Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Size

8.0 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels,
160 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

68.99 %
85.73 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Exynos 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1.5GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
25 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.20 x 5.43 x 0.29 inches (208.3 x 137.9 x 7.4 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

11.04 oz
4.94 oz

313.0 g
140.0 g

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 230
 
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