there is a large pocket as well as pockets for credit cards.
Available in eight colors, including Rose, White, Pink, and Brown (shown above). ⇢ eBay – $9.99.
FYY Magnetic Smart Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7. A series of cases in fashionable designs “endowed with fine texture and comfortable tactile impression.” The case includes a large interior pocket with slots for documents, memory cards, and credit cards. There is also a velcro hand strap for easy one-handed holding.
FYY case comes in a plenty of bright designs, including our favorite: Pattern-15. There are also plain colors, such as Black, Purple, or Green. ⇢ Amazon – $14.99.
JETech Samsung Galaxy Tab A Smart Case. Versions for Tab A 8.0 and 9.7. An affordable alternative to Samsung’s original smart case. It’s lightweight and slim, made of faux leather, with the soft interior lines with a microfiber. The back shell has the cutouts for the camera and all ports.
The case is sold with a life time warranty from JETech. Available in four colors: Blue, Purple, Black, and Red. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
Kvago Genuine Leather Case Cover For Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7. We found this case on eBay, and it’s a good one. Made from a genuine leather, it wakes the device automatically on opening, and puts to sleep on closing the front cover. It turns into a horizontal suitable for watching movies. It also has an elastic hand strap to let you easier handle it.
The case is available in two dual-color designs: Black & Brown, and Purple & White. ⇢ eBay – $26.99.
ProCase Standing Folio Samsung Galaxy Tab A Case. Versions for Tab A 8.0 and Tab A 9.7. This book-style folio case is made of a premium composition leather, and offers a maximum protection with a minimum bulk. With a magnetic closure, it features an auto wake/sleep support. Includes a stylus pen holder – and comes with a ProCase stylus at no extra cost.
There are three color options to choose from: Black, Red, and Brown. ⇢ Amazon – $15.99.
Fintie Smart Shell Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A. This is one of the most popular series of cases for Samsung Galaxy Tab. It’s a compact and lightweight design made from a stylish synthetic leather (outside) and soft microfiber (inside) to protect the device from scratches, damages, and shocks. The case will fold horizontally to form a stand for typing, emailing, gaming or video watching.
Size versions for Tab A 8.0 and 9.7. Available in over thirty colors and designs, including Giraffe Magenta (shown above), Leopard Rainbow, Orange, and Brown. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
Five Sprouts Stitching Samsung Galaxy Tab A Sleeve. This practical and protective sleeve makes it easy to carry your Galaxy Tab, either by itself or in your backpack, purse or tote. The large front pocket is a great way to tuck away your additional accessories, and the fabric strap and button closure is easy to use.
There are several colors and designs for Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets available in Five Sprouts Stitching shop. ⇢ Etsy – $29.95.
Fintie Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Rotating Case Cover. This case should satisfy the lovers of all-round functionality. The part of the case rotates 360 degrees to form four flexible viewing positions – 2 in landscape, and 2 in portrait mode. Plus, it has a built-in support for sleep/wake feature, as well as an elastic pen holder.
Available in over twenty colors, including Blue (above), Leopard Magenta, and Map Brown. There is also a seize version for Galaxy Tab A 8.0. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
ProCase Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Keyboard Case. When you look at the case you won’t believe it includes a hidden physical keyboard – but it does. The keyboard lies under the folded front cover. It’s only 4.8 mm and connect with the Tab via Bluetooth, helping you type faster and with less error than when using the screen. The case includes also a hand strap, large interior pocket, and an auto wake/sleep support.
Available in a couple of colors, including Blue (above), Red, and Black. ⇢ Amazon – $30.99.
Otterbox Defender Series Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7. This extremely durable, multi-layer case from Otterbox will accommodate full access to all the features and functions of your Galaxy Tab A. Special covers will stop dust and dirt from clogging your jacks and ports. Built-in clear membrane will block scratches on your touchscreen.
If you’re looking for a best protection for your Tab A, you should check out this case. Available in Black and Glacier. ⇢ Otterbox – $89.95.
Supcase Pro Series Protective Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0. Supcase offers an affordable heavy-duty case that featured an advanced dual-layer construction that combines a Polycarbonate hard shell and flexible TPU. The screen is covered with a screen protector to prevent scratches without compromising the display’s touch sensitivity.
