Lenovo Tab 7 Essential vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Display

Size:

7.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution:

1024 x 600 pixels, 170 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.29 %
71.51 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek MT8167D
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP2
Mali-T830 MP3

RAM:

1GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB
32GB, available to use: 23.1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity:

3450 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

2 MP
16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm

Video recording:

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
16 MP

Design

Dimensions:

7.67 x 4.02 x 0.35 inches (194.8 x 102 x 8.8 mm)
5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

8.96 oz (254.0 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black
Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Vibration

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 06, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA520F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.55 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 80

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 19, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
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