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

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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 ratio

68.99 %
74.31 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware 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 20.4 oz (582 g)
9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
 

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

up to 128 GB
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

Music playback

120.00 hours
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 05, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.69 W/kg

Body

 
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 230
 
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