Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

Display

Display size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 800 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

189 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

Super Clear LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

71.51 %
70.98 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.3 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches (209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

11.25 oz (319 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

Colors

 
Black, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 504

RAM

1.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

26.16 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 28 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

Battery

Capacity

4450 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time

42.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

40.4 days (970 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
 

Music playback

96.00 hours
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2014
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT315T link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
 

Body

0.99 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.48 W/kg
 
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