Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

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Display

Display size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

160 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

68.99 %
70.45 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording

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

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.20 x 5.43 x 0.29 inches (208.3 x 137.9 x 7.4 mm)
8.35 x 4.89 x 0.35 inches (212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

11.04 oz (313 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
12.84 oz (364 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Gold

Phone functionality

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Adreno 308

RAM

1.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Available to use

 
9.7 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Talk time (3G)

 
36.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)

Music playback

120.00 hours
153.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 230
 
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