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

76.32 %
70.90 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

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

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC 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

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

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

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 21.2 oz (606 g)
12.64 oz (358 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
 

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

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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