Amazon Fire vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

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Display

Size:

7.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution:

1024 x 600 pixels, 170 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body:

62.74 %
80.91 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Yes
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM:

1GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 5 GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

2 MP
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
5 MP

Design

Dimensions:

7.52 x 4.53 x 0.42 inches (191 x 115 x 10.6 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

11.04 oz (313.0 g)
10.9 oz (309.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 50
$ 240

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 17, 2015
Mar 25, 2020
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