The case is available in two colors/ besides Black, you can also get the dual-color White & Gray. ⇢ Amazon – $21.49.
Graceful Crafts Padded Sleeve. This beautiful sleeve is hand-made from cotton fabric and ships worldwide from Hong Kong. It provides perfect protection in your suitcase, handbag, or backpack, and helps keep your tablet brand new all the time.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A is not on a list of default devices, but the shop owner welcomes custom orders as well. All you have to do is to provide the name of your device in a “message to shop owner”, together the dimensions. ⇢ Etsy – $22.90.
Moko Slim Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0. This slim case was designed specifically to fit Galaxy Tab A 8.0. It’s made from a premium PU leather and closes with a magnetic clasp. The case automatically puts the device to sleep on closing and wakes it up when opened.
MoKo offers twenty color versions, including Floral Green (featured above), Magenta, and White. It’s sold with a lifetime warranty from MoKo. ⇢ Amazon – $13.95.
Fintie Magnetic Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7. Here is another design from Fintie. This compact lightweight hardback case is made from a premium quality PU leather (front cover), and is lined inside with a soft microfiber. The case has a built-in stand so that you could use it for writing or watching.
Versions for the Tab A 9.7 with and without S-Pen. If you don’t like this bright and colorful design – Floral Fan Purple – you can pick up any other from over thirty available designs. ⇢ Amazon – $8.99.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A – tech specs
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0
Comfortable to the touch and light in your hands, the Tab A 7.0″ is easy to take anywhere.
The long-lasting battery keeps you powered up to watch, read and game at home or on the go for up to 11 hours of Internet usage.
Bring engaging educational content to kids of every age when you subscribe to Samsung Kids. Parental control features let you set limits on tablet time, choose app categories and monitor progress.
Tuning in to local FM radio has never been easier. Click on the pre-loaded Radio app, plug your headphones into the Galaxy Tab A 7.0″ and you’re all set to listen. Unlike other radio and music apps, you can enjoy the music even when you’re not on Wi-Fi.
At a glance
- Android 5.0 Lollipop, 7-inch display
- 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor
- 8 GB internal memory
- microSD card slot
- Display resolution: 1280 × 800
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0
Designed to enhance your mobile life, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A keeps you immersed in what matters most every day. Dive into images, videos and more. Enjoy your favorite content on any screen you own when you connect your Samsung devices with SideSync.
Make the most out of your tablet time with advanced multitasking tools. Easily open two apps side by side so you can flip through your photos while browsing online. Check social media and your social calendar at the same time.
Work and create right from your tablet with Microsoft Office. And switch to Kids Mode when you want to entertain the kids while keeping all of your personal content secure. The new Galaxy Tab A connects you to the people and things you love.
Comfortable to the touch and light in your hand, you’ll never want your Galaxy Tab A too far away. Never has a tablet been a better companion.
At a glance
- Android 5.0 Lollipop, 8-inch display
- Samsung Quad Core processor, 1.2 GHz
- 16 GB Flash memory, 1.5 GB RAM memory
- microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
- Display resolution: 1024 × 768 XGA
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7
Smart, customizable and simple-to-use, Android 5.0 Lollipop OS is designed to work perfectly with all of your Google apps. Whether you want to catch up on emails or listen to your favorite playlist, you’ll find everything waiting for you as soon as you sign in. And with more than 13.1 million apps available on Google Play™, you can find what you need, whenever you need it.
Enjoy more of your favorite music, photos, movies and games on the go with a microSD card that expands your tablet’s memory up to 128GB.
Make the most out of your tablet time with advanced multitasking tools. Easily open two apps side by side so you can flip through your photos while browsing online. Check social media and your social calendar at the same time. With Multi Window on the Galaxy Tab A, you can do more, faster.
Kids Mode gives parents peace of mind while providing a colorful, engaging place for kids to play. Easily manage what your kids access and how long they spend using it, all while keeping your own documents private. Available for free from Samsung Galaxy Essentials, Kids Mode keeps your content—and more importantly, your kids — safe and secure.
At a glance
- Android 5.0 Lollipop, 9.7-inch display
- Samsung Quad Core Processor, 1.2 GHz
- 16 GB Flash Memory, 1.5 GB RAM memory
- microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
- Display resolution: 1024 × 768 XGA
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