Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch

Display

Display size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

160 ppi
320 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

68.99 %
74.31 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM

1.5 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

 
Digital image stabilization, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.20 x 5.43 x 0.29 inches (208.3 x 137.9 x 7.4 mm)
7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)

Weight

11.04 oz (313 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 230
 
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