Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

71.65 %
70.98 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Black, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 504

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

Lightning
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

8820 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 22, 2013
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1475 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.33 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 929
 
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