Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

516 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

83.51 %
70.98 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
 

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
2 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

 
Black, Silver

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 504

RAM

8 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

512 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

NFC, ANT+
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time

38.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
 

Music playback

95.00 hours
 

Video playback

21.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 03, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.90 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.
 

MSRP price

$ 1250
 
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