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

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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels,
160 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
320 PPI

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

68.99 %
74.31 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

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

1.5GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB
64GB

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 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording

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

Features

 
EIS, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
2.1 MP

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 (313.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
9.59 oz (272.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 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

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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

Location

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

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
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 05, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.69 W/kg

Body

 
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 230
 
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