• 8" (1280x720) IPS LCD
  • 1GB
    MT8735 - 4G model MT8161 - Wi-Fi model SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 5-MP 1 Rear Camera
  • 4290 mAh

The Lenovo Tab 2 A8 phone has a 8-inch (1280x720) IPS LCD screen, a 5MP main camera and a 2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4290 mAh and the main processor is a MT8735 - 4G model MT8161 - Wi-Fi model with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductTab 2 A8 (Launched 2015-03-01), Price: 715 USD at Amazon
Display8" 1280x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • MT8735 - 4G model MT8161 - Wi-Fi model SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB max.)
Battery4290 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 360g (12.7oz), 210x125x8.9 mm (8.27 x 4.92 x 0.35 inches)
Price (Market)$715
Diagonal (inches)8"
Display/Body Ratio67.2%
Sharpness (PPI)184 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4290 mAh
Talk Time8 hours
Processor BrandMediatek
Processor NameMT8735 - 4G model MT8161 - Wi-Fi model
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.3 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.0
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Connector TypeMicro USB
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer

Tab 2 A8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The last time we checked, the Tab 2 A8 was retailing at around $715 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
No. Our data indicates that the Tab 2 A8 is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating rating.
No, the Tab 2 A8 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.
No, the Tab 2 A8 1280x720 resolution is not 4K.
No, the Tab 2 A8 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.
No, the Tab 2 A8 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
Yes, the Tab 2 A8 is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).
No, the Tab 2 A8 does not work on 5G NR networks.
No, the Tab 2 A8 is not a USB-C device.
No, the Tab 2 A8's battery cannot be removed.

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