Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 800 pixels,
189 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

70.45 %
70.98 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Adreno 504

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
 

 
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
 

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.35 x 4.89 x 0.35 inches (212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

12.84 oz (364 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold
Black, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer

Other

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

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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