Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1200 x 1920 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

216 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

76.32 %
70.90 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)
8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
12.64 oz (358 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 308

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

22.2 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 400 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
5000 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

Stand-by time

 
23.3 days (559 hours)
the average is 23 days (559 h)

Talk time (3G)

51.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

14 hours
 

LTE

15 hours
 

Wi-Fi

15 hours
 

Music playback

183.00 hours
136.00 hours

Video playback

15.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT595C link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.26 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter, USB Type-C cable
Product safety warning, Brochure, Quick start guide, Power Adapter, microUSB cable, ejection pin

MSRP price

$ 450
$ 250
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