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

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Display

Size

10.5 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
216 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

76.32 %
70.98 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

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

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 22.2 GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (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 MP
2 MP

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 (534.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
12.17 oz (345.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Silver

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)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 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
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, 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

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
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter, USB Type-C cable
 

Price

$ 450
 
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