Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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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 %
70.98 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 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
 

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 504

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

22.2 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 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

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
 

Talk time (3G)

51.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 14 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

183.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT595C link
 

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
 

MSRP price

$ 450
 
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