On the other hand, Samsung's handset business reported a big fall in quarterly profit from a year ago.
The price has also apparently been set for the rumored 512GB model. The tablet comes with Samsung DeX built in so you can use it in a Windows style desktop way, event with a Bluetooth mouse.
In Samsung's just released Q2 report, the South Korean electronics conglomerate missed the mark on Galaxy S9 sales targets.
Samsung says it considers the Tab A 10.5 to be "fit for the whole family" - it's a passable workhorse for adults and a good entertainment device for the kids. Its bendable screen technology recently passed key USA safety testing, a crucial step in coming to market.
While the NAND cycle has reversed, with the market veering towards oversupply, Samsung indicated that it was seeing higher memory content for devices (8TB server SSDs and 128GB mobile storage modules). "But if you're in the market for a cheaper mid-range tablet, Samsung also has good news for you today, as the company has announced the Galaxy Tab A 10.5". In the company's lengthy earnings statement, it writes: "In response, Samsung will seek to expand sales by introducing a new Galaxy Note earlier than usual".
It remains to be seen whether Samsung's difficulties in the mobile business, which accounts for about 40 percent of its revenue, are the result of its own failings or reflect the industry slowdown more broadly. "Therefore, chip prices are expected to remain strong", a Samsung official told AFP on condition of anonymity.
Slower sales don't necessarily mean slow sales, though.
Net income attributable to the shareholders of the parent company for the second quarter of 2018 rose 1.68 percent to 10.98 trillion Korean won from 10.80 trillion won past year.
While total sales fell 4.1% year-on-year to 58.48 trillion won, the company's mobile division was particularly hard hit, with revenues plunging 22% in the same period.
Disappointment over the latest figures was reflected in Tuesday's trade, with Samsung Electronics shares closing down 0.5% at 46,250 won. While Samsung's revenue declined by 4% to 58.5 trillion ($52 billion), its net profit remained nearly flat at 11.04 trillion won ($10 billion). But that means Samsung relies on computer chips for an alarming 78 percent of its operating profit.
Trump has been lashing out more frequently at Mueller, as he has characterized the special counsel's work as biased against him. There is a silver lining to this: the president of the United States was not working until about noon today.
During the same quarter a year-ago, Tesla saw its Q2 revenue hit $2.79 billion while posting a loss of $1.33 per share. Musk was also enthusiastic about the premise of Tesla owners receiving prizes for completing the Atari titles.
While the law enforcers are certainly not in a mood to appreciate the dance challenge, dancing on road is surely avoidable. In India, social media lovers have jumped on the bandwagon and out of cars or autos to be part of the challenge .
Double check your salad and wrap products, health officials say there are concerns about possible parasite contamination. The products being recalled were all produced between July 15 and July 18, with sell by dates from July 18 to July 23.
The electoral commission warned that final results of the presidential first round may not be known until Friday or even Saturday. The MDC opposition alliance insist their candidate, Nelson Chamisa , beat the incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa .
Sanders said the officials played "leading roles" in the arrest and detention of 50-year-old Andrew Brunson. Ankara had proposed a different trade that had been reportedly rejected by Washington: Brunson for Gulen.
But many experts say those are neither irrevocable nor serious steps that could show the country is honest about denuclearization. Initial forensic analysis suggested the remains were likely to be of American servicemen, the US military said.
A new species of aquatic mammal, a hybrid of a whale and a dolphin, has been identified in waters near Hawaii . Scientists who found the specimen tracked numerous species during a study off the island of Kauai past year .
The " Resisters " Page also created a Facebook Event for a protest on August 10 to 12 and enlisted support from real people. Special counsel Robert Mueller later indicted the IRA for its "strategic goal to sow discord in the USA political system".