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LG G Pad X 8.3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

8.3 inches
8.4 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 265 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 270 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 324 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.30 %
80.91 %
70.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Samsung Exynos 7904
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 405
Mali-G71 MP2
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 9 GB
32GB
256GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4800 mAh
5000 mAh
5058 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
5 MP
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.53 x 4.98 x 0.34 inches (216.7 x 126.5 x 8.6 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

13.02 oz (369.0 g)
10.9 oz (309.0 g)
10.87 oz (308.2 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Mocha
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4(AWS-1), 13(700 c)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, Full-size USB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 240
$ 679

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:

Wall /USB Charger, Quick Start Guide, Radio Frequency Brochure, Important Consumer Information Brochure, Product Safety & Warranty Brochure
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

May 27, 2015
Mar 25, 2020
Mar 18, 2019
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