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

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
 

Flash

LED
 

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 20.4 oz (582 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

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

Maximum User Storage

22.2 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 400 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
5100 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

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
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

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
 

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
 

SIM type

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

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
 

MSRP price

$ 450
 
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