Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)

Display

Display size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

800 x 1280 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

189 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

70.45 %
70.90 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.35 x 4.89 x 0.35 inches (212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9 mm)
8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

12.84 oz (364 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
12.64 oz (358 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold
Black

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 308
Adreno 308

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

9.7 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat)
Android (8.1 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Stand-by time

 
23.3 days (559 hours)
the average is 23 days (559 h)

Talk time (3G)

36.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)
 

Music playback

153.00 hours
136.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

 
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Product safety warning, Brochure, Quick start guide, Power Adapter, microUSB cable, ejection pin

MSRP price

 
$ 250
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