Amazon Fire vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)

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Display

Size:

7.0 inches
7.0 inches

Resolution:

1024 x 600 pixels, 170 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 216 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body:

62.74 %
69.91 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3475

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz
Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7, 28 nm

GPU:

Yes
Mali-T720

RAM:

1GB
1.5GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 5 GB
8GB, available to use: 4.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

2 MP
5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

7.52 x 4.53 x 0.42 inches (191 x 115 x 10.6 mm)
7.36 x 4.28 x 0.34 inches (186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

11.04 oz (313.0 g)
9.98 oz (283.0 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 50
$ 150

In The Box:

USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 17, 2015
Mar 12, 2016
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