Barnes & Noble NOOK HD vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

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Display

Size

7.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

900 x 1440 pixels,
243 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

57.58 %
80.91 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

TI OMAP4470
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX544
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1GB LPDDR2
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

8GB, available to use: 5 GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.0)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

 
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

 
Single camera

Main camera

 
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

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

Video recording

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

 
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.65 x 5.00 x 0.43 inches (194.4 x 127.1 x 11 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

11.11 oz (315.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (515 g)
10.9 oz (309.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (515 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

 
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

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, SRS TruMedia
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

 
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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

 
GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other

 
ANT+

Buyers information

In The Box

NOOK Tablet, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

Price

$ 199
$ 240
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